2016 VW Tiguan release date, tdi USA

Yet another crossover is going to be released in about a years’ time, and it will become a good competitor for Ford Escape and the Honda CR-V, among other modern crossovers. It will be none other than the redesigned 2016 VW Tiguan. Volkswagen is taking this move in order to meet the needs and wishes of its U.S enthusiasts. This move is important since VW Tiguan falls under one of the most luxurious and prestigious auto market segment. Currently, VW Tiguan sales in the U.S market have been on the increase although this model seems to be lagging behind in terms of features when compared to other competing models. This reason has compelled Volkswagen to expand the range in this segment. Additionally, the company is making plans to carry out significant improvements in all the existing models. One of these models which are scheduled to undergo significant changes is this crossover. The company hopes that the completed 2016 VW Tiguan will be able to meet the highly expected demands from the American consumers, and most of all to become more competitive in the auto world.

2016 VW Tiguan front

2016 VW Tiguan: Redesign Exterior and Interior

Indeed, the revealed changes will make this model to look radical in every way. This 2016 VW Tiguan will boast a large exterior appearance. It will acquire some slightly extended dimensions in addition to large rims which will be designed to lift this model a few inches higher from the ground. Its road performance will be improved greatly since its suspension springs will be tightened much more. In front, it will acquire a new grille and front bumper in addition to the modern LED headlights. There will be new body lines which will make it sportier and more attractive. Its wheel will be bigger than those of the previous version.

Its cabin shall be redesigned to create additional space. Inside, 2016 VW Tiguan will boast of modern features such as a new instrumental cluster, a new dashboard and numerous advanced safety options. Given the increased space, this model will have ample leg room and cargo space, thus making it extremely comfortable. A number of new functions are also expected in the 2016 VW Tiguan, and this is seen as the focus of attention in this car. It is expected to have a telescopic steering which will come with various commands.

2016 VW Tiguan interior

2016 VW Tiguan: Engine and Fuel Economy

The exact engine to be offered in this model is still unknown. The current model’s biggest disadvantage is said to be its power train. Therefore, major changes are expected to occur under the hood of the 2016 VW Tiguan so that it does not lag behind in terms of competition. Its biggest competitors like Honda CR-V uses a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine rated at 28 and 31 mpg city and highway. The outgoing VW Tiguan uses the four cylinder 1.8 liter and 2.0 liter engines which are rated at 18 mpg and 26 mpg city/ highway respectively. This new model is expected to be offered with upgraded petrol and diesel engines.

2016 VW Tiguan top view

2016 VW Tiguan: Price, Release Date and Competition

The release date of this redesigned model 2016 VW Tiguan is expected to take place in 2015 while it will go on sale in 2016. As for its price, it is rumored to be lower than the price of the current model which goes for $ 24 000. If this is the case, definitely the 2016 VW Tiguan will be highly competitive in the crossover segment.

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18 Responses to 2016 VW Tiguan release date, tdi USA

  1. Etzer. Racine says:

    Let me know when my Tiguan tdi 2016 is ready please

  2. John M. Huser says:

    I thought VW would have led the small suv market if they had brought the TDI in 2009, Now they come in 2016 only Seven Years late.

  3. E H says:

    Finally I can look over to a car next to me. not up at it. Got to have the TDI. THis is what I want. Coming from a 1966 beetle, 1992 jetta and 2009 sportswagon TDI 96K 550 mi on 14 gal fuel Hee Hee.
    It better not only have a black interior or black exterior. I guess I need not look for a Forester, cr-x cx-5

    VW is waking up to the us market wants I see.

  4. Len Travers says:

    Looking forward for the new 2016 tiguan diesel sel release date.

  5. Ross says:

    yes let me know when tdi tiguan 2016 comes on line

  6. Charles W. Oliver says:

    Edmunds research geeks: What month in 2015 will the VW Tiguan actually be released for sale on the East Coast to of the USA,
    We defnitely want one for our VW collection. Anyone have the inside track on this would be most helpful. Danke.

  7. manie says:

    Is it possible to let me know in what engines sices it comes and the price pleas and when whill it be avaleble in South Africa. Thank you

  8. Mark says:

    Any plan to re introduce a manual gearbox in the diesel 2016 Tiguan? No longer available in Australia.

  9. Chandler says:

    hope to see the Tiguan tdi reasonably priced with a manual transmission, that would be sweet.

  10. can’t wait either, own five vw’s now. 01, 03,08,10 Jetta’s and a 13 Touareg. The last two are TDI’s. Looking forward to the Tiguan TDI!!!

  11. Laura says:

    Let me know when the TDI is available.

  12. Ashley says:

    I CAN’T WAIT!!!

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