Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 BiTDi 240 4Motion SEL 5dr DSG Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £41,300What Car? Target Price£38,781
Review

The Tiguan is a strong competitor in the family SUV class with great handling and a long equipment list. Other premium rivals like the BMW X1 are just slightly better finished, though.

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This trim gains a few luxuries over SE, such as digital instrument dials, adaptive cruise control, even bigger alloys, a panoramic sunroof and some piano-black trim. It’s plush but rather pricey, so we'd recommend sticking with a cheaper trim.

This is currently the most potent Tiguan available. Powered by a twin-turbocharged diesel engine that’s also seen in the Passat, it offers serious pace with reasonable running costs. It's too expensive, though, partly down to standard four-wheel drive and an automatic gearbox.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH6.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

35.3

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

615

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

210

g/km

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