2018 VW Tiguan XL Release Date
November 2016, the Los Angeles Auto Show. These are the time and place at which Volkswagen will introduce another version of the new generation Tiguan SUV models. Such a way will be completed offer, for customers in the US market. Of course, it comes to the 2018 VW Tiguan XL model, which has repeatedly been announced and which are expected with impatience. In addition to US customers, this version is intended for customers in the China market.
The new Tiguan XL is a version of the model with a longer wheelbase. While the global market already represented a new generation of this great SUV models, the Americans were waiting for the completion of the offer. The first examples of the new 2018 VW Tiguan XL will arrive to their owners at the beginning of 2017, more precisely in the spring of that year.
Like the base model, the 2018 Tiguan LWB (long wheelbase) is set to VW MQB platform. XL version has 4:33 inches larger wheelbase, which enabled the installation of a third row of seats. This vehicle is able to accommodate 7 passengers. It is this feature or characteristic it is ranked in the list of desirable vehicles on the US market and the market of China.
2018 VW Tiguan XL Design and Specs
The design of the new generation Tiguan SUV’s all familiar. This new version is not much different from the basic version. The front and the rear are identical. The most important difference between the standard model and the Tiguan XL (LWB) is a side view of the vehicle. 2018 VW Tiguan XL characterized by longer rear side door and set different C-pillar. These changes contribute to an elongated appearance of the vehicle in relation to the standard version of the model.
US version of “prolonged” Tiguan SUV model will be manufactured at the Puebla plant in Mexico. For this market is intended, 2.0-liter TSI petrol engine, while later, the offer will be extended. With the standard FWD, the offer will be versions with 4Motion (AWD) drive.
The Chinese will get their models from Shanghai Volkswagen factory in China. For this market, in addition to 2.0-liter unit, the offer will be the 1.4-liter TFSI and 1.8-liter TFSI units. And in this market, the base version of the model is coming with FWD. It is not yet confirmed, but it is expected that this market to be offered and the 2018 VW Tiguan XL Diesel version of the model.