New Volkswagen Tiguan: Stylish, Eco-Friendly SUV

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There are several reasons drivers love the 2023 Volkswagen Tiguan. It's a great size for city driving and has many great features that make driving easy and fun. The 2023 Tiguan's design is modern and sleek. It's powerful and efficient, and it handles well. The upgraded technology and low carbon emissions make it a great choice for drivers who want to be eco-friendly.

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The 2023 Volkswagen Tiguan's Top Features

There are four Tiguan trim levels: S, SE, SE R-Line Black, and SEL R-Line. The S  is the base trim level, and it's very well-equipped. The SE adds fog lights, a panoramic sunroof, leatherette upholstery, and heated front seats. The SE R-Line Black has a sportier exterior styling and a sport-tuned suspension. The SEL R-Line is the top trim level, adding navigation and voice control for the infotainment system.


The standard engine is a 2-liter turbocharged inline-four engine that uses an eight-speed automatic transmission to deliver 184 to the all-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive system-perfect for trips from Central Islip to Smithtown.

The Tiguan has a tight turning radius and is easy to maneuver in city traffic. The Tiguan has an independent suspension with coil spring suspension. When off-roading, the suspension system is designed to keep the vehicle level and stable.

The front strut suspension is tuned for a balance of comfort and agility. The rear multi-link suspension is designed for stability and a smooth ride. It can tow 1,500 pounds of payload when equipped properly.

In Sport mode, the engine is tuned for performance. The SUV's performance is characterized by a more aggressive throttle response and higher engine speeds. Normal mode is the default setting for everyday driving. In Normal mode, the engine's performance is adjusted for a balance of fuel efficiency and performance. Sport mode is for when you want more power and agility.

The SUV's performance is characterized by a more relaxed throttle response and higher engine speeds. The custom driving mode allows the driver to set the parameters for the engine, transmission, suspension, and steering to their preferred settings. In Eco mode, the engine is tuned for fuel efficiency and is best used when trying to save fuel.

The Tiguan is designed to be able to handle a variety of off-road conditions. The all-wheel-drive system can be engaged on dry pavement to help the vehicle maintain traction. When driving in deep snow, the all-wheel drive system will send power to the wheels with the most traction. The low-range gearing and hill descent control help the new Volkswagen Tiguan climb hills and descend steep grades. The ground clearance is 7.6 inches and it has a water-fording depth of 19.6 inches.


The 8-inch digital driver display is standard on the Tiguan. The infotainment system is displayed on a 6.5-inch touchscreen. It's compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The heated front seats are very comfortable and keep you warm on cold days. The Tiguan has a dual-zone automatic climate control system which keeps the cabin at a comfortable temperature. The panoramic sunroof is a great feature that lets in natural light and fresh air.


The Volkswagen SUV uses the latest technology to ensure the safety of its occupants. The forward collision warning system warns the driver and applies the brakes if necessary when it predicts the chances of a forward collision. The automatic emergency braking comes in handy when the driver doesn't react in time to the forward collision warning. The lane departure warning system ensures that the driver doesn't drift out of their lane. The intelligent crash response system turns off the fuel pump, unlocks the doors, and turns on the hazard lights. The automatic post-collision braking system applies the brakes after a collision to help prevent secondary collisions. This SUV is one of the best VWs for driving in the snow - learn why!


The remote start feature lets you start the engine from a distance, so the cabin is warm before you even get in. The hands-free power liftgate is a great feature that makes it easy to load and unload cargo. It has a wireless charging capability for your devices. The Fender premium audio system is one of the best systems in its class. It produces a clear and crisp sound.

Visit Volkswagen of Smithtown in St. James Today!

Whether you're in Kings Park or Hauppauge, contact Volkswagen of Smithtown in St. James today to browse VW specials or schedule a test drive of the all-new Tiguan.