The Tiguan is a compact crossover that originally came in 2007. This original model is still under production and after few smaller updates it will be replaced finally in next few years. New model is already in an advanced phase of development and it is possible that we will see it already in 2016, as 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. Of course, we talk about U.S. market model. European version is expected to come a little bit earlier, maybe already as 2016 year model. When it is about North American model, company prepares plenty of novelties.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan details
As we already mentioned, 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will come redesigned. Company has big plans, when it is U.S. model. This part of the world will be one of the prior markets for the next-generation model. Because of that fact, company plans to move production to Mexico, where U.S. models are planned to be built. According to the latest reports, company plans to invest around a billion dollars in Puebla plant in order to adapt it for production of this model. It is also expected that there will be place for another 2000 workers. When it is about car’s characteristics, 2017 VW Tiguan will come with plenty of improvements and changes, such as new platform, new look, new interior, engines etc. When it is about U.S. model, probably the biggest change will be inside the cabin. The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will feature three rows of seats. This feature instantly became required item even when it is about compact SUVs. At this moment, there are several models like Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Rogue, and Dodge Journey that has three rows of seats. Some other companies will also offer these variants in near future so it is pretty much expected from German manufacturer also, especially because this company is considered as one of the leaders in car industry.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan engines
At this point, we don’t have exact information about engines for 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. However, it is expected that we will see both gasoline and diesel units in offer. When it is about petrol units, expect to see several TSI engines in offer. Company’s well known and proven 2.0 liter TDI diesel engine will be also in offer, probably in various ranges of power. It is also rumored that 2017 VW Tiguan will come in hybrid variant but for now, there is no official confirmation.
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan release date
For now, we don’t know the exact date of launch, but it is expected that 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will come somewhere in the second half of 2016.