2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift to launch in India on December 7
Volkswagen Indi ahs announced it will launch the mid-life facelift for the Volkswagen Tiguan on December 7. The two-row Tiguan was discontinued post the BS6 switchover and had been replaced by the three-row Tiguan Allspace with a petrol motor. The standard version is now set to make a comeback with refreshed looks and interiors and the 2.0-litre turbo-petrol available across most of Skoda-VW India's higher-end offerings.
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift exterior
The new Tiguan's front end has been restyled to bring it in line with other SUVs in the VW line-up, such as the Touareg and the US-market Atlas Cross. This is seen with the wider, horizontally slatted grille and the more swept-back LED headlamps reminiscent of the latest Golf. The bonnet too has a more contoured look. At the rear, there is a mildly restyled bumper and new details for the LED tail lamps while the Tiguan lettering is now centred below the logo. A more aggressively styled R-Line variant is available internationally with the facelifted Volkswagen Tiguan but there is no confirmation on that version coming to India.
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift interior
On the inside, there is a new steering wheel with capacitive controls. Also new in the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift is the 10.1-inch MIB 3 infotainment system and new touch-operated climate-control panel. The new infotainment brings with it connected car features while other expected comforts are three-zone climate control, Harman/Kardon audio, wireless smartphone integration, 15-colour ambient lighting, panoramic sunroof, 6 airbags, and the full suite of passive driver safety aids.
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift engine, specifications
Volkswagen is expected to offer the facelifted Tiguan with a single turbo-petrol option. This is expected to be the same 2.0-litre motor as seen in the Tiguan Allspace and should make a similar 190PS and 320 Nm. The engine is expected to be paired with a seven-speed DCT while the 4 Motion AWD system should be offered on higher variants.
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