Orders open for plug-in hybrid Volkswagen Tiguan
05 August 2021
Author: Sean Keywood
Volkswagen has added a plug-in hybrid powertrain option to its Tiguan SUV range.
The new Tiguan eHybrid features a 1.4-litre petrol engine and an electric motor, with a combined maximum output of 245hp.
A 10.4kWh battery means an electric-only range of up to 30 miles on the official WLTP combined cycle, while a full battery recharge is possible in three hours and 40 minutes using a 3.6kW wall box or public charger.
Official fuel economy and CO2 emissions figures are 176.6mpg and 38g/km respectively.
The eHybrid is available with Life, Elegance, and R-Line equipment grades. Standard equipment with Life spec includes three-zone climate control, adaptive cruise control with front assist, front and rear parking sensors, and 8in touchscreen sat-nav.
The Elegance grade adds equipment such as a heated steering wheel, 10.25in Digital Cockpit Pro display, electric boot opening and closing, a reversing camera, and predictive cruise control.
Sporty R-Line spec adds further features such as 20in alloy wheels, a roof spoiler, and wheel arch extensions.
IQ Light LED matrix headlights are standard with the Life and Elegance grades and optional with R-Line.
Prices start at £35,515 for the Tiguan eHybrid Life, and rise to £37,780 for Elegance and £38,120 for R-Line.