Introducing the new Volkswagen Tiguan

The new Volkswagen Tiguan promises to be one of VW’s best sellers worldwide, so it’s a crucial car to get right. Accordingly, Wolfsburg says the new Volkswagen Tiguan is running on an improved platform, its interior is all-new and there’s even an eHybrid PHEV model.


The new Volkswagen Tiguan will arrive in SA in 2024. Picture: VW.

Styling wise, you’ll note the enlarged lower grille and IQ matrix LED light arrangement to bring it in-line with the rest of the VW family. Around the back there’s a svelte line that almost gives the new Volkswagen Tiguan a coupe-like silhouette.

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However, beneath the finely pressed metal, the new Volkswagen Tiguan makes use of the MQBevo platform. The VW Group has nicknamed it ‘MQB perfect’ in-house, even though it’s similar to the modular architecture as before, bar some technical upgrades.


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That’s a 15-inch touchscreen on the new Volkswagen Tiguan. Picture: VW.

Inside you will note a larger touchscreen – 12.9-inch and 15-inch on higher-spec models – with a cleaner design and steering column-mounted gear shifter. In typical VW fashion, the new interior design is neat and tidy, with fresh upgrades being a voice assistant named IDA, and twin wireless chargers on top-end models. The new Volkswagen Tiguan benefits from a new ‘driving experience switch,’ too.


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197 kW e-Hybrid PHEV option for the new Volkswagen Tiguan.

Wolfsburg has announced a full range of drivetrains for the new Volkswagen Tiguan, although the South African options haven’t been confirmed yet. We know it will get mild-hybrid eTSI petrol, diesel, 4Motion and a 197 kW plug-in hybrid derivative. These will range from 90 to 148 kW, all using DSG automatic gearboxes.

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Headlining the new drivetrains is the eHybrid PHEV, which is capable of around 80 km on e-range along before it needs recharging via a wall socket. While not confirmed as yet, there’s no reason there won’t be a powerful Tiguan R model, featuring the Golf R’s top-spec 2.0-litre turbo petrol and 4Motion all-wheel drive.


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New Volkswagen Tiguan has the same wheelbase as before. Picture: File.

The Volkswagen Tiguan has always majored in family practicality and the new one is no different. As a result, it’s taller and longer by 30 mm. The wheelbase hasn’t changed, but there’s 10 mm more headroom and a 37-litre increase in boot space with the rear seats up (to 652 litres). It’s understood that there will not be a seven-seat Tiguan AllSpace derivate in the pipeline this time around.

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Pricing and detailed specification will be realease closer to the South African launch date which is expected to take place early in 2024.

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