Volkswagen Tiguan 1.5 TSI 150 Life 5dr DSG Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £30,640What Car? Target Price£29,244
Review

The Volkswagen Tiguan offers generous space for its occupants and a big boot. It's far more than just a big box on wheels, though; its fine driving manners make it a great car to own. The closely related Skoda Karoq is better value for money, though, while the Volvo XC40 has a more upmarket interior.

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Occupying the second rung on the Tiguan trim ladder, Life offers the best blend of luxury and value, adding sat-nav, 18in wheels, automatic high beam, tinted rear windows, adaptive cruise control, front and rear parking sensors, three-zone climate control and releases in the boot for the rear seat backrest.

This 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine needs working a bit harder than the 2.0 TDI 150 diesel, but is cheaper to buy and offers similar outright performance, making it our pick.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.2 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

40.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

977

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

158

g/km

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