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