Volkswagen Sharpens its CUV Game The Volkswagen Tiguan hasn't exactly enjoyed booming success on the U.S. market. In a land populated by a people distrustful of anything with less than a league of ground clearance under the belly pan, the high-riding CUV should have been right at home. But a preponderance of well-oiled competitors like the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 and Ford Escape meant elbowing onto the scene was a bit more difficult than Volkswagen anticipated. That trend has been hard to buck in the three years since the machine first touched our shores. While the model has seen a ... Read More
- Turbo 2.0L I4
- 200 HP / 207 LB-FT
- 6-Speed Auto
- $31,425 as tested
As Volkswagen's new compact SUV inches closer to its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show in December, Hans Lehmann's photogs have grabbed a new set of spy shots of the Touareg's baby brother undergoing testing in the California desert.Based on the Golf platform, the new 4x4 will slot into the market alongside Toyota's RAV 4, Honda's CR-V, the BMW X3 and the ...
The Detroit News obtained another shot of the upcoming Volkswagen mid-sized crossover, the Tiguan. Based on the Concept A, the vehicle's unique name is based on the words "tiger" and "leguan", the latter German for iguana. The Tiguan concept will debut at the second Los Angeles autoshow later this year with the production version to be displayed next year ...
Ace spy photog Chris Doane stalked and shot the upcoming Tiguan, the Rabbit-based small CUV from Volkswagen that should arrive as a 2008 model. The styling appears to be exactly what you'd expect a small VW soft-roader to look like, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. Engine choices are obvious, with the 2.0-liter TFSI used in the GTI getting the nod as ...