New Delhi: The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift has been launched in India in a single Elegance variant, priced at ₹ 31.99 lakh, ex-showroom. The new Volkswagen Tiguan facelift is being locally assembled in India and will be sold in our market as petrol-only model. The SUV made its global debut in 2020 when it received subtle styling updates while the cabin upholstery was revised as well. The new Volkswagen Tiguan facelift will rival the likes of the Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson, and Citroen C5 AirCross.
As far as exteriors are concerned, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with updated styling which is more in line with the brand’s current design language. It sports a slightly tweaked radiator grille with LED Matrix headlights and LED DRLs going well with its sleek front end. Moreover, the front bumper has been revamped housing a triangular shaped fog lamp. Changes at the rear are limited to just slimmer taillights.
On the inside, the cabin upholstery too has been updated and it now sports a virtual cockpit as well. The seats are wrapped in Vienna leather and the long equipment list includes 30 shades ambient lighting, illuminated scuff plates, expansive panoramic sunroof, illuminated gear knob, touchscreen infotainment with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, flat-bottom steering wheel with multi-functions, driver-side electric seat with memory function, three-zone climate control, and much more. As for safety, the SUV is loaded with six-airbags, a driver alert system, ABS, tyre pressure monitoring system, ESP, ASR, EDL, auto hold, hill start assist and hill descent control among others.
Under the hood, there is the 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged engine that puts out 187 bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a seven-speed DSG automatic transmission as standard and will be coupled with the 4Motion all-wheel-drive (AWD) system.