Volkswagen has finally launched the all-new Taigun compact SUV in India, priced at ₹ 10.50 lakh to ₹ 17.50 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). The new SUV is optionally offered with a 1.0-liter TSI or 1.5-liter TSI turbocharged gasoline engine, while transmission options include a 6-speed manual transmission as well as a 6-speed torque converter. and a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission. Based on the two engines, Volkswagen offers the SUV in two main options – Dynamic line and Performance Line, powered by the 1.0-liter TSI and 1.5-liter TSI engines respectively. While the former comes in three variants – Comfortline, Highline and Topline, the latter offers two trim choices – GT and GT Plus.
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Volkswagen Taigun 1.0 Comfortline
The entry-level Comfortline variant of the SUV comes standard with the 1.0-liter TSI engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox. In terms of exterior equipment, it gets – Upper chrome strip on the radiator grille, silver front diffuser, halogen headlights with LED daytime running lights, black roof bars, side facings, body-colored ORVM with LED turn signals and body-colored door handles . The SUV also comes with 16-inch steel wheels with full coating, infinite LED taillights and a silver rear diffuser. Inside, the Comfortline trim offers – a two-tone interior, a 3D decoration section on the dashboard, rear air vents, a fabric seat cover, a dead pedal, a front sliding center armrest with box storage and an ambient light pack with LEDs for the door panel switches, front and rear reading lights.
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The base variant also comes with a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system with 6 speakers, Bluetooth / FM / USB connectivity, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a 12V outlet. The SUV also gets a flat-bottom steering wheel with audio and call control, adjustable headrests, and electrically adjustable ORVMs. In terms of safety features, the car has dual airbags, ABS with EBD and ESC, multi-collision brakes, disc brake wiping function, brake assist and differential locks. electronic. The Volkswagen Taigun also offers – 3-point seat belts for all passengers, seat belt reminder, high speed alert, engine immobilizer, rear parking sensors, ISOFIX child seat anchor, a remote central locking and manual dimming interior mirror.
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Volkswagen Taigun 1.0 Highline
The Highlight variant also gets the 1.0-liter TSI engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox, but it also comes with an optional 6-speed AT, and the latter also gets paddle shifters. In addition to the Comfortline trim features, the Highline variant gets silver roof rails, front fog lights and 16-inch “Belmonte” alloy wheels on the exterior. Inside the cabin, the SUV comes with Amur Gray Satin and Glossy Black decorative inserts, chrome bezels for the air vents, 60:40 folding rear seats, a rear center armrest with cup holders and white mood lights in the dashboard. The cabin also receives a Smart Touch Climatronic AC and a refrigerated glove box.
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The SUV also comes with a 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with apps, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a wireless charger, shark fin antenna, valet mode and 2 USB chargers each at the same time. ‘front and back. The system also offers MyVolkswagen Connect with a set of connected car features such as: live tracking, geographic fence, time fence, driving behavior, SOS emergency call, safety alerts, trip analysis and date reminder. deadline for documents. In terms of safety features, it benefits from hill start assist (AT only), rear camera, height-adjustable driver’s seat, driver’s automatic up / down window, a rear defogger, a wiper and a rear screen washer.
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Volkswagen Taigun 1.0 Topline
The high-end variant of the Dynamic Line trim gets the same engine and transmission choices as the Highline variant, but it also gets cruise control. In addition to the Highline trim offerings, the SUV also benefits from features such as – chrome 3D grille, LED headlights with LED DRL, chrome appliques for automatic headlights on the door handles, chrome trim on the lower line of the window and ‘Cassino’ 17 inch alloy rims. Inside, the Taigun receives Rave Glossy and Trama Pattern decorative inserts, a leather + imitation leather seat cover, an auto-dimming interior mirror, a push-button start, ventilated front seats with leather inserts and a electric sunroof. The cabin also receives an 8-inch fully digital instrument panel. In terms of safety features, the SUV has 6 airbags, hill start assist, tire pressure monitoring system, rain and light sensor and automatic lighting. at home.
Volkswagen Taigun 1.5 GT
The GT variant of the Taigun comes standard with the 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. The features were taken from the Highline variant and in addition to those the GT trim also receives styling cues such as – a GT badge on the radiator grille and trunk and a chrome plate on the front fender with the GT branding . The interior comes with decorative inserts in Amour gray or glossy dark red and carbon pattern, faux leather + fabric upholstery and an ambient lighting package: LED for the door panel switches, front and rear reading lights.
Volkswagen Taigun 1.5 GT Plus
The GT Plus variant of the Taigun also gets the 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine, but it is mated to a 7-speed DSG as standard. In addition to the features offered with the Topline finish and the GT variant, the premium GT Plus option comes with additional features such as – red front brake calipers, a two-tone exterior with the roof painted in carbon steel gray , aluminum pedals and 17-inch “Manila” alloy wheels.
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