In Detroit, the German brand introduced the largest variant of the second-generation SUV. Major distance between axes and length, which allows an interior with seven seats.
Volkswagen used the Hall of Detroit (United States) to present unpublished Tiguan Allspace (at least be called in Europe). This is the new version with widespread bodywork of the medium-sized SUV, which will be produced in Mexico and to hit the market in late 2017.
Compared with conventional Tiguan, the new model is characterized by the increase of external dimensions, including wheelbase with 110 additional millimeters (grew up to 2,791 mm) and a length which totaled 215 mm and is located in the 4,704 mm.
The new dimensions are accompanied by a front sector with new grille and new bonnet, while maintaining the overall style of the “short” model. In addition, it has a renewed silhouette from the height of the door handles.
The exterior changes led to a wider cockpit. The brand announces 60 mm more space for the knees in the second row of seats. In addition, it has the presence of a third row of seats and seven squares, two extra with respect to the European Tiguan. Also, the trunk added 115 liters and has a capacity ranging from 730 up to 1770 liters.
In terms of mechanics, it will come with two gasoline options, the 1.4 TSI and 2.0 TSI. In that sense, for Europe announced with powers of 150 to 220 hp, while in the United States will be sold with 2.0 TSI with 187 horsepower. Here there will also be a diesel, mechanical that for the Old Continent will deliver powers of 150, 190 and 240 hp.
Like other new models of the brand, the Tiguan Allspace has brand new technologies, such as new multimedia systems, fully digital board, automatic emergency braking in city, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control and assistance in traffic jams.