Car Reviews SUV – 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Compact SUV with a Turbocharged Engine

Car Reviews SUV – 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Compact SUV with a Turbocharged Engine

The car reviews SUV has the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan which is one of the best adventure-ready and very purposeful vehicles in the segment. Redesigned to stand out among the other available SUVs in the market, this compact SUV has got it all what it takes to be among the favorites.

Loaded with tons of advanced technologies and latest convenience features, the cabin provides comfort, premium feel, and utility. The all-new VW Tiguan has premium leather upholstery which adds more luxury to the interior of the cabin, also, the optional DYNAUDIO Excite Surround Sound System is one of the latest convenience features of this SUV. No matter what the driving conditions are, the 2018 Tiguan is engineered to perform on all road conditions without compromising the safety of the passengers and other commuters. Laced with a turbocharged engine and efficient powertrain, the multiple engine options let the drivers choose one according to their needs.

Be that everyday rides or family trips on weekends, the Volkswagen Tiguan has got it all to be among the top rated car reviews SUV. Here is a closer look at the powertrain, new design and other features of this SUV.

Powertrain and Engine Options

Four trim levels of the 2018 Tiguan are available in the UAE with three engine options to choose from. Also, it offers two transmission options to perform exciting drive on all road conditions providing full control over the vehicle. Whether driving in the city or looking for an adventurous ride on rough terrains, this car reviews SUV 2018 VW Tiguan is a perfect vehicle for that purpose and available in the UAE market.

The first engine option is a 1.4-litre turbocharged inline 4-Cylinder engine, transferring power to the front wheels with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The engine can generate 150 horsepower and 250Nm of torque has a top speed of 200 Km/h and can go from 0 to 100 Km/h in 9.2 seconds. The all-new Tiguan has a fuel efficiency of 14.5 Km/L.

The second engine option is a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline 4-Cylinder engine, paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission and offering an all-wheel-drive system. It can generate 180 horsepower and 280Nm of torque has a top speed of 208 Km/h and can sprint from 0 to 100 Km/h in merely 7.7 seconds. While this engine offers 12.8 Km/L fuel efficiency for this engine.

The same engine is tuned to produce 220 horsepower, has a top speed of 220 Km/h and can sprint from 0 to 100 in merely 6.6 seconds. The SUV with this engine option has a fuel efficiency of 12.8 Km/L.

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Design of the All-new Volkswagen Tiguan

The all-new Tiguan by Volkswagen is an elegantly designed SUV with several new design elements. The exceptionally designed 2018 Tiguan in car reviews SUV reflects some of the best characteristics. It has classy appeal and smooth curves, added with chiselled lines to be more attractive. On the other side, the interior is made from premium materials and is spacious enough to provide a comfortable sitting.

Design of the All-new Volkswagen Tiguan


The all-new VW Tiguan is redesigned to have an urban appeal and yet be aggressive. The front fascia is redesigned to be edgy and attractive. The overall look of this SUV is maintained to be elegant yet aggressive that grabs the attention of the onlookers.

The front fascia has a wider and longer grille having chrome accents that look bold and accentuates the sporty appeal of this SUV. Not only this but a large air dam with two air intakes are placed on both sides to look attractive and perform the engine cooling function too.

New Halogen Headlamps having Daytime Running Lights offer utility and look stunning as well. Hood of this SUV is sculpted with sharp lines and for better aerodynamics, the smooth curves are added. The sporty appeal of this SUV is maintained by muscular fenders and wider stance. Having a 17-inch steel wheel and wraparound LED taillights with integrated dual tailpipes, this SUV is appealing from all angles. The exterior is available in wide range with modern and very innovative 13 colors.

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The comfortable and spacious interior of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is perfect for all occupants. The front seats are leather upholstered while the rear seats have cloth-upholstered 60/40 split folding seats to increase the cargo space in the rear.

A multi-functioning 3-spoke leather wrapped steering wheel in front of a large driver display is fitted in front of the driving seat. Which provides all important and real-time information to the driver making the driving smooth and convenient.

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Safety and Technological Features

The car reviews SUV suggest that the all-new VW Tiguan is laced with plenty of technological features that make a ride safe and smooth at the same time. The engineers at the Volkswagen have not compromised on the functionality and safety of all occupants, while tons of advanced technological features make the ride more enjoyable.

Here are some of the standard and optional safety features of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan are:

Brake Assist

Multistage Air Bags System

Anti-lock Brake System

Dynamic Stability Control

Electronic Brakeforce Distribution System

Parking Sensors

Vehicle Stability Control

ISO-FIX Child Seat Anchors

Hill Assist

Moving Object Detection System

Seat Belt Pretensioners

Traction Control System

Cruise Control System

Parallel Parking Assist

Attention Assist

Hill Descent Control

Traction Control

Rear Camera

While the optional safety features include:

Adaptive Cruise Control

Driver Alert System

Front Assist System

Park Assist with Rear Assist

Area View

Head-up Display

Safety Features of 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

Technological Features

With a long list of advances technologies loaded to make your rides more enjoyable and safe, engineers have included many advanced features which enable the SUV to offer exciting ride every time for all occupants.

Advanced technologies include Premium Multi-function Display Infotainment System, 8-Speaker Premium Audio System, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Automatic Climate Control System, Bluetooth, Radio, Ambient Lighting, Navigation System and a lot more.

While the optional features are DYNAUDIO Excite Surround Sound System, Active Info Display, and a lot more.

Price of the Volkswagen Tiguan 2018

The all-new Tiguan is already available in the UAE with three engine option and four trim levels. The basic price tag starts from the AED 102,000 that can be increased up to AED 141,000 depending upon the optional features and engine option chosen.

Price of the Volkswagen Tiguan 2018