Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDi 190 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 £38,905What Car? Target Price£36,229
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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Trim: SEL

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.

Engine: 2.0 TDi 190 4Motion

Predictably, this diesel engine offers strong performance, although you are forced into paying extra for four-wheel drive and an automatic gearbox. If you want both of those things along with strong performance, this engine is worth considering. Shame it isn't a bit cheaper.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

39.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

615

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

186

g/km

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