Volkswagen Tiguan 1.5 TSI 5dr Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £25,305What Car? Target Price£23,719
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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This entry-level trim gets the basics such as an 8.0in touchscreen with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto, air-con, 17in alloy wheels, a 40/20/40 split folding rear bench that can slide forwards and backwards, automatic LED headlights, auto wipers and an alarm. We’d pay a little more to get Life trim.

This entry-level engine is fine in the smaller Golf, but the heavier Tiguan benefits from a bit more oomph. Go for the 1.5 TSI 150 if you can.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

143

g/km

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