Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 4Motion R-Line 5dr DSG Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £37,455What Car? Target Price£35,101
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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R-Line trades a few of Elegance’s luxuries for sportier styling and big 20in wheels, plus it's even more expensive, so it's objectively hard to recommend.

This 2.0-litre diesel has 148bhp and it pulls hard from low revs, plus it's available the four-wheel drive (4Motion) if you need it. For most buyers, the equally powerful but cheaper 1.5 TSI 150 petrol is a better buy, though.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.1

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

N/A

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

169

g/km

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