Volkswagen Tiguan Facelift

Photo galleries have already appeared with the new VW Tiguan complete facelift and also a set of information about engines and new systems in the German model range.

Volkswagen has already issued a new set of official information and photos related to facelift of the Tiguan compact SUV, which will be on its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show.

As we have been informed two weeks ago, when the Germans pulled out in front of the first photos the German model, Tiguan SUV facelift’s design aligns the rest of the range, and the headlights and the grille have been taken and adapted from the recent lines seen on the Touareg and Passat.

The most important information revealed these days refers to the engines of Volkswagen Tiguan facelift. Thus, we now know that the German model will be available with a number of four petrol engines with rated power that will vary between 122 and 210 horsepower and another three diesel units which will develop between 110 and 170 hp.

As originally Volkswagen announced, the basic version of the Tiguan will develop a TSI Trend & Fun with 122 hp 1.4, and regarding the prices Germans announced that they are the same with comparable versions of the model it replaces.

Other notable news that brings the facelift version of the Tiguan are the introduction of some new systems, such as the detection level of driver fatigue, Dynamic Light Beam Assist (which automatically engages the beam on beam) and Lane Assist (by the car warns the driver that comes involuntarily from the tread). Also at the absolute latest chapter is noted and electronic differential which can be lock, the XDS.

According to the latest news, the Germans have seen an increase in global sales of approximately 20 percent compared to same month last year.

They have managed to sell 644,200 vehicles worldwide, compared with 538,500 units sold in January 2010. The most important improvements have taken place on auto markets in China and India.


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