Volkswagen Tiguan 1.4 TSI option wins in Brazil
The Volkswagen announced on Thursday (22) an interesting novelty for its compact SUV Tiguan . The model will follow in the footsteps of already national Audi Q3 and will also feature an option 1.4 TSI, which becomes the model input version.
The new Tiguan 1.4 TSI will have the latest calibration used by Volkswagen with 150 bhp and 25.5 lb.-ft. of torque. As with the luxury cousin, it only accepts gasoline and works in conjunction with the exchange DSG dual clutch 6-speed.The draw, in the case of the Tiguan 1.4 TSI, occurs only on the front wheels.
Volkswagen said that version 2.0 TSI 200 hp is in line and is the only one to offer permanent all-wheel drive, an important advantage of the model. It is tabled at R $ 149,990, and the new Tiguan 1.4 TSI depart from R $ 125,990.According to the manufacturer, the new Tiguan 1.4 TSI is 84 kg lighter than the 2.0 TSI and accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 9.2 seconds and reaches 195 km / h top speed.
Well equipped, the Tiguan 1.4 brings standard traction control and stability, start / stop (off the engine when the car is stopped), steering with electric assist, alloy wheels 17 “with 235/55 tires, 6 airbags, 8 speakers, cruise controller, air conditioning, multifunction steering wheel with leather trim and distance and depth adjustment, trip computer, electronic parking brake with auto-hold function and parking sensor.
VW will also offer him the “Elegance Package” option, which adds digital air conditioning with two zones, alloy wheel rim 18 “with 235/50 tires, with face key match button, reverse camera, sensor rain, among others. The model can also get the panoramic sunroof as an option.
It is worth noting that the current Tiguan will have a short life here, since the model debuted the new generation in Europe, which should arrive here by the end of 2017. However, with the arrival of the Tiguan 1.4 TSI, Volkswagen is also preparing for the debut of the Chevrolet Tracker renovated, which will also feature a propeller 1.4 turbo under the hood, if the same present in the Cruze.