Almost bristles years afterwards the Dieselgate aspersion broke, Volkswagen is agilely abiding to alms agent vehicles.
The German architect unceremoniously dumped agent engines from best of its cartage afterwards the emissions cheating scandal. Other brands beneath the Volkswagen awning — including Audi, Skoda and Porsche — additionally angry their aback on agent power.
But course appears to be axis and Volkswagen has aloof reintroduced the bunched seven-seat Tiguan Allspace 140TDI.
The alternative was bare because of restrictions on assembly due to the new tougher all-around WLTP emissions testing administration that replaced the old system.
The Tiguan Allspace joins the full-size Touareg as the alone diesel-powered commuter cars in the German brand’s bounded range.
Volkswagen Australia business chief, Jason Bradshaw, said agent remained “an capital allotment of our archetypal mix” and “a call for abounding of our customers”.
“It’s acceptable account for anybody that we can already afresh action this accepted variant.”
The 140TDI will sit aloft the Tiguan Allspace ambit priced from $54,690 (before on-road costs), which is $1500 added than the top petrol model.
Power comes from a 2.0-litre turbo agent agent authoritative 140kW and 400Nm.
VW has arranged the 140TDI with gear, including adorable items such as covering absolute seats, big 19-inch admixture wheels, ambient lighting and several active modes.
Safety is able-bodied taken affliction of with auto emergency braking, lane-keep assist, rear cross-traffic active and alarm cruise control.
The Tiguan Allspace 140TDI is accessible to adjustment now, with deliveries basic in October.