Known as the Tiguan Allspace, this is the long-wheelbase version of VW’s crossover that can be specced with as many as seven seats. It gets a slightly tweaked front end—which has been extended by 22mm—with a new grille and signature lights. The Tiguan Allspace now also comes with LED turn signals with a sweeping indicator function, and it can now also be had with optional IQ.LIGHT LED matrix headlights.
VW says the interior gets no changes, so the cabin will still offer 760 to 1,920 liters of cargo space in the five-seat version and 700 to 1,755 liters in the seven-seater. The engine options remain unchanged as well, so the Tiguan Allspace can still be had with any of three TSIs and two TDIs. A seven-speed DCT and the optional 4MOTION AWD are also available.
The highlight of the new Tiguan Allspace is the tech upgrades it gets. There’s a new digitalized module mounted on the center console, which features touch panels and sliders that have replaced rotary knobs and tactile buttons. There’s a new full-color head-up display for the driver as well.
The new Tiguan Allspace now also gets IQ.DRIVE Travel Assist that enables partly automated driving. This technology allows automated steering, braking, and acceleration from 0kph (with a DCT) or 30kph (with a manual ’box) up to 210kph. Travel Assist utilizes the adaptive cruise control and lane assist (standard feature) for longitudinal and lateral guidance, respectively.
The Tiguan Allspace also gets a new infotainment system that offers a wide range of online services. Higher equipment levels include features like natural voice control, streaming service access, and cloud-based personalization using a VW ID. Wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity is also available.
This infotainment system, meanwhile, is paired with a Harman Kardon audio setup with 8+1 high-performance loudspeakers and an amplifier with a 480-watt total output that provides crisp, sharp sound.
So, after seeing these changes made to the Tiguan Allspace, do you think this seven-seater has a place in our market?
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