The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan was just unveiled at the 2017 North American International Auto Show. The new sports utility vehicle now features a longer wheelbase and has more options to choose from. Volkswagen incorporated new designs that offer a more spacious cabin and updated infotainment system to accommodate the majority of the American automotive market.
The Tiguan Is Now Larger Than Its Predecessors
The Volkswagen Tiguan LWB is now slightly larger than its current model. The length of the new Tiguan LWB is now 271.78 mm longer in length compared to the current ones 4434 mm length. The wheelbase also becomes longer with its measurement of 2791.5 mm. The longer overall vehicle length and wheelbase converts to an estimated 57 percent of additional cargo capacity while still having optional third-row seats for the all-wheel drive variant.
The Volkswagen Tiguan LWB is equipped with a 2.0liter turbocharged engine that puts out 184 brake horsepower to the wheels and 300-newton meters of torque. Power would be translated with the vehicles eight-speed automatic transmission. All-wheel drive options are available for select models and the front-wheel drive versions get the third-row seats as standard.
The Tiguan Allspace Gets More Engine Options To Choose From
Volkswagen also announced the Tiguan Allspace version that gives more options to choose from. A wide range of engines is available such as a 1.4liter TSI engine that produces 145 horsepower and the 2.0liter TDI engine that gives out 125 brake horsepower for petrol, and 115 brake horsepower for the diesel version. The Allspace would also be available in four trims, namely; S, SE, SEL and SEL Premium that would be available in the United States market only. The European market gets the Trendline, Comfortline and Highline versions.The Base price for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan starts at $25,000 dollars while the Allspace would be priced at around $25000 dollars to $30000 dollars in Germany. No United States market price has been confirmed yet.