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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV

City mpg:
22
Highway mpg:
27

MPG estimates are provided by the EPA.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV Overview

The standard features of the Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S include 2.0L I-4 184hp intercooled turbo engine, 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, Side Curtain Protection curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag, airbag occupancy sensor, Climatic air conditioning, 17" aluminum wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, electronic stability.

2018 Volkswagen
Tiguan SUV

Starting at: $24,595

  • Manufacturer Offer

    Financing Offer : 1.9% APR for 60 months on select Volkswagen Tiguan models

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    Applies to select new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.

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    • Truth in Lending Act Disclosure: Down payment will vary with APR and credit. For example, 1.9% APR with $2,500 down payment provides for 60 monthly payments of $17.48 per $1000 financed for qualified buyers. 1.9% APR for a term of 24 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $42.5 per $1000 financed. 1.9% APR for a term of 36 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $28.6 per $1000 financed. 1.9% APR for a term of 39 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $26.46 per $1000 financed. 1.9% APR for a term of 42 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $24.63 per $1000 financed. 1.9% APR for a term of 48 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $21.65 per $1000 financed. 3.4% APR for a term of 72 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $15.37 per $1000 financed. 3.9% APR for a term of 75 months corresponds to a monthly cost of $15.05 per $1000 financed. The rates described are for estimation purposes only; you may not be able to finance at this rate.

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  • Manufacturer Offer

    $1,000 customer cash on select Volkswagen models

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    Applies to select new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, Tiguan, and Tiguan Limited.

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  • Manufacturer Offer

    Lease: $199 per month for 36 months. $2,999 due at signing

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    Applies to select new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.

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    • Lease a 2018 Tiguan S with automatic transmission for $199* a month. 36-month lease, $2,999 due at signing. Excludes tax, title, license, registration, options and dealer fees. No security deposit required. After a $1,000** Drive to Decide bonus. For highly qualified customers through Volkswagen Credit.

      *Closed end lease financing available through October 31, 2018 for a new, unused 2018 Tiguan S with automatic transmission, on approved credit to highly qualified customers by Volkswagen Credit. Monthly lease payment based on MSRP of $25,590 and destination charges less a suggested dealer contribution resulting in a capitalized cost of $21,120.44. Excludes tax, title, license, options, and dealer fees. Amount due at signing includes first month’s payment, capitalized cost reduction, and acquisition fee of $675. Lease offer includes application of $1,000 Bonus toward lease contract. Bonus is not available for cash. Monthly payments total $7,164. Your payment will vary based on final negotiated price. At lease end, lessee responsible for disposition fee of $395, $.20/mile over 30,000 miles and excessive wear and use. Offer not valid in Puerto Rico. **Volkswagen of America, Inc. will pay a $1,000 Bonus when you lease or purchase a new, unused 2018 Tiguan S with automatic transmission through participating dealers from October 2, 2018 to October 31, 2018. Bonus applied toward MSRP and is not available for cash. For both offers: May not be combined with Fleet Programs. See your Volkswagen dealer for details or, for general product information, call 1-800-Drive-VW.



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Specifications

  • Air conditioning
  • Speed control
  • Power windows
  • 1-touch down
  • 1-touch up
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Illuminated entry
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Telescoping steering wheel
  • Driver vanity mirror
  • Passenger vanity mirror
  • Front beverage holders
  • Rear beverage holders
  • Overhead console
  • Driver door bin
  • Passenger door bin
  • Rear door bins
  • Approach angle - 26 deg
  • Departure angle - 23 deg
  • Ground clearance (min) - 201mm (7.9")
  • Ramp breakover angle - 19 deg
  • AM/FM radio
  • Radio data system
  • Steering wheel mounted audio controls
  • Speakers - 6
  • Wireless phone connectivity - Bluetooth
  • 1st row LCD monitors - 1
  • Primary LCD size - 6.5"
  • Diversity antenna
  • Smart device integration - VW Car-Net App-Connect
  • Basic warranty - 72 months/72,000miles
  • Powertrain warranty - 72 months/72,000miles
  • Corrosion perforation warranty - 84 months/100,000miles
  • Roadside assistance coverage - 36 months/36,000miles
  • Max seating capacity - 7
  • Front seats - bucket
  • Front center armrest
  • Rear seats - split-bench
  • Split folding rear seat
  • Rear seat center armrest
  • 3rd row seats - bench
  • Leather shift knob
  • Engine displacement - 2.0 L
  • Engine horsepower - 184hp @ 4,400RPM
  • Engine torque - 221 lb.-ft. @ 1,600RPM
  • Engine bore x stroke - 82.5mm x 92.8mm (3.25" x 3.65")
  • Compression ratio - 11.70 to 1
  • Payload - 550kg (1,213lbs)
  • Curb weight - 1,713kg (3,777lbs)
  • GVWR - 2,380kg (5,247lbs)
  • Exterior length - 4,702mm (185.1")
  • Exterior body width - 1,839mm (72.4")
  • Exterior height - 1,684mm (66.3")
  • Wheelbase - 2,789mm (109.8")
  • Turning radius - 5.7m (18.8')
  • Front legroom - 1,021mm (40.2")
  • Rear legroom - 927mm (36.5")
  • 3rd row legroom - 709mm (27.9")
  • Front headroom - 1,006mm (39.6")
  • Rear headroom - 993mm (39.1")
  • 3rd row headroom - 859mm (33.8")
  • Front shoulder room - 1,448mm (57.0")
  • Rear shoulder room - 1,420mm (55.9")
  • 3rd row shoulder room - 1,214mm (47.8")
  • Passenger volume - 3,508L (123.9 cu.ft.)
  • Interior cargo volume - 340 L (12 cu.ft.)
  • Interior maximum cargo volume - 1,860 L (66 cu.ft.)
  • Rear cargo - liftgate
  • Power door mirrors
  • Heated door mirrors
  • Turn signal indicator mirrors
  • Spoiler
  • Door mirrors - body-color
  • Bumpers - body-color
  • Roof rack - rails only
  • Trailer sway control
  • Engine liters - 2.0
  • Compressor - intercooled turbo
  • Cylinder configuration - I-4
  • Horsepower - 184hp @ 4,400RPM
  • Torque - 221 lb.-ft. @ 1,600RPM
  • Number of valves - 16
  • Variable valve control
  • Engine location - front
  • Recommended fuel - Regular Unleaded
  • Transmission - 8 speed automatic
  • Mode select transmission
  • Manual-shift auto - Tiptronic
  • Drive type - front-wheel
  • Fuel economy combined - 24mpg
  • Fuel tank capacity - 15.3gal.
  • Fuel economy city - 22mpg
  • Fuel economy highway - 27mpg
  • 4 wheel disc brakes
  • ABS brakes
  • Brake assist
  • Dual front impact airbags
  • Dual front side impact airbags
  • Overhead airbag
  • Occupant sensing airbag
  • Panic alarm
  • Electronic stability
  • Traction control
  • Four wheel independent suspension
  • Front anti-roll bar
  • Rear anti-roll bar
  • Power steering
  • Speed-sensing steering
  • Alloy wheels
  • Front tires - 215/65HR17.0
  • Rear tires - 215/65HR17.0
  • Wheel size - 17"
  • Fully automatic headlights
  • Delay-off headlights
  • Variably intermittent wipers
  • Rear window wiper
  • Rear window defroster
  • Front reading lights
  • Display - analog
  • Tachometer
  • Compass
  • Outside temperature display
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Trip computer
  • Exterior parking camera rear

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  MSRP Engine Transmission City/Hwy mpg
2.0T S 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T S Search New $24,595   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  22 / 27  
2.0T S 4MOTION 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T S 4MOTION Search New $25,895   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  21 / 27  
2.0T SE 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T SE Search New $26,750   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  22 / 27  
2.0T SE 4MOTION 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T SE 4MOTION Search New $28,050   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  21 / 27  
2.0T SEL 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T SEL Search New $31,090   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  22 / 27  
2.0T SEL 4MOTION 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T SEL 4MOTION Search New $32,390   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  21 / 27  
2.0T SEL Premium 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T SEL Premium Search New $36,250   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  22 / 27  
2.0T SEL Premium 4MOTION 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2.0T SEL Premium 4MOTION Search New $37,550   184-hp 2.0L 4-cyl  8-spd auto  21 / 27  

Reviews

Driving Impression

Editor:
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Turbo or not, the power-to-weight ratio of the Tiguan is not high, and the eight-speed automatic transmission can’t help it feel faster. The power is smooth at lower revs when accelerating, as torque is strong as early as 1600 rpm. The Tiguan takes off like a rocket, but at higher revs it runs out of breath.

The eight-speed automatic is tentative about downshifting for acceleration, and in fact seems a bit dull about most needs. The upshifts are crisp, although it’s programmed to short shift a lot (meaning it upshifts early at low revs), to gain fuel mileage.

The ride is easy and the handling competent. It feels softer than before. So does the steering, which is light, and doesn’t seem to get tighter or quicker in Sport mode.

Walk Around

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Even though the new Tiguan is extremely angular and the nose is intimidating, a character line running back from the front fender is the only modern touch.

The front (grille, bumpers, fascia) is the same as the full-sized VW Atlas crossover, the only difference being small creases in the hood.

Unlike the Atlas, the Tiguan doesn’t have blocky wheel arches to pose as a tough guy in profile. The window line is low and the rear doors wide. Most crossovers today have a high window line, so the Tiguan clings to some separation here.

Designers got the rear end right. More glass in the liftgate avoids the wedgy look most crossovers have.

Interior Overview

Editor:
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The Tiguan cabin is simple, clean and functional, presented in subdued hues. Comfort in both rows is near the top of the class, firm and supportive, although the padding in the front seats is thin.

The rear seats have exceptional legroom when the sliding rear seat is back. The Tiguan may be larger than before, but three adults in the rear seat will still be a squeeze.

An 8.0-inch center touchscreen dominates attention in SE models and higher. SEL Premium models swap out the center gauges for a 12.3-inch driver information display that’s sharp.

Tiguan S comes with a six-speaker stereo, good for listening to the news. SEL Premium models have a wonderful Fender audio system.

There’s nothing wrong with the durable fabric upholstery in the Tiguan S, but the Tiguan SE adds a synthetic leather that could pass for real, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen that draws attention away from some hard black plastic.

The third row, standard with fwd models and available with awd, isn’t suitable for adults.

The rear liftgate is wide, making loading easier, into a cargo space of 37.6 cubic feet with the rear seats down. That’s a couple of cubic feet less than the Honda CR-V.

Summary

Editor:
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The Volkswagen Tiguan offers convenience in a compact crossover with nice ride and handling. We like the entry-level Tiguan S, though the sound system is lackluster. The fabric upholstery is just fine, and the instrumentation is clean and adequate. But we’re still disappointed in the fuel mileage.

Sam Moses contributed to this report.

Model Lineup

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan models are the S, SE, SEL and SEL Premium. Front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive are available. All models come with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine and eight-speed automatic.

Tiguan S ($25,345) has rugged fabric upholstery, six-speaker audio, rearview camera, USB port, Bluetooth, 6.5-inch touchscreen. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto come standard on all models along with VW’s telematics services. Tiguan SE adds leatherette seats, 8.0-inch touchscreen, power-adjustable driver’s seat, keyless ignition, dual-zone climate control, three USB ports, and option like the panoramic roof.

Tiguan SEL adds remote start, power liftgate, adaptive cruise control, and navigation. Tiguan SEL Premium upgrades with leather seats, Fender audio, advanced safety features, hands-free liftgate.

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