The 2023 VW Tiguan is a real family crossover SUV that looks attractive and it delivers good performances. The design looks classy and conservative while the interior is more than well-equipped. Tiguan is one of the safest models in its segment as it offers lots of crash-avoidance features.
Still, the third row is tight, fuel economy could’ve been better and some optional amenities are really expensive. There will be four trim levels, and R-Line Tiguan is still just a speculation.
2023 VW Tiguan Exterior Facelift
All-new 2023 VW Tiguan will get a couple of exterior refreshments. This crossover SUV is 185.0 inches long and it is one of the largest models in the compact segment. Door are looking wider which should easy the access. The front fascia is sharper than before and the front grille is wider. The customers can choose between halogen or optional LED headlights.
17-inch wheels are offered as standard. However, you can buy larger rims that are optional. The R-Design package is available as well and it offers plenty of gloss black features. Styling is really modern and Tiguan really looks attractive and unique.
Interior and Safety Features
Many fans feel that the Tiguan isn’t spacious enough. Still, this crossover SUV still offers more room than most of its competitors. The 2023 VW Tiguan offers great comfort and second-row legroom is ample. Still, the third-row is too tight for the adults. As for the first row of seats, the seating position is high enough to provide great visibility. A five-seat variant is also available and this version offers 38 cubic feet of cargo space. The interior is equipped with numerous soft-touch materials and cloth upholstery is standard.
Optional synthetic leather is amazing and it is standard on the upper trim levels. The second-row could be slid forward and generally, the interior is very customizable. One of the best things about 2023 Tiguan is its safety rating. This compact crossover SUV offers lots of driver-assistance and safety systems. Emergency braking, rear cross-traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring are all standard now. Also, six optional airbags are standard now as well.
Performance, Transmission, Fuel Economy
New 2023 VW Tiguan is available in four trim levels. All models are prioritizing soft ride, even the R-Design package. Tiguan comes with good acceleration and superb handling. Unfortunately, Tiguan still offers a single engine option and it is a 2.0-liter turbo-four. This drivetrain is producing 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque.
AWD system is optional and Tiguan offers numerous driving modes. The compact crossover SUV delivers more than solid power. Still, fuel efficiency is a problem for years now. Many fans are hoping for the new engine only because of this particular reason. FWD setup is standard and Tiguan delivers 22 mpg in the city and 29 mpg on the highway. 8-speed automatic transmission is still available and it provides smooth shifting.
2023 VW Tiguan Price and Release Date
Given the amount of equipment and good performance, the 2023 VW Tiguan is an affordable model. This compact crossover starts at $27,000. The range-topping SEL Premium trim level will cost slightly above $40,000. Tiguan will go on sale in the coming months.