Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI Elegance 5dr DSG Review

Category: Family SUV

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £36,155What Car? Target Price£34,497
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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A luxury-orientated trim that’s a big jump up from Life. Still, you get plenty of extra toys including 19in wheels, a heated steering wheel, an electric tailgate, keyless entry, ambient LED lighting, blindspot monitoring and a panoramic sunroof.

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


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

47.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

977

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

154

g/km

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