The Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover vehicle (CUV) manufactured by German automaker Volkswagen PQ35 platform using the Volkswagen Golf. All Volkswagen Tiguan engines have four cylinders Volkswagen Tiguan seats two rows. The Volkswagen Tiguan was debuted as a concept car at the November 2006 Los Angeles International Auto Show and in production form at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. Manufacturing began in the winter of 2007-2001 to 2009 Volkswagen subsidiary Auto 5000 in Wolfsburg and continued thereafter under standard contractual arrangements company in Wolfsburg and in Kaluga, Russia.
In 2011, more than 700,000 Volkswagen Tiguan were sold worldwide from September 2007 with higher sales in Europe, Russia, USA, China, Brazil and Australia. (Euro NCAP) gave the Volkswagen Tiguan a five star. The Volkswagen Tiguan, pronounced TEE-gwan, is an acronym of the German words Tiger (“Tiger”) and Leguan (“iguana”) and won a naming contest for the German car magazine Autobild editor – a field name which also included Namib, Rockton, Liger, Samun and Nanuk.
Volkswagen Tiguan Trim levels
The Volkswagen Tiguan is offered worldwide in several trim levels. In the US, trim levels include S, SE and SEL. In the UK, trim levels are S, Match, Sport and Escape. In Canada, equipment levels are Trendline, Comfortline and Highline and Highline with an optional sports package. In Russia and other markets, trim levels include Trend & Fun, sport and style, and track and field. European markets received an R-Line trim level from 2010.
Specifying Trend & Fun offers a maximum approach angle of 18 degrees. The features include six airbags, ESP, Trailer Stability Program integrated with the ESP, Isofix child seat in the back seat and electronic parking brake with auto-hold function, RCD 210 radio with integrated CD player, control system semi-automatic climate four electric windows, electrically adjustable and heated outside mirrors, trip computer, remote central locking RF and several storage compartments and containers.
Volkswagen Tiguan Sport & Style offers additional features including alloy wheels 17 inch chrome roof bars, chrome trim around front bumper and side window coating, tinted windows, sport seats with adjustable lumbar support height center console with folding armrests and height adjustable, folding front passenger seat, drawers under the front seats, folding table and storage pockets on the backs of the front seats, leather for the steering wheel, gearshift lever and gear shift boot, seats cloth with Alcantara accents, cruise control system and tire pressure indicator.
The Volkswagen Tiguan Track & Field package features a redesigned front module at an angle of 28 degrees focus, hill descent assistant, modified driving pedal characteristic, EDS adaptatio, ABS adaptation, hill assist promotion, automatic preset level transmission gear, alloy wheels 16 inches, pressure gauge tire, black roof rails, protection low engine, compass display, impact guard strips special door and seats with adjustable lumbar support.
Volkswagen Tiguan In China
The Volkswagen Tiguan import version appeared in the Chinese market in 2009 with a locally built version (also known as Shanghai-Volkswagen Tiguan) debuting at the 2009 Guangzhou Motor Show. The Chinese built using Tiguan 1.8TSI (118 kW) and 2.0TSI (147 kW) and has a revised front fascia. At the same time, the import Tiguan is still sold in China, which has 2.0TSI kit and R-Line as highlights. The basic design of import model is the same as internationally. To import models differ local building and Shanghai-VW Tiguan is given a Chinese name, known as ?? (Tuguan), import and kept the original name of the letter.
On July 17, 2009, the general manager of Shanghai Volkswagen, as well as head of public relations for the company and two other executives of the company, died in Volkswagen Tiguan owned company in a traffic accident at high speed. According to Chinese media reports, Shanghai VW and General Manager Liu Jian Zeng Jialin PR chief and two other executives, traveling at 220 km / h (140 mph), well above the maximum of the highway 110 km / h (68 mph) when the Tiguan hit a truck and caught fire. However, this has been questioned by “many”, because according to VW, the Tiguan has a maximum speed of only 200 kmh, and because there is a toll station 2 km from the accident site. This has led to “some” to theorize that Shanghai Volkswagen said the vehicle was speeding in excess to cover Tiguan design flaws.
Volkswagen Tiguan HyMotion
In 2007 Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Shanghai, China, Volkswagen Tiguan HyMotion study showed powered by a hydrogen fuel cell. The fuel cell produces a power output of 80 kW (110 hp) and 100 kW electric motor is (130 hp). These figures give the Tiguan HY.MOTION a top speed of 150 km / h (93 mph) and acceleration from 0-100 km / h (0-62 mph) in 14 seconds. The lithium-ion battery has a capacity of 6.8 ampere-hour is a storage system auxiliary power. The Volkswagen Tiguan power output of lithium ion is 22 kW, charging the battery recovers energy or hydrogen fuel cell braking.