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Comparison of Upcoming Mid -Sized SUVs Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun – Specifications, Price and Features

All about Upcoming mid-sized SUVs Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun ✓ Specification ✓ Price ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ ABS ✓ Comparison.

Expected Launch Date:
Haima F5 Jan-Mar, 2021
Volkswagen Taigun July-Sep, 2021

Great Wall Motor made a strong impact at the 2020 Auto Expo this year by revealed its range of SUVs and electric vehicles under its Haval and GWM EV brands respectively. One of the main attractions at its pavilion was the F5 SUV, which has all the bells and whistles to compete against Jeep Compass, Hyundai Tucson and the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun. GWM is the largest producer of SUVs in China and it will be investing more than Rs. 7,000 crore in phased manner for its local operations and has already taken over the Talegaon facility with two lakh capacity.

On the other hand, Volkswagen India unveiled its extensive SUV line-up at the recently held Auto Expo 2020. The SUV product comprised of the Volkswagen Taigun, T-Roc, and Tiguan Allspace. While Volkswagen has already launched T-Roc and Tiguan Allspace in India, Taigun will be launched in India soon. The upcoming Volkswagen Taigun will be based on the heavily localised MQB AO IN platform, which will also underpin the Skoda Vision IN based SUV, new Vento and the new Rapid. 

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun – Design

Exterior:- Visually, The Haval F5 SUV comes with a massive grille with glossy black treatment, flanked by a set of LED headlamps with LED DRLs. The muscular front bumper appears to feature another set of DRLs along with air intakes and rugged underbody cladding with a faux diffuser. The SUV runs on a set of styling alloy wheels, while the roofline gets a coupe-like design, while the rear features a sculpted design with wraparound taillamps and an aggressive rear bumper with more cladding and dual exhaust pipes.

Another side, The upcoming Taigun has a dominant front making it look bolder, muscular in turn giving it a sporty SUV stance. The interiors are plush with leatherette seats and a digital instrument cluster. It’s contemporary in its design and would suit the active lifestyle of an Indian consumer. At the rear of the, car has a new design element, it is illuminated with a LED strip that is bordered by a glossy black trim. It runs across the whole width of the car and integrates into Volkswagen’s LED signature tail-lamps on either side.

Interior:- Inside the cabin, The Haval F5 sports a premium five-seater cabin with leather upholstery, a panoramic sunroof, automatic climate control, and a multifunctional steering wheel with cruise control. As for infotainment and technology, the car houses a fully-digital instrument cluster and a 9-inch touchscreen panel with support for connectivity features. The centre console is partially new and includes various new touch-operated controls in place of physical controls for a cleaner design.

On the another side, The Upcoming Volkswagen Taigun seems to have a dual colour that is two-tone beige and a black color scheme providing a bright ambiance. The makers have said that the interiors of the new Taigun will be made more advanced and are spacious with the greater headroom. It will offer this sub 4-meter vehicle with features including an air conditioning system with heater, a power steering system with tilt function, power windows with one-touch operation, electrically adjustable and foldable outside mirrors, leather-wrapped steering wheel, Smartphone connectivity and lots of other advanced features.

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun SUVs – Engine Specifications

Petrol engine Haval F5 Volkswagen Taigun
Engine type 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine 1.0-litre TSI Evo Turbo-charged/1.5-litre TSI EVO petrol engines
Displacement 1,497 cc 998 cc/1,499 cc
No. of cylinders 4 3/4
Power 168 PS @ 5,000-5,600 rpm 115 bhp/148 bhp
Torque 285 Nm @ 1,400-3,000 rpm 200 Nm/250 Nm
Transmission 7-speed DCT Automatic 6-speed Manual and torque-converter Automatic/7-speed DSG Automatic
Drivetrain Layout FWD FWD

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun SUVs – Dimensions

Dimensions Haval F5 Volkswagen Taigun
Length 4,470 mm 4,315 mm
Width 1,857 mm 1,800 mm
Height 1,638 mm 1,620 mm
Wheelbase 2,680 mm 2,610 mm

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun SUVs – Features

Standard Features
Haval F5 Volkswagen Taigun
– 9.0-inch LCD touchscreen infotainment system
– Android Auto & Apple CarPlay Support
– Panoramic Sunroof
– LED DRLs with Auto headlamps
– Front and Rear fog lamps
– Leather wrapped steering wheel
– 8-way Electrically powered driver seats
– Dua-zone climate control
– Electrically adustable seats
– Cruise Control
– Keyless Entry
– 8.0-inch Touchscreen Infotainment
– Android Auto & Apple CarPlay
– Digital Instrument console
– Automatic Climate Control
– Internet Connectivity
– Air-conditioning with system with heater
– LED DRLs with auto headlamps
– Cruise Control
– Power steering system with Tilt function
– Power windows with one-touch operation
– Electric adjustable and foldable ORVMs
– Push Button Start
– Leather wrapped steering wheel
– Power Adjustable Driver Seats
Safety Features
– Six-Air-bags
– ABS with EBD, Brake Assist
– Electronic Stability Programe
– Lane Departure Warning
– Lane Keep Assist
– Traction Control
– Parking Sensors
– 360-degree Camera
– Six Air-bags
– ABS with EBD, Brake Assist
– Electronic Stability Control
– Rear Parking Sensor with Camera
– Traction control
– Central Locking
– Child safety lock
– 360-degree surround camera

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun SUVs – Mileage

Mileage Haval F5 Volkswagen Taigun
Petrol 1.0-litre 16 kmpl
Petrol 1.5-litre 14 kmpl 13.5kmpl

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun SUVs – Colour

Haval F5 Volkswagen Taigun
– White Shark
– Black Horse
– Red Eagle
– Brown Wolf
– Blue Gazellia
– Pure White
– Kurkuma Yellow
– Energetic Orange
– Pure White
– Ravenna Blue
– Deep Black

Haval F5 vs Volkswagen Taigun SUVs – Expected Ex-showroom Price

Haval F5 Volkswagen Taigun
INR 11.0 lakh – 16.0 lakh. INR 10.0 lakh – 15.0 lakh.

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Last modified: July 10, 2020