2022 VW Tiguan Rumors, AWD, Redesign, and Price. The popular VW Tiguan entered the second generation for the 2023 model year and arrived much longer to the US while buyers in Europe prioritize smaller dimensions and sporty ride. The model added additional standard equipment including automatic emergency braking for the 2020 version. For the next model year, the model will be halfway through the generation cycle and the 2022 VW Tiguan should arrive in the facelifted form.
The refreshed Tiguan should appear with slight styling updates in the US while the European version should also get a performance Tiguan R version. The part of the mid-update will also be an upgraded infotainment system.
2022 VW Tiguan Performance
Powering the 2022 VW Tiguan in the US should again be a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with the 8-speed automatic transmission. The revised engine version could get a slight performance upgrade.
The Euro-spec Tiguan should get revised engine range and according to some sources could also introduce the mild-hybrid support. The Tiguan R version is also expected to appear on the Old Continent with the 2.0-liter turbo inline-4 engine coupled with the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.
The redesigned Tiguan should come with radical changes especially the way it looks. The radically new styling will be combined with a new interior which should adopt similar treatment as updated Passat.
The next-generation Tiguan is also expected to ride on the updated version of the current MQB platform. The model should also gain the new, eco-friendly mild-hybrid powertrains. The plug-in hybrid is also expected.
2022 VW Tiguan Redesign
The prototype version of the 2022 VW Tiguan doesn’t suggest notable styling changes for the mid-cycle update. Some sources suggested that refreshed Tiguan could adopt a more imposing grille version and headlights inspired by those on the updated Passat.
The short-wheelbase Tiguan sold in Europe should also get the performance Tiguan R version. Like the T-Roc R, the Tiguan R is also expected to come with tweaked chassis, lowered suspension and larger brakes.
The cabin of the refreshed Tiguan is reported to come with the enhanced trims and upholstery. For the new model year, the popular Tiguan should also gain an upgraded infotainment system with higher contrast screens and updated software. The base version should also be marketed with a larger touchscreen.
The Tiguan will again provide three rows of seat but while the first two rows will be spacious and with the good seats the third row be cramped. The model will also bring up to 73,5 cubic feet of cargo capacity.
The model will start with cloth upholstery and upgrade to leather padding in top trims. The base equipment will also include automatic emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert.
2022 VW Tiguan Release, Price
The refreshed 2022 VW Tiguan will appear in mid-2020. The price should see just small corrections. The current version starts from around $25, 000.
The performance Tiguan R model is reported to come in 2022. The redesigned Tiguan R with radical styling changes and upgraded interior and chassis is expected in 2022.