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71 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TSI 320 4Motion R 5dr DSG

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Featured specification

Standard specification

Driver Convenience

Adaptive cruise control ACC stop and go including speed limiterApp-Connect incl. App-Connect Wireless for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Bluetooth phone integration systemDigital Cockpit Pro - Active info display
Distance control assistDriver alert system
Driver profile selectionDynamic road sign display
eCall emergency call systemElectromechanical speed sensitive power steering
Keyless entry with full electric tailgate operationLane keeping system Lane Assist
Lights on warningMultifunction front facing camera
Outside temperature displayPremium multifunction display with multi colour display
Service interval indicatorStart/stop system with regenerative braking
Tailgate/trunk lid unlocking from outsideWarning sound and light for doors and tailgate open

Engine/Drivetrain/Suspension

ACC - Adaptive chassis contol with adaptive dampersBattery regeneration during braking
XDS electronic differential lock for improved traction and handling 

Entertainment

2 USB-C ports in the front, 1 USB-C charging socket on the center console in the rearDiversity antenna for FM reception
RadioSD card slot
Simultaneous pairing of 2 compatible mobile devicesSMS functionality - read, compose and send SMS messages using touch-screen display
Title and cover art display 

Exterior Features

Auto dimming interior rear view mirrorAutomatic headlight control system
Body colour door handlesChrome matt mirror covers
Chrome moldings on the side windowsComing/leaving home lighting function
Dynamic headlight range controlFront and rear electric windows
Heated rear windowHigh level 3rd brake light
IQ light-Adv high beam,Dynamic light assist for LED matrix headlamp+LED separate DRL+ DCL, dark red rear LED tech, Poor weather light+ cornering lightLaminated safety glass windshield heat and sound insulating
LED rear number plate lightsLicense plate carrier in front and rear
Poor weather light and cornering lightPower adjustable, folding and heated door mirrors with surround lighting, front passenger exterior mirror lowering function
Privacy glass for rear side windows and rear windowR-Logo light projection
R-Logo on radiator grille with side panels and rearR-specific diffuser, painted black with cut out for trailer hitch
R-Specific front and rear bumpersRain sensor windscreen wipers
Rear fog lampRear spoiler in R style
Rear windscreen washer and wiper with interval delaySide and rear windows in heat insulating glass
Silver anodised roof railsTrailer Stability Programme
Windscreen wipers/ intermittent wipe + 4 position delay 

Interior Features

12V outlet in center console rear and in luggage compartment2 cup holders in front
2 LED front reading lights2 LED rear reading lights
3 rear headrests4 load lashing points
40:20:40 split folding rear seatsAir Care Climatronic 3 zone automatic climate control with enhanced air filter and controls in the rear
Backrest release for left front seatBlack headlining
Door and side trim panel in foam film, insert in leatheretteFloor mats with R-Logo and stictching
Front footwell illuminationFront seats head restraints (x-adjustment)
Height adjustable front seatsHeight/reach adjust steering wheel
Instrument lighting white adjustable panel illuminationInterior light with delay
Isofix Preparation 2 Rear child seatsLeather gear knob
Lighting door sill trim at front with R LogoLockable cooled glovebox
Luggage compartment lightingPedals and footrest in stainless steel
R Performance steering wheel with R button, larger paddle shifters, blue stiching and blue steering wheel clipR Specific key caps
R-specific sport skin with R Logo in active Info dsiplayR-taster (direct selection of race mode/ flap control)
Rear bench seat asymetrically split folding, longitudinally movable and folding with load-through hatch and center armrestRemote unlocking for rear seat backrest
Removable luggage coverSafety optimised front head restraints
Sliding/reclining rear seatsStandard rear seat release
Storage compartment in driver's doorStorage compartment in passenger's door
Storage compartment in rear doorsStorage compartments in luggage area left and right
Storage tray on dashboardSun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
Tool kitTop front comfort seats
Top sports seats integrated headrest, blue R-Logo in front seats, seat centre panels and outer rear seats in fabric inner side bolster art VelorsVariable boot floor, height adjustable and removable

Packs

Ambience pack - TiguanDriver assistance pack plus - Tiguan
Easy open and close pack with safelock - Tiguan 

Passive Safety

3 point seat belt for centre rear seats3 point seat belts with seat belt pretensioners for the outer rear seats
Active bonnetCurtain airbags for front and rear passengers
Driver/Front Passenger airbagsDrivers knee airbag
Electronic parking brake with auto holdElectronic Stability Control with driver steering recommendation, ABS, ASR, EDL, EDTC and trailer stabilization
Front assist with autonomous emergency braking (for Adaptive Cruise Control ACC up to 130 mph)Front disc brakes
Front passenger airbag deactivationFront side airbags
Height adjustable front 3 point seatbelts + pretensionersHill hold control
Pedestrian monitoring systemProactive passenger protection system in combination with front assist
Rear disc brakesRigid safety cell with front and rear crumple zones
Two tone hornWarning sound and light for front seat belts if unfastened
Warning triangle 

Security

Anti theft alarm system with interior monitoring, backup horn and towing protectionAnti theft wheel bolts
Central locking system with safelock radio remote control and 2 remote control folding keysElectronic engine immobiliser

Wheels

21" Estorial black with diamond turned surface superlight alloy wheels with Airstop tyresTyre mobility kit Includes 12V compressor and tyre sealant
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Technical specification

Emissions - ICE

CO2 (g/km)186Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 6
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb226WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Max229
WLTP - CO2 (g/km) - Comb - Min226 

Engine and Drive Train

CamshaftDOHCCatalytic ConvertorTrue
CC1984Cylinder LayoutIN-LINE
Cylinders4Cylinders - Bore (mm)82.5
Cylinders - Stroke (mm)92.8Engine CodeDNFG
Engine LayoutFRONT TRANSVERSEFuel DeliveryTURBO DIRECT INJECTION
Gears7 SPEEDNumber of Valves16
TransmissionSEMI-AUTO 

Fuel Consumption - ICE

WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb10WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Max10.1
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Comb - Min10WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High9.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Max10WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Extra High - Min9.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High8.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Max8.6
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - High - Min8.5WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low13.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Max14.1WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Low - Min13.9
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium9.8WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Max10
WLTP - FC (l/100km) - Medium - Min9.8WLTP - MPG - Comb28.2
WLTP - MPG - Comb - Max28WLTP - MPG - Comb - Min28.2
WLTP - MPG - Extra High28.5WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Max28.2
WLTP - MPG - Extra High - Min28.5WLTP - MPG - High33.2
WLTP - MPG - High - Max32.8WLTP - MPG - High - Min33.2
WLTP - MPG - Low20.3WLTP - MPG - Low - Max20
WLTP - MPG - Low - Min20.3WLTP - MPG - Medium28.8
WLTP - MPG - Medium - Max28.2WLTP - MPG - Medium - Min28.8

General

Badge Engine CC2.0Badge Power320
Coin DescriptionTSI 320Coin SeriesR
Generation Mark2Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 0736E
Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years12Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years3
NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 095Standard manufacturers warranty - Mileage60000
Standard manufacturers warranty - Years3Vehicle Homologation ClassM1

Performance

0 to 62 mph (secs)4.9Engine Power - BHP320
Engine Power - KW235Engine Power - PSTrue
Engine Torque - LBS.FT310Engine Torque - MKG42.8
Engine Torque - NM420Engine Torque - RPM2100
Top Speed155 

Test Cycles

Emissions Test CycleWLTPRDE Certification LevelRDE 2

Tyres

Alloys?TrueTyre Size Front255/35 R21
Tyre Size Rear255/35 R21Tyre Size SpareTYRE REPAIR KIT
Wheel StyleESTORILWheel Type21" ALLOY

Vehicle Dimensions

Height (including roof rails)1668Length4514
Wheelbase2678Width1859

Weight and Capacities

Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres)58Gross Vehicle Weight2260
Max. Loading Weight589Max. Roof Load75
Max. Towing Weight - Braked2200Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked750
Minimum Kerbweight1671No. of Seats5
Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb11.5
The vehicle information above was correct at time of manufacture. Please speak to the dealership for full current specification.

Independent review

Review courtesy of Car and Driving

Volkswagen Tiguan R

Few need a really fast Volkswagen Tiguan but those who do will love this fast R model, thinks Jonathan Crouch

Ten Second Review

The Tiguan R enters uncharted waters for this previously conservative mid-sized family SUV. Are there really people who might want to get to 62mph in 4.9s in a Tiguan? If there are, then they'll very much like this pricey high performance version. But the competition at this kind of price and performance level is extremely tough.

Background

So here's the deal. You've always promised yourself a Volkswagen Golf R (or perhaps any uber-fast hot hatch) but for various very understandable reasons, time has passed and it hasn't happened. And now a growing family's come along - one for whom a compact hatch just isn't big enough - so it's too late. Or is it? Volkswagen says not. All the good bits of a Golf R have been shoehorned into this car, the brand's Tiguan R, a family SUV on steroids. Volkswagen has brought us steroidal fast SUVs before - we had a particular affection for the 5.0-litre twin turbo diesel-powered R50 Touareg model of 2008 - but this extremely cross crossover is a good deal more accessible. Or at least it would be if it wasn't for an asking fee that demands the best part of £50,000 from you. Still, that's a good deal less than the cost of a Porsche Macan Turbo, the performance of which Volkswagen says this Tiguan can match.

Driving Experience

Part of the reason it's taken so long for Volkswagen to bring us an 'R' version of this Tiguan is because there was never really much of a demand for a high performance version of this model. Arguably, there still isn't but there's enough demand for Volkswagen to offer two lower-powered versions of its 2.0 TSI engine in this family SUV (with 190 and 245PS), so the brand clearly thinks there'll be some folk who'll perhaps want to go a step further. Like a Golf R or T-ROC R, this car uses Volkswagen's EA888-series 2.0-litre TSI engine in the 320PS level of tune that features in just about every other high performance mid-sized Volkswagen Group model you can think of. In this installation, it won't feel quite as rapid as it does when fitted to a Golf R - you can thank this top Tiguan's rather portly 1,746kg kerb weight figure for that - but satisfyingly rapid point to point times are still very possible. Press the blue 'Race' mode button on the Tiguan R's steering wheel and 62mph can be dispatched in just 4.9s en route to a maximum which has to be artificially limited to 155mph. 4MOTION 4WD is standard.

Design and Build

Volkswagen has done its best to give this Tiguan flagship model a meaner look. Well, as much as a Tiguan ever can look mean anyway. As befits the fastest ever Tiguan, it looks the part, with huge 21-inch 'Estoril' wheels and an 'R' styling pack that brings unique shaping for the front and rear bumpers and rear roof spoiler. You also get matt chrome-effect door mirrors, a black rear diffuser with twin chromed exhausts, a performance braking system with 'R'-branded calipers and darkened rear LED tail lights. Inside, you get a bespoke blue-stitched three-spoke steering wheel and more heavily side-bolstered sports seats part-trimmed in 'Sardegna' cloth with 'Art Velours' microfleece. Plus 'R' branded graphics for the 8-inch 'Digital Cockpit Pro' instrument screen, the illuminated door sill plates, the puddle lights and the carpet mats. This R model is of course as practical as any other Tiguan. There's the usual sliding rear bench. And the powered hatch rises to reveal a spacious 520-litre boot, which with the seat pushed right back is 520-litres in size. Push that rear bench forward and you'll improve this figure to 620-litres, a figure that few other rivals in this segment can match.

Market and Model

The top Tiguan R performance model commands a premium price tag - think around £46,000. does of course have its own bespoke specification. We've covered all the exterior and cabin adornment in our ;Design & Build' section. As well as that, you get a double dose of Volkswagen's latest technology - things like the 'DCC' 'Dynamic Chassis Control' adaptive damping system. And IQ. Matrix headlight system with its 24 twinkling LEDs per headlamp. There's also a 'Park Assist' system to steer you into spaces, a rear view camera and a whole portfolio of cutting edge camera safety kit. Plus there's a 'Driver Profile Selection' driving modes system with 'Eco', 'Normal', 'Sport' and 'Track' settings. And a gesture-controlled powered tailgate, along with a 30-colour ambient lighting system for the cabin. We should also mention the brand's clever 'Travel Assist' autonomous driving technology. This is a camera and radar sensor-controlled assistance system that will autonomously accelerate, brake and steer your Tiguan while maintaining a safe distance to vehicles ahead. Also standard is 'Emergency Assist', which can take over driving duties completely should you become incapacitated, steering the car to the side of the road and bringing it to a safe and gradual stop.

Cost of Ownership

You won't have chosen a Tiguan R in search of ultimate economy but by the standards of super-family mid-sized performance SUVs, it doesn't do too badly. You're looking at up to 28.2mpg and up to 226g/km. To give you some perspective on that, we'll tell you that the 2.0 TSI 190PS model manages up to 33.2mpg and up to 194g/km. For the 2.0 TSI 245PS variant, the readings are up to 32.1mpg and up to 200g/km. The usual efficiency tweaks contribute to these figures. There's an 'Energy Recovery' set-up to reclaim energy that would otherwise be lost under braking or during cruising. And the usual Start/stop system to cut the engine when you don't need it, stuck at the lights or waiting in traffic. Insurance is a group 36E rating. As for servicing, well as usual with Volkswagen models, there's a choice of either 'Fixed' or 'Flexible' maintenance packages. You'll choose the 'Fixed' approach if you cover less than 10,000 miles a year and with this, the car will typically be looked at every twelve months. If your daily commute is more than 25 miles and your Tiguan will regularly be driven on longer distance journeys, you'll be able to work with a 'Flexible' regime that can see you travelling up to 18,000 miles between garage visits - or every two years, whichever is sooner.

Summary

There are quite a few dynamic compromises involved in the translation from Golf R to Tiguan R. You'll be expecting that. There isn't quite the involving handling sharpness of a rival (but far pricier) Porsche Macan Turbo either. You'll probably be expecting that too. If you can allow for these two caveats and somehow justify the asking price here, there's otherwise lots to like. It's a more complete performance confection, in our estimation, than some of the other VW Group compact SUVs that use the same performance engineering formula - the Audi SQ2, the CUPRA Ateca and Volkswagen's own T-ROC R all spring to mind. Personally, we think that a CUPRA Formentor with the same drivetrain is a slightly more complete package than this Tiguan R, but this Volkswagen runs it close and is cheaper. It'll be a rare sight on our roads. But for its owners, a surprisingly satisfying experience awaits.

Performance
80%
Handling
70%
Comfort
70%
Space
70%
Styling
70%
Build
80%
Value
50%
Equipment
80%
Economy
60%
Depreciation
50%
Insurance
50%

* Depending on the age of the vehicle, MPG and CO2 may be quoted using either NEDC or WLTP testing standards.  Find out more

Figures are provided for comparison purposes. Fuel consumption under real world driving conditions and the CO2 produced will depend upon a number of factors, including any accessories fitted after registration, variations in driving styles, weather conditions and vehicle load.

Personal contract purchase

Monthly payment£600
Deposit£1500
Term (months)49
Fixed interest rate4.8%
Cash price£44,995
Credit amount£41,745
Completion fee£10
Guaranteed future value£18,809.47
Total amount payable£50,869.47
Volkswagen deposit£1750
Contract mileage32,000
Excess mileage charge10.8p per mile
Representative APR4.8%
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