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Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022: price of entry to Wolfsburg’s seven-seat midsize SUV up $4600

John Law

Australian pricing for the facelifted Tiguan Allspace range has been locked in with a significant bump in entry-price and a revamped grade line-up

The facelifted 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace seven-seat midsize SUV has had its Australian pricing released, now starting from $45,590 before on-road costs for the entry-level, front-wheel drive Life 110TSI that replaces the outgoing Comfortline trim.

While the regular Tiguan midsize SUV facelift ushered in only a small $200 increase in entry price last year, the revamped Allspace range now starts $4600 higher

The changes made to Volkswagen’s seven-seat rival for the Skoda Kodiaq, Mitsubishi Outlander, Honda CR-V, Nissan X-Trail and Peugeot 5008 seven-seaters largely mirror the tweaks made to the five-seat Tiguan.

There are new bumpers that add 22mm to the Allspace’s overall length, fresh LED lighting signatures and a crisper infotainment system inside with a 12.3-inch digital driver’s display now standard across the line-up.

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022
A digital driver’s display is now standard across the Tiguan Allspace range

The Allspace measures 4701mm long and rides on a 109mm-longer wheelbase than the regular Tiguan, with an additional 106mm added to the rear overhang to create space for a third row while increasing maximum luggage capacity to 700 litres (from 615). 

Volkswagen Australia has also revamped the Allspace line-up to match the smaller Tiguan, with the range now kicking off with the Life, followed by the mid-spec Elegance (from $56,990) and the sporty R-Line (from $60,190). 

Both top variants are available with your choice of 2.0-litre turbo-petrol (162TSI) or turbo-diesel (147TDI) four-cylinder engines and feature ‘4Motion’ all-wheel drive as standard. 

Volkswagen Australia brand director Michal Szaniecki justified the high-spec focus of the facelifted Allspace range saying: “our customers gravitate toward the top of our ranges and that’s why Elegance and R-Line comprise four of the six Allspace versions available.”

What does each Tiguan Allspace grade feature?

The new Life 110TSI grade starts from $45,590 with a 110kW/250Nm 1.4-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder (shared with VW’s Golf small car) that sends power to the front wheels via a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. 

The new Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022 front cabin
There are three variants available, each with a choice between two engines

Compared to the outgoing Comfortline, the new Life gets a 12.3-inch digital driver’s display in place of analogue dials, a power tailgate and a new 18-inch alloy-wheel design.

There’s also a new 8.0-inch touchscreen that is the same size as before, but boasts gesture control, live navigation and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto functionality to interface with the standard wireless smartphone-charging pad.

Buyers after a little more oomph can choose the Life 132TSI 4Motion featuring a 132kW/320Nm 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder that drives all four wheels via a seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox, priced from $48,590

Standard safety equipment on the Tiguan Allspace Life includes adaptive cruise control with lane-trace assist, front and rear AEB with pedestrian and cyclist detection, rear cross-traffic alert, blind-spot monitoring and parking sensors front and rear. 

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022
The Tiguan Allspace has jumped in price this year

Additionally, Volkswagen offers a $5500 Luxury pack for the Life that swaps cloth upholstery for black ‘Vienna’ leather, adds heating and ventilation for both front seats, memory for the driver’s seat and a panoramic sunroof. 

The two upper-spec Tiguan Allspaces are similar in price, but the Elegance featuring fan-cooled front seats, a heated second row, 30-colour ambient lighting, 9.2-inch touchscreen, adaptive dampers and Matrix LED headlights has a classy exterior treatment with chrome garnishes and 19-inch alloy wheels. 

Buyers will be able to choose between a 162kW/350Nm 2.0-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder ($56,990) or a 147kW/400Nm 2.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine ($58,490) for the Elegance.

A ‘Sound and Vision’ package adds a head-up display, 360-degree camera and premium Harman Kardon sound system for $2600

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022
At the top of the Allspace tree is the new R-Line variant

The sportier R-Line (from $60,190) gets the same technology and options package as the Elegance, but scores more aggressive bumper and side skirt designs, a rear boot spoiler, larger 20-inch ‘Misano’ alloy wheels and R-Line embossing on the seats. 

Volkswagen offers the Allspace R-Line with the same engine choices as the Elegance, with the more expensive 147TDI starting at $61,690

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2022: prices in Australia

All prices listed are before on-road costs.

  • Life 110TSI: $45,590
  • Life 132TSI 4Motion: $48,590
  • Elegance 162TSI 4Motion: $56,990
  • Elegance 147TDI 4Motion: $58,490 
  • R-Line 162TSI 4Motion: $60,190 
  • R-Line 147TDI 4Motion: $61,690