Volkswagen Taigun – All You Need To Know About This Upcoming New German SUV

Volkswagen India has recently revealed the all-new Volkswagen Taigun mid-size SUV. The new Volkswagen Taigun will be launched in India very soon. In fact, the company has already revealed the launch date of this mid-size SUV and it will be a big launch from the company after a really long time. The new Volkswagen Taigun will be 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 Taigun is all set to be launched in India very soon, in this article, we have shared with you all the details about the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun. Check out the price, specifications, features and all other details of this all-new SUV.

Volkswagen Taigun – All You Need To Know

VW Taigun front three quarter

Engine Performance and Mileage

For 1.0-Litre TSI Motor

Volkswagen TaigunEngine Specification
Engine Type and Capacity1.0-litre TSI turbo petrol unit
Maximum Power115 PS of maximum power
Maximum Torque175 Nm of peak torque
Emission NormBS6
Manual Gearbox6-speed manual gearbox
Automatic Gearbox6-speed automatic transmission
Top SpeedAround 160 kmph
Mileage MT17.88 kmpl*
Mileage AT 15.78 kmpl*

The upcoming new Volkswagen Taigun will get two BS6 compliant turbo petrol engine options. The first one will be a BS6 compliant 1.0-litre turbo petrol engine that will churn out 115 PS of maximum power and 175 Nm of peak torque. The engine will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. The mileage figures of the VW Taigun 1.0-litre TSI versions are mentioned in the above table.

For 1.5-Litre TSI Motor

Volkswagen Taigun Engine Specification
Engine Type and Capacity1.5-litre TSI turbo petrol unit
Maximum Power150 PS of maximum power
Maximum Torque250 Nm of peak torque
Emission NormBS6
Manual Gearbox6-speed manual gearbox
Automatic Gearbox7-speed DSG
Top SpeedAround 180 kmph
Mileage MT17.95 kmpl*
Mileage AT 17.71 kmpl*

The all-new Volkswagen Taigun will also get a BS6 compliant 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine. This new mill is VW Group’s popular 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine. This BS6 motor will pump out 150 PS of maximum power and 250 Nm of peak torque. This engine will be paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox and a 7-speed DSG. This powerful 1.5-litre TSI motor will also come with active cylinder deactivation technology to boost the fuel economy of this mid-size SUV on the go. The fuel economy figures of the VW Taigun 1.5-litre TSI versions are mentioned in the above table.

Volkswagen Taigun rear

Dimensions and Boot Space

DimensionsNew VW Taigun SUV
Length4221 mm
Width1760 mm
Height1612 mm
Wheelbase2652 mm
Seating Capacity5 occupants
No. Of Doors5 doors
Ground Clearance188 mm
Boot Space385 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity50 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.

Looks and Colour Options

The new Volkswagen Taigun is a typical Volkswagen car and it looks identical to other more expensive VW cars like the T-Roc, Tiguan and the Tiguan All Space. The VW Taigun doesn’t have a butch appeal but it does have an understated elegance. At the front, it features LED headlights with integrated LED DRLs and a chrome embellished grille along with the new VW logo. The SUV has body cladding all around and it gets skid plates at the front and at the rear along with a lot of chrome accents. It runs on 17-inch machined-cut alloy wheels and at the rear, it gets unique LED taillights with a connecting appeal. The VW Taigun will be available in five colour options and this SUV’s marketing shade is Yellow.

Volkswagen Taifun dashboard

Features On Offer

The upcoming new Volkswagen Taigun will get a ton of features. For instance, the all-new Volkswagen Taigun will get a large 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with wireless 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.

Safety Equipment

Safety FeaturesVolkswagen Taigun
Airbags Yes, up to 6 airbags
ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) Yes
EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution) Yes
ESC (Electronic Stability Control) Yes
HSA (Hill-Start Assist Control) Yes
Brake Disc Wiping Yes
Brake Assist Yes
Rear Parking Sensors Yes
Front Parking Sensors No
Rear Parking Camera Yes
360-degree Parking Camera No

Price and Competition

The new Volkswagen Taigun has not been launched in India yet. The company has now officially announced its launch date and this mid-size SUV will be launched in India on September 23, 2021. The bookings for the VW Taigun are now already open across the country. The all-new Volkswagen Taigun is expected to be priced between Rs 10 lakhs – Rs 17 lakhs, Ex-showroom Delhi. At this price point, this SUV will directly rival the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq and Nissan Kicks. However, indirectly it will also rival the MG Hector, Tata Harrier and some other seven-seater SUVs.

Volkswagen Taigun front

Volkswagen Taigun – Pros and Cons

PROSCONS
Stylish LooksNo Diesel Engine
Powerful EnginesDSG is Unreliable
Spacious CabinNot as Butch as Rivals
Feature-Loaded SUVSome Missing Features
Good Ride and HandlingDecent Mileage
Top-Notch Safety Equipment The Expected Price is on the higher side

So, this was all was about the upcoming new Volkswagen Taigun. What are your thoughts on the all-new Volkswagen Taigun mid-size SUV and will you prefer buying this SUV over its rivals? Do let us know in the comments section below.

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*Skoda Kushaq Mileage Figures are mentioned as both these SUVs get the same engine and transmission options.

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