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Volkswagen has announced its much-awaited Taigun in India at a starting price of Rs. 10.50 lakhs (ex-showroom). This SUV’s clear rival is Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta, which is available in two turbo petrol engines with almost seven variants to choose from. The Volkswagen Taigun is available in two variant lines i.e, Dynamic Line and Performance Line. This Dynamic Line confines three trims i.e, Comfortline, Highline and Topline. Meanwhile, the Performance Line includes two trims i.e, GT and GT Plus. It comes with a combination of four engine-gearbox to pick up from, The prices of every variant is enlisted down below.

Volkswagen Taigun Ex-Showroom prices:

1.0L TSI

  • Comfortline – Rs. 10.50 lakh
  • Highline MT – Rs. 12.80 lakh
  • Highlight AT – Rs. 14.10 lakh
  • Topline MT – Rs. 14.57 lakh
  • Topline AT – Rs. 15.91 lakh

1.5L TSI

  • GT Line – Rs. 15.00 lakh
  • GT Line Plus – Rs. 17.50 lakh

Volkswagen Taigun: Interior and Exterior

Moving towards the exterior, The Taigun SUV bundles huge LED headlights along with DRLs onto its front, a chrome grille and highlighting of chrome even implements on the lower part of the bumper. On to its rear, it features a tail-light cluster that runs across the width of the tailgate with more addition of subtle chrome below the bumper. The Volkswagen Taigun is available across 5 colour variants- Wild Cherry Red, Curcuma Yellow, Candy White, Reflex Silver and Carbon Steel Grey.

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As for the interiors now, its interior theming holds a bit more minimal approach which bundles the infotainment screen integrated into the dashboard and a unique set of AC vents for this. However, The dashboard is not a standard affair for every trim. The switch gears carry some footprints from the Skoda Kushaq. The interior features a 10-inch Infotainment system with the integration of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay which can be controlled wirelessly, an 8-inch digital cluster, automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery, ambient lighting, cool glovebox, chilled front seats, a sunroof, USB Type-C Ports, Wireless Charging Pad with 17-inches of alloys.

Volkswagen Taigun: Engine and Gearbox

As far as safety is concerned, Taigun has six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC (it’s standard across every trim), hill assist control, tyre pressure deflation warning indication, parking camera and ISOFIX child mount seats. The Taigun powertrain options are quite familiar with the Skoda Kushaq. In terms of powertrain, the Volkswagen Taigun comes with two TSI turbo-petrol engines:- a 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine that produces 115hp of power and 175Nm of torque and a 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine that powers 150hp and 250Nm of torque. Both of these engines have a standard 6-speed manual gearbox across every trim. Nevertheless, it features different gearbox options where a 1.0 TSI engine gets a 6-speed torque converter and a 1.5 TSI with a 7-speed automatic dual-clutch. This 1.5 TSI engine also includes some features like fuel-saving cylinder deactivation technology.

Well with that said, do let us know your opinions about the Volkswagen Taigun by dropping a comment down below.

By Anmol Bhatia

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