Volkswagen Group Australia — MY2017 Tiguan

Identifying features

What are the defects?

The laser welded seam on the front seat backrests may not have been correctly configured during production, which may impact on the strength of the welded connection.

What are the hazards?

This could potentially lead to injuries sustained by the vehicle occupants in the event of a serious rear collision.

What should consumers do?

Consumers will be contacted by mail. Consumers should contact their nearest Volkswagen Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair.

For any queries or concerns please contact Volkswagen Group Australia Customer Experience Centre on 1800 607 822.

Volkswagen Group Australia
Traders who sold this product

Authorised Volkswagen dealers

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category