Volkswagen launches all-new Taigun at Rs 10.49 lakh in India | 10 Points

The Topline MT and AT cost Rs 14.56 lakh and Rs 15.90 lakh respectively, and consists mostly of the top features of the car. The upgraded 1.5-litre TSI engine comes in GT badging, signifying the superior engine performance that it has. The GT Manual costs Rs 14.99 lakh and the GT + DSG costs Rs 17.49 lakh.

German vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen on Thursday launched an all-new compact SUV called Taigun in India. Starting at Rs 10.49 lakh, the Taigun will compete with cars like Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta and Tata Harrier. Based on its sister company Skoda Kushaq, the Taigun is offered in two broad trims: Dynamic Line (1-litre TSI) and GT (1.5-litre TSI). The latter is available in multiple variants to make the ‘GT’ badge more accessible. The 1-litre Turbo Stratified Injection (TSI) line is offered in 5 different variants. The Comfortline, which starts at Rs 10.49 lakh, comes in with the basic features and is the cheapest variant of the car. Going up from that, there’s the Headline MT version that costs Rs 12.79 lakh and offers some additional features with the manual transmission. The Headline AT offers an Automatic transmission and costs Rs 14.09 lakh. The Topline MT and AT cost Rs 14.56 lakh and Rs 15.90 lakh respectively, and consists mostly of the top features of the car. The upgraded 1.5-litre TSI engine comes in GT badging, signifying the superior engine performance that it has. The GT Manual costs Rs 14.99 lakh and the GT + DSG costs Rs 17.49 lakh. Here are 10 points about the new Taigun:


1.    Its exterior resembles the classic Volkswagen designing history. Simple straight lines, twin-slat chrome grille flanked by a pair of LED headlamps, and a lot of chrome to go with it. 

2.    From the side, its similarity with Kushaq intensifies as it becomes harder to tell the two cars apart.

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3.    At the back, the highlight has to be the connected LED tail lamps, a spiffy little element that’s certain to get all the attention, especially at night. 

4.    From the inside, the cabin strikes out the simplicity yet again, with an uncluttered central console, practical design, and large infotainment right in the middle.

5.    Things like the 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment, gear lever (on the AT variants), and touch-based climate control knobs are shared with the Kushaq. 

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6.    My Volkswagen connects app, an 8-inch digital instrument cluster, leatherette upholstery, ambient lighting, auto climate control, wireless charging pad, a sunroof, cooled front seats and 17-inch alloys.

7.    It has an impressive 385 litre boot space along with folding rear backseat with a split ratio of 60:40.

8.    The Taigun comes with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, connected car tech, ambient lighting, cruise control, a single-pane sunroof, and keyless entry with a push-button start.

9.    On the safety front, the Taigun comes with six airbags, ABS with EBD, ESC (standard across all trims), hill-hold control, tyre pressure deflation warning, parking camera, and ISOFIX child seat mounts.

10.    The Taigun is available in five colours: Curcuma Yellow, Wild Cherry Red, Candy White, Reflex Silver, and Carbon Steel Grey.

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