• The Taigo, Volkswagen’s compact SUV coupé, will join the T SUV model range in the first half of 2022
  • The T SUV range consists of the T-Cross, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace and Touareg
Johannesburg, 28 February 2022 – Volkswagen’s T SUV range will be bolstered with the market introduction of the Taigo in 2022. The retail of the Taigo will commence in the first half of this year.

The Taigo will join the T-Cross and T-Roc as Volkswagen’s trio of compact SUVs in the A0 SUV segment. By the end of 2022, Volkswagen’s T SUV range will consist of seven models namely the T-Cross, Taigo, T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan Allspace, Tiguan R (launching in the local market in the third quarter of 2022) and Touareg.

Taigo derives its name from a combination of ‘tiger’ and ‘Taiga’, which is a forest in the Northern Hemisphere. Taigo symbolises strength, outdoors and adventure. The SUV’s name starts with the letter ‘T’ and follows Volkswagen’s naming convention for its SUVs in South Africa.

The new Volkswagen Taigo impresses with its trendy crossover body style, raised seating position and pioneering connectivity. Numerous driver assistance systems guarantee comfort and a high level of safety for all passengers. With full LED headlights, a digital cockpit and the latest generation of infotainment systems, the Taigo sets high technology standards in its class. The Taigo will be offered with Volkswagen’s popular tilting and sliding panoramic sunroof.

The Volkswagen Taigo will only be available with the 1.0 TSI 85kW DSG® engine.