Larger passenger and cargo volume, latest driver assist and infotainment tech, and by far America’s best bumper-to-bumper transferable SUV warranty. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – June 16, 2017 2018 VW Tiguan – Starts at $26,245 incl, the $900 D&H charge. The 2.0L TSI and 8-speed At drivetrain equipped Tiguan’s EPA will be revealed very soon. Following up on the 2018 VW Tiguan Intro and 2.0L TSI reveal details, VW announced that the all-new 2018 Tiguan will start at $25,345 for the direct-injected and turbocharged 2.0L TSI S FWD – the one I want to drive - and $26,645 for the 2.0L TSI S 4Motion. VW January 2017 Sales Up 17.1% with 23,510 Vehicles sold + 2018 Tiguan Introduction from the 2017 NAIAS. VW May 2017 Sales Up 4.3% with 30,014 Vehicles sold + 18 Tiguan 2.0L TSI Preview Built off of VW’s MQB architecture, the 2018 Tiguan features a more modern design with bold lines, a wider stance, and premium interior touches. At 185.1 inches long, it gains 10.6 inches in length over the existing model, and features up to 58 percent more cargo space. Third-row seating comes standard on FWD models, and is optional on AWD models. The new Tiguan offers a combination of both passive and active safety systems including the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System. The 2018 Tiguan also carries the best transferable bumper-to-bumper warranty among SUVs in America: a 6-year or 72,000-mile (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty, with coverage that’s transferable beyond the first owner. The Volkswagen SUV bumper-to-bumper transferable warranty, and includes coverage of powertrain components. The 2018 Tiguan arrives in dealerships in Summer 2017. It will be available with an 8-speed AT mated to a direct-injected and turbocharged and 2.0L I4 TSI engine that produces 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. 2018 VW Tiguan 2018 VW Tiguan Trims and Pricing Tiguan S FWD - Starts at $25,345 and features a standard 2.0L TSI engine. The Tiguan TSI S 4Motion starts at $26,645 and features four selectable modes. Standard exterior features include 17” alloys; LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs); LED taillights; rearview camera; heated side mirrors; black roof rails; and trailer hitch preparation for hauling needs. Cloth seating with an upscale pattern is standard. The 40:20:40 split second row features sliding and reclining seats that can fold completely flat, using either the levers on the seatbacks or a quick fold mechanism accessed in the cargo area. Standard interior equipment includes a 6.5” Composition Color touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity for compatible devices; one USB port; six speakers; and Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect for compatible devices, enabling integration with the three major smartphone platforms—Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink. Tiguan SE - Starts at $29,080. Standard features include an 8” Composition Media infotainment system with SiriusXM Satellite Radio and three-month trial subscription, Voice Control and two additional (three total) USB ports; VW Car-Net Security & Service; Proximity key with push-button start; Automatic dual climate; rearview camera with dynamic guidelines; multi-function leather-wrapped wheel and shift knob; leatherette seating surfaces; Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist) and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert. The Tiguan SE 4Motion model starts at $30,380. Tiguan SEL - Starting at $32,550, the Tiguan SEL adds to the SE the advanced driver assistance technologies and upscale design elements. Sitting on 18” alloys, the Tiguan SEL features an 8” Discover Media infotainment system with navigation; power liftgate; remote start; silver roof rails; panoramic sunroof with ambient lighting; and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), newly upgraded for use in stop and go traffic. The Tiguan SEL 4Motion model is available for $33,850. Tiguan SEL Premium - Starts at $36,250 and adds over the SEL 19” alloys, LED headlamps with an Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS); LED Daytime Running Lights (DRLs); rain-sensing wipers; power-folding door mirrors with puddle lights; hands-free Easy Open and Easy Close power liftgate; ambient lighting; heated steering wheel; leather seating surfaces; and a cargo cover. Driver assistance features include Lane Departure Warning (Lane Assist), automatic High Beam Control (Light Assist), front and rear Park Distance Control (ParkPilot) and Overhead View Camera (Area View). Premium infotainment features include the Fender Premium Audio System and a 12.3-inch Volkswagen Digital Cockpit display, allowing drivers to reconfigure how they view vehicle information. The Tiguan SEL Premium 4Motion model is available for $37,550. Destination and Handling on all models is $900. 2018 VW Tiguan 2018 VW Tiguan Packages FWD models come standard with three rows of seats. 4Motion all-wheel-drive models can increase seating capacity to seven with an optional third row for $500. Driver Assistance. Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist) and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert are available on the base Tiguan S for $850. Panoramic Sunroof. Providing an even more airy and bright cabin, a panoramic sunroof with an ambient lighting surround is available on Tiguan SE for $1,200. R-Line – Offers a sporty exterior and interior design and is available on SEL for $1,795 (also includes front and rear ParkPilot) and SEL Premium trims for $1,495. Late availability.