The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan made its European debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show. The second generation of the Tiguan is currently on sale as the 2016 model. The company has been said to have invested a significant amount of funds into the manufacturing which will take place within the plant located in Pueblo, Mexico. The new 5+2, five seater model configuration will be offered in both the European and the North American market.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Specs
The European variant of the vehicle will offer consumers multiple versions of both diesel and gasoline units. For this variant there will be a four cylinder turbo charged 1.4 liter gasoline engine that will be able to produce upwards of 184 horsepower. Although the units that will be available in Europe, they will not satisfy the requirements or the tastes of the American consumer. With that being said, the American variant of the new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is highly expected to offer consumers with a totally different power train. The European variant will have its unit options will find themselves mated with either a manual six speed transmission or a dual clutch DSG seven speed transmission. This will also be a vehicle equipped with the company’s trademarked 4Motion all-wheel drive system.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Interior and Exterior
This new generation of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will offer consumers with seating for seven making it competition for most third row full size sport utility vehicles. The two additional seats of the Tiguan provides more features as well as an ever so slight increase to its dimensions. The extra seating is said to be reserved for the express transport of small children. Unlike the version for Europe, the American version will be 30 cm longer. The wheelbase has also been increased and so has the space of the cargo area. It has been widely speculated that the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will offer consumers with upwards of 500 liters of cargo space that is useable.
The company will also offer variants with the steering wheel on the right as well as on the left. This is a clear indication that the vehicle will be sold within multiple markets. The version for the European market is said that it will not undergo alterations to its configuration and size. Within the European market, the vehicle will remain a five seater. Yet, this new generation model will go through certain alterations within its design. The new version will be inspired by the express design of the concept model which was previously introduced this year.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Release Date and Price
The production of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will begin to be produces during the second half of next year. With that being said, the sale of the vehicle will commence early within 2017. It has been planned that an average of 500 units per day will be produced at the plant located in Pueblo, Mexico.
Thus far, there has been no official announcement made regarding the sport utility vehicle’s base pricing. Also, critics and insiders have been hesitant at this point to toss their estimations into the air. As we move closer to the close of the year, it is certain that the automaker will provide more detailed information regarding the popular automobile.