VW Tiguan R-Line gets more affordable in the UK, adds satellite navigation as standard

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 1, 2014

Volkswagen announced that its top-of-the-line Tiguan R-Line model will be available as standard with satellite navigation which translates into a price reduction 750 GBP. As a result, this means a value enhancement of almost 1,500 GBP because the Tiguan R-Line will start at 28,490 GBP.

Sitting above the Match trim, the Tiguan R-Line arrives as standard with bi-xenon headlights, 18-inch wheels, a sports suspension but also with a new R-Line styling pack that consists of new bumpers, side sills and badging and a bespoke interior that includes sport seats fitted with R-Line logo, black roof lining and upholstery upgrade.

Moreover, the Tiguan R-Line also receives the Match specification that includes RNS 315 colour touchscreen satellite navigation system, Bluetooth, MDI media interface with leads for iPhone and USB, CD/DVD player, SD card provision, DAB digital radio and park Assist. Furthermore, the interior includes a multifunction steering wheel wrapped in leather just like the gear knob, 2Zone climate control and folding picnic tables on the back of the front seats.

Under the hood, the Tiguan R-Line will be available with a 2.0-liter TSI petrol engine generating 210 hp, while diesel fans will be able to get the popular 2.0-liter TDI diesel engine delivering between 140 and 177 hp. The Tiguan R-Line equipped with a 2.0-liter TSI petrol engine and a 6-speed manual transmission starts at 28,920 GBP, while the DSG automatic transmission increases the price to 30,410 GBP.

The Tiguan R-Line using the 2.0-liter TDI engine with 140 hp and a 6-speed manual transmission starts at 28,490 GBP. The most expensive model will be model equipped with a 2.0-liter TDI generating 177 hp and bolted to a 7-speed DSG transmission, which starts at 31,020 GBP.

Topics: vw, vw tiguan, r-line, uk

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