The new body style Volkswagen’s Tiguan crossover, premiered at the 2017 NAIAS in Detroit. Some time later, this version of the new generation of models is shown and European audiences, the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. It’s a version with a longer wheelbase, called the 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace, which has three rows of seats. Its sales in the market of Europe, beginning in May 2017. The price of the base model is about € 30,000. A similar price and is designed for customers in other world markets.
This version of the new generation of the Tiguan is long awaited. At first it was thought that will carry the suffix XL, after the name Tiguan. Also, it has been announced that will be dedicated exclusively to customers in the market of China and American customers. Now everything is much clearer. The new VW Tiguan will be present on all markets, called the Tiguan Allspace.
Tiguan Vs Tiguan Allspace
Unlike the standard version of the model, the new version is different in size. For starters, there is a greater wheelbase. There is a third row of seats with a capacity of 7 passengers, as well as increased vehicle dimensions. Allspace version is 215 millimeters longer than the standard model.
In addition to the increased wheelbase and length of the vehicle, there are still some differences. Of course, these differences are caused by this increase. The increase in wheelbase to 2,790 millimeters, and increased comfort for passengers in the second row, and rack, which is increased to 115 liters. Depending on whether the rear seat is coupled to it or not, the trunk volume ranges from 730 to 1,770 liters.
These two models are not different by design. However, there are minor differences in the appearance of the rear of the vehicle. Allspace version has a different set C-pillar and rear side doors are somewhat larger.
The 2018 VW Tiguan Allspace is set on MQB platform as the standard version of the model. Version for the US market and the European customers are produced in Volkswagen’s Puebla plant in Mexico. For the production of models for Chinese customers is in charge of Shanghai-Volkswagen.
This extended version of the model, will offer several different engines for European customers. Offer includes petrol and diesel engines. Among these are 1,4-TDI liter turbo-diesel engine with a 150 horsepower, then 1.8-liter turbo-diesel engine with a 180 horsepower, as well as 2.0-liter TDI engine. The latter arrives in versions with 180 and 220 horsepower. Also, the most powerful version of the model in a version for the US market. Since diesel engines are offered exceptional aggregates TDI version with 150, 190 or 240 horsepower.
The base model comes with FWD, while the optional offer versions with 4Motion permanent all-wheel drive. European and US versions get DSG transmission, while in China only offer a version with DCT, which will have 6 or 7 gears.
2018 VW Tiguan Allspace Features
This version of the model offers three different versions, with three trim levels. These are the Trend line, Comfort line and High line. Depending on the equipment level, the vehicle has a multifunction leather steering wheel, el. tailgate, full-LED headlights, automatic braking system in the city, CarPlay Apple and Android Auto, the new Infotainment system Discover Pro, etc.