Next-gen VW Tiguan gets detailed in new report image

The future generation of the Volkswagen Tiguan is expected to make its way onto the market by the end of this year or even in 2016.

Volkswagen’s compact crossover is now getting ready to receive a successor as this should be introduced by the end of 2015 or even next year. According to a recent report, which was published by the model in question will be keeping its familiar proportions but it will increased by 2.2 inch, in its length, compared to the current version. The vehicle will also get a shorter front overhang, wraparound taillights and rounded wheel arches. A long wheelbase version standing at 184.6 inches long is also in the books and this will be about 7.9 inches longer than the standard model, being planned for the U.S. in 2017.

The Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover made on the PQ35 platform of the old Golf which has been in production since 2007. The model in question is currently being put together in Germany, China, Vietnam and Russia and it has a transverse front-engine and front-wheel / all-wheel drive layout. The vehicle stands at 4,432 mm long, 1,809 mm wide and 1,686 mm tall, getting a petrol engine lineup which includes the 200 HP 2.0L TSI, 170 HP 2.0L TSI, 150 HP 1.4L TSI and 122 HP 1.4L TSI. The diesel lineup includes the 110 HP 2.0L TDI, the 140 HP 2.0L TDI and the 170 HP 2.0L TDI. Units can be connected to a 6-speed manual, a 6-speed automatic or a 7-speed DSG.