Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India At Rs 10.49 Lakh: All You Need To Know

Volkswagen launches the Taigun in India at Rs 10.49 lakh, ex-showroom (starting price). The Volkswagen Taigun is sold in two variants: Standard & GT. The SUV is offered with two engines and three transmission options. Pre-bookings for the VW Taigun were opened up in August and the SUV has now been launched in the Indian market.

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Variants & Pricing

Volkswagen Taigun Price
Comfortline MT ₹10,49,900
Highline MT ₹12,79,900
Highline AT ₹14,09,900
Topline MT ₹14,56,900
Topline AT ₹15,90,900
GT MT ₹14,99,900
GT Plus DSG ₹17,49,900

Colour Options

- Curcuma Yellow
- Wild Cherry Red
- Candy White
- Reflex Silver
- Carbon Steel Grey

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Design

The Volkswagen Taigun follows the typical VW design & style. It is based on the MQB-AO-IN platform and brings Volkswagen's mature design language to the mid-size SUV segment. Up front, it features LED Matrix headlamps with integrated LED DRLs. It also gets LED fog lamps placed down low in the bumper.

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

It also features a blacked-out honeycomb grille with chrome slats. It also gets all-around cladding, rides on 17-inch alloy wheels, and at the rear is an LED tail lamp with an LED bar in between. Other design highlights include a shark-fin antenna, roof rails, dual-tone ORVMs, etc.

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Interior & Features

The Volkswagen Taigun features premium interiors with lots of colours and textures all over. It is a dual-tone interior but the dashboard gets a silver strip that runs across it. It comes with a flat-bottom steering wheel and steering-mounted controls as well.

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

In terms of technology, the Volkswagen Taigun gets an 8.0-inch digital instrument cluster and a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system. It gets a whole suite of connectivity options including Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, etc.

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Other features:

- Wireless Smartphone Charger
- Rear AC Vents
- Front & Rear Smartphone Charging Ports
- Central Armrest With Cupholders
- Climate Control
- Electric Sunroof
- Red Ambient Lighting
- Smart Touch Climatronic Auto AC

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Safety Features

- Electronic Stability Control
- Tyre Pressure Deflation Warning
- Park Distance Control
- Rear-View Camera
- Hill-Hold Control
- Six Airbags
- ABS with EBD
- Multi-Collision Brakes
- ISOFIX Child Seat Mounts

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Engine & Transmission

The Volkswagen Taigun is sold with two engines and three transmission options. The lower-spec engine option is a 1.0-litre turbo-petrol and the top-spec models get a more powerful 1.5-litre turbo-petrol engine.

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

1.0-litre Turbo-Petrol

- Max Power: 113bhp @ 5,500rpm
- Peak Torque: 175Nm @ 1,750rpm
- Transmission: 6-speed manual/6-speed torque converter automatic

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

1.5-litre Turbo-Petrol

- Max Power: 148bhp @ 5,000rpm
- Peak Torque: 250Nm @ 1,500rpm
- Transmission: 6-speed manual/7-speed DSG

Volkswagen Taigun Launched In India: Features, Specifications, Colours, Safety & Other Details

Thoughts On Volkswagen Taigun Being Launched In India

The Taigun is probably the most-awaited launch from Volkswagen this year. We drove the car ahead of its launch and it left us impressed, and you can see why in our Volkswagen Taigun review. Now, with the launch, Volkswagen seems to have nailed the pricing game as well.

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Article Published On: Thursday, September 23, 2021, 11:38 [IST]
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