Volkswagen Tiguan

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2015 Volkswagen Tiguan Review
  • New equipment lifts the appeal significantly; excellent dynamics; strong engine line-up; great rear seat space
  • Boot tiny in comparison to rivals; DSG autos still offer some hesitancy; interior ageing; new model can't be far away...

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2015 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

  The 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan may look no different to look at from the outside, but it’s what has been added to this compact SUV that counts.   The latest Tiguan update sees the inclusion of a range of standard items that were previously either expensive options on cheaper models, including a 6...

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2015 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specifications
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2015 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specifications

The updated 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan is hitting showrooms now, with all models gaining vital new equipment. As CarAdvice has previously reported, all 2015 Tiguan models gain a reverse-view camera, rear parking sensors and touchscreen media system, and the additional gear has attracted a price increase of between $500 and $1500, depending on the model...


2015 Volkswagen Tiguan: R-Line added, reverse-view camera to be made standard
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2015 Volkswagen Tiguan: R-Line added, reverse-view camera to be made standard

The Volkswagen Tiguan line-up is set to see some shuffling in the latter part of 2014, including the addition of a standard reverse-view camera on all models, and a new sporty R-Line model...


Volkswagen Tiguan: new-generation model to be unveiled this year - report
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Volkswagen Tiguan: new-generation model to be unveiled this year - report

The next-generation Volkswagen Tiguan compact SUV is set to be unveiled later this year, according to a report from Germany's Auto Motor Und Sport. The new model is said to debut in the European autumn of 2014, meaning it could debut at the Paris motor show in October...


2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Review : 118TSI DSG
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2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Review : 118TSI DSG

Arguably the biggest problem with the Volkswagen Tiguan since it arrived in Australia in 2008 has been the prohibitively high starting price of the entry-level automatic variant. Never available below $35K, Volkswagen Australia addressed this issue recently when it introduced a six-speed dual-clutch automatic option for the front-wheel-drive Tiguan 118TSI and slapped a $30,990 sticker on its window...

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$30,990

Volkswagen Tiguan 118TSI six-speed DSG added to line-up
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Volkswagen Tiguan 118TSI six-speed DSG added to line-up

The Volkswagen Tiguan 118TSI is now available with the option of an automatic transmission. Previously offered exclusively as a six-speed manual for $28,490, Volkswagen Australia has introduced a six-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic option for the entry-level front-wheel-drive Tiguan 118TSI, which is priced from $30,990...


SUV Comparison: Video Reviews
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SUV Comparison: Video Reviews

The Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-5, Mitsubishi Outlander, Subaru Forester, Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Tiguan are among the newest, best and most popular compact SUV models on sale in Australia. We took to the freeway and sand dunes, then to twisty country roads and urban backstreets, to find which is the most practical, efficient and dynamic contender in the class...


Volkswagen Tiguan Video Review
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Volkswagen Tiguan Video Review

Volkswagen's Golf-based SUV is short on practicality but long on driving enjoyment...


Compact SUV comparison: Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Subaru Forester v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Volkswagen Tiguan

Compact SUV comparison: Mazda CX-5 v Toyota RAV4 v Subaru Forester v Honda CR-V v Mitsubishi Outlander v Volkswagen Tiguan

Compact SUVs – are they just six one way, half-dozen the other? Not so, if this bunch of newly-released and ultra-popular models are anything to go by. The top-selling Mazda CX-5 brings a new petrol engine to battle the class-favourite Volkswagen Tiguan, while the all-new Toyota RAV4, Subaru Forester, Mitsubishi Outlander and Honda CR-V add fresh competition...


Volkswagen Taigun concept previews new baby SUV
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Volkswagen Taigun concept previews new baby SUV

The Volkswagen Taigun concept has debuted at the 2012 Sao Paulo international motor show in Brazil, giving the world its first look at the German manufacturer's upcoming new-generation baby SUV. Tipped to enter production in either 2013 or 2014, the Taigun will sit below the Tiguan in Volkswagen's global showroom, targeting the likes of the Ford EcoSport, Holden Trax, Nissan Dualis and the Subaru XV in the compact crossover market...


VW Tiguan Video Review
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VW Tiguan Video Review

Volkswagen's Golf-based SUV is short on practicality but long on driving enjoyment.


Volkswagen Australia adds special edition Tiguan
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Volkswagen Australia adds special edition Tiguan

Volkswagen Australia has released the Tiguan 132TSI Pacific special edition with added extras inside and out. The Pacific special edition is based on the 132TSI - the mid-spec model in the line-up. Added extras over the standard 132TSI model include automatic headlights, fog lights, rain-sensing wipers, dual-zone climate control, and Volkswagen's Park Assist 2 system...


Volkswagen Tiguan Review
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Volkswagen Tiguan Review

The 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan has been updated with a fresh exterior, revised engine range and the introduction of a new front-wheel drive entry model. It’s been a good three and a bit years since the original Volkswagen Tiguan came to Australia. In that time the compact SUV has gone on to claim over 15,000 local sales and currently commands a respectable 5...

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$28,490 to $42,990

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift announced
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan facelift announced

Update: Volkswagen Tiguan Review. Volkswagen Australia has announced the new facelifted 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan. It gets revised styling, a new entry-level 1.4 TSI engine available in two-wheel drive, slightly more power for the base model 2.0-litre as well as a top-spec 2.0 TSI with 155kW...


2011 Volkswagen Tiguan on sale in Australia in second half
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2011 Volkswagen Tiguan on sale in Australia in second half

The 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan has gone on sale in Germany ahead of its unveiling at the Geneva Motor Show on March 1. A statement from Volkswagen in Germany said the sales schedule of the new Tiguan had been put forward several weeks due to sustained demand for the outgoing model resulted in it selling out...


2012 Volkswagen Tiguan image leaked on German website
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan image leaked on German website

Volkswagen has leaked an image of the upcoming next-generation 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan on its German website. The image has since been taken down and the page no longer exists, only an error 404 message is shown. Whether or not it was just a publicity stunt we'll never know, but at least we got a brief glimpse of the new Tiguan...


Volkswagen launches Europe-only Tiguan Track & Avenue
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Volkswagen launches Europe-only Tiguan Track & Avenue

Volkswagen has introduced the newest addition to its Tiguan range, the Track & Avenue – a Europe-only, off-road-inspired, top-of-the-range version of its mid-size SUV. The 38,225 euro (AUD$62,000) machine bridges the gap between the existing Tiguan range and the entry-level Audi Q5, appealing to those who prefer a dressed-up cheapster over a base model premium car...


2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line model
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan R Line model

An aggressive new model is set to join the Tiguan range with the introduction of the new R Line spec variant which adds new exterior highlights and enhanced interior comforts. Designed and produced by Volkswagen Individual, a special engineering wing of Volkswagen responsible for the Passat R36 and Touareg R50, the new Tiguan R Line offers a significant visual overhaul over the standard model but unfortunately no improvement in performance...


2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
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2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Australia has completed the Tiguan range by launching two petrol variants to complement the existing Tiguan TDI which has been available since May.  The new range puts the Tiguan at a remarkably low starting price of just $33,990,  making Volkswagen a serious contender in the Compact SUV segment in Australia...


SUV Comparison Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester
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SUV Comparison Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V vs. Subaru Forester

SUV Comparison - Volkswagen Tiguan 103 TDI vs. Subaru Forester X vs. Honda CR-V Introduction Subaru Forester Honda CR-V Volkswagen Tiguan She Says Conclusion Model tested: 2008 Volkswagen Tiguan 103TDI Recommended Retail Price: $35,990...


2008 Volkswagen Tiguan First Steer
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2008 Volkswagen Tiguan First Steer

The Volkswagen Tiguan is a car that will set the revitalised German importer apart and at the same time take it into a headlong battle with some of the most established Japanese brands in one of Australia’s most volatile market segments. - David Twomey VW Australia marketing director Peter Dierks says the Tiguan is set to become the second biggest selling VW in Australia, behind the 11,000+ a year VW Golf...


All-new Volkswagen Tiguan
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All-new Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan takes on Japanese German importer Volkswagen is setting itself up for a head on battle with Japanese brands Toyota, Nissan and Honda with the launch of its all-new Tiguan softroader. - David Twomey Volkswagen says it recognizes that these three brands have nearly 60 per cent of the 90,000 plus sales in the compact SUV market...


Volkswagen Tiguan Frankfurt Motor Show
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Volkswagen Tiguan Frankfurt Motor Show

Volkswagen Tiguan Frankfurt Motor Show Click on images to enlarge...


Volkswagen Tiguan Video

We covered the new Volkswagen Tiguan earlier this year, and Volkswagen's viral marketing department is hard at work promoting the car. The latest is a video that shows the Tiguan's off-road credentials:...


Volkswagen Tiguan
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Volkswagen Tiguan

We must be the last motoring site to have covered the Volkswgen Tiguan, but its better late than never. Volkswagen 14th model series, the new Volkswagen Tiguan SUV will hit the display stands at the Frankfurt International Motor Show in September. Volkswagen says the Tiguan was conceived as a borderliner between the urban world and endless landscapes, right, stuck in traffic for 3 hrs a day seems more accurate...


Volkswagen Tiguan Compact SUV
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Volkswagen Tiguan Compact SUV

We recently reviewed the Volkswagen Touareg and whilst we were more than impressed with the car, Volkswagen have been lagging in the compact SUV market, so comes along the new Volkswagen Tiguan. The Tiguan is set to compete with the likes of Honda CR-V and Toyota Rav 4, the new Tiguan will feature a foldable rear bench and seating capacity for five...