Families and individuals can make many demands on an SUV. Whether the need for luxury, interior space, or confident performance ends up being paramount, these practical yet attractive vehicles need to cover many bases. Fortunately for those longing for refined German engineering and premium technology, the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan in Topeka KS is exactly what we have been waiting for. This competent crossover SUV combines performance, spaciousness, and practically for an excellent driving and owning experience.
The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is longer (topping out at 174.3 inches) for the new model year, and has seen several technology and feature enhancements. Available in S, Wolfsburg, Sport, and SEL trim levels, the new Tiguan comes standard with advantages like V-Tex leatherette upholstery, auto-dimming mirrors, a power-reclining driver's seat and heatable front seats. Advanced features like automatic dual-zone climate control, leather upholstery, driver memory settings, and a panoramic glass tilt-and-slide sunroof are also available.
Starting with the base S trim, the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan comes loaded with technology. The Tiguan now comes standard with a 6.3-inch infotainment screen, HD radio, two SD card slots, and a three-month trial of Sirius XM Radio. Keyless entry, push-button start, and automatic headlights are also standard.
Drivers of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan can enjoy even more vehicle and phone interaction than on previous models. Standard VW Car-Net App-Connect can support Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink. This system can also sync two phones at the same time, which is better for both drivers and passengers.
The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is designed for passenger comfort and interior practicality. Five passengers can fit comfortably, even in the back seat, and there is an impressive 23.8 cubic feet behind the 40/20/40 split folding seats for luggage. With those seats folded down, the Tiguan can hold up to 56.1 cubic feet of cargo.
The standard engine on the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan in Topeka KS is a 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder that delivers premium power. Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, this engine delivers 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. These are impressive numbers for a compact SUV, but there is even better news. The torque of the 2017 Tiguan is accessible from just 1700 rpm with select fuel options, which means that drivers have completely responsive acceleration almost from the moment their feet hit the gas pedal. This powertrain comes standard with direct fuel injection and variable valve intake timing and can offer 20 mpg in city driving and 24 mpg on the highway.
Many editions of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan are front-wheel drive, but the 4Motion all-wheel drive system is available on every trim level. Other attractive features of the new Tiguan include standard roof rails, the MIB II touchscreen infotainment system, and Intelligent Crash Response, which can automatically notifiy emergency services in the case of an accident. For more information on the features and advantages of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan, contact The New VW of Topeka or fill out the form on this page.