The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace seven-seater is priced from £29,370 in the United Kingdom – £6745 greater than the carefully comparable Skoda Kodiaq and £6645 greater than the Nissan X-Trail.
The Volkswagen’s vary starts with the next energy output than Skoda’s, alternatively. At £30,970, the 148bhp Tiguan Allspace DSG is £3760 greater than the identical seven-seat Kodiaq, which is priced from £27,210 and to be had most effective with a DSG gearbox.
The Tiguan Allspace vary tops out at £39,965 for the 237bhp 2.Zero-litre diesel fashion with four-wheel force and a DSG automated gearbox in SEL trim.
Unlike the Kodiaq, the Tiguan Allspace will get seven seats as usual. It additionally supplies sat-nav, an eight.0in infotainment gadget and driving force help programs comparable to adaptive cruise keep watch over, automated emergency braking and lane-keeping lend a hand.
Two specifications will likely be to be had at release: SE Nav and SEL, with R-Line to be to be had from the tip of April.
Volkswagen UK expects the preferred set-up to be SE Nav trim with the two.Zero TDI 150 engine, a six-speed guide gearbox and 4Motion four-wheel force.
The Tiguan Allspace’s engine line-up contains 3 petrol and 3 diesel engines, ranging in output from 148bhp to 236bhp.
A 148bhp turbocharged 1.Four-litre petrol unit kicks off court cases. It options Active Cylinder Management, permitting it to go back 47mpg at the mixed European check cycle for moderate CO2 emissions of 135g/km. It’s accompanied by way of a turbocharged 2.Zero-litre petrol engine with both 177bhp or 216bhp.
On the diesel facet, Volkswagen’s broadly used turbocharged 2.Zero-litre engine is to be had with 148bhp, 178bhp or 236bhp. All 3 diesels are supplied with a 12-litre Adblue tank to scale back NOx emissions.
The 148bhp 1.Four TSI and 148bhp 2.Zero TDI are each bought as usual with front-wheel force, despite the fact that the latter can also be specified with Volkswagen’s 4Motion four-wheel force gadget, which comes as usual on all different variants.
The Tiguan Allspace is a stretched variant of the Tiguan mid-sized SUV; 215mm has been added to the entire duration, together with 110mm added to the wheelbase, permitting the internal to deal with an additional row of 2 seats or an extra 115 litres of boot area.
This places the entire boot area of the Tiguan Allspace at 730 litres with the rearmost seats folded flat, or 1770 litres with most effective the entrance two seats opened up; 180 litres up at the X-Trail with the 3rd row folded, however 212 litres down with each rear units of seats flat. For comparability, the Tiguan Allspace may be 50 litres up and 295 litres down at the Kodiaq in the ones regards.
On the outdoor, the automobile is in large part very similar to the usual Tiguan, with most effective minor revisions to the bonnet and entrance grille. The profile may be reasonably altered because of the additional duration.
We’ve already pushed the Tiguan Allspace in prototype shape, and located the 2 rearmost seats to be most effective sensible for babies; even two small adults would combat to take a seat facet by way of facet within the 3rd row.
Everywhere else, the fashion mirrors the usual Tiguan in its uninspiring however surefooted force and forged, plush-feeling internal.
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Additional reporting by way of Greg Kable
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace priced from £29,370