A few days back, we told you that the company has received more than 10,000 pre-bookings for the Tiguan and now this figure has increased to 12,221.
Volkswagen has secured over 12,000 bookings for the Tiguan compact SUV. A few days back, we told you that the company has received more than 10,000 customers’ pre-bookings for the new Taigun and now this figure has increased to 12,221. It is clear from this that Indian customers are very much liking the new car. Volkswagen has today launched the Taigun in our market with an initial ex-showroom price of Rs.10.49 lakhs which is the price of the Comfort Line 1.0 TSI variant. Volkswagen Tiguan is considered to be a very important car from the company in India, which has been built on the MQB A0 in a platform designed according to the domestic roads.
The ex-showroom price of the top-end Tiguan GT Plus 1.5 TSI goes up to Rs.17.49 Lakh. The company has not launched the base model Trend Line variant of the Tiguan here in India and now it has come in the top model 1.0 Dynamic Line. Changes have been made in the variants of the Tiguan under Volkswagen’s new India 2.0 policy. Volkswagen India believes that Indian customers want to buy a car with good features and that is why the base variant of the Tiguan has also been given a lot of features. Let us tell you that Volkswagen India has kept more than 93 percent of the parts of the SUV indigenous to keep the price attractive according to the competition.
Talking about the cabin, the dashboard and other features of the new generation Honda BR-V has been taken from the city sedan. This model has been given a 4.2-inch TFT screen as an instrument console which shows Honda sensing function, average fuel consumption, mileage, and fuel consumption among other information on the display. There is also a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system on the dashboard which comes with smartphone connectivity. The new car gets more cabin space than the previous model and has got armrests on the front and rear seats. The car gets 12-volt power sockets all over, especially for both the rear rows.
The new BR-V will be powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine that makes 119 Bhp of power and 145 Nm of peak torque, mated to manual and CVT automatic gearboxes. Honda has not yet revealed whether the new BR-V will be launched in the Indian market. In terms of safety, the car gets Remote Engine Start, Honda Lane watch System with Blindspot Detection, Honda SmartKey, and Honda Sensing with Adaptive Cruise Control. Auto high beam, collision mitigation brake system has also been provided with the car. Here the SUV also gets front and side airbags, ABS with EBD and ISOFIX child seat anchors.