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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Facelift Review


The Volkswagen Tiguan Facelift has been launched in India at a price of Rs. 31.99 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).


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Since the Volkswagen Tiguan has already been reviewed by Team-BHP, this report will only focus on changes made to the facelift. To read the full official review, click here.


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So, what's new on the outside?

The Tiguan is available in only one "Elegance" variant. Volkswagen has dropped its traditional variant name (Comfortline, Highline, etc.) with this facelift. The front end features new headlamps, a new radiator grille with the new VW badge in the center and a new bumper. This car is finished in Dolphin Gray:


At the rear, the 2021 Tiguan gets reworked tail lamps and a new bumper. "TIGUAN" lettering is placed under the new VW badge in the center, while the 4Motion badge is new and the 2.0 TDI badge has been deleted:


Viewed from the side, the Tiguan remains largely unchanged. The only changes are the new alloy wheels and a chrome insert on the front body panel and door. The roof carrier and side steps on this car are accessories:


Headlamp clusters get new LED DRLs. The car features intelligent and adaptive LED matrix headlights with IQ.Light, which is a lighting system made of 24 individual LEDs. It is a dynamic and advanced front lighting system (AFS) with range control, cornering light, poor weather light that provides specially configured light beams for country roads, highways and off-road driving. AFS adapts the lighting in front of the vehicle to various driving situations by changing the geometry of the headlight beam:


"IQ.Light" lettering on the side of the headlamp cluster:


Larger radiator grille is finished in piano black and gets four horizontal slats with thick chrome strips. New VW badge sits in the middle:


Redesigned front bumper gets a large air dam with horizontal slats, piano black inserts on the sides and a silver skid plate. The slat in the middle gets a chrome strip on it. Fog lamps have been dropped:


Chrome insert is placed along the character line on the front panel and door:


A closer look at the detailing of the chrome insert. It gets a glossy black border:


ORVMs house useful white puddle lamps underneath:


18" Frankfurt design alloy wheels are a lot more striking in appearance than the old Tiguan's wheels. 235/55 section Hankook Ventus S1 Evo2 tyres have been retained:


Tail-lamp elements have been reworked:


Tail-lamp cluster includes a switch function for the LEDs when braking for a "click-clack" effect. Volkswagen claims that the conspicuous switching between the tail lights and brake lights warns tailing traffic more effectively:
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Redesigned rear bumper features a reflective red strip with a chrome insert. The lower portion gets another chrome insert which is shaped to form fake exhausts on both sides. The real exhaust pipe is actually concealed under the bumper and is no longer visible:


A silver plate is present to prevent any paint damage while loading / unloading luggage:


Apart from the Dolphin Gray shade, the Tiguan is available in six colours - Nightshade Blue, Pure White, Oryx White with Pearl effect, Deep Black, Reflex Silver and Kings Red. Here it is seen in Nightshade Blue...


...and Kings Red. The Tiguan comes with Volkswagen's 4EVER Care program that offers four-year standard warranty extendable up to seven-years, four-year RSA extendable up to 10-years and three free services. Four-year service value packs start at Rs. 63,558, which offer almost 23% savings to customers along with an extended warranty that starts at Rs. 31,499:

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So, what's new on the inside?

Dashboard layout remains unchanged. However, now, it incorporates a new instrument cluster and touchscreen infotainment head-unit:


New leather-wrapped, flat-bottom steering wheel comes with a silver insert, reshaped horn pad and revised buttons for the infotainment, MID and cruise control:


Instrument cluster is now a fully digital 10" (25.4 cm) customizable digital cockpit. It displays a plethora of information and the graphics are excellent:


The Tiguan now gets 30 shades of multicolor ambient lights:


Front door sills get additional "Tiguan" branded scuff plates:


Front seats are identical in design to the pre-facelift car. However, the Vienna leather upholstery has been reworked:


A closeup of the Vienna (fake) leather upholstery. Quality is strictly average for a car costing Rs. 32 lakhs:


8" (20.32 cm) touchscreen infotainment head-unit gets gesture control. Physical buttons have been replaced by touch controls. However, the rotary knobs have been retained:


My Volkswagen Connect App enables users to monitor their driving behaviour & usage patterns, offers live tracking and apprises the user on safety & security features like geo-fencing, time-fencing and various other safety alert functions. The app is enabled by a SIM-based dongle which ensures connectivity between the car and the user’s mobile device:


Reverse camera now provides four different views:


Like before, the Tiguan comes with a three-zone climate control system. However, now it no longer gets physical buttons. The system is operated via a touch panel:


Aux-in jack & USB ports have been replaced by two Type-C USB ports at the base of the center fascia:


New glossy black gear shifter with backlit lettering gets a silver insert and a leather boot:


Switch for operating the traction control system has been deleted from the gear console, while a switch for the idling start-stop system has been added:


A look at the rear seat with the reworked leather upholstery:


Silver outline around the rear air-con vents has been replaced by glossy black. Touch panel type temperature control unit replaces physical buttons:


Single Type-C USB charging port has been provided below the simple rear vents. 12V power outlet has been retained:

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Driving the Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0L Turbo Petrol Automatic


The biggest change in the Tiguan is under the bonnet. The 2.0L TDI diesel engine has been replaced by a 2.0L TSI petrol engine, which produces 187 BHP @ 4,200 - 6,000 rpm and 320 Nm @ 1,500 - 4,100 rpm. It is mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission with a 4MOTION AWD system. The Tiguan ARAI fuel efficiency rating = 12.65 km/l:


This 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine along with the 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox is the only powertrain on offer in the 2021 Tiguan. The combination is shared with the Skoda Octavia, Skoda Superb and Audi A4. It will also be seen on some upcoming cars such as the Skoda Kodiaq. The performance of this engine is strong with 187 BHP and 320 Nm on tap. With the torque available from low revs, the 2.0 is quite tractable and enjoyable at all speeds. That said, it is disappointing that VAG hasn't bothered to make its durable, efficient & powerful 2.0 TDI engine BS6-compliant. That puts the Tiguan at a disadvantage as there are many diesel lovers in the premium segments. Plus, that 2.0 diesel was a workhorse for high-mileage customers in a way that the 2.0 TSI can never be. Petrol has now crossed 100 bucks a litre and there is a significant operating cost difference between 7 - 10 city km/l and 12 - 14 km/l for the heavy runners. Important to note that all crossovers & SUVs in this price band offer a diesel.

In the city, the 2.0 motor's healthy bottom end helps you get around effortlessly. Throttle response is good and the Tiguan moves smoothly. Add to that, the direct injection and turbocharger ensure that the engine isn't lethargic at low RPMs. There's always more than enough power on tap to accelerate or overtake quickly. The minimal turbo lag just makes it that much more responsive. While the DSG gearbox is super smooth 99% of the time, it can get jerky at crawling speeds in bumper-to-bumper traffic (an unfortunate DSG trait). Tip: Use the super convenient auto-hold function in traffic.

Drive with a light foot and the gearbox moves up the ratios pretty quickly. It is eager to reach higher gears and you will see it upshift under 2,000 rpm. Impressively though, you won't feel these shifts as the transition is very smooth. The Tiguan's steering is light at city speeds and the car doesn't feel as big as its dimensions suggest. A turning radius of 5.39 meters, which is significantly smaller than the 5.75 meters of the old Tiguan means those tight turns are easily manageable. The Tiguan is a breeze to drive & you will enjoy driving it in the city.

Out on the highway is when things go from good to great! This is easily among the most fun-to-drive SUVs this side of the luxury marques. You'll find yourself addicted to flooring the throttle whenever there's an empty stretch of road. Outright performance is excellent and the strong mid-range takes care of all the overtaking you need to do. You will literally fly past slower traffic. The downshifts are quick and the gearbox responds well to throttle inputs. The engine revs beautifully to ~6,200 rpm and importantly, sounds lovely and sporty while doing so. While this is enjoyable, we would have liked to see 6,500 - 6,700 rpm to play with as this rpm level is way too low (some diesels rev to 5,500 rpm!). In terms of cruisability, the Tiguan can run at triple-digit speeds all day long without breaking into a sweat. The engine spins at a relaxed ~1,800 rpm at 100 km/h and ~2,000 rpm at 120 km/h. And touring you must do - this car is built for long-distance road trips. In summary, the 2.0 TSI is a jewel of a motor that will keep you happy at low revs & high, and in the city as well as on the highway. The 2.0 petrol engine too is an all-rounder.

The Tiguan uses a 7-speed DSG gearbox, which belongs to the DQ381 family and has a wet clutch setup. The DQ381 has been around for a couple of years internationally and online customer complaints are fewer ​in number than VW's older DSGs. Still, we have serious reservations regarding the long-term reliability of any VW / Skoda DSG and strongly recommend getting that extended warranty.

Cruising around in D mode, one won't even notice the gears being shifted. They are damn smooth. The kickdown response time is quick and you will never feel that the gearbox is hunting for gears either. It's in the right ratio almost all the time. When you are in the mood to drive the car aggressively, engage 'Sport' mode. This puts the car in 'high alert' mode and its senses are heightened. The DSG holds onto gears longer before upshifting and you'll also notice that the gearbox is eager to downshift at the slightest of throttle inputs. People with a heavy foot will love S mode for sure. However, in the city where the traffic is heavy, you will find S mode to be jerky.

Paddle shifters have been provided and you will enjoy using them with this turbo-petrol. The response time is quick and they are fun to use on a twisty section of road. Tap the left paddle for a downshift and you'll notice the ECU blipping the throttle to match the revs, which is quite satisfying & addictive. There's a good amount of engine braking available too. But again, with such a combination, the paddle shifters would've been a lot more fun if the engine offered 500 - 1,000 more revs to play with.

The Tiguan's DSG features an "S" mode, which is similar in function to other VW cars. "S" mode changes the gearbox's shift points. The gearbox holds onto gear longer too. One can engage the manual Tiptronic mode by moving the gear lever to the right into the Tiptronic gate, or by clicking on any of the plastic paddles. Tiptronic works in both "D" & "S" modes. The response time in Tiptronic is decent and the DSG holds onto gears. One can use this mode to keep the engine in its powerband (at the cost of higher revs), which can be useful for overtaking manoeuvres.

Apart from the gearbox's "S" mode, the Tiguan has a host of driving modes, which change the parameters of the engine, gearbox, steering, ESP, adaptive lights and air-con. In addition to the usual Sport and Eco modes, you get an offroad mode and a snow mode. To change between the different modes is easy once you get the hang of it. The Tiguan gets a rotary knob known as the '4Motion Active Control' with 4 modes available - Snow, On-road, Offroad and Offroad Individual. The default mode is the "On-road" mode. When the dial is in the "On-road" position, one can further select between 4 sub-modes, namely Eco, Normal, Sport and Individual. Each mode changes the engine's characteristics, gearbox shift points, air-con operation, steering weight, etc.

• Normal mode: This is the default mode you should use for everyday driving. It is a good balance between economy & power. Anytime you need to perform some quick overtaking manoeuvres, you can always flick the gear lever in "S" mode for better performance.

• Sport mode: Engage Sport mode and you'll feel the throttle to be sharper. The engine feels more responsive in Sport mode for sure. Acceleration seems to be noticeably improved. This is the mode for when you're in the 'mood'. It certainly helps when driving on undivided highways too, where it is necessary to overtake vehicles quickly. For regular city driving, however, this mode can feel peaky. The steering also feels heavier than the other modes. The headlights adjust more dynamically here.

• Eco mode: Engage Eco and you'll immediately see the air-con blower's level drop down a notch. The climate control doesn't work as hard in Eco mode - it still cools the cabin sufficiently though. Power delivery is lazier, with the throttle response dulled a bit. Overall, because the engine is reasonably powerful, Eco mode is still useable. It doesn't feel too sluggish and there is sufficient grunt on tap to keep you cruising at higher speeds. When it comes to quick overtaking, you will need Normal or Sport modes.

• Individual mode: The driver can choose to adjust the individual parameters such as the steering, drive and air-conditioning, according to his preferences.

The Tiguan comes with a convenient 'auto hold' feature which owners will love in the city. While the vehicle is waiting at a signal, the driver can lift his foot off the brake pedal and the vehicle will stay in place. No need to keep the brake pedal continuously pressed.

Volkswagen has equipped the Tiguan with its 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system. As is usually the case with such crossovers, in normal conditions, the system sends power to the front wheels only. If road conditions require more traction, it will send the necessary amount of torque to the rear wheels. The system monitors which of the four wheels has the most traction and is able to send torque to those wheels. If slippery roads make a wheel lose traction, the system hits the brake on that wheel and transfers the remaining power to the other wheels. The AWD will help you when touring remote parts of the country and over the likes of slush, muck & sand. It's no offroader like the Fortuner though.

There are 3 terrain modes one can choose from by using the rotary knob on the centre console (over and above the on-road mode):

• Snow - This should be engaged on icy or snow-covered roads. It provides better accelerator sensitivity in these conditions. "S" mode is disabled.

• Offroad - Accelerator sensitivity is adjusted for rough terrain and unpaved roads. Engine braking is always available and hill start assist + hill descent control are switched on. Acceleration is restricted while driving downhill and it is not possible to shift to "S" mode.

• Offroad individual - All the adjustments that are made under the offroad mode are incorporated in this mode. Additionally, the driver can customize certain parameters to his liking (explanatory pic toward the end of this post).

Noise, Vibration & Harshness (NVH)



As you would expect in a premium SUV like this, refinement levels are overall satisfactory. The engine idles softly and you'd barely notice it while driving around sedately. Rev the 2.0 TSI and a nice, sporty note are audible in the cabin. Wind noise is well controlled even when driving at 120 km/h.

Mileage & Fuel Economy



The Tiguan 2.0 TSI engine with the DSG automatic has an ARAI rating of 12.65 km/l. We would expect 7 - 10 km/l in the city, depending on traffic density. Do note that turbo-petrols are very sensitive to throttle input and if you drive it hard (which you will), the fuel gauge will drop much faster. The Tiguan's fuel tank capacity is 60 litres.

Ride Comfort



The Tiguan uses a MacPherson strut suspension up front and a multi-link setup at the rear. The suspension feels too firm for Indian conditions. While owners who drive themselves might find the ride acceptable (it's better at the front), those sitting at the rear will definitely not be comfortable. They will complain. On the back seat, road imperfections come in easily at low speeds and on broken roads, it can get bone-jarring. Volkswagen should have softened it more for our kind of roads; we don't have blemish-free tarmac like Europe! You can also hear some suspension 'thuds' in the cabin. I must add that the poor ride quality is probably accentuated by the 18" rims and 235/55 profile tyres.

While the recommended tyre pressure is 36 PSI, the tyres on our test car were pumped up to 42 PSI. This made the ride very bumpy. We dropped it to 33 PSI all-round and things became better. The ride became more compliant, but still, we feel that the suspension is a level too firm for India. You simply feel too much of the road in the Tiguan.

As the speedometer climbs, ride quality does get better, but it still cannot be termed plush. As long as the expressway is smooth, there are no issues. Big & sharp bumps easily make their presence felt inside the cabin though. It's nowhere near the ride offered by something like the Citroen C5 Aircross. There is no comparison.

To sum it up, the Tiguan comes with a typical German suspension that gives it good road manners, but again, you feel bad roads. Potholes and broken surfaces are very evident inside the cabin. Owners will not appreciate this ride quality.

Handling & Dynamics



The good thing about such a suspension tune is the high-speed behaviour. The car feels very solid and very planted. Especially with this 2.0 TSI, you could have a lot of fun with the car in a way that you could never do with the 2.0 TDI because its power rating was a relatively low 138 BHP. The car's high-speed stability is excellent and it feels damn composed at triple-digit speeds. The Tiguan masks silly speeds with ease.

For an SUV, the Tiguan exhibits good handling characteristics. Guess the taut suspension helps here. Grip levels from the 235 mm Hankook tyres are excellent, with the Tiguan holding her line through the curves smartly. Corner harder and there is some body roll felt, but it's never excessive. The dynamics are typically German and certainly superior to its competitors.

Steering



While the electric power steering is accurate and weighs up at highway speeds (although not as much as enthusiasts would like), it offers very little feel and feedback. On the positive side, it's light at city & parking speeds. This, along with the delightful DSG gearshifts, smaller turning radius (5.39 m) and the relatively urban-friendly dimensions makes the Tiguan easier to drive in the city.

Braking



Like other cars in its segment, the Tiguan is equipped with disc brakes all around. The brakes are top class. The car had no problems stopping in a straight line, even when we slammed on the brake pedal at speed. However, I did get the feeling that the brakes are too sensitive to pedal pressure and this can take some getting used to.

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As usual brilliant short review of the facelift Tiguan
Coming to the car, way overpriced and significantly less equipped. As I said earlier only die hard fan of Volkswagen or Tiguan will go for this car. People tempting to buy this please wait for few months, there will be discounts (err price correction perhaps ?) definitely ! Won't be surprised if this becomes true

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A well rounded package combined with the updated styling makes this a good option in this segment. The Pre Facelift Tiguan always looked too bland in comparison to other options in the segment and now with the Taigun having a very similar front styling, there is good differentiation. With the prefacelift car, they had to fend off competition like the X1 and old Q3 which were too close in terms of pricing. But now with the X1 a good 10lacs pricer and little discounts on it, there's a much larger segment open for the Tiguan

The price is premium as VW always does. But this 2L TSI combined with AWD and of course independent rear suspension and DQ381. This removes all the weak points of the Karoq and bumps it up in terms of space and size as well. Now where are those buyers that complained the lack of AWD and DQ200 in the karoq? Better features and internals come at a cost obviously.

2 features that i think should have been included to make it a complete package , 360 Camera and Ventilated seats. Anybody looking at an Octavia or a Superb should definitely take a look at this. Higher GC of crossovers is always helpful in India.
Those looking for 7 seats should wait for the Kodiaq.

Pricing of the Tiguan allspace was similar or even lower towards the end with the discounts but keep in mind that it was a product at the end of its life(Prefacelift). VW knows the volume in this segment is too little in our market to lose money over. If they were looking for volumes, they could have easily brought a FWD version with 1.5 TSI .

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Thanks for the detailed preview.

Initial impressions are very underwhelming in all honesty for the Tiguan facelift. It has been priced on the higher side for sure (35.5L OTR here in Vadodara). The Allspace was around 2.5L more at max IIRC, inspite of being a CBU and having a third row of seats with a longer wheelbase. It now appears to be much better VFM to me.

VW really need to pull their socks up when it comes to offerings post 20L. They just don't seem to be getting it right. The Superb beat the Passat hollow (though I personally feel the Passat was a much better car) and even the Kodiaq seemed much better value than the previous Tiguan (history might repeat itself again I feel). Adding salt to injury is the fact that there is no diesel on offer now, something every other car in this segment has been offering.

To sum things up, I would wait another 6-8 months for the discounts to start rolling in. VW seems to be doing an Audi here again. Price it high in the first place and then offer huge discounts to counter low sales. They don't seem to have learnt a lesson from the Allspace debacle at all.

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A well rounded package combined with the updated styling makes this a good option in this segment.

Now where are those buyers that complained the lack of AWD and DQ200 in the karoq? Better features and internals come at a cost obviously.

Anybody looking at an Octavia or a Superb should definitely take a look at this. Higher GC of crossovers is always helpful in India.[/b]
Those looking for 7 seats should wait for the Kodiaq.

Pricing of the Tiguan allspace was similar or even lower towards the end with the discounts
This is some incredible validation of the Tiguan pricing, must say . Most people thought that the 25 lakh CBU Karoq was over-priced, and here is a CKD at probably 10 lakhs on road above it. AWD and a non DQ200 does not justify it. As if VW saying that i am doing the customer a favor by offering a non-problematic gearbox so they better pay up! And where did the CKD advantage just go?

Brand Tiguan is non-existent in India. Brand Octavia and Superb is strong, even brand Kodiaq scores higher. Back in 2019, i was offered the Comfortline at 27 lakhs onroad, and Highline at 30. Still did not make sense, even though it was a diesel. The sweet spot for premium 5 seaters is below 30 on road, not 40, irrespective of where Q3 or X1 prices go. They could have taken a book out of Mahindra's playbook and made the introductory price sensible. Atleast the C5 has a novelty factor which the Tiguan lacks.

How much ever i love Volkswagen, i hate half-hearted efforts such as this. They might as well discontinue this tomorrow if there is no price correction on the anvil- no hearts will be broken.
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A great preview, so detailed

On-road price of 38+ lakhs (Pune) is going to be an uphill challenge to get close to selling 3-digit copies every month, which is VW’s objective as mentioned by Ashish Gupta, VW brand head honcho, in an interview with Autocar.

Just looking at this price range, it has to wean away a potential Compass / Octavia/ Superb new car customer, along with those eyeing a pre-owned X1/GLA as well.
Not to mention, prospective customers for the above cars will also be coming from the pool of existing VW owners, looking to upgrade.

Given that VW always plays the understated brand game (this facelift is the ‘Elegance’ trim), me thinks this time round they will have to seriously change tactics to even attract a niche audience.

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This is some incredible validation of the Tiguan pricing, must say . Most people thought that the 25 lakh CBU Karoq was over-priced, and here is a CKD at probably 10 lakhs on road above it. AWD and a non DQ200 does not justify it. As if VW saying that i am doing the customer a favor by offering a non-problematic gearbox so they better pay up! And where did the CKD advantage just go?

Brand Tiguan is non-existent in India. Brand Octavia and Superb is strong, even brand Kodiaq scores higher. Back in 2019, i was offered the Comfortline at 27 lakhs onroad, and Highline at 30. Still did not make sense, even though it was a diesel. The sweet spot for premium 5 seaters is below 30 on road, not 40, irrespective of where Q3 or X1 prices go. They could have taken a book out of Mahindra's playbook and made the introductory price sensible. Atleast the C5 has a novelty factor which the Tiguan lacks.

How much ever i love Volkswagen, i hate half-hearted efforts such as this. They might as well discontinue this tomorrow if there is no price correction on the anvil- no hearts will be broken.
The truth is that there is no alternative in this segment that is priced decently. Compass is clearly a size smaller and has a worse powertrain. Tucson is an older design and the powertrain again is a bit lacklustre. C5 is the only real alternative albeit Diesel. But the lack of service network and no info on how reliable they are in the Indian condition, personally i would hesitate to go for that car. Maybe after 2-3 years i would be comfortable with it. This segment has gone into a vacuum and desperately needs better cars. We weren't happy with any of the choices few years back and hence we went with the X1.

Under 30L of course, if wishes were horses. You'd be lucky to get the Octavia for that

X1 and Q3 segment definitely gives you an idea of the available headroom that VW had while pricing it. As much as we would like to dismiss it, the market doesn't operate in a vacuum. I don't think we can expect other companies to follow footsteps of a manufacturer that has a waiting list of nearly 2 years now. VW can and will sell all the cars they can make in EU, China and even US (Tiguan is the number one selling VW now, even beating the golf) , I don't think they will ever do Mahindra tactics like pricing the car unreasonably low and then hiking it day by day yet not being able to complete the orders.
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Visited the VW showroom to have a look at the car. Few observations and takeaways from a long discussion with Sales staff:

1. Core of a Car according to me are build quality + engine + transmission + suspension : All are at par/better than players in 35-45L range in my opinion. Sitting position is very good and it has ample space for 4 member family. I am not a fan of 3 row design where 3rd row is unusable

2. Sales staff is yet to be given training (they shared without hesitation). This is shocking and speaks volumes about how VW is approaching this launch as a positioning/anchoring launch, rather than volume launch

3. VW dealership staff also shares TBHP's emotions. Elements which they were not happy about:
- Alloy design is archaic, Taigun standing next to Tiguan had better alloy design
- Dashboard design of Taigun is better
- ICE of Taigun appeared to be with better UI (will confirm during test drive)

4. Dealer expects discounts to come in a few months.

5. Dealer was willing to match market insurance quotes without any hesitation. So from 37.XX L onroad, it can go to 36.5XL onroad
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The Tiguan looks great with its understated lines, doesn’t stand out like the Harrier/Tucson (next Gen model).

Going to be interesting to see how Hyundai prices the Tucson in India. Will get the more important diesel with HTrac. My guess is the pricing is going to be at par with the Tiguan.

A comparison between the Tucson and Tiguan. The Tucson is a lower spec trim with a manual gearbox. Although the Tiguan we get in India is a spec below the car used in the video:

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New Volkswagen Tiguan has self levelling wheel caps.

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This is always available as an accessory for all VW cars. Still, they should have given ventilated seats or some really useful functionality for the so-called flagship product.
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