Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI / 150: impressions and actual consumption

We are already testing the version of access to the new Volkswagen Tiguan range, powered by a 150 hp diesel engine and front wheel drive. It will be enough? We analyze it.

Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 hp: first impressions

Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 hp: first impressions

Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 hp: first impressions

Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 hp: first impressions

A few years ago, when the previous marketing Volkswagen Tiguan, the first generation began, any model powered by a diesel engine over 140 hp power is felt dynamic and prestacional at the hands of any driver. Today, not so much. The increasing control of pollutant emissions, has led to This type of diesel engine has lost some "punch" and simply allow proper acceleration capability.

Interior Volkswagen TiguanWhat it is amazing is the gradual reduction of consumption which, in turn, yes it is achieving. Very worthwhile is to check, for example, how our new Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 hp with manual transmission and front-wheel drive, it conforms to our actual consumption test only 5.5 l / 100 km in highway driving an average of 100 km / h. That puts value figures that until recently were only available models much smaller size and weight.

If to this we add that since in urban use, this new Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI 150 hp consumes 6.4 l / 100 km, It is ultimately a vehicle with a similar to that of a compact economy car, but with a clearly superior habitability. All this makes it increasingly advisable to purchase despite the slight slowdown presenting respect, for example, a Volkswagen Golf.

Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI: good support

And entering issues start valuing their behavior during our first tours with the Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0 TDI test, the first feeling that you take when driving away and make the first turns is that of a "flat" car, which does not stand out at all, but that It is very difficult to find fault. And here lies the best of this German SUV with a Noble extremely dynamic behavior and predictive made it easy to tackle with confidence any kind of curve.

Rate your car for freeIt is also true that There are models who are perhaps more agile, but on balance I find no rival now in its class to outperform this Volkswagen Tiguan. The work of the suspension is effective filtering projectingly any irregularities and containing any body motion changes in strong support. Once again, Volkswagen gives a lesson in how to make a balanced car.

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