RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. — Volkswagen of America Inc. has spec'd a 17-inch version of the Giti Comfort XA1 as an OE fitment on the 2018 Tiguan SUV sold in North America.
"Gaining an OE fitment with such a prestigious auto maker is an important step forward for the Giti brand in North America," David Dobradenka, senior manager, OE North America, for Giti Tire (USA), Ltd., said.
"We are thrilled that such a high-profile model for Volkswagen will be riding on Giti tires."
VW will use the tire in size 215/65R17, which it lists as the standard fitment size for the Tiguan.
VWoA assembles the four-door, seven-passenger SUV at its plant in Puebla, Mexico. The 2018 Tiguan is powered by a turbocharged 2-liter TSI inline four cylinder generating 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque.