Volkswagen Taigun 1.0L GT Line, 1.5L GT Plus Sport Launched In India

Prices for the GT Line start from Rs 14.08 lakh while the GT Plus Sport is priced from Rs 18.54 lakh (ex-showroom).

By Jaiveer Mehra


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Published on April 22, 2024

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  • GT Line priced from Rs 14.08 lakh (ex-showroom)
  • GT Plus Sport priced from Rs 18.54 lakh (ex-showroom)
  • Both available in manual and automatic guise

Volkswagen has launched the Taigun GT Line and the Taigun GT Plus Sport in India with prices starting from Rs 14.08 lakh (ex-showroom). Unveiled at the Volkswagen annual brand conference last month, the new variants join a rejigged variant line-up for the Taigun that now basically comprises the Chrome, Sport and GT Edge. 


Volkswagen Taigun GT Sport Plus

The Taigun GT Plus Sport is offered with the 1.5 TSI engine and packs in some additional features over the GT Line.


Full price breakup for the Taigun GT Line and GT Plus Sport is as follows:

VW Taigun GT LineRs 14.08 lakh*Rs 15.63 lakh*
VW Taigun GT Plus SportRs 18.54 lakh*Rs 19.74 lakh*

*prices, ex-showroom.


Also read: Volkswagen Taigun GT Plus Sport, GT Line Unveiled

The GT Line and GT Plus Sport are both part of the Sport line and get similar cosmetic enhancements with darkened cosmetic elements on the exterior. There are however some differences between the two both inside and out. These include the addition of a sunroof and a contrasting grey roof on the GT Plus Sport, red brake callipers on the GT Plus Sport and differences in the badging on the SUVs.

Volkswagen Taigun GT Line

New GT Line now allows Taigun 1.0 TSI buyers to pick a sportier styling package.


Inside, both cars follows a blacked-out colour scheme with the GT Plus Sport getting full leatherette seats to the GT Line’s fabric and leatherette upholstery. The GT Plus Sport also features GT Logos embroidered into the seats, red stitching on the steering and metallic finish pedals.


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The Taigun GT Line is offered with the 1.0-litre three-cylinder TSI turbo-petrol engine good for 113 bhp and 178 Nm paired with either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic gearbox.  The GT Plus Sport meanwhile is offered with the more powerful 148 bhp and 250 Nm 1.5-litre TSI turbo-petrol unit paired with either a 6-speed manual or 7-speed DSG automatic.


Volkswagen Taigun GT Line 1

GT Line variants get fabric and leatherette seats with grey stitching.


In essence, the new Taigun GT Line offers the previously available sportier design package with the smaller 1.0-litre TSI unit. Previously the sportier looks were available exclusively with the larger 1.5-litre TSI.


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Volkswagen says that the new Taigun GT Plus Sport will be offered with a complimentary 4-year service value package offering benefits on select after-sales services.


Volkswagen Taigun GT Sport Plus 1

GT Plus Sport variants get full leatherette upholstery with red stitching and GT badging.


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In terms of competition, the Taigun goes up against the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban cruiser Hyryder, Honda Elevate and its sister car, the Skoda Kushaq.

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