The all-new 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace debuted at the 2017 North American Auto Show and new generation model follows demands of American buyers. In order to fit the third row of seats, this model has grown in dimensions significantly and with the new ratios, it now fits between compact and mid-size class. The model also functions refined exterior styling and enhanced interior.
With the longer wheelbase also comes upgraded engine options while VW has also added new high-tech productive security features. The Allspace version is actually a long wheelbase version which only comes in the US but the version with the standard wheelbase will also be around in the Europe. Consumers on the Old Continent will even have a chance to decide on between many engine option while the VW Allspace may come the seaside with the single engine option.
2018 VW TIGUAN ALLSPACE: DESIGN
The new 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace is designed on the ubiquitous MQB platform. The model rides on the 4.4-inch longer wheelbase than the version it replaces and the wheelbase has 109.9 inches now. On the other hand, extra 10.7 inches this model has long for the total of 185.2 inches. This significant body stretch opened the room for the third row of seats and the cargo space is improved by about 57 percent.
From the visual perception, the model follows brand’s latest design language principles. The details are similar as on the bulky Atlas. Up front is familiar grille design combined with the stylish headlights and greater lower openings. A sharp identity range stretches from the front fenders over the door handles and stops in the LED taillights. It gives more visible interest to model’s look and model also has nicely sculpted rear end.
THE CABIN AND EQUIPMENT:
Inside the new VW Tiguan is more refined and of course spacious. The dash design is familiar but with enhanced aspects while each trim feature better construct quality. This the first VW Tiguan with the seats for seven and has a 40/20/40 next row which can fold flat, recline and slide.
The model will undoubtedly be obtainable in S, SE, SEL and SEL Premium trims. The base model is sold with brand’s Car-Net App-Connect which supports Android Auto, Apple Car Play and MirrorLink. The standard gear also means 6.5-inch touchscreen, power assists, alloy wheels, roof rails, heated mirrors, and air conditioning.
The SE cut updates with the leatherette upholstery, enhanced 8-inch infotainment system with the SiriusXM radio, style get a handle on, extra USB slots, keyless access, push-button begin, Car-Net Safety and Service. This edition also comes with the forward collision caution, intelligent emergency braking, pedestrian recognition, blind spot tracking and rear cross traffic alert.
If you step up to the SEL cut, assume Learn Media infotainment system with 8-inch screen and navigation. This cut will even include enhanced versatile cruise get a handle on, power liftgate a sunroof, remote begin and ambient lighting.
The top-of-the-line SEL Premium brings a 12.3-inch Digital Cockpit exhibit, leather upholstery, premium speakers, hands-free liftgate and security updates like the lane departure caution, intelligent large supports and park assist.
2018 VW TIGUAN ALLSPACE: POWERTRAIN
Powering the new 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace is an enhanced 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This engine is the one and only selection in the US while the Euro-spec edition are certain to get more engine options. The new engine can produce 184 hp which is actually less than the current version 200 hp. However, 221 lb-ft of torque makes the difference in comparison to previous 207 lb-ft.
The new crossover also boasts a new 8-speed automatic transmission which must have a positive influence on the fuel economy. However, VW hasn’t revealed the fuel economy numbers.
The power continues on sometimes front wheels or through the 4Motion all-wheel get system. The 4Motion program directs torque to the front wheels when operating conditions are normal. When needed, the system blows torque to the rear axle as well.
RELEASE DATE, PRICE
The sales of the 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace must begin this summer. The base S model will be around from $25, 245. The 4Motion program gives to the cost $1, 300. Stepping to the SE edition will definitely cost $29, 980. The next level, Allspace SEL will come at $33, 450. For the SEL Premium cut, the price may jump to $37, 150.