Volkswagen Tiguan 1.5 eTSI 5dr DSG Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

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RRP £34,085What Car? Target Price£32,521
Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors

The VW Tiguan offers generous space for occupants, a big boot and fine driving manners, but its higher costs count against it. A Skoda Karoq is better value, while the Volvo XC40 can be had for the same cost as a mid-rung Tiguan. For private buyers, the 1.5 TSI 150 Life is the one to go for, while company car drivers will be better off with the eHybrid.

This is the entry-level Tiguan, and comes equipped with 17in alloy wheels, climate control, a 12.9in touchscreen infotainment system, front and rear parking sensors, a rear-view camera and LED headlights.

This is the entry-level petrol engine in the Tiguan. It uses mild-hybrid technology to bolster its performance and fuel economy, producing 128bhp and completing the 0-62mph sprint in 10.6 seconds. Top speed is 130mph, and a seven-speed automatic gearbox is standard.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.6 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

46.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

652

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

139

g/km