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The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 162TSI Highline has all the makings of a proper sports model, but without a catchy name. Should it be called the Tiguan GTI? James takes a closer look.
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Volkswagen Tiguan Reviews

Volkswagens on ice (and track)

It's not often you get a chance to test cars back-to-back on the snow and the race track, but in places like Queenstown, New Zealand, you're as close to snow-capped mountain peaks as you are to the local circuit. When colleague Scott Collie came back from the BMW Alpine Experience having not actually experienced much in the way of alpine driving, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Volkswagen 4Motion 'Get A Grip' showcase, given the itinerary is entirely dependent on the weather...

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Wolfsburg review

Volkswagen throws everything bar the kitchen sink at the Tiguan to produce the new flagship Wolfsburg Edition. But with its mid-fifties price tag, is there enough substance on offer behind its smart appearance?

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 162TSI Highline review

The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is the German brand's answer to buyers' ever-increasing need for seven seats. But has adding two seats and some extra metal compromised what is a well-resolved mid-sized SUV?

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace review

The stretched Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is the company's long awaited seven-seat SUV, and just like its classy sibling it does very little wrong. It's a worthy rival to the Hyundai Santa Fe, Skoda Kodiaq and co. Would you expect anything otherwise?

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Top 10 SUVs off-road: Which medium SUV is the best?

So, you bought a mid-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. Can it go off-road? We take the top 10 medium SUVs off-road through three very basic tests to see if any of them can make it through unscathed...

Best medium family SUV 2019: 10 SUVs, 1 winner!

When it comes to mid-sized SUVs, there's one that stands out from the rest. CarAdvice compares the 10 best selling SUVs on the segment to find out which SUV is the best on-road, which is the safest SUV and which SUV is the best value...

2018 7-Seat SUV Mega Test

Family haulers face off! Hyundai Santa Fe v Kia Sorento v Mazda CX-8 v Peugeot 5008 v Skoda Kodiaq v Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace. There is now no shortage of respectable 7-seat SUVs on the market for the driver who needs to haul a big family, or the kids and their friends. We've selected a handful of major contenders to see which is worth you spend...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 162TSI R-Line review

Read the full article here. The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 162TSI Highline has all the makings of a proper sports model, but without a catchy name. Should it be called the Tiguan GTI? James takes a closer look.

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Medium SUV off-road test: Toyota RAV4, Holden Equinox, Mazda CX-5, Renault Koleos, Subaru Forester, Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Volkswagen Tiguan, Honda CR-V and Nissan X-Trail

We all know your rationale when it comes to buying a medium-sized SUV with all-wheel drive. You want a vehicle with more room for the kid(s) – or kid(s) that are coming – but you also have in the back of your mind that one day you might need to go off-road. Anybody that's done any proper off-roading knows that the type of off-roading you think you're going to do, compared to the type you'll actually do, is very different...

Best medium family SUV 2019: Holden Equinox v Honda CR-V v Hyundai Tucson v Kia Sportage v Mazda CX-5 v Nissan X-Trail v Renault Koleos v Subaru Forester v Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan

Ten of the best and most popular mid-sized SUVs go head-to-head, but there can only be one winner.

2019 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

The all-new RAV4 is here. We pitch the top-spec petrol Edge against the fresh, limited-edition Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI R-Line.

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Car News Daily: Your daily download

Today's download includes: 2020 Hyundai Kona gets safety updates 2020 Alpina B3 Touring teased Electric and hybrid cars to no longer get the silent treatment Exclusive: 2020 Ford Fiesta ST five-door confirmed for Australia, priced from $31,990 2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied Exclusive: 2020 Ford Focus ST priced from $44,690 and in showrooms early 2020 2020 Smart ForTwo facelift sketched out Former Uber engineer charged for stealing autonomous driving secrets Pagani V12 to survive until 2026, electric car in the works Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems BMW M boss rules out wagons 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo lands in Oz, priced from $484,888 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI pricing and specs Holden Barina, Cruze, Trax Takata recall expanded Mercedes-Benz C-Class: C300e PHEV and C200 Sport Edition on sale now 2020 Volkswagen ID...

Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI pricing and specs

Volkswagen Australia has welcomed the Tiguan 110TSI back to its range in both five- and seven-seater forms, bringing the starting price of its popular crossover back to below $40,000 for the first time in over a year. Starting from $34,150 plus on-road costs, the 110TSI powertrain will be available in both Trendline and Comfortline trims, joining the higher-spec 132TSI and 162TSI petrol models Down Under...

Volkswagen Tiguan: Next-gen coming in 2022 - report

The second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan is now half way through its life cycle, and it's believed the next iteration will lob around 2022. According to a new report by the UK's Auto Express, the German brand has some pretty big changes in store for its top-selling nameplate – Volkswagen reportedly sold more than 850,000 units globally in 2018 alone...

2018-19 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace recalled

Volkswagen Australia has recalled the 2018-19 Tiguan Allspace, over concerns regarding an issue with the rear springs. According to the company, a certain material used in a 'limited production period' for the rear springs wasn't approved. As a result, there's a risk a rear coil spring will break and damage the rear tyres...

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Volkswagen Tiguan Owner Reviews

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan 130TDI (4x4) review

Well it’s the first anniversary of me and the Tiguan forming a relationship, after I swiped right on a well-known automotive website. Firstly, I know the car looks like the previous model, but it is only a year old. Built 2015, but complied in 2017...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 162TSI Highline review

I was very keen to see the new-series Tiguan, and when my wife and I first saw the white Comfortline in the showroom, our first impression was 'Wow!'. Our red GTI was a great fun car, and as with all the VWs that we had owned, had been completely trouble free. Too many birthdays were starting to influence our car choices, and the Tiguan was the way we thought we should go...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 110 TDI Adventure (Special Ed) review

When the second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan first broke cover in April 2016 at the Berlin International Media Event, it was love at first sight for me. I remember watching first-drive impression videos over and over again on YouTube from channels all around the world, some even in foreign languages with no subtitles. Did I care? No...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 110 TSI Comfortline review

I am a longtime supporter of Volkswagen and Subaru, having owned several of each. Recently, I had to choose between the Forester and the Tiguan for my work drive car. I spent a lot of time comparing four cars to come up with the answer. In my review were the Hyundai Tuscon, Mazda CX-5, Subaru Forester and the newly arrived VW Tiguan...

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