2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE

In addition to the classical model Tiguan has also released another version which is the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE which has another hybrid version. Volkswagen in Frankfurt next production version of the new generation Moela Tiguan presented and before the production version of the GTE, and is the official concept plug-in hybrid model whose powertrain develops 218 hp and enables electrical autonomy of 50 km. As with its classic cousin will present some of the information available. What was done in addition to the design is to improve the quality.2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE rear 

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Review of 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE

Tiguan GTE runs combination of 1.4-liter TSI gasoline engine power 156 hp and an electric motor integrated in the 6-speed automatic transmission, and there are lithium-ion battery capacity of 13 kWh. They can be recharged standard external battery, but for the “inner” filling will take care of roof solar panels that under optimal conditions can produce energy for about 1000 km per year.

In hybrid mode, the Tiguan GTE will achieve an average consumption of 1.9 l / 100 km and carbon dioxide emissions of just 42 g/km. Top speed in the electric mode will be limited to 130 km / h, and when to use all available force this car to 100 km / h reached in 8.1 seconds and a top speed will then exceed 200 km / h.

It is expected that the offer Tiguan soon be expanded with the plug-in hybrid performance, perhaps as early as next year.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE interior

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE side

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE front

Hybrid Version of 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE

Engine and Performance

In addition to the production car, Volkswagen unveiled the Concept Tiguan GTE with a hybrid drive system.

This version is equipped with a 1.4 TSI petrol engine with 156 hp and an electric motor, thanks to which the total combined power of the hybrid system achieves 218 hp (160 kW). For storage of electricity used lithium-ion batteries of 13 kWh, providing electric driving range of about 50 km. In addition to a gasoline engine, the battery can be extended by roof solar panels. Volkswagen Tiguan GTE stated that the hybrid mode only consumes 1.9 l/100 km, with CO2 emissions of 42 g/km.

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE hybrid rear2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE hybrid

The car accelerates to a hundred in 8.1 s, top speed of 200 km/h, while in electric mode can be driven at speeds up to 130 km/h. Hybrid concept will be on display next to the production version of the Tiguan at the Volkswagen booth at the fair in Frankfurt, and it remains unclear whether and when to begin production. As far as the regular version, the new Passat is expected in showrooms by the end of the year, and 2016 will join the model with 7 seats. Seven-seater will be manufactured in Mexico and will only be available in certain markets.

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2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE Price

When we talk about price it will probably be in the range of $30,326 to $53,054. On one such figure should account if you wish to have 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan GTE model. Depending on which engine and equipment you choose, it will also determine your price.

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