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Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Specification, Features, Price, Competitors


All about Volkswagen Taigun SUV ✓ Specification ✓ Exterior ✓ Interior ✓ Mileage ✓ Color ✓ Features ✓ Price ✓ Comparison.

Volkswagen India is going to introduce its upcoming sub-4-metre SUV “Taigun” very soon in India. The company already unveiled, the Taigun SUV at 2020 Auto Expo and moving ahead of its launch quickly. According to fresh media reports, there are only a few months left for its launch and it could be a game-changer car with its very competitive price range. As we all know that SUV segment is dominating by Kia Seltos and Hyundai Creta. However, this will be a strong answer to all of them and may change the market circumstances as well. The car gets only petrol engine with 1.5-litre, 4 cylinder unit. However, the diesel version could be launch later after the launch or analyse the market response. The company is going to use the same TSI engine technology for the upcoming car. Power will be sent to the front wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, though a manual gearbox option is also expected. Volkswagen is targeting high localisation of this SUV in India to come up with an aggressive price tag.

2021 Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Expected Launch Date
Volkswagen Taigun SUV April to June of 2021

Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Engine Specifications

Volkswagen has confirmed that a BS-6 turbo-petrol engine from its TSI family will be on offer – a 1.5-litre four-cylinder unit. Power will be sent to the front wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox, though a manual gearbox option is also expected.

Petrol engine Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021
Engine type 1.5-litre turbocharged petrol engine
Displacement 1,499 cc
No. of cylinders 4
Power 148 hp @ 5,000 rpm
Torque 250 Nm @ 1,250 rpm
Transmission 6-speed Manual or 7-speed DCT Automatic
Emission Standard BS-6
Drivetrain FWD
Driving Range – kmrs
Volkswagen Taigun SUV – Dimensions & Weight
Length 4,315 mm
Width 1,800 mm
Height 1,620 mm
Wheelbase 2,610 mm
Ground Clearance 205 mm
No. of Doors 5-Doors
Seating Capacity 5-Person
No. of Seating Rows 2-Rows
Bootspace 480-litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 60-litres
Suspensions, Brakes & Steering
Front Suspension Double Wishbone Type, Independent Front Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Multi-link Coil Spring Suspension with Anti-Roll Bar
Front Brake Type Ventilated Disc
Rear Brake Type Drum
Steering Type Power-assisted (Hydraulic)
Wheel Type Alloy Wheels
Front Tyres 235/65 R17
Rear Tyres 235/65 R17

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Exterior & Interior Design

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. From the Inside, it will likely be equipped with a large touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, an all-digital instrument cluster, wireless charging facility, front ventilated seats, automatic climate control system, sunroof and so on.

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Mileage

Fuel Type Transmission Mileage
Petrol (1997 cc) Manual 16.35 kmpl
Petrol (1997 cc) Automatic 13.5 kmpl

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Features

Standard Features:-

  • 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 Control
  • Rear Parking Sensor with Camera
  • Traction control
  • Central Locking
  • Child safety lock
  • 360-degree surround camera

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Colours

  • Pure White
  • Kurkuma Yellow
  • Energetic Orange
  • Pure White
  • Ravenna Blue
  • Deep Black

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Rivals & Competitors

  • Kia Seltos
  • Hyundai Creta
  • Nissan Kicks
  • Haval F5 (Upcoming)

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Ex-showroom Price

Volkswagen Taigun SUV 2021 – Expected Price
Base Variant INR. 10.00 Lakhs.
Top Variant INR. 16.00 Lakhs.

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Last modified: January 11, 2021