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The Stylish Aesthetically Upgraded 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is an all-around car, ideal for Canadian roads. Its impressive features make it the ultimate road companion. It delivers exceptionally across all fronts, whether it's performance, infotainment technology, or aesthetics.

Amie-Lynn Mitchell

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The Volkswagen Tiguan, manufactured in Wolfsburg, Germany, is one of the market-leading crossover SUVs out there. This vehicle is widely renowned for its numerous appeals. In 2022, the Redesigned Volkswagen Tiguan is given a stylish aesthetic upgrade, which is received with great enthusiasm. The car also receives a major upgrade in interior and infotainment technology to make it an even more functional compact crossover SUV. This European innovation delivers an impeccable driving experience that is unmatched by many in its class. The article below gives an insightful look at why the VW Tiguan may be the most suitable consideration for you.

What makes the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan?

VW has put a lot of innovation into the new 2022 VW Tiguan, as seen with the apparent changes to its styling. The car features a modernized design with a redesigned set of LED headlamps, accentuated by a new grille design and bumper. Design upgrades are also noticeable in the interior cabin. This is evident with the innovative steering wheel design and touch-sensitive user interface. All trims in the lineup are now fitted with a digital gauge display and seat heating technology. Going for a digital cockpit gives the vehicle a competitive advantage in its class. All trims above the standard S model come with a touch-sensitive panel for climate control. With an option for third-row seats, the Tiguan has an increased carrying capacity.

Other notable features in the 2022 Tiguan include:

● Adaptive cruise control

● Lane-keeping assist

● VW Travel Assist (semi-autonomous driving), which can safely take the vehicle to 209 km/h.

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan features VW's MIB3 infotainment system, which includes an 8-inch touch screen on the base model and a 10-inch screen on higher trims. Drivers also get to experience the ambient lighting system is with 15 colour options. The power train remains the same, with a 2-litre turbocharged engine and an 8-speed transmission powering the vehicle.

Trims

There are 4 trims available for the VW Tiguan. These include the Trendline, Comfortline, Comfortline R-Line Black Edition, and Highline R-Line, in ascending trim order. The base model Trendline is the most budget-friendly and comes with either a front-wheel or all-wheel-drive option. It comes standard with 17-inch alloy rims and a multifunction steering wheel. The comfortline trim is quite similar but stands out for its 18-inch alloy rims and 8-inch touch screen with voice control. The 2022 Highline R-Line model stands out for its impressive features, including 20-inch wheels, a panoramic sunroof, and a heated steering wheel.

Power train

The VW Tiguan is powered by a 4 – cylinder engine with a turbocharger putting out over 180 horsepower. This gives the vehicle a sporty feel and excellent power delivery. This engine is mated to an 8-speed gearbox (automatic) for a smooth ride. The vehicle comes standard with front-wheel drive and an optional all-wheel-drive option. The power train on this vehicle makes for a sporty and athletic experience. Being an SUV means that it may not be as fast; it is, however, competitively quick and agile, making it ideal for Canadian roads. This powertrain gives this compact crossover SUV an immense towing capacity of 998kg. The vehicle handles well, and braking is smooth and soft, adding to its rid equality.

Interior

The interior of this vehicle sticks to contemporary Volkswagen expectations. The upgrades in the 2022 Tiguan make it more functional and simple. The Tiguan stands out in its class for its considerable seating capacity. It is able to seat 7 while the others only seat 5. This vehicle comes with cloth stitching on its seats. The front seats on the standard model come with a built-in power adjustment (partial). The pricier trims come fitted with more elaborate seat functions and complete power adjustment. You may also get seats with leatherette and a sunroof with a panoramic view. The trunk capacity for the 2022 Tiguan when the rear seats are in use comes to 340 litres. Having the 2nd and 3rd-row seats down will greatly improve trunk space allowing for the ferrying of bigger loads.

Infotainment

VW fits the 2022 Tiguan with a glass-like touch screen panel giving the interior of the vehicle a sleek look and feel. This infotainment system comes with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as standard features, allowing the user to link their smartphones to the car's system. The system also comes standard with a WiFi Hotspot. Higher-level trim comes with a nine-speaker system (480 watts), delivering a surreal audio experience. This model comes with a large gauge display, which is digital and configurable based on user preferences.

Fuel Economy

Owing to VW principles, the Tiguan is designed to offer frugal fuel consumption. The front-wheel-drive option of this Crossover SUV does an estimated 9.7km per litre in city driving and 12.7 km per litre on the highway. The all-wheel-drive option is thirstier and consumes 9.3km per litre (city) and 12.3 km per litre (highway). The Highline R-Line consumes slightly more than these two options, given its intricacies. Ultimately VW strives to offer the best in fuel economy, as demonstrated by their innovative focus on economical engines. These vehicles will keep consumption to a reasonable level as long as they are properly serviced and maintained.

Safety features

The Tiguan features competitive safety and driving assist features that greatly improve its safety ratings. The vehicle comes standard with a forward collision alert system that works in tandem with an automatic braking system. Those willing to splurge on pricier models get to enjoy adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist. The fitted safety features make this a safe road car with stellar safety ratings.

Ultimately, This vehicle guarantees the elusive European Charm that many seek in VW vehicles.

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