VW begins producing Tiguan in India

  • Published On: 24 March 2017

The company is manufacturing the car at its plant in Aurangabad

Volkswagen's new SUV, the Tiguan, is expected to launch this April in India and the company's plant in Aurangabad, Maharashtra has commenced production. The car also marks Volkswagen's re-entry into the SUV market.

The car is based on the VW Group’s MQB platform, which also underpins the Passat and the Octavia. It comes equipped with a 2.0-litre diesel making 177hp and 350Nm of torque, paired with a seven-speed DSG gearbox and an all-wheel-drive system.

The car is lighter than its previous-gen Tiguan, 50kg lighter in fact. The new Tiguan is estimated to be priced in the region of around Rs 30-35 lakh

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