TodayApril 16, 2022

2009 VW Tiguan crossover unveiling

 Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS)

Last November, at the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show Volkswagen unveiled a concept called the VW Tiguan. There were tale-tale signs that made us sure that it would become a production vehicle.

Tiguan will be based priced at $22,490 and will be available in the United States Volkswagen dealerships in Summer 2008.  The Tiguan shares the same engine as the Volkswagen GTI. The 2.0L TFSI turbocharged engine with a four-cylinder power plant delivers 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque.

The new 2009 VW Tiguan is 173.2 inches long, 72.8 inches wide, and 66.5 inches high. A flexible interior package includes second-row. The Volkswagen Tiguan SEL with FWD, Roof Rack, DVD, Keyless Entry, Fog Lights, Leather Seats, Heated Seats, Cargo Cover.

MPG: Up to 19 city / 26 highway
Engine: 2.0 L 4-cylinder
Towing capacity: 2,200 lbs
Curb weight: 3,398 to 3,631 lbs
Dimensions: 174″ L x 71″ W x 66″ H
MPG (city / hwy)
2009 VW Tiguan S
Up to 19 / 26
2009 VW Tiguan SE with Leather
Up to 18 / 24
2009 VW Tiguan SE
Up to 18 / 24
2009 VW Tiguan SEL
Up to 18 / 24

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.

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