is at handling quite serious off-road challenges. It will never compare with a well- driven Range Rover, but the ground clearance, fourwheel-drive system and short overhangs combine to make an unnecessarily good utility vehicle. An advanced infotainment system is also available.
Value for money
Volkswagen occupies a different market position to key rivals. The Qashqai, which continues to outsell its opposition quite convincingly, is an excellent car but has a cheaper image.
Similarly, offerings from Kia and Hyundai are very competent choices, but lack badge appeal. Yet the Tiguan isn’t as posh as the Evoque or Discovery Sport, it’s somewhere in between.