2016 VW Tiguan redesign, release date

Volkswagen has satisfied its customers when it comes to catering the SUV market but it doesn’t intend to stop there. The company is set to make major changes in order to cater to a broadened client base for the new 2016 VW Tiguan. With the 2016 VW Tiguan, the company is aiming to move towards a more prestigious market along with its established customer base. Though the Volkswagen Tiguan has achieved a significant sales increase as of last year but Honda CR-V and Ford Escape are the main competitors for this market segment.

2016 VW Tiguan front


The plans for Volkswagen Tiguan 2016 model include some body shape changes and more space aiming towards larger families. The platform used will be Volkswagen MQB but it will feature a longer wheel base. The company plans to offer many variants for the Tiguan. The company aims to build refined and elegant cars that give a premium over feel. Thus making the 2016 model longer will make it look sleeker while giving it a more refined look.  But they will opt to keep the classic European car look which is their defining feature.

The headlights will be LED with the option of follow me home lights, making for a comfortable drive at night as well as the day.n Volkswagen is set to go all out for changes in the interior for the 2016 VW Tiguan. This includes widely spaced seat for passenger comfort and more leg space along with three rows of seats making it easier for larger families to opt for it. The dashboard will see a change in design to keep up with its classier look along with the instrument cluster. The console area is also rumored to go through some reinvention, while the longer look while help to accommodate more cargo space.

2016 VW Tiguan rear


The previous models of Tiguan were not exactly considered as economic cars but this is set to change with the 2016 model.  The new model will comprise of specifications withthe range of a 2.4 liter engine, and will have a six speed DSG transmission. The hybrid version of the 2016 Tiguan will incorporate 9.8 kWh lithium ion electric batteries and an electronic motor with 54 hp. As for fuel economy, Volkswagen will definitely be keeping the competitors in mind and offer a better mile per gallon average like the Honda CR-V.

 2016 VW Tiguan interior

2016 VW Tiguan: Release Date and Price

The 2016 VW Tiguan model is rumored to be a far better than its previous models, using superior technology and more leg and boot space for increased comfort in travels. The numerous safety options will be more technologically advanced than the rest of its competitors. In addition the model will be lower priced than its existing models. The estimate is that the standard version will be within $ 30 000.

The release date for the 2016 VW Tiguan hasn’t been announced yet, but is expected to roll out by the end of 2015. There has been no official announcement regarding the variants regarding engine options but the revamping of the Tiguan is creating the hype to take over the market shares.

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