Volkswagen has decided to launch its 5-seater Tiguan facelift in June this year. The German automaker took differed the launch of its new vehicle amid the frightening COVID-19 situation in the country.
The 5-seater Tiguan facelift was previewed in March and was scheduled for launch in May. However, due to the worsening COVID-19 situation in the country, the company has finally deferred its plan to launch the vehicle next month.
Because of BS6 emission norms, the SUV was discontinued by the company back in 2020. The diesel engine of the SUV didn’t meet the terms of the BS6 emission norms.
The 5-seater Tiguan facelift comes with a cleaner grille, new VW logo, redesigned front and rear bumpers, LED headlamps, tail lamps, 18-inch alloy wheels, and new Night Blue shade.
Inside, the new Tiguan gets some minor changes. These changes include a three-spoke steering wheel, connected car technology, ambient lighting, an AC control panel, and a digital instrument cluster. Besides the above-mentioned features, the new SUV facelift will offer some other facilities.
These facilities include an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment unit, power-adjustable driver seat, three-zone climate control system, a panoramic sunroof, tyre pressure monitoring system, and six airbags.
The facelift-SUV will a new 2.0-liter turbo-petrol engine that promises to generate 190PS of power and 320Nm of torque. The motor of the vehicle will come paired with a 7-speed DSG VW’s 4-Motion AWD system.
The German automaker will launch this new SUV to compete against Citroen C5 Aircross and the top-end variant of Jeep. It is expected to be priced from Rs 28 lakh (ex-showroom).