Volkswagen India officially announced the start of production for the Tiguan premium SUV at its Aurangabad facility in Maharashtra. First showcased at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2016, the Tiguan, according to the company, will mark the brands presence in the growing SUV segment.
The Tiguan will be available with a 2.0L TDI engine mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox. According to the company, the body proportions of the Volkswagen SUV are sporty and exude charisma with its stylish design. It is already making waves in Europe and the second generation Tiguan is the undisputed best-selling SUV in its class.
Commenting on the occasion, Michael Mayer, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India said that they are delighted to introduce one of their most successful global products to the Indian market. The Tiguan will be their premium SUV offering for India and will cater to the unceasing demand in the segment. Their customers will now have an extended portfolio, ranging from hatchback to executive sedan, to meet their requirements at their showrooms.