2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Video, First Look

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan made its official debut in Germany this week at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show.

The German automaker is hoping to capture more of the booming crossover and SUV market with a series of new products starting with the Tiguan. Arriving as a 2017 model year in the U.S., the Tiguan is the first crossover to ride on Volkswagen’s MQB modular architecture that will eventually underpin other models. Compared to its predecessor, the new Tiguan is 2.3 inches longer and 1.1 inches wider, while overall height has been reduced by 1.3 inches.

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The Tiguan will be offered with a total of eight different engines in Europe, ranging from 123 horsepower to 283 hp. The engines that are making it to the U.S. market have not yet been announced, but Volkswagen did promise that the entire engine lineup is not only more powerful but also up to 24 percent more fuel efficient than what’s offered today. You can learn more about the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan by watching the first look video below.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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