2018 Tiguan: An Efficient Vehicle from Volkswagen

2018 Tiguan: An Efficient Vehicle from Volkswagen

To get ahead of its closest rivals, Volkswagen made size its 2018 version of Tiguan bigger than its earlier version. The SUV from Volkswagen with many more changes got a better approach towards its buyers and came pretty successful on the store counters.

What’s New

As per the Santa Cruz VW, the Tiguan got a complete makeover for the year 2018. In comparison to its earlier version, it has now more legroom, cargo space and a third row in addition to attract the onlookers.


More a quiet, comfortable cruiser than a sporty curve machine, the Tiguan features a punchy turbo four-cylinder engine and an eight-speed transmission. The engine lags from a standstill, however, and overall fuel economy is not especially impressive compared to that of competitors.

The Cabin Inside

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has a reserved cabin that travels with a quiet atmosphere. For those who want to use it for their daily commute, this vehicle would be an ideal pick. When it is mounted upon the 17-inch wheels it gets its chance to prove its prowess on the road. The driver gets to see the road in perfect angle while the backseat passengers can relax and stay entertained through the journey.

The cloth upholstery is focused more on durability than wearing a fancy look. The cushioning remains consistently supportive to make the long drives comfortable. A simulated leather upholstery can be availed if you choose to buy any of the two middle trims, while the real leather has been reserved for the topmost one.

The interior of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan does have the classic looks and make you feel royal with its well-built make. The design and the components seem to be mostly influenced the Atlas SUV though the overall disposition of Tiguan finally has its own style.

Hauling Capacity

The Tiguan can be utilized well depending upon the task you allot to it. To make it stuff more belongings as well as passengers one should go for the third-row seat. With this three-row option the Tiguan can measure up sufficient space for hauling people and loading cargo.

Technology Installed

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has installed the latest infotainment along with a range of safety features. To start with the base S trim fixes up a 6.5-inch touchscreen; while higher trims are given 8-inch displays. The infotainment system is integrated with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink as standard. Features like locking and unlocking door is done by the remote and can be controlled through the VW smartphone app.

Driver Aids

The new 2018 Tiguan as described by the Santa Cruz Volkswagen dealer, ensures better driving through an all-inclusive list of driver assistance features. Auto emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, though optional on the base trim, they come standard for higher ones.


The Tiguan’s 018 version is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can bring out 200 horsepower and a torque of 207 pound-feet. In connection to a six-speed automatic transmission, the Tiguan runs at its best. While Volkswagen has made the front-wheel drive as the standard option, one can choose to have an all-wheel drive as well.

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