Volkswagen Taigun Top Model - GT Plus Features And Cost

Volkswagen Taigun Top Model - GT Plus Features And Cost

In this article, we’ll look at the features, price, engine specs and dimensions of the Volkswagen Taigun top model or Volkswagen Taigun GT Plus.

Volkswagen Taigun

The Volkswagen Taigun is available in 5 variants - Comfortline, Highline, Topline, GT and GT Plus. The top model of the Volkswagen Taigun is only available with a turbo 1.5-litre petrol engine and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. It costs Rs. 17.5 lakh (ex-showroom).

Volkswagen Taigun Top Model Features

The VW Taigun’s top GT Plus variant with the 1.5L turbo petrol engine and 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission costs Rs. 17.5 lakh. It gets the following notable unique features, which are not available in the lower GT variant:

  • Tyre pressure sensor

  • LED headlamps

  • Auto wipers

  • Cruise control

  • Leather upholstery

  • 17-inch alloy wheels

  • Keyless entry with push-button start/stop

  • Side and curtain airbags

  • 8-inch full-colour LCD instrument cluster

  • Electric sunroof

  • Auto-dimming inside mirror

  • Dual-tone exterior

  • Metal pedals

The one feature, which is available in the Taigun 1.0L Topline and not available in the GT Plus top model, is front seat ventilation. Other than that, from a value perspective, the Taigun GT Plus comes across as a better option than the GT manual. So, if you want to buy the Taigun with the more powerful 1.5L turbo petrol engine, then the GT Plus is our top choice.

Volkswagen Taigun Top Model Engine Specs

VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN

TOP MODEL ENGINE SPECS

Displacement

1.5-litre Turbo

Cylinder

4

Capacity

1498cc

Maximum Power

150PS @ 5000rpm

Peak Torque

250Nm @ 1600 - 3500rpm

Automatic

7-speed DCT

Auto FE

17.88kmpl

Most of Taigun’s rivals also have a more powerful turbo petrol engine available as an option. The Taigun top model gets a 1.5-litre turbo petrol engine, which is exclusively available in the GT and GT Plus top model. It makes 150PS of power and 250Nm of torque. Both of these figures are on point for the segment. In the Taigun top model, this engine is only available with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission, but in the lower GT variant, it gets a 6-speed manual transmission. Among its powerful peers, the Taigun 1.5L turbo petrol engine is the most fuel-efficient with the manual as well as the automatic.

Volkswagen Taigun Top Model Dimensions

VOLKSWAGEN TAIGUN

TOP MODEL DIMENSIONS

Length

4221mm

Width

1760mm

Height

1612mm

Wheelbase

2651mm

Boot Space

385-lt

Ground Clearance

188mm

Fuel Tank

50-lt

Tyre Size (top)

205/55 R17

The Taigun top model is 4221mm long, 1760mm wide and 1612mm tall. It has a wheelbase of 2651mm and a ground clearance of 188mm. The Taigun’s boot space measures 385 litres. The top model gets 17-inch alloy wheels.

The Volkswagen Taigun is one of the smallest SUVs in the segment. It’s the shortest, and its length is comparable with only the Skoda Kushaq. The Taigun is taller than only the S-Cross, which most buyers don’t even consider an SUV. However, the ground clearance is still acceptable at 188mm, which is better than the Astor and S-Cross.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mahesh Yadav

Mahesh is a fan of compact, quirky and underrated vehicles that punch above their weight. Multix, Nano, Strom R3 and Navi are his favorites.

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