Volkswagen Tiguan – Everything You Need to Know

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

Renowned German premium car manufacturer, VW will soon launch two new models in India. First of these two upcoming VW cars in India is the Tiguan SUV. The 2017 VW Tiguan is expected to launch in May this year and the production has already started in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Prices are expected to start at Rs. 25 lakh. It will be in 5 seater format.

The upcoming 2017 VW SUV is based on the MOB (Modular Transverse Matric) platform. The new Tiguan, as compared to its predecessor is as much as 50 KGs and will be more spacious. Internationally, two variants of the Tiguan- Front Wheel Drive (FWD) and All Wheel Drive (AWD) are available for sale. Also, the Tiguan SUV is on sale in 5 door and 7 door body variants. India will probably get the 5 door version. The engine on offer will be the 2.0-litre TDI turbo Diesel motor that offers a max. power of 177 BHP and a peak troque of 350 Nm. It will come along with a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Launch Date

Launch Date May 2017

It is expected to launch in the second half of May 2017. Initially, India will get the 5 seat version. The 7 seat model could launch anytime in next year.

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Price in India

Model Price (Expected)
Base Model Rs 25 Lakh
Top Model Rs 30 Lakh


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Specifications

Engine 2.0-litre TDI Diesel
Max Power 177 BHP
Peak Torque 350 Nm
Transmission 7-speed DSG Automatic
Drivetrain FWD, AWD


In India, the Tiguan will launch with only one engine- a 2.0 L Turbo Diesel with 177 PS-350 Nm on the tap. It will come with a 7-speed DSG Automatic transmission. The same engine also powers the latest Skoda Superb. Only the top-end model will get the 4Motion AWD (All Wheel Drive). All other variants will have a FWD (Front Wheel Drive) layout.

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Mileage

City 12 KMPL
Highway 14 KMPL


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Features

  • Seven airbags
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Multi-zone Aircon
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Sat Nav
  • High-end Audio System
  • Leather Seats
  • ABS with EBD
  • Brake Assist
  • Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Automatic post-collision braking system
  • Lane Assist
  • Adaptive cruise control

Volkswagen Tiguan India Dimensions

Length 4486 mm
Width 1839 mm
Height 1646 mm
Wheelbase 2681 mm
Kerb Weight 2200 kg
Ground Clearance 200 mm
Boot Space 615 litres

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan India Rivals

  • Skoda Kodiaq
  • Nissan X-Trail
  • Ford EndeavourSkoda Octavia
  • Toyota Fortuner
  • Hyundai Santa Fe

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