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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan on sale in Australia from $31,990

Following the announcement of local specifications, Volkswagen Australia has now confirmed pricing for the all-new Tiguan mid-size SUV before its arrival in a couple of months.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

The new Tigaun is an all-new model, based on VW Group’s MQB platform. It brings larger overall dimensions, providing more cabin space than ever before, while also introducing better driving dynamics for a more enjoyable drive.

As we already know, the new Tiguan will be available with five different engine options in Australia. These span from the 110TSI petrol, 132TSI petrol, to the range-topping 162TSI petrol, with all figures referring to the power output in kilowatts. For the diesel fans there are the 110TDI and 140TDI.

All engines except the entry 110TSI are connected up to a 4MOTION all-wheel drive system with selectable driving modes. The 110TSI is front-wheel drive only, helping to provide maximum fuel economy.

Buyers will be presented with various option packages, including the $5000 Luxury Pack that brings Vienna leather, keyless access, a power tailgate, and a big glass sunroof. It also comes with power front seats with heating functions.

There’s also the $2000 Driver Assistance Pack that adds adaptive cruise control, cross-traffic alert, and Area View, while sporty drivers can option for the $4000 R-Line package that adds a distinct bodykit with 20-inch alloy wheels.

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan officially goes on sale in Australia in September. Prices start from the following (excluding on-road costs):

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI Trendline 6 Speed Manual – $31,990
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI Trendline 6 Speed DSG – $34,490
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TSI Comfortline 6 Speed DSG – $36,990
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Comfortline 7 Speed DSG – $41,490
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 110TDI Comfortline 7 Speed DSG – $42,990
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 162TSI Highline 7 Speed DSG – $48,490
2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 140TDI Highline 7 Speed DSG – $49,990

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.