The VW Tiguan is the most successful SUV in Europe, and Volkswagen has produced more than 6 million units to date. In 2019, he sold approximately 911,000 copies of it. VW is modernizing and Tiguan will be introduced as a plug-in hybrid.
The new hybrid drive can reach a speed of 130 km / h in pure electric mode and the range of electric drive should be 50 kilometers according to the WLTP standard. The total power of the new Tiguan is 180 kW / 245k. The electric engine complements the 1.4 petrol version, more precisely the 1.4 TSI model.
The second refurbished model will be the TDI version, which will receive two SCR catalytic converters placed one behind the other with AdBlue injection. One catalytic converter is located close to the engine and the other in the exhaust pipe under the cab floor. By always operating at least one of the catalysts at the optimum temperature, the new Tigua with TDI engine achieves lower NOx values.
The latest variant is the Tiguan R with a 2.0 TSI petrol engine, which achieves an output of 235 kW / 320 hp. The 4MOTION drive with Torque Vectoring function can transfer up to 100 percent of the rear axle torque to the outer wheel in a corner in extreme conditions.
However, it will not stay with the engines and VW has other changes ready for the Tiguan. I can mention: front mask, digital air conditioning control, Harman Kardon sound system, assistance systems such as. Travel Assist (up to a speed of 210km / h, the system can take control, accelerate or decelerate the vehicle), predictive cruise control ACC, adaptive headlights IQ.LIGHT – LED-Matrix.
We are already looking forward to at least a test of the plug-in hybrid version of Tiguan.