2016 Volkswagen Tiguan is a very popular and prestigious model in its class. It is definitely among the top rated products for the Volkswagen Company. The new 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan model is expected to come with plenty of improvements in terms of appearance, comfort and power aspects. It will be available in three different body styles: a standard 5-seat model, a long wheelbase 7-seat model and a sporty 5-seat variant. The following are some of the expected features.
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Exterior and Interior
This iconic model will adapt the MQP architecture for its development. It will be more aggressive and impressive than the previous model. It will be larger in dimension than its predecessor. It will also be made of lightweight material which will significantly help in reducing its weight thus increasing its performance. It is expected to come with a longer wheel base, increased cargo space, a thinner chrome grille that will be coupled to the elongated headlights and a new bumper. It will be available in different colors to meet the preference of various buyers. The chassis will also be improved.
More headroom and legroom space is expected inside the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan. It will be quieter, comfortable and luxurious. The seats will be more comfortable and luxurious. The upholstery will vary depending on the trim, with higher trims getting leather upholstery. The console area between the front seats will be completely redesigned. It will come with a new steering wheel and instrument cluster. Standard features in all the trims include an air conditioning system, Bluetooth connectivity, traction control, stability control, front airbags, 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan infotainment system, wireless phone charging, rear view camera among other features.
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine
Various engine options will be available depending on the trim. Either a 1.8 or a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine will be standard to power the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan. A diesel engine is also expected to power this model. A 2.4 liter 4 cylinder engine is also expected. The 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine will have EPA fuel rating of 28 mpg (city drive) and 31 mpg (highway drive). The 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine with a 6 speed manual transmission will have fuel economy rated at 18 mpg city drive and 26 mpg highway drive. A choice between 6-speed manual and 7-speed DSG transmissions will be available for all trims. These engines will have reduced carbon emissions, and great fuel economy.
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Release Date and Price
The 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will be launched at Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and available in the world market by late 2016. The MSRP price is expected to be around $24,000.