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Introducing the new Volkswagen Taigo SUV coupe

by Navyatha Sandiri
Volkswagen Taigo SUV coupe

Volkswagen’s first SUV-coupé for the European market is the Volkswagen Taigo SUV coupe. As with the T-Cross, this crossover has a rakishly raked roof. In addition, the Volkswagen Taigun SUV for India and the Volkswagen Taigo SUV share a number of common components under the skin.

  • Based on Nivus, Volkswagen Taigo is a midsize car (sold in South America)
  • The T-Cross SUV shares its MQB A0 platform with this vehicle (Taigun for India)
  • Two turbo-petrol engine options are available for the vehicle.

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What is the 2021 Volkswagen Taigo?

As the Nivus in South America, the Taigo has been on sale there for over a year, and the Euro-spec model is largely unchanged, save for a few tweaks to bring it in line with the rest of the brand’s lineup. Models for the European market will be built in Pamplona, Spain, along with their MQB-A0 platform-sharing counterparts. The MQB A0 IN architecture, which will be used by the Taigun, is closely related to this platform’s design.

Design for the Volkswagen Taigo in 2021

According to VW, the Taigo is meant to be perceived as a stylish, sporty SUV. It has a roofline that slopes down to a subtle spoiler at the rear, a new front end with standard LED headlights, contrasting wheel arch trim, and an extended rear overhang.

Interiors of the Volkswagen Taigo 2021

The Taigo’s interior is strikingly similar to the T-Cross and Polo, which are sold overseas. An all-digital gauge cluster and a multifunction steering wheel are included as standard equipment. As an option, climate controls with touch-sensitive controls are available, as well as the IQ. As part of the Drive package, a number of driver aids are included, including predictive cruise control and lane-keeping assistance.

Volkswagen Taigo SUV coupe

Volkswagen Taigo 2021 engine and powertrain specifications

The Taigo is a front-wheel-drive, gasoline-powered vehicle. 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine with 95hp or 110hp, and 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine with 150hp are available. The Taigo is available with either a 5-speed or 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DSG).

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Taigo dimensions for the year 2021 from Volkswagen

As a result, the Taigo’s dimensions are comparable to those of the Skoda Kushaq sold in India, while it’s 2,566mm wheelbase is nearly identical to that of the Polo and T-Cross of the sixth generation. Luggage space is only marginally reduced compared to the T-straighter Cross’s back, at 438 liters with the seats up.

Can we expect to see a new Volkswagen Taycan in India by 2021?

Taigo’s arrival in the U.S. has not been officially announced by Volkswagen. It is expected that the Tiguan facelift will be unveiled during the holiday season, following the introduction of one of the brand’s most important products, the Taigun “as read and reported by www.autocarindia.com”.