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2018 VW Tiguan R Line Release Date, Specs

The newest 2018 VW Tiguan R Line is the premium vehicle that has a sporty look and great appearance. Volkswagen has expertise in manufacturing all kinds of cars to cater to the requirements of the different class of customers. The company in an attempt to make an impact on the SUV market has come with SUVs like the Tiguan and Touareg.

The Tiguan had been there in the market, but the new entrant will come with updated features and qualities, making the compact crossover all the more attractive and desirable.

2018 VW Tiguan R Line front

2018 VW Tiguan R Line – Comes on the Familiar MQB platform

There are some standard interior and exterior features which are seen in almost all the trims of the VW Tiguan. The vehicle is constructed on the MQB platform and the vehicle is longer and heavier than other crossovers in the market in similar categories. Designed to be a family vehicle, the crossover has all exterior and interior features which are suitable for such a car. However, the exterior of 2018 VW Tiguan R Line is extremely stylish with LED daytime running lights and LED taillights. The roof rails and the 17-inch alloy wheels also add to the masculinity of the vehicle. The grille and bumper are simple.

The interior of new VW Tiguan R Line is also enticing and sleek- to say the least. The vehicle has comfortable seats for the driver and the passengers along with high-tech entertainment and infotainment features. Climate control features along with connectivity and navigation features also need special mention in this context.

High-end safety and security features are also integrated into 2018 VW Tiguan R Line. Some of the prominent features include automotive emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, lane keeping assist, forward collision warning with pedestrian monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, surround view camera, automatic high beam headlights, rearview camera, adaptive cruise control with automatic stop-n-go etc.

2018 VW Tiguan R Line interior view

2018 VW Tiguan R Line – Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine

There is only one engine variant in the 2018 VW Tiguan R Line. The vehicle runs on 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder engine. It has the capacity of churning around 200 HP of energy and 207 pounds-feet of torque a 1,700 rpm. The engine is coupled to 8-speed automatic transmission offering satisfactory performance. Also, it comes with a fuel rating of 20/24 mpg for the (FWD & AWD).

2018 VW Tiguan R Line rear

2018 VW Tiguan R Line – Price and Availability

Prices of the new VW Tiguan R Line vary depending on the trims of the crossover. The base price of the crossover begins at $26,245. The prices for the R-Line package is based on SEL and SEL Premium trims. This will cost you around $31,280, $34,750 and so on.

There is no official release yet. But as per reports from industry insiders, there is a possibility that the compact crossover will be available by summers in 2018.

Taking into consideration the features, qualities and the performance that the 2018 VW Tiguan R Line will have, it might become the best selling Volkswagen vehicle in the US in 2018. Nissan Rogue and Honda CR-V can give tough competition to the crossover.

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