2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is taking over the streets of Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach as one of the leading SUVs on the market. But what exactly makes this roomy people-mover so versatile? Our team at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore in Irvine set to find out with this 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Review.

Continue reading below to learn more about the 2017 VW SUV.

2017 VW Tiguan Exterior

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan ReviewExploring the exterior of the 2017 VW Tiguan, you’ll find black roof rails lining the top of the SUV. These helpful guides make it easy to install roof racks for carrying even more cargo overhead. Meanwhile, the standard trailer hitch preparation includes wiring, bumper, and a cross bar with mounting plate so you can tow gear behind you as well.

The automatic halogen headlights offer exceptional visibility during nighttime driving, while the daytime running lights help make your Tiguan more visible to pedestrians and other motorists during the day.

Volkswagen Tiguan Interior

Inside the Volkswagen Tiguan, we find a plethora of high-quality finishing touches, like the leather-wrapped steering wheel with multi-function control or the keyless access system with push-button start. There’s even a 12V power outlet located in the front console, the rear console, and in the cargo area for powering your portable devices.

When it comes to seating, the 2017 Tiguan features V-Tex leatherette upholstery and an 8-way adjustable driver’s seat including lumbar support and power reclining. The passenger’s seat, meanwhile, can be folded flat to provide extra space for longer cargo.

Technology

When it comes to the modern automobile, one of the only things that people care about is the available technology. The 2017 Volkswagen SUV delivers with Bluetooth® streaming audio and Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect. With Bluetooth®, you can make or receive hands-free calls or play your favorite playlist right from your phone. The VW Car-Net® App-Connect takes phone integration to the next level by allowing you to access some of your favorite smartphone apps directly from the dashboard controls.

You’ll also get a standard eight-speaker sound system and a helpful rearview camera. The sound system is perfect for delivering a crystal-clear audio experience to any seat in the cabin, while the rearview camera makes it easy to back in or out of a difficult spot.

Volkswagen Tiguan Performance Specifications

TVolkswagenhe engine inside the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged powerhouse. With a compression ratio of 9.6:1, this engine delivers 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of maximum torque. The standard engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission system that uses Tiptronic®, Sport mode, and a Dynamic Shift Program to provide you with an exceptional driving experience.

This powertrain delivers smooth and effortless shifting between gears, which means faster acceleration off the line and improved fuel economy at highway speeds.

Explore the VW Tiguan

Check out the 2017 Volkswagen SUV for yourself by scheduling a test drive at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore in Irvine. Our team of friendly automotive professionals will help you learn more about the many standard and available features that have helped to make the Tiguan such a sought-after SUV in the Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach area.

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