- Latest MQB platform will be inculcated in The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan .
- Under its hood, the SUV gets a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine .
- The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV will be locally assembled in India
Volkswagen India is all set to launch the 2021 Tiguan facelift in the upcoming months. Along with the much-anticipated Tiguan, the German carmakers has promised its audience to unveiled four more models according to its SUVW strategy . Now, the facelifted avatar of the 5-seater SUV has been listed on the brand’s website ahead of its official India launch. As compared to the elder sibling, the updated Tiguan will sport subtle cosmetic changes and features upgrades along with a new 2.0-litre TSI petrol mill.
The 2021 Tiguan facelift has kept its underpinned by the same MQB platform and will be locally assembled. The SUV has further revamped itself with minor cosmetic modifications while the overall silhouette and dimensions will remain intact. It sports a slightly tweaked grille with LED Matrix headlights and LED DRLs giving a sleeker look upfront. Furthermore, the front bumper has been jazzed up with housing a triangular shaped fog lamp. The rear section gets slimmer taillights to enhance the overall appeal of the SUV.
Moving on the interiors , the overall design and layout of the cabin remain replicated with its older version. It comes equipped with VW virtual cockpit, Vienna leather seats, 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 6-airbags, driver alert system, ABS, tyre pressure monitoring system, ESP, ASR, EDL, auto hold, hill start assist, hill descent control and more.
Ditching the versatile engine, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift will be a petrol-only model. It will be powered by a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo petrol engine that is further mated to the seven-speed DSG automatic. It will be tuned to develop 187 bhp and 320 Nm of peak torque, and will be coupled with the 4Motion all-wheel-drive (AWD) system.