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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan R potentially spied outside the Nurburgring

The Volkswagen Tiguan R, or at least a potential prototype of the rumoured hot SUV, has been spied outside the Nurburgring race track. Without even a hint of disguise, this car nearly slipped completely under the radar, but the spy photographer who took this set of pictures noted that the car was "very loud"...

BMW X1, Jeep Renegade, Volkswagen Tiguan awarded five-star ANCAP ratings

A trio of new SUV offerings have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) - the BMW X1, Jeep Renegade and Volkswagen Tiguan. While all three models achieved good scores in each of the physical crash tests, the two Germans were praised by the firm for their inclusion of active safety systems as standard, including autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as standard...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan XL spied completely undisguised

The Volkswagen Tiguan XL has been spied completely undisguised in Germany. Almost two months ago we got out first look at undisguised versions of the long wheelbase second-generation Tiguan. Snapped at one of the company's factories in China, those photos were grainy, low resolution and shot from a limited number of angles...

2017 Volkswagen passenger cars updated: Added equipment, increased prices across the range

Volkswagen has released updated 2017 model-year pricing and specifications for its passenger car range, bringing varied price rises depending on model and variant. At the entry point of the German brand’s range is the Polo hatch, which now starts at $17,190 plus on-road costs (ORC) for the 66TSI Trendline equipped with the five-speed manual transmission...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing and specifications

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will hit Australian showrooms in September priced from $31,990 plus on-road costs. The new point of entry is $3000 higher than the outgoing car's RRP, though the new-generation version is significantly larger and better-equipped. Kicking off the new Volkswagen Tiguan range is the Trendline 110TSI with a 1...

Volkswagen suggests Australia-specific suspension not necessary for its cars

Volkswagen Australia confidently claims its cars do not typically require specific, localised suspension calibration to perfect the ride and handling for local roads. Touting its Australian-based global development work on advanced next-generation safety systems this week, the company’s local arm couldn't help also suggesting that its (generally European-oriented) ride and handling tunes were ideal for our road network already...

2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia, Volkswagen Tiguan earn five-star Euro NCAP safety ratings

Euro NCAP, the European partner to the local Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has given the new Alfa Romeo Giulia and Volkswagen Tiguan the maximum five-star safety rating. These scores suggest similar ratings could be on the cards for Australia. Both vehicles were praised for their superior standard safety equipment that is fitted as standard throughout Europe, including autonomous emergency braking (AEB)...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan XL spied in China

The lengthened, seven-seat Volkswagen Tiguan XL has been photographed in production trim in China. These low resolution photos, which we found on Auto Sina, feature undisguised versions of the Tiguan XL and were reportedly taken at one of Shanghai Volkswagen's factories. As we can see in these images, the XL features a longer rear overhang to accommodate a third row of seats...

2016 Volkswagen Golf, Polo, Tiguan recalled for child lock fix

Volkswagen is recalling 2325 vehicles from its 2016 Golf, Polo and Tiguan lines over concerns that the car’s child lock may not function correctly. The German car maker reports that the detent lever of the child lock can break, due to potential damage that may have occurred during the manufacturing process...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Australian specifications revealed

The bigger new 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan will offer strong levels of standard equipment across the board when it hits Australian showrooms in September. Volkswagen Australia today announced most of the specifications for the three-variant, second-generation Tiguan medium SUV range — billed as “one of its most significant launches in recent memory”...

Volkswagen Australia looks to bolster thin SUV stocks with range of new models

Volkswagen Australia admits its coverage of the booming SUV market lags behind key rivals, but is planning to make up lost ground in a hurry. SUV sales are quite literally driving the Australian vehicle market to record growth, up 13.8 per cent and comprising 38 per cent of the market in 2016 — almost the same percentage as passenger vehicles, which are down 8 per cent...