NEW FOR 2011:

– Comfortline available in front-wheel drive
– Sport suspension added to optional Sport Package on Comfortline and Highline
– Trendline adds standard RCD 310 single CD-MP3 stereo with eight speakers
– Highline adds standard 17-inch “New Orleans” alloy wheels
– Sirius satellite radio, and Bluetooth connectivity with three-button assembly, voice control, audio streaming and multifunction steering wheel compatibility standard on Highline, optional on Comfortline
– Exterior colours: Night Blue Metallic added; Sapphire Blue Metallic discontinued

For 2011, the Volkswagen Tiguan adds some new features. The mid-range Comfortline model, previously available only in all-wheel drive, also comes in a front-wheel drive version. The optional Sport Package now adds a sport suspension. The base Trendline receives an updated stereo, while Sirius satellite radio and extra Bluetooth features are added to the Highline and made optional on the Comfortline.

The Tiguan uses a 2.0-litre turbocharged direct-injection four-cylinder engine. The base Trendline and mid-range Comfortline come in front-wheel drive with a six-speed manual transmission or optional six-speed automatic with manual shift mode, or can also be optioned with 4Motion all-wheel drive, which uses the automatic transmission only. The Highline is all-wheel drive only.

Features on the Trendline include 16-inch alloy wheels, manual climate control, fog lights, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, tire pressure monitoring system, black window surrounds, chrome front grille, variable intermittent wipers, intermittent rear wiper, anti-theft alarm, cruise control, front and rear floor mats, multifunction trip computer, keyless entry, illuminated glovebox, illuminated vanity mirrors, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary input, eight-way manually adjustable cloth seats, fold-flat front passenger seat, sliding and reclining 60/40 split-folding rear seat with centre armrest and pass-through, electronic parking brake, auto-hold start-off assist, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, exterior temperature display, and auto up/down windows.

The Comfortline adds 17-inch alloy wheels, privacy glass, panoramic power sunroof, black roof rails, heated washer nozzles, six-CD/MP3 stereo, Sirius satellite radio, power reclining driver’s seat, heated upgraded cloth comfort seats, and leather-wrapped multifunction wheel. 4Motion all-wheel drive models have leatherette upholstery.

The Highline adds dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic headlamps, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals and puddle lamps, chrome window surrounds, rain-sensing wipers, digital compass, footwell lighting, auto-dimming rearview mirror, iPod interface, 12-way power driver’s seat with three-position memory, heated leather seats, interior light package and Bluetooth connectivity.

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