The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan: Leaked Photos and Details

The German brand has upgraded the second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan SUV, which has received a new design and an electrified version.

The second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan was released almost 5 years ago. The current planned upgrade has brought the SUV a new design and an electrified version.

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New features include a new radiator grille, bumpers, logo, and matrix headlights. The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has a new steering wheel with touch panels, a 480-watt Harman/Kardon speaker system, a new digital cockpit and an improved MIB3 multimedia system with voice control.

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The SUV's engine range was also updated. The top-end Tiguan R boast a 320-hp four-cylinder engine, a new all-wheel drive system that distributes traction between the rear wheels, and a suspension with adjustable shock absorbers.

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The VW Tiguan R differs from the standard version in different bumpers, lowered by 10 mm ground clearance, 21-inch wheels in a special design, a rear diffuser and a performance exhaust system with two pairs of pipes. The interior features sports seats with integrated head restraints.

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But the main innovation is a hybrid powertrain borrowed from the Golf GTI, which allows the Tiguan eHybrid to join the cohort of plug-in hybrids. The 245-hp powertrain consists of a 1.4-liter petrol engine and an electric motor that allows the SUV to drive up to 50 km (WLTP).

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It is also known that all diesel engines of the updated Volkswagen Tiguan are equipped with two selective nitrogen oxide neutralizers and AdBlue double injection. Information about the rest engines will appear later. Prices for the updated model are promised to be announced closer to the release.

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