The Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Others

The Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Its Competition

Crossovers are the best vehicle if you’re looking for a car that is larger than a sedan but not too difficult to navigate and park. In the past year alone, compact crossovers have become increasingly popular in the auto industry. The Volkswagen Tiguan has taken popularity by storm, and for good reason.

Check out how the Volkswagen Tiguan compares to other crossovers.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan silver angled
2019 GMC Terrain silver angled

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. GMC Terrain

There are four different trim levels to choose from for both models of these brands. However, the 2018 Tiguan has a more powerful engine than the GMC Terrain. The Volkswagen Tiguan has more horsepower and torque resulting in better road performance and more capability. The cargo space of the Volkswagen has up to 73.5 cubic feet. The GMC, only 63.5 cubic feet. If you are looking for more control and ample amount of cargo space, the Volkswagen Tiguan is a superior choice.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan black angled
2019 Ford Escape black angled

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Ford Escape

With 6 years of warranty coverage, a maximum seating capacity of seven, and a lot more cargo space, the Volkswagen Tiguan trumps the Ford Escape drastically. Even though the Tiguan is a crossover, it still manages to be a more convenient vehicle. The Ford escape offers 3 years of warranty and has less higher ground clearance than they Tiguan. Additionally, if you have more than five people to drive around, the Ford Escape won’t be able to fit everyone.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan red angled
2019 Toyota RAV4 red angled

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Toyota Rav4

The 2018 wheelbase of the new Tiguan was lengthened. This means that the driver has more room and allows for a third row of seats on select trips. When it comes to performance specs, the Tiguan has 184 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque available. The Rav4 hasn’t made any new changes to it’s powertrain. While the cargo space is practically identical in both cars, the Volkswagen Tiguan has made new technological improvements that are outstanding to the Toyota Rav4.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan blue angled
2019 Honda CR-V blue angled

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V

Since the 2018 Tiguan was completely redesigned for the 2018 model year, it already has a leg up from the Honda CR-V. The new model has larger cabin space and more high-tech features. If you are looking for more engine power, the Volkswagen Tiguan is the better choice. The CR-V has a high average price for the class which steers people toward the Volkswagen Tiguan.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan silver angled
2019 Jeep Cherokee white angled
2019 Jeep Renegade white angled

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Jeep Cherokee and Renegade

When it comes to safety, the Volkswagen Tiguan is a better choice than Jeep. It has better restraints, allowing for higher safety if a crash were to ever take place. In terms of warranty, the Tiguan’s corrosion is 5 years longer than the Cherokee’s. The Tiguan has a smoother ride and more stable handling with more passenger volume. The Jeep Renegade rates lower than the Tiguan as well with fuel capacity and range. Again, both Jeeps can only fit five passengers while the Tiguan fits seven.

After comparing the Volkswagen Tiguan to multiple models, it comes out on top with a multitude of factors. This crossover is the perfect car for everyday use, road trips, and even safe, quick travels.

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Phone: (815) 741-1100

2861 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL


Phone: (815) 741-1100

2861 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL


Phone: (815) 741-1100

2861 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL
41.5227902 -88.152837
Hawk Volkswagen of Joliet 41.5227902, -88.152837.