Adventurous, more sophisticated and family friendly crossover SUV is almost ready to hit the world`s market. We are talking about the all new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace.
This compact crossover will bring various upgrades and changes. It will be larger than the current version which will improve the cabin space. This time, it will be available as a five- or a seven-seater. However, the third row will require a front-wheel drive system. This longer version will get the name `Allspace`. Furthermore, both exterior and interior will be redesigned in order to look fresh and more attractive. It will receive plenty of infotainment and safety features too. As well, the new Tiguan will ride on a new platform.
In short, if you are looking for a versatile compact SUV with first class design and nice performance, then the new 2018 Tiguan Allspace could be the right choice. The key competitors of the VW Tiguan will be Hyundai Santa Fe, Toyota Highlander, Ford Explorer and Honda Pilot.
Types of engines and performance
When it comes to the powertrain of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace, there will be several options. Of course, this will depend on a market. So, according to the latest news, the costumers in Europe will have an option to choose between six or eight engines. Those will be gas and diesel units.
However, for the US market, Tiguan will get a 2.0-liter TSI 4-cylinder TSI engine. This one will be able to deliver 184 horses and 221 pound-feet of torque. The engine will be paired with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. The power will be sent to front wheels. However, all-wheel drive configuration will be available as well.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace design of exterior and interior
The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace will share some design cues with larger Atlas model with whom it also shares VW`S Modular Transverse platform. This time, the Allspace will be larger, like we`ve previously said, which will affect the interior space.
When it comes to exterior, compared to the Atlas, VW crossover will feature more rounded front fascia. The whole body will get sharper and more modern lines and details. On the front, we will notice thin grille with chrome stripes and elegant headlamps with LED lighting. As well, the air intakes will be larger and placed a bit lower than before. The new Tiguan will ride on standard 17-inch five-spoke wheels. However, the larger 919-inch wheel will be optional.
Inside, 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace will be very spacious, comfortable and modern. The cabin will have three rows of seat to accommodate maximum seven passengers. Although the third row is a bit crowded, it will be perfect for children. Moreover, both the second and the third rows are split folding if you need more cargo space. The dashboard will get the new 8-inch touchscreen with infotainment system. The multi function steering wheel will be wrapped in leather.
Furthermore, as for the equipment, it will offer Apple CarPlay, dual-zone climate control, navigation, USB, Android Auto and so on. As for the safety, adaptive cruise control, Forward collision braking, autonomous emergency braking etc. are just some of the available features.
Release date and price
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace should hit the market in the summer this year. The starting price of new Tiguan should be around $31,000.