2021 Volkswagen T-Cross (Swire) SUV coupe derivative model Taigo exposed

Staff Writer

This Volkswagen Taigo is the first SUV coupe launched by the automaker for the European market.This is a crossover with a sloping roof, with T-crossThe Taigo SUV also shares many similarities with the upcoming Volkswagen Taigun SUV in India.

  • Volkswagen Taigo is based on Nivus (sold in South America)
  • Share its MQB A0 platform with T-Cross SUV (Taigun for India)
  • It offers two turbo gasoline engine options

2021 Volkswagen Taigo: What is it?

Taigo has been on sale for a year Nevis In South America, the European spec model remained basically unchanged, except for a series of adjustments designed to align it with the brand’s lineup there. The models for the European market will be built in Pamplona, ​​Spain with its MQB-A0 platform sharing brother. This platform is closely related to the MQB A0 IN architecture that Taigun will use.

2021 Volkswagen Taigo: Design

Volkswagen hopes to position Taigo as a stylish and sporty SUV. Therefore, in order to distinguish it from T-Cross, Taigo’s roofline slopes down to the subtle rear spoiler, a new-looking front end with standard-installed LED headlights, contrasting wheel arch trim and elongated After hanging.

2021 Volkswagen Taigo: Interior

Internally, Taigo is very similar to T-Cross, and recently Update polo It is sold overseas. The standard package includes a multi-function steering wheel, a central touch screen with Volkswagen’s latest “MIB3” infotainment software, and a fully digital instrument panel. Touch-sensitive climate control is available as an option, as is IQ. The driving package brings a lot of driving assistance, including predictive cruise control and lane keeping assistance, as well as those that are standard equipment.

2021 Volkswagen Taigo: Engine and Powertrain

Taigo is completely driven by front wheels and gasoline. There are two engines to choose from-a 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine that produces 95 horsepower or 110 horsepower, and a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 150 horsepower. Depending on the specified engine, Taigo is equipped with a 5-speed or 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DSG).

2021 Volkswagen Taigo: Dimensions

Taigo is 4,266 mm in length, 1,494 mm in height, and 1,757 mm in width. Skoda Kushak It is available in India, and its 2,566 mm wheelbase almost exactly matches the sixth-generation Polo and the European-spec T-Cross. With a seat luggage capacity of 438 liters, there is almost no reduction in luggage space compared with the straight-back T-shaped crossover.

Volkswagen Taigo in 2021: Will it come to India?

Volkswagen has not issued any official statement regarding its plan to bring Taigo to our market. The German brand is preparing to launch Taigun in the coming weeks, which is one of its most important products. Tiguan facelift launched during the holiday season It is anticipation.

Do you think Taigo will be a good alternative to Taigun in India? Please let us know in the comments section.

See also:

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Volkswagen Polo GTI unveiled in 2021

Volkswagen Taigun of production specifications found near Mumbai

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