The Truth About Cars » Volkswagen Tiguan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:20:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » Volkswagen Tiguan http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com NAIAS 2016: VW Goodwill Offer Extended to Touareg, 265,000 Sign-ups So Far http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-vw-goodwill-offer-extended-to-3-liter-tdi-265000-sign-ups-so-far/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-vw-goodwill-offer-extended-to-3-liter-tdi-265000-sign-ups-so-far/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 16:24:23 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1263489 Volkswagen CEO Michael Horn announced Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that 265,000 TDI owners have opted to take advantage of the company’s Goodwill Package. The package, which includes a $500 gift card and $500 Volkswagen dealer card, has also been extended to owners of Touareg TDI models. The announcement comes […]

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Volkswagen CEO Michael Horn announced Monday at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that 265,000 TDI owners have opted to take advantage of the company’s Goodwill Package. The package, which includes a $500 gift card and $500 Volkswagen dealer card, has also been extended to owners of Touareg TDI models. The announcement comes […]

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NAIAS 2016: Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Active is a Plug-In Apology http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volkswagen-tiguan-gte-active-plug-apology/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/naias-2016-volkswagen-tiguan-gte-active-plug-apology/#comments Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:52:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1262665 Volkswagen unveiled a new plug-in hybrid concept for the Tiguan, featuring more aggressive styling than the standard model launched in Frankfurt. Interestingly, Volkswagen has positioned the gas-electric CUV as a more fun-to-drive truck than the standard vehicle. In other words, it’s a Tiguan Trailhawk. The GTE Active offers two driver-selectable modes: E-mode, which is an […]

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Volkswagen unveiled a new plug-in hybrid concept for the Tiguan, featuring more aggressive styling than the standard model launched in Frankfurt. Interestingly, Volkswagen has positioned the gas-electric CUV as a more fun-to-drive truck than the standard vehicle. In other words, it’s a Tiguan Trailhawk. The GTE Active offers two driver-selectable modes: E-mode, which is an […]

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First-gen Volkswagen Tiguan Was Officially a Flop in America – Can New Tiguan Undo Damage? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/first-gen-volkswagen-tiguan-officially-flop-america-can-new-tiguan-undo-damage/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/first-gen-volkswagen-tiguan-officially-flop-america-can-new-tiguan-undo-damage/#comments Mon, 21 Sep 2015 16:00:46 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1176714 Long before Volkswagen tasked itself with overcoming the expenses of a developing dirty diesel scandal and the harm it caused to the brand’s already lackluster image in the United States, Volkswagen Of America was struggling to sell its small SUV during a small SUV boom. Incidentally, that vehicle – the first-generation Tiguan – was never […]

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Long before Volkswagen tasked itself with overcoming the expenses of a developing dirty diesel scandal and the harm it caused to the brand’s already lackluster image in the United States, Volkswagen Of America was struggling to sell its small SUV during a small SUV boom. Incidentally, that vehicle – the first-generation Tiguan – was never […]

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Volkswagen Tiguan Revealed Before Frankfurt http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/volkswagen-tiguan-revealed-before-frankfurt/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/volkswagen-tiguan-revealed-before-frankfurt/#comments Mon, 14 Sep 2015 16:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1168658 Volkswagen has just revealed the second-generation Tiguan before the Frankfurt Auto Show opens to the press on September 15. The new Tiguan will ride on Volkswagen’s MQB front-wheel drive platform and grow in almost every measurable dimension. Volkswagen says the new “European” Tiguan will be offered with multiple power outputs ranging from 125 PS to […]

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Volkswagen has just revealed the second-generation Tiguan before the Frankfurt Auto Show opens to the press on September 15. The new Tiguan will ride on Volkswagen’s MQB front-wheel drive platform and grow in almost every measurable dimension. Volkswagen says the new “European” Tiguan will be offered with multiple power outputs ranging from 125 PS to […]

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Contrast: Volkswagen’s U.S. Outpost Struggles As Volkswagen Canada Booms http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/contrast-volkswagens-u-s-outpost-struggles-volkswagen-canada-booms/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/contrast-volkswagens-u-s-outpost-struggles-volkswagen-canada-booms/#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:00:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1111905 Following 18 consecutive months of year-over-year decline, U.S. sales at the Volkswagen brand have improved in six of the last nine months. Yet those U.S. sales improvements send up deceiving smoke signals. While Volkswagen’s volume increased 6 percent in June, for example, the brand’s 30,436-unit total represented an 18-percent drop compared with June 2013 and […]

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Following 18 consecutive months of year-over-year decline, U.S. sales at the Volkswagen brand have improved in six of the last nine months. Yet those U.S. sales improvements send up deceiving smoke signals. While Volkswagen’s volume increased 6 percent in June, for example, the brand’s 30,436-unit total represented an 18-percent drop compared with June 2013 and […]

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VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept: Is This The New MQB Crossover? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/vw-crossblue-coupe-concept-is-this-the-new-mqb-crossover/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/vw-crossblue-coupe-concept-is-this-the-new-mqb-crossover/#comments Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:40:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=485557 Looking a bit like a hybrid between the Range Rover Evoque and a Subaru Outback, the VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept is the smaller companion to the larger CrossBlue that debuted at Detroit. The Coupe has a twin-turbo V6 and a plug-in hybrid system making 409 horsepower, but don’t expect that to make it into production. […]

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Looking a bit like a hybrid between the Range Rover Evoque and a Subaru Outback, the VW CrossBlue Coupe Concept is the smaller companion to the larger CrossBlue that debuted at Detroit. The Coupe has a twin-turbo V6 and a plug-in hybrid system making 409 horsepower, but don’t expect that to make it into production. […]

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Review: 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE AWD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/review-2012-volkswagen-tiguan-se-awd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/review-2012-volkswagen-tiguan-se-awd/#comments Tue, 16 Oct 2012 14:25:13 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=463782 Some driving enthusiasts (for reasons that escape me) take their significant other’s tastes into account when buying a car for themselves. Invariably, the s.o. won’t abide a hatchback, but finds crossovers the epitome of automotive style and utility. So our whipped enthusiast wonders which compact crossover they will least regret. Oh, and it can’t cost […]

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Some driving enthusiasts (for reasons that escape me) take their significant other’s tastes into account when buying a car for themselves. Invariably, the s.o. won’t abide a hatchback, but finds crossovers the epitome of automotive style and utility. So our whipped enthusiast wonders which compact crossover they will least regret. Oh, and it can’t cost […]

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