HERNDON, VA—Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced today that its all-new and
highly anticipated compact sport utility vehicle Tiguan is now available in dealer
showrooms. Staying true to Volkswagen’s autobahn heritage, the Tiguan is truly the
GTI of compact sport utility vehicles.

Tiguan brings new standards of design aesthetics, driving dynamics, safety
features, and a host of luxury and convenience attributes to an emerging category.
Tiguan offers distinctive European design characteristics such as a sophisticated and
eye-catching face, an available panoramic sunroof enabling almost 13 square feet of
sunshine, and three trim levels allowing personalized configurations for a wider range
of CUV shoppers.
Tiguan features the “fun to drive” handling and performance expected from a
Volkswagen. A standard 2.0L TSI engine delivers turbocharged acceleration while still
delivering responsible fuel efficiency. This award winning turbocharged four-cylinder
power plant delivers 200 horsepower and 207 lbs –ft of torque. The combination of four
valves per cylinder, direct fuel injection and turbo charging delivers the optimum balance
of power and economy. European tuned suspension enables connected handling, while
also providing a smooth and compliant ride. Both front wheel drive and 4Motion®
all-wheel-drive is available to suit any weather or road condition.

Tiguan also is unique in the category by offering a choice of either six-speed
automatic or six-speed manual transmission options.


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