The official launch, scheduled for June 2, Volkswagen South Africa has revealed details of the specifications of the long-awaited Tiago, which will take a position between T-Cross and T-Roc.

Although this was partly detailed last December, the twin South American Nivus, which is produced in Pamplona, ​​Spain, and not at the San Bernardo do Campo plant in Brazil, will have a choice of three trim levels. rather than the two previously reported. .

Starting with the range, entry level Life The standard equipment includes a 6.5-inch Composition Color infotainment system with App-Connect, a 10.25-inch digital cab dashboard, LED headlights and daytime running lights, 16-inch Belmopan alloy wheels, and the following:

  • front armrest
  • mirrors with electric folding and heating
  • multifunction steering wheel covered with leather
  • fabric seats
  • Lave Stone decorative inserts

A wide range of options available include 17-inch Bangalore alloy wheels, Matrix IQ LED headlights, tow bar, eight-inch Composition Media infotainment system, keyless access, heated front seats and a wireless smartphone charger.

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In addition, you can specify a 9.2-inch infotainment system Discover Media with built-in satellite navigation and voice control, as well as two packages included:

  • Comfort: keyless entry, reversing camera and parking
  • Help the driver: lane assistance, lateral assistance and parking assistance

New in South Africa, a step up Style gets chrome exterior details, artificial diffuser and anodized silver roof rails, as well as:

  • 17-inch Aberdeen alloy wheels
  • front and rear parking sensors
  • Matrix IQ LED headlights with Dynamic Light Assist
  • indoor ambient lighting
  • Composition Media’s eight-inch infotainment system
  • Inserts Deep Iron Gray

In addition to the elements mentioned in Life, additional features for Style are 17-inch Tokyo wheels or 18-inch Fuchal, Beats sound system with six speakers, panoramic sunroof and IQ Drive Assist package, which includes a warning of a frontal collision. with autonomous emergency braking, lane assistance and adaptive cruise control.

Completion of the range R-linewhich is equipped with bumpers and extended door sills, glossy black details on the diffuser and chrome exhaust vents.

Despite the appearance of the coupe, the Taigo trunk can hold 440 liters of luggage. Note: UK model in photo.

Mounted on Valencia’s 17-inch alloy wheels, the R-Line comes standard with Matrix IQ headlights, as well as dark anodized interior inserts, alloy pedals, Karoso fabric seats and a black roof liner.

As with the R-Line versions for the Tiguan, Touareg and Polo, a black stylish package may be available as an option, in which a glossy-black finish is applied to mirror covers, grilles, vents and around windows. Misano black 18-inch alloys complete the packaging.

Other than Misano’s silver 18-inch wheels, the R-Line option set is identical to that of the Style.

As you know, Tiago rides on the same platform MQB A0 as Polo, T-Cross, Nivus, Seat Ibiza, Skoda Fabia and Audi A1, with South African inputs in the form of a dashboard obtained from the plant in Wittenhag. , now Kariega, for all models of the right-hand drive market.

Confirmed Volkswagen Tiago specifications for South Africa
A digital dashboard is standard for the entire range, and there are three infotainment systems to choose from. Note: UK model in photo.

Its dimensions are officially estimated at 4,266 mm in total length with its wheelbase 2,566 mm, the Tiago has a width of 1,757 mm and a height of 1,515 mm with its loading to swallow 440-liter luggage. The stated ground clearance is 137 mm.

A single transmission is offered the day before; 1.0 TSI, 85 kW / 200 Nm which is transmitted to the front wheels by a seven-speed DSG. Unlike the Nivus and the European Taigo, the South African models will not have a manual transmission. Fuel consumption is 5.4 l / 100 km.

A total of eight colors are offered; Pure White, Ascot Gray, Reflex Silver Metallic, Deep Black Pearl, Smokey Gray Metallic, Reef Blue Metallic, Kings Red Metallic and Visual Green Metallic. Except for the Deep Black Pearl, all other colors can be contrasted with the black roof for a two-tone finish.

The standard for the Tiago range is a three-year warranty of 120,000 km and a three-year service plan of 45,000 km. It is expected that prices, although unknown, will be from 350,000 rupees.

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