2015 volkswagen tiguan specs – The 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover SUV that is charming and has a classy character. This car has the impression of handling and a comfortable ride, luxurious cabin as well as a powerful engine.
The Tiguan debuted as a concept vehicle at the November 2006 Los Angeles International Auto Show and in production form at the 2007 Frankfurt Motor Show. Manufacture began in the winter of 2007 at Volkswagen’s 2001-2009 subsidiary Auto 5000 (an experimental company-within-a-company) in Wolfsburg and continued subsequently under the company’s standard contract arrangements, at Wolfsburg and in Kaluga, Russia. (wikipedia).
2015 volkswagen tiguan specs
This compact SUV is offered in S, SE, SEL and R-Line trim levels.
In the standard model, you can get some of the features and standard equipment such as 16-inch alloy wheels, roof rails, cruise control, heated side mirrors, air-conditioning, cloth upholstery, full power accessories, a leather-wrapped shift knob, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, a 5-inch touchscreen interface, an eight-speaker audio system, a satellite radio, a six-CD changer, an SD-card slot, an auxiliary audio jack and an iPod cable.
A little bit different, the SE model has a few extras such as 18-inch wheels, foglights, chrome exterior trim, a panoramic sunroof, keyless entry and ignition, heated front seats, leatherette upholstery, a power-recline function for the driver seat.
The 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL get a Fender premium audio system, a navigation system and dual-zone automatic climate control. While the 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line has 19-inch wheels, adaptive xenon headlights, automatic wipers, a sport-tuned suspension, LED running lights, a sport body kit, leather upholstery, driver memory settings, full power front seats, an auto -dimming interior rearview mirror and special accents.
The engine that is powering the 2015 Volkswagen Tiguan is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that can produce power up to 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque and paired with a six-speed automatic transmission.
2015 Volkswagen Tiguan Specs Pricing
The entry-point to the Tiguan range remains the 118TSI, which is powered by the same 118kW/240Nm turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine, and is available with a six-speed manual ($27,990 driveaway) or six-speed dual-clutch DSG auto ($30,990 driveaway). This front-drive model was previously priced from $28,490 plus on-road costs (manual) or $30,990 plus costs for the DSG.
The next model up the range is the 132TSI, powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo with 132kW/280Nm. Previously known as the 132TSI Pacific, the updated model is available solely with a seven-speed dual-clutch DSG auto gearbox and all-wheel drive, and is priced at $37,990 driveaway.
The sole diesel offering in the 2015 Tiguan range has seen a big power bump. The new 130TDI arrives with 130kW of power and 380Nm of torque, up considerably over the existing 103TDI (which had 103kW/320Nm), and fuel use drops by 0.2L for DSG models, now 6.2L/100km. There is no longer a manual version of the diesel model, with a seven-speed DSG standard.
The 130TDI gets the same equipment as the 132TSI, and is priced at $40,990 driveaway.
The flagship model, the 155TSI R-Line, isn’t part of the promotional driveaway deals, but gets a few new items to offset its price increase (up $1500 over the model it replaces).
The 2015 version gets the R-Line sports package as standard, which includes a body kit, 18-inch alloy wheels, adaptive chassis control adjustable dampers, and an interior upgrade including leather trim and electric driver’s seat adjustment (which can be optioned on 130TDI and 132TSI models for $3500).
The 155TSI R-Line is the only model in the 2015 Tiguan range to be offered with satellite navigation as standard, but the maps system can be optioned on the 130TDI and 132TSI models for $1300.
The sporty R-Line exterior pack can be had on the 132TSI and 130TDI, at a cost of $2500.
Other options include prestige paint ($700) and a panoramic glass roof for 132TSI, 130TDI and 155TSI R-Line models, priced at $2000.
2015 Volkswagen Tiguan pricing, plus on-road costs (promotional driveaway pricing in brackets):
- 118TSI six-speed manual – $28,990 ($27,990) – up $500
- 118TSI six-speed DSG – $31,490 ($30,990) – up $500
- 132TSI seven-speed DSG – $36,990 ($37,990) – up $600
- 130TDI seven-speed DSG – $39,990 ($40,990) – up $1100
- 155TSI seven-speed DSG – $44,990 – up $1500