Volkswagen Tiguan has been one of the 1st premium crossovers that have come in the automobile market since 2007. The main intention and focus of the company over this model is to present the versatility of luxury driving and a powerful performance. It seems the company has plans to continue this model for a long future and the 2018 VW Tiguan stands evident to this. Bringing in comparison with its previous model, this new variant possesses effective tweaks to some extent.
2018 VW Tiguan – Drivetrain Configuration
The engine of any vehicle is the defining factor. Similarly, this new Volkswagen Tiguan makes use of a 2.0-liter 4 cylinder turbocharged engine (TSI) which has also been used on 2016 Volkswagen Golf R.
This engine is dedicated to producing as much as 180 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Several car experts have reported that a 6-speed dual clutch automatic transmission system is going to be incorporated. A 7-speed manual transmission system is also in the option. Lastly, an all-wheel drive configuration will be paired with this setup.
2018 VW Tiguan – Exterior Body
Officials have not disclosed any information regarding the changes to be incorporated into this new VW Tiguan 2018. But in spite of this, car experts have made certain assumptions which portray a general idea.
Since this new Volkswagen Tiguan will be based on the MQB architecture, it is definitely going to lose some weight which will result in the improvement of its performance. Significant changes would include a C-pillar and a sloping roofline.
One interesting fact is that Volkswagen Tiguan also has some capabilities to take on off-road terrains. Experts have suggested that this off-road capability will be enhanced in the upcoming 2018 VW Tiguan.
This could also mean that a new suspension system could be used. Furthermore, a new set of sporty wheels is also a possibility. The 4 wheel drive configuration will be complemented by a terrain based multi-mode selector.
Interior Cabin of 2018 VW Tiguan
With company’s focus being on off-road capabilities of this model, its interior cabin has been adjusted accordingly. Most importantly, a new seating configuration will be done which will increase the overall space resulting in a spacious legroom and headspace.
Both front seats and rear seats will have adjusting option which will increase convenience and comfort. Moreover, the size of cargo storage at the back can be increased by folding the rear seats.
New high-quality materials will be used for the upholstery. Accommodation in this cabin will be up to 5 adults. Experts have suggested expecting a change in the center console and the instrument cluster.
This cabin will also be a technologically advanced one as the latest infotainment system will be featured which will be synced to a premium audio system.
2018 VW Tiguan – Competitors, Price and Release Date
Expect Honda CR-V and Ford Escape to be its biggest competition. There is no information about the official pricing of this model. According to car experts, it has been said that this 2018 VW Tiguan will hit the markets during the late half of 2017.