With the high price-tag, the Volkswagen Tiguan didn’t start on the right note. Expected to rival the Hyundai Tucson, its Rs 30 lakh plus price tag ended up it being compared to the ladder frame shod Toyota Fortuner and the Ford Endeavour. But going through the Volkswagen presentation, the German giant is aiming the Tiguan as a cheaper alternative to the Audi Q3, Mercedes GLA and the BMW X1. So does the Tiguan feel premium enough to justify the claim? We took it out for a long drive from Bengaluru to Chikkamagaluru to find out.