2021 VW Tiguan Facelift Revealed, PHEV and R Version Confirmed

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Volkswagen finally revealed a facelifted version of its most popular crossover (probably its most popular product currently) the Tiguan.

The new Tiguan follows the design language of the latest VW Golf with new headlight and taillights alongside with the new sport bumper and larger intakes. At the rear, there are also new tailpipes and the Tiguan logo moved from sides to the center while the 4Motion logo remained aside.

2021 VW Tiguan Facelift

Changes are modest inside the cabin and we can just mention a new steering wheel with touch sliders and a new climate control system. The new infotainment system supports App-Connect and voice control functions as well. 2021 Tiguan also benefits a digital instrument cluster that can be ordered in an 8 or 10.25-inch display size.

2021 VW Tiguan Interior

Other highlights include the 480-watt Fender audio system, adaptive cruise control system, and Travel Assist system. The former can control steering wheel, brakes and gas pedal up to the speed of 209 kph.

2021 VW Tiguan Facelift

For the U.S market, the 2021 Tiguan uses a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 184 hp and 299 nm of torque. The engine is paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission and an optional AWD system.

European buyers can opt for a Plug-in hybrid powertrain with 242 hp or sportier Tiguan R with a 316 hp engine.

The 2021 VW Tiguan will heat the U.S market by fall as a 2022 model.

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