Volkswagen to enter mini-SUV market with Taigun

Set for end of 2013 launch, the Taigun is Volkswagen's entry into the mini-SUV market where it will take on the Ford Ecosport, Mahindra Quanto and Renault Duster

 

Volkswagen Taigun 2013

 

Expected:

End of 2013, Price: Rs. 10-12 lakh


Volkswagen is set to enter the mini-SUV market with its Taigun by the end of 2013. Based on the up! front-wheel drive New Small Family platform (NSF), it will be 319mm longer, 83mm wider and 81mm taller than the up! and will sport a 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Prices will be around Rs 10-12 lakh and its rivals include the Ford Ecosport, Mahindra Quanto and Renault Duster.

 

It premiered at the recent Sao Paulo Motor Show and is a more compact version of Volkswagen’s Tiguan. Weighing only 985kg, the Taigun is expected to be fuel efficient with an estimated 22.22kmpl mileage. 

 

by Niharika Ghorpade Posted on 12 Dec 2012
top Upcoming Launches