Volkswagen

Volkswagen Tiguan

Price $29,225 – $39,575
Fuel consumption 8.0 – 11.1 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 72%(view ratings)
As you know, the second-generation Tiguan stands out from other compact SUVs with a family-friendly third-row option. Meanwhile, the standard five-passenger model can pack up to 2081 litres of cargo—more than many rivals—and a power liftgate is available. All three trim levels include a 184-horsepower turbocharged engine and an eight-speed automatic transmission; only the base Trendline doesn't come standard with 4MOTION all-wheel drive. A Snow mode is incorporated into the system.

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Test Drives2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: If you Can’t Beat ‘Em, Join ‘Em
If North-American consumers want compact SUVs that feature lots of interior space and don’t care too much about driving dynamics, Volkswagen was missing the mark with its first-generation Tiguan. The latter was often described as the “Volkswagen GTI of SUVs,” which was actually pretty accurate. However, over the years, the …
First Drives2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: One Handsome Beast
The Tiguan was getting long in the tooth, so Volkswagen has served up a rejuvenated version. The one destined for North America is longer than its predecessor, and offers seating for seven. It’s not available with all trim levels, but the seven-seat option gives you a bench where your luggage …
Test Drives2016 Volkswagen Tiguan: Like a Fine Wine
The first Tiguan appeared on the Canadian market in 2008. It arrived a little late to the compact SUV party that was already in full swing, but Volkswagen took its time to develop a competent product. Eight years later, that same Tiguan is still on the market, and although it’s …
Test Drives2014 Volkswagen Tiguan: Perfect for a 3,000-km Ride
The Tiguan burst onto the scene five years ago with a strange name that combines the German words for “tiger” and “iguana.” It certainly needed qualities from both of these animals to survive in the exceptionally competitive compact SUV category – at very least the striped feline’s might and the …
Test Drives2013 Volkswagen Tiguan: You Better Shop Around
It's safe to say that Canadian drivers have enjoyed a long love story with the Volkswagen Golf, so when it came time for VW to join the compact crossover party what better platform to borrow than that which underpins the popular hatchback? Enter the 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan, a vehicle which …
Test Drives2012 Volkswagen Tiguan: A gift from the heavens
Of all the compact SUVs currently on the market, the Volkswagen Tiguan does the best job living up to the “sport utility” name. Ok, so maybe it doesn’t have the same pick-up and handling as an Audi Q5, but it’s a lot nicer to drive than the Chevrolet Equinox, Honda …
Comparative TestsHyundai Tucson vs Volkswagen Tiguan: Two real compacts
While compact SUVs are extremely popular in Europe, our southern neighbours seem to be buying them with less enthusiasm. In our neck of the woods, these vehicles are increasingly in demand. Over the years, most compact SUVs have increased in size, but five of them have stayed true to their …

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NewsNo T-Roc or T-Cross: When Will Volkswagen Finally Offer a Small SUV?
As you’ve probably observed, sub-compact SUVs and crossovers are by far one of the most popular segments of the auto industry right now, both on the mainstream side and the luxury side. These vehicles are popping up everywhere across the land and it’s easy to understand why: With gas prices …
Geneva2017 World Car Awards: Top Three Finalists Revealed
At the Geneva Auto Show last week, the top three finalists in each of six distinct World Car Awards categories were announced. In terms of media reach, the World Car Awards have been ranked as the number one automotive awards program in the world, and its jury consists of 75 …
Toronto2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: extra large
At the Detroit Auto Show, the German manufacturer presented the new generation of its compact SUV, the Tiguan. However, already knew that it would be a long-wheelbase version designed with the North-American market in mind, while the regular Tiguan is reserved for other countries. It’s the biggest one of the …
News2017 World Car Awards: Finalists Announced
For the fourth year in a row, in terms of media reach, the World Car Awards have been ranked as the number one automotive awards program in world. Its jury of 75 automotive journalists spread across the planet, including two from Canada, have chosen the finalists in six different categories.
Detroit2018 Volkswagen Tiguan: XL for America
When the second generation of the Tiguan was introduced in Europe last year, it was announced that an extended-wheelbase version of the compact SUV would hit the market as well. That’s the one we’ll be getting in Canada and the United States. The stretched 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan’s wheelbase is 4.4 …
NewsThe Volkswagen Tiguan Family Might Grow
According to AutoExpress ’ latest rumour, Volkswagen is brewing some interesting things. And since the market is very SUV-friendly, it seems like the Tiguan will receive some siblings. We can obviously expect a seven-passenger variant. This model would supposedly be 11 centimetres longer and sport a different look. The other …
TokyoVolkswagen At The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show
The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show is the first major event that Volkswagen is participating in since the recent diesel engine emissions scandal. Although none of the models involved in this scandal are sold in Japan, Steven Stein, the head of VW in the Land of the Rising Sun, took the …
FrankfurtHere Is The 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
Ever since it was introduced in 2009, the Volkswagen Tiguan has enjoyed steady success here in Canada. Its available all-wheel drive system is perfect for our harsh winters, it’s roomy enough to shuttle around four adults and all their luggage (or five people, although the 3 in the back will …

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