2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2)

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Specifications

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About the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2)

The 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) is a front-wheel drive four-door wagon that was released to the Australian market on 01/08/2012 classified as a 5NC MY13. The Tiguan is regarded as a small SUV built in Germany with prices from a dealer as a used car starting at A$9,800.

The Tiguan is a front-wheel drive 4 door with 5 seats, powered by a 1.4L S/C & T/C 4CYL engine that has 118 kW of power (at 5800 rpm) and 240 Nm of torque (at 1500 rpm) via a Six-speed Manual. VOLKSWAGEN claims the Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) uses 6.9L/100km of Premium Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 162g of CO2. It has a 64L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 928km per full tank.

The Tiguan measures 1686mm (66.4 inches) in height, 4427mm (174.3 inches) in length, 1809mm (71.2 inches) in width with a 2605mm (102.6 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 1493kg (3291.5 lbs) of unladen weight. The Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) comes standard with 215/65 R16 front tyres and 215/65 R16 rear tyres. It requires a service every 12 months or 15,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) has a 195mm ground clearance with a 1800kg braked and 750kg unbraked towing capacity.

The Tiguan has received a 5 star rating from ANCAP. The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Inner Guard and the compliance plate is located on the Right Side in Boot Compartment. An example VIN number would be similar to WVGZZZ5NZ#**00011.


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Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Details
Used Price From DealerA$9,800
Trade-In ValueA$7,000
Series5NC MY13
Body Stylefour-door wagon
Release date01/08/2012
Discontinued date31/01/2013
Drive typeFWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
Compliance plate locationRight Side in Boot Compartment
VIN ExampleWVGZZZ5NZ#**00011
Country of originGermany
SegmentSmall SUV
Safety ANCAP rating5 stars
Number of doors4
Seating capacity5
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Engine Specifications
TypeS/C & T/C MPFI
Size1390cc, 1.4L
Power @ RPM 118kW @ 5800rpm (158.2 hp)
Torque @ RPM240Nm @ 1500rpm (177.0 lb-ft)
Cylinderssupercharged and turbocharged four-cylinder
Number of Valves16
Euro Rating-
Compression ratio10
Power/weight ratio79.0kw/tonne
Bore/stroke76.5mm × 75.6mm (3.0in × 3.0in)
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionSix-speed Manual
Drive typefront-wheel drive
Turning circle12m (39.4 ft)
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC
Front tyre & wheel size215/65 R16 - 6.5x16
Rear tyre & wheel size215/65 R16 - 6.5x16
Front suspension typeMacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil Spring, Gas damper, Anti roll bar
Rear suspension typeMulti-link system, Coil Spring, Hydraulic double acting shock absorber, Anti roll bar
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity64L
Fuel consumption (combined average)6.9L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)-
Fuel consumption highway (average)-
Vehicle range927.5km (576.3 miles)
Emission standard-
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)162g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)-
CO2 emissions (highway)-
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Dimensions
Length4427mm (174.3 inches)
Width1809mm (71.2 inches)
Height1686mm (66.4 inches)
Wheelbase2605mm (102.6 inches)
Front track1559mm (61.4 inches)
Rear track1571mm (61.9 inches)
Ground clearance195mm (7.7 inches)
Unladen weight1493kg (3291.5 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity1800kg (3968.3 lbs)
Unbraked towing capacity750kg (1653.5 lbs)
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Warranty
Warranty length36 months
Warranty distanceUnlimited km
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Servicing
Service interval (km)15,000 km
Service interval (months)12 months
Volkswagen Tiguan 118 TSI (4x2) Options
Standard Features
  • Dual Front Airbags Package
  • Anti-lock Braking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Adjustable Steering Wheel - Tilt & Telescopic
  • 16 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Brake Assist
  • Cruise Control
  • Central Locking Remote Control
  • Cloth Trim
  • Electronic Brake Force Distribution
  • Electronic Differential Lock
  • Electronic Stability Program
  • Head Airbags
  • Hill Holder
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Leather Steering Wheel
  • Multi Function Steering Wheel
  • Power Mirrors With Indicators
  • Power Steering
  • Power Windows
  • Radio CD with 8 Speakers
  • Roof Rails
  • Seatbelts - Pre-tensioners Front Seats
  • Side Front AirBags
  • Trip Computer
  • Traction Control System
Optional Features
  • Adaptive Damping Control - A$1,650
  • Alarm System/Remote Anti Theft - A$600
  • 18 Inch Alloy Wheels - A$2,300
  • Comfort Pack - A$1,000
  • Fog Lights - Front - A$400
  • Leather Upholstery - A$4,000
  • Metallic Paint - A$700
  • Parking Distance Control Rear - A$1,400
  • Power Sunroof - A$2,000
  • Satellite Navigation - A$3,000
  • Xenon Headlights - A$2,100