Extension for the Tiguan

Wolfsburg, 19 December 2016

Is Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller a magician? Well, in the exhaust affair seem to be called magic. But even with regard to the model range, new rabbits out of the hat are picked up to stay in the picture. Latest prank is the VW Tiguan all space. The extended version of the compact SUV Debuts as world premiere at the NAIAS in Detroit (8-22 January 2017).

A magic box called MQB

The VW is possible Tiguan all space due to the modular transverse Kit (MQB). He covers a spectrum from the 4.19 meters long Audi Q2 to 5.04 meters VW Atlas for the US market. Too much imagination does not command the Tiguan all space the Viewer, for him as a Skoda Kodiaq already exist in another form. So the dimensions are clear: the wheelbase 2.79 m (an increase of eleven centimetres compared to the classic Tiguan) confirmed to be expected VW officially, the length is around 4.70 metres.

The matching Tiguan for the United States?

In the stretch Tiguan is the ability to incorporate a third row of seats and to make the car to the seven-seater. From early summer 2017 will be introduced gradually in the markets of North America, China and Europe all pace. This order makes sense, because seven-seat SUVs are in demand particularly in the United States. There is offered all pace, only under the name "Tiguan", because VW in America has still the old Tiguan in the program. Succeeds then it all pace. Likely engine is a 1.8 liter turbo gasoline engine with 170 HP.

Known engines for Europe

In China, the XL Tiguan waives his nickname although there already offered the normal Tiguan in a new form. As in the United States, VW in the Middle Kingdom sets only on turbocharged gasoline engines. For the European market can be expected with the well-known motor range: petrol engine of 125 to 220 HP and diesel between 115 and 240 PS.(RH)