2021 Volkswagen Taigun garners over 12221 bookings
Volkswagen's newest offering for India, the Volkswagen Taigun SUV, has been well received by prospective buyers. The Taigun has notched up 12,221 bookings since order books opened last month. This has edged it past its twin, the Skoda Kushaq, which crossed the 10,000 bookings mark recently.
2021 Volkswagen Taigun engine options
The Taigun range starts with the familiar 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 115PS and 175 Nm, offered in the low to mid-spec Dynamic Line versions of this new Volkswagen SUV. With a six-speed manual, the six-speed torque converter from the Vento is also available. The 1.5-litre turbo-petrol that makes 150PS/250 Nm and pairs with a seven-speed DSG is being offered on higher Performance Line trims. The larger engine gets a six-speed manual as well in an entry GT variant. The top GT version is offered in the 1.5 turbo and DSG combination.
The 1.0-litre manual versions of the Volkswagen Taigun return a fuel efficiency of 18.10 kmpl which drops to 16.44 kmpl for the six-speed AT versions. The 1.5-litre GT variants return 18.47 kmpl with the manual and 17.88 kmpl with the DSG. Know more about the Volkswagen Taigun variants here.
2021 Volkswagen Taigun features, safety
Notable features on the inside of the Volkswagen Taigun are Type-C USB charging, connected-car features, a 10-inch infotainment touchscreen with wireless Android Auto/Apple Carplay, wireless charging, an 8-inch digital instrument cluster, a single-pane sunroof, climate control, ventilated front seats, up to 17-inch alloy wheels, ambient lighting and large amounts of interior storage. The Taigun, along with the Kushaq, is one of the first mainstream cars to offer ESC as standard. Other than this, there are six airbags, TPMS, hill-hold function, rear parking camera, front parking sensors and ISOFIX child seat mounts. These features are variant dependent, and a full break-up will be up soon. Read our first drive review to know more about the Taigun.
2021 Volkswagen Taigun prices
Prices for the Taigun start from Rs 10.50 for the base Comfortline 1.0 variant and go up to Rs 17.50 lakh for the top GT Plus 1.5 dual-clutch. The Volkswagen Taigun's top-spec Topline 1.0 AT costs Rs 15.91 lakh while the base GT 1.5 manual is priced at Rs 15 lakh. The new Volkswagen Taigun will compete against the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Tata Harrier and MG Hector. The Mahindra XUV700 and the upcoming MG Astor are other competitors.
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