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By Line

Volkswagen's Tiguan looks a strong package, especially in 2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION form. Jonathan Crouch checks it out.

Ten Second Review

In second generation form, Volkswagen's Tiguan compact SUV is a much more sophisticated thing - as it needs to be to take on a wide array of Crossover and full-SUV-orientated rivals. Sharp looks are matched by sharp dynamics and a more sophisticated 4WD system that makes this car a more credible tool when the going gets rough. There's a classier cabin too and as a result, this car feels just that bit more complete than it ever did before. Here, we try the strong-selling 2.0 TDI 4MOTION version.

Background

No matter how good this second generation Tiguan is - and as we're about to find out, it's very good indeed - it'll need some help in addressing a market segment as sizeable and important as the compact SUV/Crossover segment and Volkswagen has tried to ensure that it will get it. We're told that the wide range of derivatives on offer provides a variant for almost everybody, whether you merely want something that looks like an SUV, or you're the kind of customer who regularly needs to go off road.

Here, we're trying the version that typically most customers want, the one with the mid-range 150PS 2.0 TDI diesel engine and 4MOTION 4WD. Is the finished product desirable enough to frighten tough competitors and justify its inevitable price premium over the other similarly-sized and almost identically-engineered family SUVs recently launched by sister Volkswagen Group brands, cars like SEAT's Ateca and Skoda's Kodiaq? It'll be interesting to find out.

Driving Experience

The dynamics of this Tiguan have been usefully improved this time round thanks to the installation of a lighter, stiffer hi-tech MQB platform that's allowed the engineers to reduce bodyroll without the need for an unpleasant, over-firm ride. There's no particular fun to be had in throwing this Volkswagen about, but its composure when you do - or perhaps when you have to - is extremely impressive, helped by well-weighted steering and an XDS electronic differential lock system that brakes the inside wheels when cornering to help tighten your line around the bend.

Buyers in this country have a preference for ordering this car with 4MOTION 4WD, so Volkswagen has enhanced that system and added in a '4MOTION Active Control' set-up that allows you to tailor the working of the all-wheel drive system to more specifically suit conditions both on and off the beaten track. It's one of the things that makes this car surprisingly good off road. Under the bonnet, the range is primarily based around 2.0-litre TDI engines, with buyers offered a choice of 115, 150, 190 or 240PS outputs. Most customers opt for the 150PS mid-range variant we tried, which gives you the option of either having or doing without the 4MOTION system or the DSG automatic gearbox. Choosing the 4x4 option allows your Tiguan to tow a class-leading 2,500kgs, nearly twice as much as a conventional front-driven version.

Design and Build

Volkswagen's Head of Design Klaus Bischoff describes the look of this second generation Tiguan model as 'highly passionate'. Perhaps it is - in a very German sort of way. It's certainly an intricately fashioned thing, cut like a diamond with super-sharp slashes and creases. And it's bigger than before, 60mm longer and 30mm wider, though the height has been reduced by 33mm to create a lower, leaner stance. More important though of course, is the stuff you can't see, specifically the stiffer, more sophisticated Golf-style MQB platform underpinnings that lie beneath the precise, carefully contoured lines. This hi-tech chassis has been fundamental in the creation of this slightly bigger, significantly lighter and more sophisticated car that, as we'll see, also uses its interior space more efficiently.

You certainly appreciate this from behind the wheel, but what's even more evident from the moment you slide into the hip-height seats is that this Tiguan has broken rank with the Qashqai-class models it used to compete with and can now offer properly premium class quality. Take a seat in the back and you're in the area of the car where you most appreciate the benefits of this MK2 model's extra 26mm of interior length - there's 29mm more knee room on offer this time round and the flexibility to further improve things by using a sliding rear bench. Out back, the hatch rises to reveal a spacious 520-litre boot.

Market and Model

The Tiguan range starts from around £23,000, but you'll need to be paying at least in the £25,000 to £30,000 bracket for this 2.0 TDI 150PS model. It's not really surprising that this powerplant is by far the most popular engine in the line-up. Key encouragements to consider this particular unit lie in the fact that it's the powerplant offering the widest choice of key mechanical options; with the base 115PS diesel, you can't have 4WD or automatic transmission; in the top 190 and 240PS diesel vaiants, you have to have both. Go for this 150PS engine and you make the choices - the DSG auto 'box being around £1,500 extra, while 4MOTION 4WD is just over £1,700 more if you want it.

As for equipment, well even entry-level 'S' trim gets you 17-inch alloy wheels and the 'Composition Media' system with its 8.0-inch touchscreen. Via this display, you'll access an eight-speaker DAB stereo system with Bluetooth 'phone connectivity, an SD card reader and a USB connection. Volkswagen also throws in roof rails, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, auto headlamps and wipers, a dual-height boot floor, a proper space-saver spare wheel and an impressive rosta of basic safety equipment.

Cost of Ownership

On to the figures. The base 115PS 2.0-litre TDI 2WD diesel variant manages 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and 123g/km of CO2 - in other words, it's as clean and quite a bit more frugal than the feeblest petrol engine Ford Fiesta, so on that basis, the Tiguan range is off to a good start. Despite its extra power, the pokier 150PS 2.0-litre TDI 2WD version of this Volkswagen we're looking at here doesn't do too much worse, returning 57.6mpg and 125g/km of CO2, figures that fall only marginally if you go for the optional 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.

You'll probably be wanting to know about 4MOTION 4WD too, a set-up that the Wolfsburg brand claims can operate a little more efficiently this time round. That may be so, but there's still an inevitable penalty to pay for carrying around this system's extra weight. In the 2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION model that many will want, you're looking at 52.3mpg on the combined cycle and 141g/km of CO2. Choose the 190PS 2.0 TDI 4MOTION variant only offered with DSG auto transmission and the figures are 49.6mpg and 149g/km.

Summary

It's not hard to see why the Tiguan is such a popular choice in its sector, particularly in this 2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION guise. There's the potential to get all the quality of a premium-badged compact SUV, for the price of a budget brand contender. You get the tarmac handling ability of a Qashqai-like Crossover, yet at the same time, get the option of virtually all the off road ability of something more capable.

In summary, what ultimately matters is that this product is good enough to meet its wide-ranging and very difficult brief. It says much that there really is something in Volkswagen's claim that, to some extent at least, this model has subtly re-defined what a car of this kind should be. We can't pay it any greater compliment than that.

Vehicle Rating

Performance
70
Handling
70
Comfort
70
Space
70
Styling
80
Build
80
Value
70
Equipment
70
Economy
70
Depreciation
80
Insurance
70

STANDARD EQUIPMENT:


DRIVER CONVENIENCE:
  • Car-Net App-Connect
  • Outside temperature display
  • Low washer fluid warning light
  • Instrument cluster
  • Lane assist
  • Warning lights
  • Bluetooth phone integration system
  • Service interval indicator
ENTERTAINMENT:
  • DAB Digital radio
  • USB connection
  • SD card slot
  • Aux-in socket
EXTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Silver roof rails
  • Coming/leaving home lighting function
  • Black roof rails
  • Auto dimming interior mirror
  • Dusk sensor + auto driving lights
  • Chrome side window surrounds
  • Tinted windows (B pillar backwards)
  • Illuminated scuff plates
  • Chrome trimmed radiator grille
  • Rain sensor windscreen wipers
  • Body colour door handles
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Elec heated + adjust door mirrors
  • Electric folding door mirrors
INTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Rear cupholders
  • Front + rear carpet mats
  • Removable luggage cover
  • Isofix Preparation 2 Rear child seats
  • Sunglasses storage
  • Front centre armrest with storage + rear 2 air vents + cupholders
  • Front seatback folding tables
  • Front centre armrest with 12v socket
  • Storage tray on dashboard
  • Height/reach adjust steering wheel
  • Interior light with delay
  • Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
  • Sliding/reclining rear seats
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Lockable cooled glovebox
  • Leather gear knob
  • Storage drawers under front seats
  • Variable boot floor
  • Map pockets on front seats
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • 40/20/40 split folding rear seats
  • Storage compartment in passenger's door
  • Storage compartment in driver's door
  • 3 zone climate control
TRIM:
  • Chrome door trim inserts
SAFETY:
  • Active bonnet
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Rear side airbags
  • Warning triangle
  • First aid kit
  • Active pedestrian safety system
  • Front assist including city emergency braking
  • Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints
  • Passenger airbag deactivate switch
  • 3 rear 3 point seatbelts
  • Seatbelt warning lamp and buzzer
  • Curtain airbags
  • ABS+EBD+Brake assist
  • Height adjustable front 3 point seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Head airbag system
  • Pre crash system
  • Front side airbags
  • ESP with EDL + ASR
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Hill hold control
  • Driver/Front Passenger airbags
SECURITY:
  • Alarm with interior protection
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
WHEELS:
  • Steel space saver spare wheel

COST OPTIONS:


WHEELS:
  • Delivery - As Standard
ON THE ROAD:
  • Voice control system - £155
  • Multi function display - As Standard
  • Park assist system - £109
  • Active information display - £492
  • Discover DVD nav pro with 8.0" colour touch screen, radio/CD player, European map data, 64GB hard drive, voice control, car-net guide and inform plus - £1159
  • Discover navigation system with 8.0" colour screen, radio/CD player, European map data - As Standard
  • Side scan blind spot detection - £330
  • Front and rear parking sensors - As Standard
  • Park assist with rear view camera - £250
  • Cruise control + fatigue detection system - As Standard
  • Fully electric tailgate + keyless entry and start - £550
  • Wireless Smartphone charger - £280
  • Head up Display - £417
  • Area view with park assist steering and front and rear parking sensors - £688
  • Adaptive cruise control - £234
  • Trailer assist steering including rear view camera - £675
  • Progressive power assisted steering - £167
DRIVER CONVENIENCE:
  • 8 speakers - As Standard
ENTERTAINMENT:
  • Special solid paint - £234
  • Pearlescent paint - £475
  • High beam assist - As Standard
  • LED rear lights - £325
  • Headlight washers - £146
  • Cornering front fog lights - As Standard
  • Signature premium paint - £834
  • Metallic paint - £475
  • Electric panoramic sunroof with sunblind - £921
  • Exterior badge deletion - As Standard
  • Front underbody protection - £230
  • Solid paint - As Standard
  • Power tailgate - £296
  • Engine badge deletion - As Standard
  • Heated front windscreen - £284
EXTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Driver + front passenger lumbar support - As Standard
  • Vienna leather upholstery + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Luggage net - £180
  • 230v socket in boot with luggage light - £117
  • 14 way electric adjustable front seats with drivers memory and massage function - £467
  • Front footwell illumination - As Standard
  • Rhombus cloth upholstery - As Standard
  • Leather multifunction steering wheel - As Standard
  • Heated outer rear seats - £180
  • Height adjustable front seats - As Standard
  • Leather heated multifunction steering wheel - £92
  • Storage compartment in roof console - £105
INTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Signature premium - Oryx white - £834
  • Metallic - Dark moss green - £475
  • Metallic - Nutmeg brown - £475
  • Signature premium - Habanero Orange - £834
  • Metallic - Atlantic blue - £475
  • Metallic - Caribbean blue - £475
  • Metallic - Ruby red - £475
  • Pearl - Deep black - £475
  • Metallic - Indium grey - £475
  • Metallic - Tungsten silver - £475
  • Solid - Urano grey - As Standard
  • Metallic - Titanium beige - £475
  • Special solid - Pure white - £234
PAINTWORK:
  • Vienna leather - Saffrano orange + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Vienna leather - Storm grey + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Rhombus cloth - Titan black - As Standard
  • Vienna leather - Titan black + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Rhombus cloth - Storm grey - As Standard
TRIM:
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system - £109
  • Emergency assist driver intervention system - £334
SAFETY:
  • Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys - As Standard
  • Keyless entry - £317
SECURITY:
  • 18" Patagonia alloy wheels + anti theft wheel bolts - As Standard
  • 18" Kingston alloy wheels + anti theft wheel bolts - £125
WHEELS:
  • Winter pack with heated outer rear seats - Tiguan - £413
  • Ambient lighting pack - Tiguan - £221
  • Dynaudio Excite soundpack - Tiguan - £467
  • Winter pack - Tiguan - £234
  • Smoking pack - Tiguan - £17

TECHNICAL DATA:


EMISSIONS:
  • CO2 - 125 (g/km)
  • CO - 0.190 (g/km)
  • HC - 0.000 (g/km)
  • NOx - Not Available
  • HC+NOx - Not Available
  • Emissions Particles (g/km) - Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions - EURO 6
  • Noise Level dB(A) - 71.00
Engine and Drive Train
  • Camshaft - DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor - Yes
  • CC - 1968
  • Compression Ratio -
  • Cylinder Layout - 4
  • Cylinders - IN-LINE
  • Cylinders - Bore - 0.00 (mm)
  • Cylinders - Stroke - 0.00 (mm)
  • Engine No. - Not Available
  • Vin/Frame No./Chassis No. - Not Available
  • Engine Layout - FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Delivery - COMMON RAIL
  • Gears - 6 SPEED
  • Number of Valves - 16
  • Transmission - MANUAL
  • Drive - FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Fuel Consumption
  • EC Combined - 58.90 (mpg)
  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies - Yes
  • EC Extra Urban - 67.30 (mpg)
  • EC Urban - 48.70 (mpg)
General
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07 - 16
  • Insurance Group 2 - E
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - 12 Years
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - 3 Years
  • EC Standard - EURO 6
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection % - 96
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection % - 84
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09 - 5
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection % - 72
  • NCAP Safety Assist % - 68
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern? - No
  • Special Edition - No
  • Special Order - No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - 60000 (Mileage)
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - 3 Years
  • Service Interval Mileage - 10000 Miles
  • Service Interval Frequency - 12 Months
  • Timing Belt Intervale - Not Available
  • Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Not Available
Performance
  • 0 to 62 mph - 9.3 (secs)
  • Engine Power - 150.00 PS
  • Engine Power - 110.00 KW
  • Engine Power - 3500.00 RPM
  • Engine Torque - 251.00 LBS.FT
  • Engine Torque - 34.70 MKG
  • Engine Torque - 340.00 NM
  • Engine Torque - 1750 RPM
  • Top Speed - 127 MPH
Tyres
  • Tyres
  • Tyre Size Front - 235/55 R18
  • Tyre Size Rear - 235/55 R18
  • Tyre Size Spare - SPACE SAVER
  • Wheel Style - PATAGONIA
  • Wheel Type - 18" ALLOY
Vehicle Dimensions
  • Height - 0 mm
  • Height (including roof rails) - 1646.00 mm
  • Length - 4486 mm
  • Wheelbase - 2681 mm
  • Width - mm
  • Width (including mirrors) - 2099.00 mm
Weight and Capacities
  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 58 Litres
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - 2040 KG
  • Boot Capacity - 470 Litres
  • Luggage Capacity - 1510 Litres
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity - 3rd Row (Seats Down) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity - 3rd Row (Seats Up) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Removed) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity - 3rd row (Seats Removed) - Not Available
  • Max. Loading Weight - 547.00 kg
  • Max. Roof Load - 100.00 kg
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked - 2000.00 kg
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked - 750.00 kg
  • Minimum Kerbweight - 1493 kg
  • No. of Seats - 5
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb - 11.50 metres

COLOURS:


Vehicle Paint Colours
  • Metallic - Ruby red
  • Metallic - Caribbean blue
  • Metallic - Atlantic blue
  • Pearl - Deep black
  • Metallic - Indium grey
  • Solid - Urano grey
  • Metallic - Tungsten silver
  • Metallic - Titanium beige
  • Special solid - Pure white
  • Signature premium - Oryx white
  • Signature premium - Habanero Orange
  • Metallic - Dark moss green
  • Metallic - Nutmeg brown
  • Signature premium - Crimson red
Interior Colours
  • Rhombus cloth - Storm grey
  • Rhombus cloth - Titan black
  • Vienna leather - Saffrano orange + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Vienna leather - Storm grey + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Vienna leather - Titan black + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets

Delivery


If a stock car for delivery is usually approx 7-10 days from point of order. Factory orders delivery depends on manufacturers current lead times for your chosen vehicle.

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By Line

Volkswagen's Tiguan looks a strong package, especially in 2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION form. Jonathan Crouch checks it out.

Ten Second Review

In second generation form, Volkswagen's Tiguan compact SUV is a much more sophisticated thing - as it needs to be to take on a wide array of Crossover and full-SUV-orientated rivals. Sharp looks are matched by sharp dynamics and a more sophisticated 4WD system that makes this car a more credible tool when the going gets rough. There's a classier cabin too and as a result, this car feels just that bit more complete than it ever did before. Here, we try the strong-selling 2.0 TDI 4MOTION version.

Background

No matter how good this second generation Tiguan is - and as we're about to find out, it's very good indeed - it'll need some help in addressing a market segment as sizeable and important as the compact SUV/Crossover segment and Volkswagen has tried to ensure that it will get it. We're told that the wide range of derivatives on offer provides a variant for almost everybody, whether you merely want something that looks like an SUV, or you're the kind of customer who regularly needs to go off road.

Here, we're trying the version that typically most customers want, the one with the mid-range 150PS 2.0 TDI diesel engine and 4MOTION 4WD. Is the finished product desirable enough to frighten tough competitors and justify its inevitable price premium over the other similarly-sized and almost identically-engineered family SUVs recently launched by sister Volkswagen Group brands, cars like SEAT's Ateca and Skoda's Kodiaq? It'll be interesting to find out.

Driving Experience

The dynamics of this Tiguan have been usefully improved this time round thanks to the installation of a lighter, stiffer hi-tech MQB platform that's allowed the engineers to reduce bodyroll without the need for an unpleasant, over-firm ride. There's no particular fun to be had in throwing this Volkswagen about, but its composure when you do - or perhaps when you have to - is extremely impressive, helped by well-weighted steering and an XDS electronic differential lock system that brakes the inside wheels when cornering to help tighten your line around the bend.

Buyers in this country have a preference for ordering this car with 4MOTION 4WD, so Volkswagen has enhanced that system and added in a '4MOTION Active Control' set-up that allows you to tailor the working of the all-wheel drive system to more specifically suit conditions both on and off the beaten track. It's one of the things that makes this car surprisingly good off road. Under the bonnet, the range is primarily based around 2.0-litre TDI engines, with buyers offered a choice of 115, 150, 190 or 240PS outputs. Most customers opt for the 150PS mid-range variant we tried, which gives you the option of either having or doing without the 4MOTION system or the DSG automatic gearbox. Choosing the 4x4 option allows your Tiguan to tow a class-leading 2,500kgs, nearly twice as much as a conventional front-driven version.

Design and Build

Volkswagen's Head of Design Klaus Bischoff describes the look of this second generation Tiguan model as 'highly passionate'. Perhaps it is - in a very German sort of way. It's certainly an intricately fashioned thing, cut like a diamond with super-sharp slashes and creases. And it's bigger than before, 60mm longer and 30mm wider, though the height has been reduced by 33mm to create a lower, leaner stance. More important though of course, is the stuff you can't see, specifically the stiffer, more sophisticated Golf-style MQB platform underpinnings that lie beneath the precise, carefully contoured lines. This hi-tech chassis has been fundamental in the creation of this slightly bigger, significantly lighter and more sophisticated car that, as we'll see, also uses its interior space more efficiently.

You certainly appreciate this from behind the wheel, but what's even more evident from the moment you slide into the hip-height seats is that this Tiguan has broken rank with the Qashqai-class models it used to compete with and can now offer properly premium class quality. Take a seat in the back and you're in the area of the car where you most appreciate the benefits of this MK2 model's extra 26mm of interior length - there's 29mm more knee room on offer this time round and the flexibility to further improve things by using a sliding rear bench. Out back, the hatch rises to reveal a spacious 520-litre boot.

Market and Model

The Tiguan range starts from around £23,000, but you'll need to be paying at least in the £25,000 to £30,000 bracket for this 2.0 TDI 150PS model. It's not really surprising that this powerplant is by far the most popular engine in the line-up. Key encouragements to consider this particular unit lie in the fact that it's the powerplant offering the widest choice of key mechanical options; with the base 115PS diesel, you can't have 4WD or automatic transmission; in the top 190 and 240PS diesel vaiants, you have to have both. Go for this 150PS engine and you make the choices - the DSG auto 'box being around £1,500 extra, while 4MOTION 4WD is just over £1,700 more if you want it.

As for equipment, well even entry-level 'S' trim gets you 17-inch alloy wheels and the 'Composition Media' system with its 8.0-inch touchscreen. Via this display, you'll access an eight-speaker DAB stereo system with Bluetooth 'phone connectivity, an SD card reader and a USB connection. Volkswagen also throws in roof rails, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, auto headlamps and wipers, a dual-height boot floor, a proper space-saver spare wheel and an impressive rosta of basic safety equipment.

Cost of Ownership

On to the figures. The base 115PS 2.0-litre TDI 2WD diesel variant manages 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and 123g/km of CO2 - in other words, it's as clean and quite a bit more frugal than the feeblest petrol engine Ford Fiesta, so on that basis, the Tiguan range is off to a good start. Despite its extra power, the pokier 150PS 2.0-litre TDI 2WD version of this Volkswagen we're looking at here doesn't do too much worse, returning 57.6mpg and 125g/km of CO2, figures that fall only marginally if you go for the optional 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox.

You'll probably be wanting to know about 4MOTION 4WD too, a set-up that the Wolfsburg brand claims can operate a little more efficiently this time round. That may be so, but there's still an inevitable penalty to pay for carrying around this system's extra weight. In the 2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION model that many will want, you're looking at 52.3mpg on the combined cycle and 141g/km of CO2. Choose the 190PS 2.0 TDI 4MOTION variant only offered with DSG auto transmission and the figures are 49.6mpg and 149g/km.

Summary

It's not hard to see why the Tiguan is such a popular choice in its sector, particularly in this 2.0 TDI 150PS 4MOTION guise. There's the potential to get all the quality of a premium-badged compact SUV, for the price of a budget brand contender. You get the tarmac handling ability of a Qashqai-like Crossover, yet at the same time, get the option of virtually all the off road ability of something more capable.

In summary, what ultimately matters is that this product is good enough to meet its wide-ranging and very difficult brief. It says much that there really is something in Volkswagen's claim that, to some extent at least, this model has subtly re-defined what a car of this kind should be. We can't pay it any greater compliment than that.

Vehicle Rating

Performance
70
Handling
70
Comfort
70
Space
70
Styling
80
Build
80
Value
70
Equipment
70
Economy
70
Depreciation
80
Insurance
70

STANDARD EQUIPMENT:


DRIVER CONVENIENCE:
  • Car-Net App-Connect
  • Outside temperature display
  • Low washer fluid warning light
  • Instrument cluster
  • Lane assist
  • Warning lights
  • Bluetooth phone integration system
  • Service interval indicator
ENTERTAINMENT:
  • DAB Digital radio
  • USB connection
  • SD card slot
  • Aux-in socket
EXTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Silver roof rails
  • Coming/leaving home lighting function
  • Black roof rails
  • Auto dimming interior mirror
  • Dusk sensor + auto driving lights
  • Chrome side window surrounds
  • Tinted windows (B pillar backwards)
  • Illuminated scuff plates
  • Chrome trimmed radiator grille
  • Rain sensor windscreen wipers
  • Body colour door handles
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Elec heated + adjust door mirrors
  • Electric folding door mirrors
INTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Rear cupholders
  • Front + rear carpet mats
  • Removable luggage cover
  • Isofix Preparation 2 Rear child seats
  • Sunglasses storage
  • Front centre armrest with storage + rear 2 air vents + cupholders
  • Front seatback folding tables
  • Front centre armrest with 12v socket
  • Storage tray on dashboard
  • Height/reach adjust steering wheel
  • Interior light with delay
  • Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors
  • Sliding/reclining rear seats
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Lockable cooled glovebox
  • Leather gear knob
  • Storage drawers under front seats
  • Variable boot floor
  • Map pockets on front seats
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • 40/20/40 split folding rear seats
  • Storage compartment in passenger's door
  • Storage compartment in driver's door
  • 3 zone climate control
TRIM:
  • Chrome door trim inserts
SAFETY:
  • Active bonnet
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • Rear side airbags
  • Warning triangle
  • First aid kit
  • Active pedestrian safety system
  • Front assist including city emergency braking
  • Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints
  • Passenger airbag deactivate switch
  • 3 rear 3 point seatbelts
  • Seatbelt warning lamp and buzzer
  • Curtain airbags
  • ABS+EBD+Brake assist
  • Height adjustable front 3 point seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Head airbag system
  • Pre crash system
  • Front side airbags
  • ESP with EDL + ASR
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Hill hold control
  • Driver/Front Passenger airbags
SECURITY:
  • Alarm with interior protection
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
WHEELS:
  • Steel space saver spare wheel

COST OPTIONS:


WHEELS:
  • Delivery - As Standard
ON THE ROAD:
  • Voice control system - £155
  • Multi function display - As Standard
  • Park assist system - £109
  • Active information display - £492
  • Discover DVD nav pro with 8.0" colour touch screen, radio/CD player, European map data, 64GB hard drive, voice control, car-net guide and inform plus - £1159
  • Discover navigation system with 8.0" colour screen, radio/CD player, European map data - As Standard
  • Side scan blind spot detection - £330
  • Front and rear parking sensors - As Standard
  • Park assist with rear view camera - £250
  • Cruise control + fatigue detection system - As Standard
  • Fully electric tailgate + keyless entry and start - £550
  • Wireless Smartphone charger - £280
  • Head up Display - £417
  • Area view with park assist steering and front and rear parking sensors - £688
  • Adaptive cruise control - £234
  • Trailer assist steering including rear view camera - £675
  • Progressive power assisted steering - £167
DRIVER CONVENIENCE:
  • 8 speakers - As Standard
ENTERTAINMENT:
  • Special solid paint - £234
  • Pearlescent paint - £475
  • High beam assist - As Standard
  • LED rear lights - £325
  • Headlight washers - £146
  • Cornering front fog lights - As Standard
  • Signature premium paint - £834
  • Metallic paint - £475
  • Electric panoramic sunroof with sunblind - £921
  • Exterior badge deletion - As Standard
  • Front underbody protection - £230
  • Solid paint - As Standard
  • Power tailgate - £296
  • Engine badge deletion - As Standard
  • Heated front windscreen - £284
EXTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Driver + front passenger lumbar support - As Standard
  • Vienna leather upholstery + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Luggage net - £180
  • 230v socket in boot with luggage light - £117
  • 14 way electric adjustable front seats with drivers memory and massage function - £467
  • Front footwell illumination - As Standard
  • Rhombus cloth upholstery - As Standard
  • Leather multifunction steering wheel - As Standard
  • Heated outer rear seats - £180
  • Height adjustable front seats - As Standard
  • Leather heated multifunction steering wheel - £92
  • Storage compartment in roof console - £105
INTERIOR FEATURES:
  • Signature premium - Oryx white - £834
  • Metallic - Dark moss green - £475
  • Metallic - Nutmeg brown - £475
  • Signature premium - Habanero Orange - £834
  • Metallic - Atlantic blue - £475
  • Metallic - Caribbean blue - £475
  • Metallic - Ruby red - £475
  • Pearl - Deep black - £475
  • Metallic - Indium grey - £475
  • Metallic - Tungsten silver - £475
  • Solid - Urano grey - As Standard
  • Metallic - Titanium beige - £475
  • Special solid - Pure white - £234
PAINTWORK:
  • Vienna leather - Saffrano orange + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Vienna leather - Storm grey + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Rhombus cloth - Titan black - As Standard
  • Vienna leather - Titan black + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets - £1488
  • Rhombus cloth - Storm grey - As Standard
TRIM:
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system - £109
  • Emergency assist driver intervention system - £334
SAFETY:
  • Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys - As Standard
  • Keyless entry - £317
SECURITY:
  • 18" Patagonia alloy wheels + anti theft wheel bolts - As Standard
  • 18" Kingston alloy wheels + anti theft wheel bolts - £125
WHEELS:
  • Winter pack with heated outer rear seats - Tiguan - £413
  • Ambient lighting pack - Tiguan - £221
  • Dynaudio Excite soundpack - Tiguan - £467
  • Winter pack - Tiguan - £234
  • Smoking pack - Tiguan - £17

TECHNICAL DATA:


EMISSIONS:
  • CO2 - 125 (g/km)
  • CO - 0.190 (g/km)
  • HC - 0.000 (g/km)
  • NOx - Not Available
  • HC+NOx - Not Available
  • Emissions Particles (g/km) - Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions - EURO 6
  • Noise Level dB(A) - 71.00
Engine and Drive Train
  • Camshaft - DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor - Yes
  • CC - 1968
  • Compression Ratio -
  • Cylinder Layout - 4
  • Cylinders - IN-LINE
  • Cylinders - Bore - 0.00 (mm)
  • Cylinders - Stroke - 0.00 (mm)
  • Engine No. - Not Available
  • Vin/Frame No./Chassis No. - Not Available
  • Engine Layout - FRONT TRANSVERSE
  • Fuel Delivery - COMMON RAIL
  • Gears - 6 SPEED
  • Number of Valves - 16
  • Transmission - MANUAL
  • Drive - FRONT WHEEL DRIVE
Fuel Consumption
  • EC Combined - 58.90 (mpg)
  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies - Yes
  • EC Extra Urban - 67.30 (mpg)
  • EC Urban - 48.70 (mpg)
General
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07 - 16
  • Insurance Group 2 - E
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - 12 Years
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - 3 Years
  • EC Standard - EURO 6
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection % - 96
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection % - 84
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09 - 5
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection % - 72
  • NCAP Safety Assist % - 68
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern? - No
  • Special Edition - No
  • Special Order - No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - 60000 (Mileage)
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - 3 Years
  • Service Interval Mileage - 10000 Miles
  • Service Interval Frequency - 12 Months
  • Timing Belt Intervale - Not Available
  • Timing Belt Interval Frequency - Not Available
Performance
  • 0 to 62 mph - 9.3 (secs)
  • Engine Power - 150.00 PS
  • Engine Power - 110.00 KW
  • Engine Power - 3500.00 RPM
  • Engine Torque - 251.00 LBS.FT
  • Engine Torque - 34.70 MKG
  • Engine Torque - 340.00 NM
  • Engine Torque - 1750 RPM
  • Top Speed - 127 MPH
Tyres
  • Tyres
  • Tyre Size Front - 235/55 R18
  • Tyre Size Rear - 235/55 R18
  • Tyre Size Spare - SPACE SAVER
  • Wheel Style - PATAGONIA
  • Wheel Type - 18" ALLOY
Vehicle Dimensions
  • Height - 0 mm
  • Height (including roof rails) - 1646.00 mm
  • Length - 4486 mm
  • Wheelbase - 2681 mm
  • Width - mm
  • Width (including mirrors) - 2099.00 mm
Weight and Capacities
  • Fuel Tank Capacity - 58 Litres
  • Gross Vehicle Weight - 2040 KG
  • Boot Capacity - 470 Litres
  • Luggage Capacity - 1510 Litres
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity - 3rd Row (Seats Down) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity - 3rd Row (Seats Up) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Removed) - Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity - 3rd row (Seats Removed) - Not Available
  • Max. Loading Weight - 547.00 kg
  • Max. Roof Load - 100.00 kg
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked - 2000.00 kg
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked - 750.00 kg
  • Minimum Kerbweight - 1493 kg
  • No. of Seats - 5
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb - 11.50 metres

COLOURS:


Vehicle Paint Colours
  • Metallic - Ruby red
  • Metallic - Caribbean blue
  • Metallic - Atlantic blue
  • Pearl - Deep black
  • Metallic - Indium grey
  • Solid - Urano grey
  • Metallic - Tungsten silver
  • Metallic - Titanium beige
  • Special solid - Pure white
  • Signature premium - Oryx white
  • Signature premium - Habanero Orange
  • Metallic - Dark moss green
  • Metallic - Nutmeg brown
  • Signature premium - Crimson red
  • Metallic - Ruby red
  • Metallic - Caribbean blue
  • Metallic - Atlantic blue
  • Pearl - Deep black
  • Metallic - Indium grey
  • Solid - Urano grey
  • Metallic - Tungsten silver
  • Metallic - Titanium beige
  • Special solid - Pure white
  • Signature premium - Oryx white
  • Signature premium - Habanero Orange
  • Metallic - Dark moss green
  • Metallic - Nutmeg brown
  • Signature premium - Crimson red
Interior Colours
  • Rhombus cloth - Storm grey
  • Rhombus cloth - Titan black
  • Vienna leather - Saffrano orange + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Vienna leather - Storm grey + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Vienna leather - Titan black + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Rhombus cloth - Storm grey
  • Rhombus cloth - Titan black
  • Vienna leather - Saffrano orange + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Vienna leather - Storm grey + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets
  • Vienna leather - Titan black + heated front seats + heated windscreen washer jets

Delivery


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