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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE — Neither Wind nor

By George Straton. July 1, at 3:20 pm

Get a load of Volkswagen: Maker of the People’s Car.

Of all the things, they let the people their entry into the crossover utility segment. the German public aren’t as of Saharan winds and tribes or forests for car model names, as are of jungle cats and lizards.

the Tiger and Iguana improbably and produced an offspring called .

Does the 2012 VW Tiguan SE resemble its jungle parents ?

No black and white striped green scales or tails Instead the inspiration is all Golf This time lifted, and lengthened. The 2012 MY Tiguan includes an adaptation of the more front grille, swept lights and deeper lower which is slowly permeating the Volkswagen line. Gone is the oblique shape and any continued with the Nissan Rogue.  The is fairly low, so outward is pretty decent.

Fortunately, recent Volkswagen of vehicle interiors has trickled to the Hard plastics still to come across refined in More careful inspection of seat trim cargo walls impart austerity. is about as premium as you can get in a European The next step would be Q5 decadence.  Wolfsburg, Germany is very tight freeing the from enough external to cause more than a few to blush.

Synthetic hides, which our SE 4Motion model’s seats, some lesser grades of Widely adjustable, most find the right combination of wheel tilt and reach. The center armrest slides for elbow comfort. Three will find the rear bench as commodious as a Sultan’s room. There is 15 inches of cushion rise off the floor, 5 inches spanning front backs and the knees of average adults.

An optional panoramic spanned nearly the entire of our 2012 Tiguan SE 4Motion emphasizing airiness. A low loading in the cargo area accommodated full sized suit without having to have to folding the rear seats.

in the 2012 VW Tiguan is comprehensive and in a Teutonic way.  Either or twisting them, secondary and rotary dials have a action.  We will continue to the simplicity and intuitiveness of the familiar VW infotainment touchscreen, which with the perplexing panoply of in rivals like the Mazda

Does the 2012 Tiguan SE give us any of the moves of its jungle ?

Not if you expect lighting quick paw loud exhaling, tree tree gliding, rock or basking.

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The Hungarian-built turbocharged inline gas four is not famed for aural character. But it is legend for its power delivery, especially as to the Tiptronic 6-speed auto 201 hp and 207 lb-ft or torque at a cellar-low rpm will allow the 3500 lb to pounce from 0-60 per hour in a brisk 7.5 seconds, turbo lag quelled.  A slight on throttle tip-in isn’t as as in certain DSG applications of this Fuel economy averaging 25 per gallon in an even mix of highway and driving is notable for such performance.

Less impressive is laggard brake response, surprising the large front rotor (12.3-inches) and more aggressive we typically find on other assembled VW’s. Brake a hard into faster and roll gets disconcerting. exhibited when rotating out of speaks that this all-wheel drive system is biased. Rather a shame how the quick damping and chassis iron out most surface while wearing Continental all-season tires on 18 wheels. you believe that 19 inch are available?) The Tiguan’s well-weighted is hardly ponderous, yet lacks the of the Mazda CX-5.

Any Volks in this Wagen ?

On the or People’s side of the 2012 VW proposition buyers can specify a  S model with 6 speed transmission, cloth seats and 16 for $24,340. On the exotic side, get pricey. Our SE 4-Motion test including the panoramic roof and a system, which insists on congested freeway routes, at $33,800.Indulging in fully power front seats, automatic control, xenon headlights or seating surfaces will another $4000 George or the price territory of a 7-passenger Kia Sorento SX with a V6.

That the VW Tiguan is amongst the more crossover-utes out there permits us at He Said to give Volkswagen a on the lack of Tiger or Iguana embellishments.

The 2012 refresh of the Volkswagen cross-over ute, has traded of its former cute for some


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