The new model for this market is called the 118 TSI because it offers 118 kW of power, equivalent to 160 PS. The twinchargher 1.4-liter TSI that you can also get on cars like the Beetle develops 240 Nm of torque and is paired to a DSG6 gearbox.The twincharged engine of the Volkswagen Tiguan 1.4 TSI refers to the fact that the petrol unit employs two types of forced induction - a supercharger and a turbocharger.
Our test car here came fitted with the $9k option, which includes bigger 18-inch alloys, Xenon headlamps with LED daytime running light, and full sunroof (front) and glass roof (rear). Other goodies include an audio headunit with integrated reverse camera screen and GPS, parking sensors and also a park assist function that steers you into a parking lot.
The flagship 155TSI will set you back $42,990 and adds chrome side mouldings, window trim and roof rails, front fog lamps, sports front seats with storage drawers, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, dual-zone climate control air conditioning, low tyre pressure indicator and driver fatigue detection system.
The entry-level Volkswagen Tiguan 118TSI is blessed with one of the world’s most advanced engines. All this technology delivers two things: performance and reduced fuel consumption. And all this technology is yours for only $28,490 remember.