After years of having a hard time to get a foothold in the American crossover market, Volkswagen lastly came to grips with that size does matter– a minimum of worldwide of crossovers. This year, it gave the American purchaser what it wanted: a compact crossover with room for people and cargo, thanks to its extra 10 inches in length. It likewise got a brand-new, more muscular appearance. With this redesign still fresh, we expect no changes when the 2019 Tiguan debuts.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Design
Visually, we anticipate no updates, and honestly, that shouldn’t be a shock, as the 2018 Tiguan’s redesign gave this model the more rugged look that American buyers choose. On top of this makeover, the existing Tiguan flaunts its capability to carry cargo and people, as it can lug up to 7 guests and approximately 73.5 cubic feet of cargo– enhancements of two travelers and 17.4 cubic feet.
The latest version of the Tiguan flights on the longer wheelbase and has about 11 inches in length in order to use what American buyers need. Thanks to the size enlargement, the model offers more legroom and freight capability is up to 73.5 cubes. With size enhancements, the brand-new Tiguan also brought more chiseled appearance with sharper edges and lines in the place of previous rounded method.
The front end of the model shares the exact same style as the full-size Atlas using the very same kind for the grille, headlights and front bumper. For the better visual appeal, the latest Tiguan likewise has actually dramatically sculpted profile line and more subtle lines on the hood. The rear also features horizontal approach and look great and streamlined. The 2019 VW Tiguan won’t, of course, change its fresh exterior appearance but VW will likely use brand-new color mixes and perhaps new exterior styles.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine
Under its hood, we also anticipate no changes, as the 2019 Tiguan must continue to use a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder with 184 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. Power is routed through an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Tiguan comes requirement in front-wheel drive, however buyers can likewise pick all-wheel drive.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Safety
The redesigned Tiguan hasn’t undergone IIHS or NHTSA screening right now, so there are no official rankings at this time. The previous Tiguan carried out in the small-overlap test, but building updates on the new-generation model need to conquer this defect. The 2018 Tiguan likewise has a variety of sophisticated safety systems readily available, including automated emergency situation braking, blind-spot monitoring, adaptive cruise, lane-departure warning, and more. These features ought to remain options in 2019.
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Pricing & Release Date
There is no official release date set for the 2019 Tiguan, but we anticipate to see it in the summertime of 2018. Because there are no updates on tap, we anticipate comparable prices to the 2018 model, which ranges from $26,095 to $38,450 (destination costs included). The competition for the 2019 Tiguan will include the Mazda CX-5, Ford Escape, and the Honda CR-V.