The famous 2022 VW Tiguan crossover SUV is coming with a more appealing look and new technology loads. Reportedly, the famous Germans automaker will release the new model in the fall, featuring many refreshments over the previous generation.
The first batch of photos released, and we must admit, the new VW Tiguan looks more attractive. The first noticeable change on the front is the grille has been redesigned with standard LED headlights. Also, the cabin is revised, and the manufacturer added a fully digital cockpit across the board. However, like the current Tiguan, the new one will be available with a same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo mill that generates 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque.
2022 VW Tiguan Exterior Upgrades
VW’s popular crossover Tiguan, is continuing to impress with its design. The new model is refreshed, and it looks better than ever, featuring new headlight graphics, sleeker grille, and larger lower air dams. Perhaps the most exciting news is the SEL R-Line model, which looks more attractive than the R model that’s Europe’s favorite version.
The R-line wears the new 20-inch wheels, specific bumpers, black accents, while the SE R-Line model gets 19-inch wheels. Generally, looking at all models, you’ll release that the new Tiguan looks almost the same as the new Mk 8 GTI. The rest of the Tig’s design remains, with the big “Tiguan” badge centered below the Volkswagen logo.
More Modern Touches
The new 2022 VW Tiguan looks modern inside, featuring many soft touches. For 2022, the manufacturer makes some changes adding a digital cockpit and the same digital steering wheel that we saw on the GTI model. Heated seats are standard, as the latest VW’s MIB3 infotainment system with a standard 8.0-inch touchscreen. However, a 10.3-inch screen is available as well, but on the higher trim levels. All Tiguan models also come with a 15-color ambient light system.
Besides, for the first time, Tiguan will get a new Travel Assist system allowing taking over the vehicle at speeds up to 130 mph using adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist.
2022 VW Tiguan Powertrain Specs
Under the hood, the German’s most selling SUV Tiguan will remain unchanged. This model is will undoubtedly continue to be available with the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. The current model using this engine can produce 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque, paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Thanks to this potent engine, the Tiguan can run from 0 to 60 mph in 8.3 seconds, which is slower than the rivals li Toyota RAV4 (8.2 seconds) and the Mazda CX-5 (7.9 seconds). It will undoubtedly come with a stop/start system as a standard, helping Tiguan achieve a lower economy.
Release Date and Price
The refreshed version of the 2022 VW Tiguan is the best choice if you’re looking for this type of SUV. According to VW, U.S. customers will get the long-wheelbase version, which will arrive alongside the fall’s regular model. Pricing for the Tiguan should start at $25,000 for S model, while the top of the offer SEL R-Line cost $34,000.