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Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan side view
Volkswagen Tiguan angular front perspective
Volkswagen Tiguan angular rear perspective

Overview of the Volkswagen Tiguan

Learn about the Volkswagen Tiguan

Summary

Since 2008, the Volkswagen Tiguan has led the field, offering a remarkably powerful four-cylinder engine for a fuel-efficient and lightweight, small SUV. Some have pointed out that the 2.0 L turbo engine in later models can be noisy when starting, but the resulting 200 hp can help you overlook it. The latest generation comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, with all-wheel drive available. Depending on the model and trim line you choose, the Tiguan also has an impressive list of leading-edge tech features. This powerful, modern, sure-footed SUV has something for everyone.

Pros and cons of the Volkswagen Tiguan

  • All-wheel drive available
  • Eight-speed automatic transmission standard
  • High level of tech features available
  • Limited space in third row seats
  • Start/stop function can be slow to re-engage
  • 2.0L turbo engine can be noisy at start-up
This is general information and should not be relied on as purchasing advice.

Safety ratings of the Volkswagen Tiguan

Safety ratings provided by NHTSA

  • Number of airbags6

Specifications of the Volkswagen Tiguan

Key specifications available across all trim levels
  • Seats5
  • Doors5
  • Fuel typeGas
  • TransmissionAutomatic
  • City consumption10.6 - 11.3 L/100km
  • Highway consumption8 - 8.8 L/100km
  • Width1839 mm
  • Length4701 - 4702 mm
  • Trunk space1065 L
  • Cargo space2081 L
Exact values depend on trim and engine choice.

Trims available with the Volkswagen Tiguan

What is a trim? Trims are different options of the same car with different features and equipment. The specs depend on the trim you choose.This variant of the Volkswagen Tiguan 2018 - 2020 is available in 4 trims:

Trendline trim features and specs

Frequently asked questions about the Volkswagen Tiguan