What’s the difference between the 2017 VW Tiguan and VW Touareg?

By blogsadmin | Posted in Comparisons, Tiguan on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at 2:30 pm
What's the difference between the 2017 VW Touareg and Tiguan?

When you are shopping for a new vehicle, you will quickly discover just how many options are available. Each automotive brand has a whole lineup of vehicles that it can be difficult to tell each apart. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the differences between the VW Tiguan and VW Touareg. These vehicles might look similar, but have many differences to check out.

2017 VW Tiguan vs 2017 VW Touareg

2017 VW Tiguan vs 2017 VW Touareg
$24,995 MSRP $49,495
5 Seating 5
2,200 pounds Towing 7,716 pounds
23.8 cubic feet Cargo Capacity 32.1 cubic feet


The major difference between VW Tiguan and Touarge is their sizes. The Tiguan is considered a compact crossover, while the Touareg is a midsize crossover. This means that the Tiguan offers less space, but it is also more affordable. The Touareg is larger, but also has a higher price tag. It all depends on what you look for most in a vehicle.

How big is the VW Touareg?
How much can the Touareg tow?

How much can the VW Tiguan tow?

Because the VW Touareg is larger, it also has an impressive towing capacity. When properly equipped, the VW Touareg is able to tow up to 7,716 pounds. The Touareg also offers a generous amount of cargo space with 32.1 cargo feet of space. The Tiguan, on the other hand, has a maximum towing capacity of 2,200 pounds and has a cargo capacity of 23.8 cubic feet.


Related : How big is the VW Atlas?


When shopping for a new vehicle, size does matter, so if you want a compact crossover the 2017 VW Tiguan is a great option, but if you need something larger, the Touareg might be the right pick for you. If you are interested in learning more about either of these vehicle or the rest of the VW lineup, call or visit us here at J. Bertolet Volkswagen. We will be able to answer any further questions you might have. We can even help you schedule a test drive in here the Allentown, PA area.

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