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Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDi 150 R Line Tech 5dr DSG Diesel Estate

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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£3,649 Advance Payment

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Fuel: Diesel

Body: Estate
Trans: Automatic

Front + rear carpet mats, Heated rear window, Front ventilated disc brakes and rear disc brakes, Car-Net App-Connect, Speed limiter, Fully electric tailgate + keyless entry and start, Service interval indicator...

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MPG

Combined - 57 mpg EC Extra Urban - 60 mpg EC Urban - 51.

Insurance Group

Insurance groups range from 1 to 50 and dictates the cost of the vehicles insurance. The higher the group, the higher the insurance will be for the vehicle.

Performance (BHP)

BHP rates the engine performance of vehicles and stands for the brake horsepower.

CO2 (g/km)

CO2 is the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the vehicle in grams per kilometre travelled, the lower the CO2 emissions the cleaner the vehicle is for the environment.

Number Of Seats

The total number of seats in the vehicle.

Road Tax

Road Tax is based upon the CO2 emissions of the vehicle and is split into 13 bands from A to M. The higher the letter the greater the cost of tax paid to drive the vehicle on public roads. In addition to the road tax detailed below, any vehicle that had a manufacturers retail price in excess of &321;40,000 when first sold, attracts a road tax supplement of an additional &321;320 per year. This is charged until the vehicle is 6 years old.

Ten Second Review

Volkswagen's much improved take on their second generation Tiguan mid-sized SUV delivers a high quality, well priced package that's now smarter and more efficient. All the car you'll ever really need? Many see it as just that.

Background

If you're planning to spend somewhere in the £25,000-£40,000 bracket on a mid-sized SUV or Crossover, you'll certainly not be short of choice. But choice can sometimes be a compromising thing - and so it is here. So for the premium badge you'd like on a car of this kind, you have to compromise on equipment. For the practicality you'll need, you have to compromise on trim and build quality. And for the all-wheel drive ability you'll maybe sometimes want, you've to compromise on tarmac driving pleasure. Volkswagen understands this, which is why in 2007, they brought us this car, the Tiguan, a contender in this class that was arguably less compromised than any other. A second generation version launched in 2016 and it's the updated version of that MK2 model we're looking at here. The Tiguan model line has historically been hugely successful for Volkswagen, having accounted for nearly 6 million global sales to date. And the reasons aren't hard to fathom. Here, you've all the class of a Honda CR-V or a Toyota RAV4 at a significant saving in cost, pricing being not too much more than Far Eastern budget brand models in this segment. Let's see how the improved version of this car stacks up.

Driving Experience

As before, the Tiguan range is primarily based around a 1.5-litre TSI petrol unit with either 130 or 150PS. And a 2.0-litre TDI diesel which now gets more efficient twin-dosing selective catalytic reduction system and in the mainstream range can be had in either 150PS or 200PS guises. You'll need the diesel option if you want 4MOTION 4WD. You can also now have a new PHEV 'eHybrid' petrol model which uses the same 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine and electric motor as the Golf GTE. This, Volkswagen says, will give the plug-in hybrid Tiguan an all-electric driving range of 31 miles and the ability to travel at speeds of up to 81mph in electric-only mode. There's also a high performance Tiguan R variant which gets an up rated 316bhp version of the 2.0-litre TSI petrol turbo engine already used in the T-Roc R. Like other R models, the Tiguan R gets 4MOTION four-wheel-drive and benefits from a clever torque vectoring function in the 4x4 system that can vary drive between front and rear axles, as well as between the left and right wheels. The R variant uses a 7-speed DSG auto gearbox and a Dynamic Chassis Control system which lowers the ride height by 10mm. In the mainstream Tiguan range, 4MOTION 4WD is a particularly popular option, many buyers opting to stretch beyond the entry-level front-driven variants. The fifth-generation 4MOTION system provides a faster apportioning of power to all four wheels via a process that provides pre-activation of the rear clutch and improved operation of the electronic differentials. In 4x4 form, the car has 200mm of ground clearance, 11mm more than it would have in 2WD guise.

Design and Build

As before, there are two body shapes on offer. Our focus here is on the standard five-seat body style, but a seven-seat 'Allspace' variant continues to be also offered. Volkswagen claims that the re-designed front end of this updated Tiguan lends the car a significantly more confident appearance. There's a wider, more imposing radiator grille that's separated by full-LED headlights that can be ordered with VW's latest IQ.Light LED Matrix technology. The bumpers have also undergone a makeover. At the rear, Tiguan lettering is now in a prominent central position below the VW badge. Inside, the cabin has been bought into line with some of Volkswagen's newer models, with the latest version of the company's infotainment system and the availability of larger touchscreens. The 10-inch digital instrument binnacle screen has also been updated. There's a re-designed steering wheel featuring touch controls and Volkswagen has also improved the climate control functions by means of touch sliders and touch buttons - like you'll find in the Golf 8. And lots of tiny additional details also feature, like the pair of illuminated USB-C ports on the centre console and new multi-coloured ambient lighting. As before, there's decent passenger space on a rear bench that can slide back and forth. And luggage space is up to 615-litres with the standard 60/40 split folding rear seats in place - or 1,655-litres with the seats lowered.

Market and Model

Expect pricing to sit mainly in the £25,000 to £40,000 bracket and count on having to find a premium of just over £2,000 if you want the 4MOTION 4WD system on the diesel variant. There's a base-trim variant and beyond that, customers choose between 'Life', 'Elegance' and 'R-Line' trim levels. Standard equipment across the range includes a 10-inch centre-dash infotainment screen with an operating interface that responds to the command 'Hey Volkswagen', followed by whatever you want to ask. All models come with alloy wheels, 'Climatic' semi-automatic air conditioning, a trip computer, all-round electric windows, an alarm and power heated door mirrors. Plus there's a 'We Connect Go' app that allows you to interacts with your Tiguan from wjherever you are using your smartphone. Safety kit includes a clever 'Automatic Post-Collision Braking System' that automatically brakes the car down to 6mph after a collision - so if, say, someone hits you and, understandably, you go to pieces, the car will automatically sort itself out. There's also a 'Front Assist' system that at speed, scans the road ahead as you drive for potential accident hazards, warning you if one is detected and automatically braking if necessary. You get that same kind of functionality at urban speeds too, as part of a 'City Emergency Braking' system included as part of the 'Front Assist' package.

Cost of Ownership

Let's look at the WLTP-rated figures. The latest 1.5 TSI 130PS petrol unit achieves a WLTP-certified figure of up to 44.8mpg on the combined cycle, while emitting up to 143g/km CO2. For the 1.5 TSI 150PS variant, the figures are up to 42.8mpg and 151g/km. Go for a 2.0 TDI diesel 150PS DSG model with 4MOTION 4WD and you can expect up to 42.8mpg and a CO2 reading of 173g/km, which is pretty creditable. The eHybrid PHEV model offers a credible alternative to diesels and boasts 31 mile electric only WLTP driving range. In other words, if the vehicle is only used for short commutes and re-charged regularly overnight, it is conceivable that this Tiguan eHybrid could be run almost entirely without fuel. And conceivably (if you get your charging regime right) on off-peak electricity that'll hopefully cost pennies rather than pounds to consume. Expect your BiK tax exposure with a Tiguan eHybrid to be based on a combined cycle fuel economy figure of over 200mpg and emissions of under 40g/km. Powering this Volkswagen PHEV up from a domestic socket would take around five hours, but most owners will want to find an extra few hundred pounds to install a Wallbox charger in their garages. Use such a wallbox - or indeed plug in to one of the many public charging points springing up around the country - and you'll be able to reduce your charging time period from empty to around three hours and thirty minutes.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • 8 speakers
  • Winter pack - Tiguan/Tiguan Allspace
  • Driver + front passenger lumbar support
  • Special solid paint
  • Sports suspension
  • 12V socket in luggage compartment
  • Race cloth with San Remo microfibre upholstery
  • Discover navigation system with 8.0" colour screen, radio/CD player, European map data
  • Special solid - Pure white
  • Tyre pressure loss indicator
  • Race cloth - Grey with San Remo microfibre

Body Glass

  • Heated rear window
  • Front and rear electric windows
  • Heated front washer nozzles
  • Rain sensor windscreen wipers
  • Windscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay
  • Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delay
  • Rear tinted glass from B-pillar backwards approx 65% tinted

Brakes

  • Front ventilated disc brakes and rear disc brakes
  • ABS+EBD+Brake assist
  • Trailer Stability Programme
  • Electronic parking brake with auto hold
  • Hill hold control
  • DTC - Drag torque control
  • ESC with EDL, ASR, EDTC and trailer stabilisation function

Communication

  • Car-Net App-Connect
  • Bluetooth phone integration system

Driver Aids

  • Speed limiter
  • Lane assist
  • Distance control assist
  • Driver profile selection
  • Area view with park assist steering and front and rear parking sensors
  • Front assist, radar sensor controlled distance monitor, city emergency braking + predictive pedestrian protection
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Progressive power assisted steering
  • Driver alert system with fatigue detection

Driver Convenience

  • Fully electric tailgate + keyless entry and start

Driver Information

  • Service interval indicator
  • Active information display
  • Outside temperature display
  • Instrument cluster
  • Active information display with R Line Sport Skin
  • Lights on warning
  • Car information display
  • Warning sound and light for doors and tailgate open
  • Multifunction computer with visual gear change recommendation for fuel consumption
  • 2D/3D map view

Driving Mirrors

  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Auto dimming interior mirror
  • Electrically heated and foldable door mirrors, door mirror puddle lights and reverse activated kerb view adjustment on passenger's door mirror

Embellishment Trims

  • Chrome door trim inserts
  • Dark grey decorative inserts in dash and door panel
  • Piano black decorative inserts in centre console

Engine

  • Misfuel prevention device for diesel engine
  • Diesel particulate filter
  • Battery regeneration during braking

Entertainment

  • 4 X 20 watt output
  • Simultaneous pairing of 2 compatible mobile devices
  • Title and cover art display
  • SMS functionality - read, compose and send SMS messages using touch-screen display
  • SD card slot
  • DAB Digital radio
  • 2 x USB connection + USB charging socket

Exterior Body Features

  • Body colour rear spoiler
  • Body colour door handles
  • Chrome trimmed radiator grille
  • R Line body kit
  • Side skirts and rear bumper with chrome insert
  • R Line side sills
  • Chrome side window surrounds
  • Electric panoramic sunroof with sunblind
  • Body colour side skirt
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Silver roof rails
  • Illuminated scuff plates
  • Unique R Line badging
  • Aluminium decorative inserts in dash and door panels
  • Silver front underbody protection and rear diffuser
  • Piano black front air intake and rear diffuser

Exterior Lights

  • LED rear number plate lights
  • High level 3rd brake light
  • 3D effect cherry red LED rear tail lights
  • Coming/leaving home lighting function
  • LED headlights with dynamic light assist daytime running lights and cornering front fog lights
  • Automatic activation of hazard warning lights
  • Dusk sensor + auto driving lights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • 3 zone climate control

Interior Features

  • Height/reach adjust steering wheel
  • Removable luggage cover
  • Storage tray on dashboard
  • Sunglasses storage
  • Load through provision with 2 cupholders when folded
  • Front centre armrest with 12v socket
  • Storage compartment in rear doors
  • 4 load lashing points
  • Unique R Line door sill protectors
  • Leather multifunction steering wheel with tiptronic control
  • Map pockets on front seats
  • Lockable cooled glovebox
  • Leather gear knob
  • Black headlining
  • Stainless steel pedals
  • Front seatback folding tables
  • Bag hook in luggage compartment
  • Storage compartment in driver's door
  • Storage compartment in passenger's door
  • Variable boot floor, height adjustable and removable
  • 12V socket in centre console storage area
  • 2 cup holders in front
  • Storage compartments in luggage area left and right
  • Three spoke leather trimmed multifunction steering wheel with aluminium inserts and R Line Logo including paddle shift
  • Front centre armrest with storage + rear 2 air vents

Interior Lights

  • Interior light with delay
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Instrument lighting white adjustable panel illumination
  • Kick gesture for boot light

Packs

  • Ambient lighting pack - Tiguan
  • R Line styling pack - Tiguan

Safety

  • Rigid safety cell with front and rear crumple zones
  • Rear side airbags
  • Two tone horn
  • Front side airbags
  • Active bonnet
  • Driver/Passenger whiplash optimised head restraints
  • Active pedestrian safety system
  • Warning triangle
  • Drivers knee airbag
  • First aid kit
  • Passenger airbag deactivate switch
  • Head airbag system
  • Curtain airbags
  • Driver/Front Passenger airbags
  • 3 rear 3 point seatbelts
  • Height adjustable front 3 point seatbelts + pretensioners
  • Passenger knee airbag
  • Front seat side impact airbags
  • Pre crash preventive occupant protection
  • Warning sound and light for front seat belts if unfastened

Seats

  • Front seat back storage pockets
  • 40:20:40 split folding rear seats
  • Passenger seat height adjuster
  • Sliding/reclining rear seats
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Isofix Preparation 2 Rear child seats
  • Foldable front passenger seat backrest
  • Front seat R Line logo with rear seat backrest

Security

  • Start/Stop function
  • Electronic engine immobiliser
  • Alarm with interior protection
  • Remote central locking with 2 remote folding keys

Transmission

  • XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling

Vanity Mirrors

  • Illuminated driver/passenger vanity mirrors

Wheels - Alloy

  • 20" Suzuka alloy wheels with mobility self sealing tyres + anti theft wheel bolts

Wheels - Spare

  • Steel space saver spare wheel

Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 9.3
  • Engine Power - BHP 150
  • Engine Power - KW 110
  • Engine Power - PS
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 251
  • Engine Torque - NM 340
  • Engine Torque - RPM 1750
  • Top Speed 126

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