Volkswagen is re-introducing the R-Line range to the Tiguan model.
The Tiguan is VW's fourth best selling car behing the Golf, Polo and
Passat. When the R-Line model was last in production it accounted for
nearly 20 percent of all sales.
The new Tiguan R-Line is based on the SE trim level, and adds bi-xenon
headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, black wheelarch extensions,
body-coloured front and rear ‘R’ design bumpers and rear spoiler,
aluminium front door sills with R-Line logo. In the interior there will
front sport seats with two-tone upholstery, R-Line logo on the front
head restraints, leather multifunction steering wheel with aluminium
inlay and R-Line logo and stainless steel pedals.
The R-Line is available with the Tiguan’s three most powerful
engines. These are the 207bhp 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine, Volkswagen’s
popular 2.0-litre common rail TDI engine with either 138bhp or 168bhp.
All cars will come with the 4MOTION four wheel drive system and will be
fitted with a standard six-speed manual gearbox. Carbon dioxide
emissions for all models are under 200 g/km: the petrol model emits 199
g/km, while the diesels are at 150 and 158 g/km for the 138bhp and
On the road prices start at £28,020 for the R-Line 138bhp diesel.
There is a £680 premium for the 168bhp diesel, with the petrol model
The Tiguan R-Line is available to order now, with the first cars arriving in January 2013.