he world has been buzzing about the new Volkswagen Taigo. It’s a compact crossover SUV that is changing the automotive industry with its pioneering coupe design and advanced safety features. The Taigo Compact SUV is a little bit of a contraction. Because the space and comfort from the interior of this SUV is anything but compact!

The all-new production of the 2022 Volkswagen Taigo is based in Spain and is set to arrive in South Africa during the second quarter of 2022, but it has some local highlights. The dashboard for this SUV was produced by designers here in South Africa.

The Taigo also has standard adaptive cruise control, automated emergency braking (AEB), and an automatic parking system that can help you save space in your garage. This vehicle is perfect for families who want to take their activities on the road. If you’re thinking of purchasing this model, read on to learn more about what it offers and why it’s worth your time and money.

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What is the Volkswagen Taigo?

The Volkswagen Taigo is a great choice for drivers who want a compact car with a sportier edge. Its coupe-style rear roofline gives it a sleek silhouette and sets it apart from other models in its class. Plus, it's built on VW Group’s MQB A0 platform, so you know it’s reliable and built to last.

The Volkswagen Taigo is a crossover SUV designed for families and those who love adventures. It has four doors, large windows, and comfortable seats. The SUV comes with standard adaptive cruise control, automated emergency braking (AEB), and an automatic parking system that saves space in your garage. It is the perfect vehicle for people who need a versatile and stylish vehicle.

What makes the Taigo different?

The new Volkswagen Taigo is equipped with features that help drivers stay safe on the road. These include a surround-view monitor, front assist for emergency braking and lane departure warning system to name just some of them! If you want an even easier ride though there's an optional IQ Drive Travel Assist system that can accelerate up to 210 kph before breaking automatically or engaging gears. The IQ Assist is at the forefront of hybrid automated driving.

An additional benefit of the vehicle is that it comes standard with IQ light led matrix headlights and alloy wheels. If you’re looking for the next car to buy, then this is the model for you. The Taigo compact SUV has a striking new exterior design with coupe features. With its luxurious interior, stylish design, and advanced safety features, it’s sure to attract your attention.

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Why is this VW SUV worth your time and money?

The benefits of purchasing this SUV are several. First, this model has a long list of features that will make your life easier and safer on the road. Many of the features are standard with VW SUVs, whereas others are completely new and novel to the new Tiago.

The Taigo has an advanced touchscreen infotainment system that elevates your driving experience. Second, it is eco-friendly with its lightweight design and high fuel efficiency rating. Third, its sleek design makes it stand out from other vehicles on the road.

The Taigo Coupe SUV is a crossover SUV that combines luxury, performance, and safety in one vehicle. It’s hard to find those three qualities in one vehicle; however, the Taigo offers them all.

So how much is the Volkswagen Taigo? The VW Taigo price is estimated to be between R400 000 to R500 000 based on the current VW model pricings. If you are interested in the VW Taigo review, you can read Top Gear's review.

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Who should buy this Taigo?

If you have a family and you’re looking for a Volkswagen compact crossover that will suit your needs, consider the Volkswagen Taigo. The VW Taigo is perfect for families who want to take their activities on the road and have a spacious vehicle. If you’re looking for a cushy SUV that has features like adaptive cruise control and an automatic parking system, this is your best option.

We’ve linked a detailed overview video below, if you’d like to see the VW Taigo in action:

The Taigo also provides safety features, like AEB and adaptive headlights, which make driving even more comfortable. With its various engine choices and customisations, there are plenty of ways for you to choose the right one for your lifestyle. The Taigo also has a standard-sized trunk with enough space to store all the gear you need for your next adventure!

Volkswagen Taigo FAQs

Is Taigo coming to South Africa?

Yes, in fact it's already here!

Is the VW Taigo an SUV?

Yes, it is! Although it's better described as an SUV crossover - maximised for efficiency.

Is the Taigo replacing the T-Roc?

No, the VW Taigo is not replacing the T-Roc. Both of these vehicles are available in South Africa at our dealerships.

Is the Taigo Hybrid?

As of now, the Volkswagen Taigo is not built with any hybrid tech. However, we don’t know what the future may hold!

Is the Taigo bigger than T-Roc?

It’s the opposite! The VW T-Roc is bigger than the VW Taigo, but smaller compared to the VW Tiguan models.

What size is the VW Taigo?

The Volkswagen Taigo’s measurements are as follows: 4,266mm long, 1,494mm tall and 1,757mm wide.

Is the VW Taigo electric?

The VW Taigo is not electric, nor is it a hybrid vehicle.

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