Standard features even on the base 110TSI Trendline include the aforementioned tech and multimedia items, cloth seats, LED DRLs with halogen headlights, 17-inch alloy wheels, a tyre pressure monitoring system, air conditioning, rain-sensing wipers, a multi-function display in the instrument cluster, auto dimming rear vision mirror, and heated wing-mirrors.
Going up to the mid-grade Comfortline adds sat nav to the media system, improved interior trim, floor mats, LED headlights, 18-inch alloys, keyless entry with push-start ignition, electrically operated tailgate, fold-out tray tables for the rear passengers, draw storage under the front seats,
The top-spec 162TSI adds adaptive chassis control, an upgraded media system with GPS and voice control, premium LED light fittings, 19-inch wheels, leather seat trim, climate control, electrically adjustable and heated front seats, and paddle-shifters. It is the only car that can be optionally fitted with the R-Line pack which includes 20-inch alloys, black interior trimmings, an overhauled exterior look, dynamic steering, and Vienna leather.
Active safety items on all cars include auto emergency braking front and rear, ESP, lane keeping assist, park assist sensor suite, and driver attention alert.
Blind spot monitor, adaptive cruise control, and rear cross traffic alert are part of the optional safety pack on all but the top 162TSI. The Tiguan range does not have traffic sign recognition.
Of course, all the standard expected items like light city-friendly power steering, electronic stability program (ESP), seven airbags, a reversing camera, parking sensors, air conditioning, Bluetooth and cruise control come standard even on the base car. A panoramic sunroof is part of a pack on all Tiguans except the 162TSI where it is an individual option.