Volkswagen India has finally launched the all-new Volkswagen Taigun mid-size SUV in the Indian market. The new Volkswagen Taigun is the company’s first product under the India 2.0 strategy and VW Group’s second product after the recently launched Skoda Kushaq. Now that the VW Taigun has been launched in India, so in this article, we have shared with you all the details about this SUV. Check out the launch price, specifications, features and all the other details about the all-new Volkswagen Taigun mid-size SUV here.
Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Variant-wise Launch Price in India
|VW Taigun SUV Variant Name||Launch Price (Ex-showroom Delhi)|
|VW Taigun 1.0-litre TSI Comfortline MT||Rs. 10.49 lakhs|
|VW Taigun 1.0-litre TSI Highline MT||Rs. 12.79 lakhs|
|VW Taigun 1.0-litre TSI Highline AT||Rs. 14.09 lakhs|
|VW Taigun 1.0-litre Topline MT||Rs. 14.56 lakhs|
|VW Taigun 1.0-litre Topline AT||Rs. 15.90 lakhs|
|VW Taigun 1.5-litre GT MT||Rs. 14.99 lakhs|
|VW Taigun 1.5-litre GT Plus DSG||Rs. 17.49 lakhs|
The price of the new VW Taigun mid-size SUV starts in India at Rs 10,49 lakhs, ex-showroom Delhi, for the base model, while the price of the Taigun’s new GT line’s top model has been priced at Rs 17.49 lakhs. All the prices mentioned here belong to Ex-showroom Delhi. The new Volkswagen Taigun is offered with up to 7 years of warranty as an extended warranty package that will cost you around Rs 11,999. The company is also offering various service packages for the different powertrain options of the new VW Taigun SUV.
Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Engine Specifications
|Volkswagen Taigun||Engine Specification||Engine Specification|
|Engine Type and Capacity||1.0-litre TSI turbo petrol unit||1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol unit|
|Maximum Power||115 PS of maximum power||150 PS of maximum power|
|Maximum Torque||175 Nm of peak torque||250 Nm of peak torque|
|Manual Gearbox||6-speed manual gearbox||6-speed manual gearbox|
|Automatic Gearbox||6-speed automatic transmission||7-speed DSG|
|Top Speed||Around 160 kmph||Around 180 kmph|
|Mileage MT||17.88 kmpl*||17.95 kmpl*|
|Mileage AT||15.78 kmpl*||17.71 kmpl*|
The new Volkswagen Taigun gets two BS6 compliant turbo petrol engine options. The first one is a BS6 compliant 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that churns out 115 PS of maximum power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The engine is paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. It also gets a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine. This new engine is VW Group’s popular 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine. This BS6 motor pumps out 150 PS of maximum power and 250 Nm of peak torque. This engine is paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed DSG. This powerful 1.5-litre TSI motor also comes with active cylinder deactivation technology to boost the fuel economy of the SUV. The fuel economy figures of the new VW Taigun TSI versions are mentioned in the above table.
Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Dimensions and Boot Space
|Dimensions||New VW Taigun SUV|
|Seating Capacity||5 occupants|
|No. Of Doors||5 doors|
|Ground Clearance||188 mm|
|Boot Space||385 litres|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||50 litres|
The new VW Taigun measures 4221 mm in length, 1760 mm in width and 1612 mm in height. The SUV has a wheelbase of 2652 mm and offers a massive ground clearance of 188 mm. The SUV can seat 5 people and it gets four doors and a rear hatch. The VW Taigun offers 385 litres of boot space and this mid-size SUV has a fuel tank capacity of 50 litres.
Volkswagen Taigun – Features On Offer
The new Volkswagen Taigun gets a ton of features. For instance, the all-new Volkswagen Taigun gets a large 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with a wireless system – Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. It even gets some pre-loaded useful apps like Gaana, etc. However, it misses out on the fancy connected car technology. Some other features of the SUV include a standard electric sunroof, 6 speaker sound system, wireless smartphone charger, automatic climate control, cruise control, auto-dimming IRVM, a fully digital instrument cluster and many more.
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The safety features of the VW Taigun include up to 6 airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) and Brake Assist, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), HSA (Hill-Start Assist Control), Rear Parking Sensors and a Rear Parking Camera, etc. Did you like the new VW Taigun’s pricing? Do let us know about it in the comments section below.
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