Which Volkswagen Tiguan Is Best For You?

In case you haven't heard, there's a new King of the Concrete Jungle and it stands proud as the Volkswagen Tiguan. This family-friendly and versatile SUV has won the heart of countless Washington drivers with its modern interior, long-lasting performance and advanced safety features, and now it's ready to impress you. We encourage you to discover which 2017 or 2018 Tiguan model is right for you at our Volkswagen dealership near Seattle, WA. Once you decide on your favorite, we'll help you schedule a test-drive of the 2017 VW Tiguan or 2018 Tiguan, so you can rule the Concrete Jungle too!

Price and Size

In terms of price, the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan are almost identical. With that being said, if you desire the least expensive model you should opt for the 2017 VW Tiguan, as it starts with a base MSRP of $24,995. If you want an SUV to shuffle your whole family around, you should consider buying or leasing the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, as it can seat up to seven comfortably thanks to its extra 11 inches of interior space. The 2018 VW Tiguan is also longer in length, width and wheelbase, so it can stow up to 65.7 cubic feet of cargo with ease. Conversely, the 2017 VW Tiguan can only stow up to 56.1 cubic feet of cargo.


If you want powerful performance, look no further than the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. When you opt for the 2017 VW Tiguan, you'll enjoy a strong 2.0-liter turbocharged powertrain that exerts up to 200 horsepower and 207 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comes powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged TSI® engine, but outputs less horsepower and more torque, making it more suitable for handling and towing. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan also features an 8-speed automatic transmission for faster gear changes and smooth accelerations, whereas the 2017 VW Tiguan offers a lower 6-speed automatic transmission. And in terms of fuel economy, the two Tiguan models are almost equivalent in combined mpg, but the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan outlasts its 2017 sibling when it comes to highway mpg.*


When you stop to compare the interior of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan to the interior of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll quickly realize they offer many of the same advanced technology and comfort features. When you slide into the 2017 Tiguan, you'll enjoy heated leatherette front seats, or heated V-Tex leatherette seats when you opt for the 2018 VW Tiguan. You'll also enjoy the endless entertainment of an advanced Volkswagen Car-Net® infotainment system, so you can enjoy your favorite music or podcasts wherever you go. Plus, you'll be able create all the cargo space you need with the help of convenient 40/20/40-split sliding rear seats, so you can cruise without worry. But should rear legroom be a key point on your list, set your sights on the 2018 VW Tiguan as it offers more rear legroom than the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan model.


Safety was one of the top priorities when engineering the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2018 VW Tiguan, which is why both models offer incredible safety features to help keep you out of harm's way. In terms of which Volkswagen SUV is more intelligent, the answer would have to be the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. The 2018 Tiguan offers available technologies like Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist) with Pedestrian Monitoring, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning (Lane Assist) and other proactive driver-assistive technologies to help mitigate and avoid collisions altogether. The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan doesn't offer these features, but it does offer advanced safety features like Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution, Electronic Stability Control and an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System to help keep you safe out on the road.

Whichever Volkswagen Tiguan model you feel is right for you, you'll be sure to find it waiting for you on our lot. Visit Roger Jobs Volkswagen today to finance your new 2017 or 2018 VW Tiguan!

**Based on 2017 EPA mileage/highway estimates and driving range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings, visit //

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