car news desk, In view of the increasing demand for mid-size SUV cars in India, the competition among the companies is intensifying. Currently, Hyundai Creta is the best selling mid-size SUV in the country. Other companies are also updating their cars to woo the customers. Meanwhile, German carmaker Volkswagen India has silently updated the Taigun SUV. The company has now added the option of Ventilated Seats in its top-spec GT Plus version. However, for this you will have to pay Rs 25,000 extra.
With the new feature, the price of this variant now becomes ₹ 18.96 lakh (ex-showroom). It is worth noting that the Tigun GT Plus variant can also be bought without ventilated seats at the current price of Rs 18.71 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Earlier, only the topline variant of the Volkswagen Taigun with its 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine offered ventilated seats. Let us tell you that it is the safest SUV in the country with Global NCAP 5 star rating. Its base variant costs Rs 11.55 lakh.
With the introduction of this feature, there is going to be a lot of relief for the passengers in the summer season. Except for the ventilated seats, there is no other change in the Taigun GT Plus. Talking about the rest of the features, it includes 10-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, ambient lighting, electric sunroof, climate control, digital instrument console, wireless charging.
Coming to the engine, it gets a 1.5-litre TSI petrol engine, tuned for 148 Bhp and 250 Nm of peak torque, mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox. Its entry variant gets a 1.0-litre TSI petrol engine with a 6-speed manual and torque converter. Apart from Tigun, other SUVs with ventilated seats include Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Tata Harrier, Tata Safari, MG Hector, Hyundai Alcazar, and Skoda Kushaq.