It has been heard that VW is developing the replacement for Tiguan crossover and hence many of the fans are eager to know what it is going to be. The automakers are ready for bringing improvements in the design. 2017 VW Tiguan will be 185 inches in length. As compared to its current generation model, the car is 10 inch longer. This has enabled the automakers to add a 3rd row of seats. Although a new row has been added but it is not roomy. It can only adjust children.
2017 VW Tiguan: Redesign Exterior and Interior
In order to produce the 2017 VW Tiguan, the automakers have made an investment of $1 billion in its Puebla Plant. Furthermore, the company is going to employ 2000 additional individuals in its Mexico plant. The Beetle and New Beetle were produced in the Mexico plant as well. As the production of Tiguan is going to take place in Mexico, the price of this vehicle is going to increase. The interior can accommodate 4 people easily. The price of the vehicle is going to be higher than that of its competitors like Mazda CX-5 and Ford Escape.
The automakers have plans of producing 500 units of the 2017 VW Tiguan per day. The wheelbase of the model is also increased to provide extra cargo space. There is more, the vehicle is going to be produced with the version having its steering wheel at the left as well as the right. The aim of the automakers is to make sure that the car can be sold in as many markets as possible.
The SUV is not going to get significant changes in the size and configuration. The design inspiration has been taken from the design concept model. The functionality and design both are going to be in the best combination so the fans must not expect something less.
2017 VW Tiguan: Engine Specs
Now moving on to the powertrain, there is not much detail available about the engine specifications. It is expected to come in diesel and gasoline version. It will come in 4 cylinder 1.4 liter turbocharged petrol engine. The same engine will be available in its diesel version as well. It will be capable of producing hp between 110 and 184. The engine is expected to be economical and efficient, capable enough to satisfy the requirements of most of the US auto fans. It is expected that SUV is going to come in completely different powertrain components. It will have 6 speed manual and 7 speed dual clutch DSG transmission. Most of all, it will come in the 4 Motion all-wheel drive. This is going to make it extra expensive.
2017 VW Tiguan: Release Date and Price
The model will be available in shorter 5 passenger version. There is no further information available about this SUV other than this. For more information, fans will have to wait till the car makes it first appearance. 2017 VW Tiguan is expected to come in the markets in 2016. The price of the 2017 VW Tiguan is unknown, the automakers have not disclosed any figure yet.