Published on March 22nd, 2022 | by Aaron Fernandez0
Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace comes to Malaysia with two variants
Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has just officially launched the new Tiguan Allspace Elegance and R-Line 4MOTION. This new Tiguan Allspace is offered as a facelift of the original Tiguan Allspace which was launched in 2020. Similar to all the recent Volkswagen models, this SUV will also be locally assembled in Pekan, Pahang.
Since it was first introduced, the Volkswagen Tiguan has continued to remained as one of the brand’s best-selling models. For the Tiguan Allspace in particular, Volkswagen have managed to deliver nearly 1.5 million units to customers around the world. The Tiguan Allspace has accounted for 55% of all Tiguan production.
The new facelift Tiguan Allspace comes with a redesigned grille, refreshed bumper, sleeker headlamps, LED illuminated light strip, daytime running lights, new Volkswagen logo and ‘Tiguan’ lettering on the back. For the R-Line variant, it is offered with 19-inch Valencia alloy wheels while the Elegance runs on 18-inch Frankfurt alloy wheels. Just like other R-Line models, the Tiguan Allspace R-Line also has its exclusive features like the R-Line front and rear bumper as well as black R-Line rear spoiler.
In terms of interior, both variants are equipped with new upgrades like a 9.2-inch Discover Pro infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, voice control and navigation. The multifunction sports steering operates through haptic-touch control while a 11.7-inch digital cockpit shows various driver instruments. Comfort is also a key factor in the new Tiguan Allspace with the leather seats, 3-zone Climatronic air conditioning and ventilated seats.
The Elegance variant also comes with four driving modes – Eco, Normal, Sport and Individual to cater to each drivers’ preferences. An additional feature only found in the R-Line variant is the Harman Kardon 480-watt sound system with 10 speakers to offer the best possible audio experience to the passengers inside.
Performance-wise, the Elegance variant runs on a 1.4TSI turbocharged engine with a 6-speed DSG while the R-Line is powered by a 2.0TSI turbocharged engine which is paired with a 7-speed DSG. With these engines, the Elegance and R-Line can produce 150PS and 250Nm of torque and 220PS and 350Nm of torque respectively. Additionally, owners of the R-Line variant can take advantage of its 4MOTION system which comes with four modes (On-road, Off-road, Off-road Expert and Snow) to maintain performance across multiple terrains.
Safety-features for both variants include six airbags (seven for the R-Line 4MOTION), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and Brake Assist (BA), Multi-collision brakes, Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS), and Electronic Parking Brake (EPB).
The all-new Tiguan Allspace is priced at RM174,745.68 for the Elegance version and RM219,443.59 for the R-Line 4MOTION with the current tax exemption.