Volkswagen reveals Tiguan Allspace
Volkswagen has announced further details for its Tiguan Allspace seven-seat SUV, which arrives in the UK this winter.
Providing a rival to models such as the Land Rover Discovery Sport and Skoda Kodiaq, the Allspace is a stretched version of the standard Tiguan that will be sold as a five-seater offering extra space or with the option of seven seats to extend versatility.
Intended to fill the gap between the standard Tiguan and Touarag, the Allspace sits on a 109mm longer wheelbase with a 215mm longer exterior length. In five-seat version, it brings an extra 145 litres of space with the seats up, standing at 760 litres. This rises to 1,920 litres with the seats folded flat; up by 265 litres on the standard Tiguan. In the optional 5+2 layout, the Allspace will bring 230 litres of space, rising to 1,775.
Six engines will be offered in Europe. Petrol units cover a 150hp 1.4-litre TSI plus 180hp and 220hp 2.0-litre units, along with 150hp, 190hp and 240hp 2.0-litre TDI diesels. All TDI engines are equipped with an SCR catalytic converter and a 12-litre AdBlue tank.
The lowest-emitting model is the 150hp front-wheel drive Tiguan Allspace 1.4 TSI with 135g/km and 6.0l/100km.
Front-wheel and all-wheel drive version are offered. Front-wheel drive versions offer capability for large trailer loads of up to 2,200 kg (braked on 8% incline) depending on the engine version; in the all-wheel drive, this increases to 2,500 kg. Volkswagen is also offering a swivelling tow-bar as an option.
As with the facelifted Golf, the Allspace will also feature the new generation Discover Pro Infotainment system with gesture control.
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