For 2022, Volkswagen Taigun gets improvement in fuel economy up to 6 percent
Volkswagen India has updated its Taigun compact SUV for 2022 with new standard features while also raising its prices. The car now sports engine idle start/stop and tire pressure deflation warning as standard features across all variants of both the performance line and the dynamic line.
The new Taigun also boasts of an improvement in fuel efficiency of up to 6 percent on the dynamic line 1-litre variants with the manual now offering a fuel efficiency of 19.20 km/l and the torque converter automatic offering 17.23 km/l (ARAI).
In addition, the performance line now gets the unique Wild Cherry Red inserts only on the Wild Cherry Red color option and others colours will get Armur Grey glossy inserts instead.
Taigun and Tiguan’s prices have seen jump from 2.5 to 4 percent across all variants for 2022.
Volkwagen Taigun was the first car to be launched by the German firm under its new strategy specific to India. It’s powered by 2 turbocharged petrol engines.
A 1-litre 3-cylinder unit making 115 PS and 178 Nm of torque goes for the dynamic line (Comfortline, Highline, and Topline variants) while a 1.5-litre motor exerting 150 PS and 250 Nm of torque powers the performance line (GT and GT Plus).
Both engines are mated to a 6-speed manual while the 1-litre TSI also has a 6-speed torque converter auto option. Similarly, the larger engine can be had with a 7-speed dual clutch auto transmission.