Volkswagen is very well known to place its releases strategically in order to make maximum profit through the market. However, this year Volkswagen has decided to go all out with their release of 2016 VW Tiguan. Generally this Tiguan franchise rolls over in worldwide markets pretty late, but this 2016 model is coming quite early in 2015. With this particular move, Volkswagen is actually increasing their market share in crossover vehicles and SUVs. This new model is certainly expected to bring in some very significant changes. It is quite certain that this new 2016 VW Tiguan will be a lot bigger than its previous versions. In addition to that, a better cargo space will be provided with special attention to price versus specifications ratio and Volkswagen very own customized engine performance. So, according to various reports, it can be well concluded that this model will certainly stir up the pot in crossover market.
2016 VW Tiguan: Redesign Exterior and Interior
Exterior specs of 2016 VW Tiguan will be redesigned with special attention to new frontal design and overall tech upgrades. A refine look will be provided in terms of material design, and a better luxury output is guaranteed. New front bumpers and grille design will be added, so as to include better customizable LED lighting apparatus. In addition to that, body lines will turn out to be sleek and make way for an improved suspension design and orientation. Big alloy wheels might also be integrated with the whole design.
It has already been discussed that interior cargo space will increase for this 2016 Tiguan model. In addition to that, passenger seating configuration will be improved, with better attention to ample leg and head room. Various new tech features will be added, for better accessibility settings and improved steering control. The dash board configuration will be renewed so as to include more functions within reach of the driver. A latest control module from Volkswagen might also be included in that.
2016 VW Tiguan: Engine Specs
There have been several speculations regarding engine choices that are associated with 2016 VW Tiguan. According to some reports, this 2016 model might have both gasoline and diesel power trains. So, let’s have a look at those predicted options:
- The base gasoline unit to be included is a 1.4 liter turbo TSI engine accompanied by a 6 speed manual gear box. This unit is capable of generating around 128 HP of max power.
- A basic diesel unit will follow, with a 2.0 liter turbo charged TDI configuration – producing around 148 HP of max power.
- A third option might be available – a 1.6 liter turbo diesel unit capable of generating 108 HP.
All these anticipated engine choices might be paired with a 7 speed auto DSG unit, leading to better fuel economy rates and high performance.
2016 VW Tiguan: Release Date, Price, Competitors
The following manufacturers might pose some competitive stance towards this vehicle:
- 2016 Toyota RAV4.
- 2016 Subaru Forester.
- 2016 Audi Q5.
There has not been any confirmed news, but this 2016 VW Tiguan might actually go for around $ 24 000 for the base model, which is pretty impressive considering its huge array of specs.