WATCH: VW Taigo brings Jozi to a standstill

The new VW Taigo has arrived.  
Njabulo Ngcobo
The new VW Taigo has arrived. Photo: Njabulo Ngcobo

VOLKSWAGEN’S new SUV coupe arrived with a bang in Mzansi and its launch brought the north of Joburg to a standstill.

The Taigo, which is already available at dealers, is positioned between the T-Cross and T-Roc in Volkswagen’s T SUV model range.

The range includes the T-Cross, Taigo, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and the Touareg.

Standard features of the Taigo Life 1,0 TSI 85kW DSG include LED headlights and LED tail lights, a digital cockpit, 6,5-inch composition colour infotainment system, App-Connect, We Connect Go, front centre armrest with a USB-C interface, multi-function leather steering wheel, electric foldable exterior mirrors with heating function and 16-inch Belmopan alloy wheels.

Exterior highlights include an individualised front section with a chrome-look crossbar, projection light from the exterior mirrors and black roof rails.

In addition to the standard features in the Life derivative, the Taigo Style 1,0 TSI 85kW DSG also comes standard with IQ.Light LED matrix headlights, ambient lighting, 17-inch Aberdeen alloy wheels, park distance control in the front and rear, dynamic light assist, 10,25-inch digital cockpit pro, active info display and an eight-inch composition media infotainment system.

Then comes the Taigo R-Line standard with a black headliner, stainless steel pedals, privacy glass for rear side windows and rear windows as well as 17-inch Valencia alloy wheels.

The top-of-the-range Taigo’s bumpers are distinguished by their striking R-Line design.


Taigo Life 1.0 TSI 85kW DSG – R429 900

Taigo Style 1.0 TSI 85kW DSG – R464 100

Taigo R-Line 1.0 TSI 85kW DSG – R486 000

The Taigo comes standard with a three-year/120000km warranty, a three-year/45 000km EasyDrive service plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. Service interval is 15 000km. Customers have the option to extend EasyDrive maintenance and EasyDrive service plans up to 10 years or 300 000km.

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