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Mike Stevens | Feb, 06 2012 | 6 Comments

Volkswagen Australia has announced availability of the Tiguan 132TSI Pacific. Priced in-line with the 'regular' 132TSI, the Pacific brings a range of new standard features that you'd normally find on the options list.

What it misses out on however is Volkswagen's seven-speed DSG transmission, with supply issues seeing it replaced in this variant with the older six-speed automatic.

As for features. the Pacific adds dual-zone climate control, automatic headlights, coming-and-leaving lighting, an auto-dimming rear view mirror, front fog-lights, rain-sensing wipers and lit vanity mirrors.

The most significant addition to the standard features list however is Volkswagen's Park Assist 2 package - normally a $1400 option for the 132TSI.

Volkswagen's Park Assist technology is designed to assist drivers not only in parallel parking, but also in perpendicular (90 degree) parking.

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With the driver responsible only for prompted use of the accelerator and braking, the Park Assist system will handle the steering duties, slotting the vehicle into - and out of - its space.

Mechanically, the 132TSI remains unchanged, with power delivered by a 2.0 litre petrol engine producing 132kW and 280Nm of torque.

Available with either a six-speed manual transmission or a six-speed automatic (rather than the regular seven-speed DSG), the 132TSI is also fitted with Volkswagen's 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system.

The 132TSI lists fuel consumption figures of 8.7 l/100km in manual form and 8.9 l/100km with the automatic.

 

Pricing

  • 2012 Tiguan 118TSI - 6-Speed Manual - $28,490
  • 2012 Tiguan 132TSI Pacific - 6-Speed Manual - $33,490
  • 2012 Tiguan 132TSI Pacific - 6-Speed Automatic - $35,990
  • 2012 Tiguan 103TDI - 6-Speed Manual - $35,990
  • 2012 Tiguan 103TDI - 7-Speed DSG - $38,490
  • 2012 Tiguan 155TSI - 7-Speed DSG - $42,990

Note: all prices are Manufacturer’s List Price and do not include dealer delivery or on-road costs.

 
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