The Volkswagen Taigun is a subcompact crossover SUV (B-segment) manufactured by the German automaker Volkswagen since 2021. Manufactured in India and destined for the Indian market, the Taigun is based on the Volkswagen T-Cross. The “Taigun” nameplate can be traced from 2012 when Volkswagen unveiled an unrelated smaller crossover SUV concept car with the same name. Volkswagen stated the vehicle is built on the Volkswagen Group MQB A0 IN platform dedicated for the Indian market. The platform is also shared with the Škoda Kushaq which debuted in March 2021. The production version of the Taigun was revealed on 31 March 2021. It is made exclusively for the Indian market, under the VW Group’s India 2.0 plan.

Petrol: 999 cc, Inline-c cylinder, BS6, Turbocharged Stratified Injected (TSI) engine, 114 HP power, 178 Nm torque, 16 kmpl (Automatic), 18 kmpl (Manual), 50 litre fuel tank, 6-speed Manual or 6-speed Automatic Transmission, 1275 kg Kerb Weight

Petrol: 1498 cc, Inline-4 cylinder, BS6, Turbocharged Stratified Injected (TSI) EVO engine with Active Cylinder Technology (ACT), 147 HP power, 250 Nm torque, 17 kmpl (Automatic), 18 kmpl (Manual), 50 litre fuel tank, 6-sped Manual or 7-speed Direct-Shift DSG Automatic Transmission, 1310 kg Kerb Weight

2 Upholsteries: Fabric, Leatherette + Fabric

4 Wheels: 16 inch Steel, 16 inch Belmonte Alloy, 17 inch Cassino Alloy, 17 inch Manila Alloy

5 Colours: Red, White, Silver, Grey, Curcuma Yellow

Price range: Rs. 10.49 lakh – Rs. 17.49 lakh (Ex-showroom, Delhi)

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