2021 VW Tiguan Allspace (facelift) leaked in the plug-in hybrid variant

The VW Tiguan Allspace (VW Tiguan L/VW Tiguan XL) is getting a facelift this year. The 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace PHEV is likely to debut at the Shanghai Auto Show next month, and some of its pictures and technical details have surfaced before the official launch.

The 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace features the same new design as the Tiguan facelift, and the bigger dimensions is the only difference here. The radiator grille is wider and flanked by VW Golf Mk8-inspired LED headlights that induce an aggressive styling to the front-end. At the rear, the Tiguan lettering is below the VW roundel instead of on the left side. Revised bumpers and tweaked rear lights are among the exterior changes.

Unlike the standard-wheelbase Tiguan, the VW Tiguan Allspace already comes in the plug-in hybrid variant, and may not be known widely because of the availability limited to China. The 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace PHEV could be expanded to other markets with many countries, especially in Europe, setting tough CO2 targets.

The 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace PHEV specifications should be similar. The engine is the familiar 110 kW (150 PS/148 hp) 1.4-liter unit. Presumably the same turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline unit, it should be paired with an 85 kW (115 PS/114 hp) electric motor that sources energy from a 13 kWh Lithium-ion battery pack. The old model can drive 55 km (34 miles) in EV mode, and the refresh should have a similar NEDC pure electric range.

The VW Tiguan Allspace PHEV will chiefly rival the Honda CR-V PHEV and Toyota RAV4 PHEV. In China, SAIC-Volkswagen presumably would launch it at a slight premium over the old Tiguan Allspace PHEV, which costs CNY 265,800 (approx. USD 40,500) onwards.

2021 VW Tiguan AllSpace FAQs

What is the 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace release date?

April 2021 is the expected 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace world debut.

Which models are the 2021 VW Tiguan Allspace alternatives?

Options to the VW Tiguan Allspace include the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4.

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