Volkswagen Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line 11
Volkswagen Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line 11

Volkswagen Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line Performance Test Drive Decathlon Handsome Retreat

Volkswagen Tiguan 380 Interior

The second-generation Tiguan was launched in Taiwan in 2016. It is not only the main sales force of Volkswagen but also a very popular model in the SUV market. This test engine is the top version of the Tiguan series “380 TSI R-Line Performance” car, which not only has a wealth of equipment and a complete safety assistance system but also can be invisible at a speed of 0-100 km / h in 6.5 seconds And the powerful Decca performance can definitely meet the needs of the entire family!

Today ’s 380TSI R-Line Performance is a 2020 model launched by Taiwan ’s Fox in early March of this year. Some changes in the car system are mainly to make the 330 TSI power that disappeared in the lineup in 2019 return to the front. The equipment of the department has also evolved. The 280 TSI and 330 TSI Elegance and above models have added Active Info Display 10.25-inch full logic digital instruments. The 380 TSI R-Line Performance includes the DCC active chassis control system as standard equipment.

In addition, there is another change in the 2020 Tiguan that can be applied to the new “Long Mileage Flexible Maintenance” program launched by the original manufacturer in March this year. Taiwan Volkswagen announced the Volkswagen four-door diagonal Arteon, a coupe, will be introduced at the end of the year, and “Long Mile Elastic Maintenance” will be introduced in March to save the purse! ). Unlike the previous concept of using mileage or time as the maintenance cycle, now the vehicle’s driving computer and sensor are used to collect data including mileage, fuel consumption, ambient temperature, engine load, etc., according to different vehicle conditions to remind driving maintenance and The timing of changing the oil, so that the original maintenance cycle of one year or 15,000 kilometers can now be extended to a maximum of two years or 30,000 kilometers to reduce the overall cost of car maintenance.

Compilation and price list of the 2020 Tiguan series

Model 280 TSI Comfort 280 TSI Life 280 TSI Elegance 330 TSI Elegance 380 TSI R-Line Performance
Selling price 1.098 million yuan 1.198 million yuan 1.298 million yuan 1.448 million yuan 1.728 million yuan
Engine type 1.4-liter gasoline turbine 1.4-liter gasoline turbine 1.4-liter gasoline turbine 2.0-liter gasoline turbine 2.0-liter gasoline turbine
Maximum output 150hp / 25.5kgm 150hp / 25.5kgm 150hp / 25.5kgm 180hp / 32.6kgm 220hp / 35.7kgm
Gearbox Six-speed DSG Six-speed DSG Six-speed DSG Seven Speed ​​DSG Seven Speed ​​DSG
Drive method Front wheel drive Front wheel drive Front wheel drive four-wheel drive four-wheel drive

The Tiguan has a length of 4486mm and a wheelbase of 2681mm, which belongs to the slightly smaller size in the domestic mainstream “medium-sized SUV” category.

The water tank cover with a horizontal grille and the lower air dam with an enlarged area make the entire front of the car look quite imposing. In addition, it also uses a lot of chrome and bright black elements to enhance the texture.

All Tiguan cars are equipped with LED headlights as standard, including the outer side of the low-beam headlights and the upper edge of the lamps. LED daytime running lights are also added to create a full sense of technology. The bottom row of LED lights is the direction of light groups.

Including the water tank cover and the front leaf plate, the exclusive “R-Line” inscription plate is added to highlight the identity.

The front fog lights are cleverly integrated into the bright black trim on both sides of the air dam, and the corner lighting function is added to increase safety when driving at night.

The use of upper and lower rigid straight lines on the side of the car brings a layered visual effect; unlike the general models that use black scratch-resistant side skirts, R-Line is the same color as the body and has a different shape.

Echoing the shape of the front, the rear spoiler is also decorated with a bright black lower spoiler, and the double-out square tail tube is also unique to the R-Line model.

The taillights also use LED lamps, and a blackened design is added to the interior to add a lot of texture. In addition, models above 280 TSI Elegance are equipped with dynamic brake indication functions.

The original aluminum ring equipped for Tiguan starts from 17 inches, and the top gauge R-Line Performance uses a 20-inch specification at one fell swoop and is a sports-style exclusive “Suzuki” style with a tire size of 255 / 40R20; The collocation does bring a rather domineering visual effect, but it may be a bit painful when changing tires.

The contour of the cabin adopts the straight and straight lines that Volkswagen is used to. Metal foot pedals, front door sill trims, and azure black roof are all exclusive equipment of R-Line Performance.

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The design of the R-Line Performance flat-bottom three-spoke steering wheel is sportier than the general model. The leather trim decorated with white car lines on the inner edge is also very good. The bottom of the “R” logo is also added; as for the sides, the multi-function buttons are the same as those of other family members, which can control the ACC active fixed-cruise cruise system, audio, and instrument display switching.


The Active Info Display 10.25-inch full logic digital meter has three modes of display. In addition to the dual-ring watch mode that you are more accustomed to (the dual-ring watch can be zoomed in and out), you can also hide the dual-ring watch to display other important information on the outer edge. Interference with too much information can also leave only the important information at the center of the screen.


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As consumers increasingly love advanced driver assistance systems, Taiwanese Foos has become the market leader in Tiguan and IQ. Intelligent driving assistance system. 280 TSI Elegance and above models have more active lane correction assistance systems, lane maintenance and Offset warning system (including correction assistance), vehicle side blind-spot warning system, RTA rear, and rear lateral traffic flow warning system (including brake assist function) provide more complete protection As for the opening and closing and adjustment of IQ. Drive intelligent driving assistance system, it can be switched through the instrument.


The Composition Media 8-inch multi-media mirror touch control console on the center console is also standard equipment of Tiguan’s entire vehicle series. In addition to controlling audio and video and entertainment functions, it can also adjust various function settings of the entire vehicle. Additionally, it also supports 360-degree surround-view display System, App-Connect multimedia mobile phone mirroring (including Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) and other functions. In addition to the above-mentioned rich functions, Tiguan is of course equipped with the “We Connect Go Foz Smart Connect System” that the original factory has pushed hard, so that owners can use their smartphones to keep informed of driving information, vehicle status, parking location, statistics, etc. Information can also be used to book maintenance services and roadside assistance.

Tiguan does not integrate the air conditioning system operation into the big screen like many new cars. The lower half of the center console still retains the air conditioning interface composed of physical buttons and knobs. In addition, models above 280 TSI Life are equipped with Air Care Climatornic three-zone electronics The constant temperature air conditioner is relatively rare among the million-class RVs.

The storage platform at the bottom of the center console is a good place to put the phone, and it is equipped with 12V, Aux-In and two sets of USB jacks.

The gearshift interface has a design sense and integrates the engine start switch and electronic parking brake, Auto Hold, engine idle-stop, automatic parking assist system, and other function buttons into it for easy operation at any time.

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Both 330 TSI and 380 TSI models are equipped with 4MOTION active intelligent four-wheel-drive system, and provide four different modes of snow, road, off-road, personalized off-road, etc .; in the “road” mode, press the center The “Mode” button can switch modes including energy saving, comfort, general, sports, personalization, etc. When switching between different modes, the screen will also display the current options with icons.

Cup holder-1Cup holder-2Cup holder-3

The groove behind the gearshift seat can not only hold many personal belongings but also instantly transform into a double cup holder after pressing the upper button. You can also pull up the upper cover when not in use to make the central saddle look neater.

After the double cup holder takes up more space, the inner area of ​​the center armrest is not large, but it can still store many small things because of the sufficient depth.

The change box and SD card slot of the car are hidden in the glove box. There is also a cooler inside to allow you to drink cold beverages in the hot summer. In addition, there is a mesh bag for storage near the legs of the passenger seat for items.

The door panel uses the same matte silver trim and leather finish as the center console, and the DYNAUDIO Excite surround sound system with 400W output is unique to 380TSI R-Line Performance.

280 TSI Life and above models are equipped with Vienna sports leather seats, regardless of shape, comfort and support are superior, the top gauge 380TSI R-Line Performance is more complete in addition to the “R” emblem on the back of the seat The additional functions of the dual front seats are equipped with functions such as electric adjustment, memory, electric waist adjustment, heating and so on. It is worth mentioning that the dual front seats are also equipped with headrest cervical spine protection devices, and in addition to the height, the front and rear angles can also be adjusted to provide better head support.

The double front seatbacks are designed with a small dining table with a cup holder, which is really intimate and practical for families with children at home!

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The rear seat part is equipped with a wide and thick central armrest with dual cup holders, and there are also 12V and USB jacks under the air outlet.

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The rear seat is not only adjustable but also has a large range of front and rear sliding functions, allowing the owner to flexibly allocate the space between the cabin and the rear compartment according to the needs.

Front seat spaceRear seat-lastRear seat-front

The picture above is a schematic diagram of the riding space demonstrated by the 177 cm tall occupant. The rear seat has sufficient knee space when the rear seat is slid to the rear. The Tiguan, which is only 4486 mm in length, performs beyond expectations. As the rear seat is adjusted to the foremost position, the knee just hits the front seat; in addition, the rear seat has enough seat surface length to provide excellent support for the legs, and the large inclination of the rear seatback can also bring an extremely comfortable ride sense.

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In addition to the ample space in the car room, the rear space of the Tiguan is also “magic”. The volume of the rear compartment reaches as much as 615 liters in the five-seater state. Place the bottom plate on the lower level for more vertical space.


After the 4/2/4 split rear seatback is tilted, the storage space can be expanded to an excellent 1655 liters. In addition, the rear compartment has also added rear seatback quick tilt handles, hooks and 12V power supply. After opening the bottom plate, you can see the 18-inch spare tire and subwoofer.

When it comes to power, the 380 TSI with the names of “R-Line” and “Performance” is not a list. Its 220hp maximum horsepower is squeezed out by 40hp more than the 330 TSI with the same engine, and the maximum torque is 35.7. kgm, although these powers may not be scary at all today, coupled with a seven-speed DSG dual-clutch self-propelled gearbox, the Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line Performance can accelerate from 0 km to 100 km/hour in 6.5 sec. This performance is not easy for an SUV with a vehicle weight of more than 1.7 tons, but the price is the less impressive 11.2km / L average fuel consumption.

In the past many test drive experience of Tiguan, in fact, the 280 TSI equipped with 1.4-liter turbo power can already give people a feeling of “brilliance and easy driving”, and it can also meet the needs of most people for daily use on ordinary roads. As for the 380 TSI, of course, not only can you handle all road conditions by tapping on the accelerator, if you have acceleration demand and kick-down, you can immediately provide a full instantaneous explosive force to push the body forward even at low speed, and the source is constantly rising up The power of speed is even more exciting.

The 2020 Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line Performance’s major evolution in the chassis part is to list the DCC active chassis control system as standard. This system not only provides a variety of driving modes for different situations to switch (that is, the aforementioned energy-saving, Comfort, general, sports, personalized), it can also detect various information of vehicle acceleration, steering, braking and driving assistance systems, and actively adjust the damping tube damping according to road conditions so that the vehicle can take comfort and movement into consideration Sex.

As for the ride? Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line Performance’s suspension feedback is a little more direct than other models. Pressing through the potholes can fully experience the solidity of the car body and the suspension system is able to effectively eliminate the impact from the road. The ground and support are better than ordinary models, and the calm dynamic performance also adds a lot of confidence to driving; what is great is that even this comfort can still be satisfactory, especially for the 20-inch aluminum ring and the flat ratio of 40 in terms of tires.

In addition to power, Tiguan’s dynamic performance is also satisfactory, but it is not so much that it is excellent in handling, but rather its excellent coordination in all aspects makes it show a calm and obedient characteristic, in other words, the driver Easily master every move of the vehicle!

For most people, seeing a Volkswagen SUV with more than 1.7 million yuan will definitely be expensive, but think about it, the Tiguan 380 TSI R-Line Performance has a handsome performance-oriented appearance, rich comfort, and excellent Space performance, comfort and sportiness are also just right, let’s not forget the acceleration power within 0 to 100km / h within 7 seconds, and the four-wheel-drive system with multi-mode switching, yes! There is also a full set of “IQ. Drive intelligent driving assistance system”, the Tiguan 380TSI R-Line Performance that evolved into the 2020 style can be said to be all available! Combining these characteristics, in fact, it is difficult to find opponents in the SUV field of less than two million?

Volkswagen Tiguan 380TSI R-line Performance specifications

  • Engine Type: gasoline turbo inline four-cylinder DOHC 16V
  • The Engine displacement: 1984c.c.
  • Engine maximum horsepower: 220hp / 4500 ~ 6200rpm
  • Engine Maximum torque: 35.7kgm / 1500 ~ 4400rpm
  • Drive: four-wheel drive
  • Transmission types: seven-speed dual Clutch self-displacement
  • brake structure: four-wheel disc brakes
  • front suspension structure: McHuachen
  • rear suspension structure: four-bar linkage
  • tire specifications: 255 / 40R20
  • body size: 4486mm x 1839mm x 1632mm
  • wheelbase: 2681mm
  • vehicle weight: 1755 kg
  • Domestic price: 1.728 million yuan

So that was the Volkswagen Tiguan 380 Interior. We hope you will like it.

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