2016 Volkswagen Tiguan

Already great SUV from popular German auto producer will come majorly changed. 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will surprise and enthuse everyone. VW’s officials also claim that new generation of Tiguan will bring alterations that will launch it to top position, leaving all competitors behind. For starters Tiguan will be built on a new platform, MQB, which will provide it to deliver more space, as well as optional third row of seats.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Front

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan changes and trims

New Tiguan will be changed both inside and out. As we mentioned, it will feature dimension and wheelbase increase. These essential changes will fill in the biggest downfall of this mid-size SUV. Thanks to this, 2016 Tiguan will have better fuel economy and more cargo room, which are the most wanted segments when it comes to market demands for an SUV. Cross Coupe and Cross Blue Coupe concepts will be used as guidance in the redesigning path.

Exterior lines will be sleeker, so the overall appearance will be softened, but, thanks t its size, it will leave stronger impression. Beside the great look, and more room, VW’s engineers decided to make new Tiguan as functional and versatile as possible, so this joint venture of all VW’s team should result in really, truly great car. Third row seating is not confirmed yet, but according to some unofficial statements, 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will deliver this option, mainly due to customers demand.

Trim levels will be carried over, so 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will continue to offer four variants: S, SE, SE w/Appearance and SEL. Already stunning number of features will be additionally broadened with amazing innovation such as VW’s 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Side

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan engines

Volkswagen has always been known as one of the producers of models with best-performance in the world, and that is one thing that will stay the same. Tiguan will continue to offer great road skills, but this time with better fuel efficiency than ever.

Part of the redesigning plan for 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan includes fuel economy upgrades, which will be result of platform change, and engine replacements. Some sources indicated that new Tiguan will offer diversity of power units, but that it will be contained of four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines exclusively.

Engines that will empower mighty 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan are not known yet, but we will inform you about all latest news regarding the power train of this model, as well as full engine specs as soon as it becomes available.

Current 2.0-liter turbo inline-four engine with 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque should be transferred onto the new generation, while 1.8- or 2.0-liter four-cylinder power units are also mentioned as possibility.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Rear

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan competition

To sum things up, let’s say that VW will work on all its weak points, which are: fuel economy, price and size. When done with improvements, 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan will be almost an all-new model, which will stand in line with (or, perhaps, in front of) its rivals such as  Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, Kia Sportage and Acura RDX.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan price and release

The release is eagerly awaited, and could be expected during the second half of next, 2015, year. Regarding the price of the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan this might be the most joyous news of them all, since popular VW announced price decrease which will come with all these changes. Current version is priced at $30,950, so will VW be able to put it below $30,000? We will have to wait and see…

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