2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

When it comes time to choose a new SUV, you won't find many vehicles with the same style and modern design that the German engineering offers both the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg. Today, we're comparing the engine specifications and interior features that make each of these VW SUVs race ahead of the competition. Read on to find details about what comes with each SUV and help in choosing the one that best fits your lifestyle.

If you'd like to get behind the wheel of a 2017 VW Tiguan or a 2017 VW Touareg, give us a call or schedule a test drive appointment online. The friendly experts at J. Bertolet Volkswagen are happy to give you a guided tour of all the exciting features and high-tech options.

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan


2017 Volkswagen Touareg

2.0-liter I-4

Standard Engine 3.6-liter V6

200 / 207 lb-ft

Horsepower / Torque 280 / 266 lb-ft
20 city / 24 hwy MPG Fuel Economy 17 city / 23 hwy MPG
56.1 cu.ft. Maximum Cargo Space 64 cu.ft.


2017 Tiguan vs 2017 Touareg Standard Technology

Under the hood of the base model 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is a standard four-cylinder engine that produces an impressive 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. The 2017 Touareg, on the other hand, has a standard 3.6-liter six-cylinder engine that produces up to 280 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The Touareg's extra horsepower offers a more confident and fun-to-drive experience. However, with the starting price of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan being much lower than that of the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg, drivers looking for a more affordable five-seater SUV should take a spin in the 2017 Tiguan.  

When it comes to interior features, the added cost of the 2017 Touareg shows. Standard features on both the 2017 Tiguan and 2017 Touareg include the standard Bluetooth, eight-speaker audio system and steering wheel mounted audio controsl. However, the Touareg offers standard voice-activated navigation, V-tex Leatherette seating, Park Pilot parking assist, Lane Assist, a blind spot sensor, and heated seats. Many of these features are available on higher trim levels of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan, giving you the option of choosing the right level of comfort and convenience for your budget.