2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs. 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

October 21st, 2016 by

2017 Volkswagen Touareg vs. 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

A family-oriented individual such as yourself deserves an SUV that is willing to work and care for your family as much as you do. Today, we’ve got two of the best family SUVs on display for you, and they’re both from the same model line! The Volkswagen Touareg and Tiguan have both formed solid reputations in the industry, and we’ll match them up to help you figure out which one is best for you!

2017 Touareg and Tiguan specifications

We’ve created a chart below that includes a rundown of some specifications for the Touareg and Tiguan. Check it out!

2017 Touareg 2017 Tiguan
Mid-Size SUV Trim level Compact SUV/crossover
$49,495 MSRP $24,995
3.6-L V6 Engine 2.0-L Inline 4
280/266 Horsepower/Torque 200/207
7,716 lbs Towing capacity 2,200 lbs
17/23 Fuel Economy 20/24
8-speed Automatic with Tiptronic ® and Sport mode Transmission 6-speed Automatic with Sport mode
4MOTION® All Wheel Drive Drive Style Available 4MOTION ® All Wheel Drive
Up to 64 cubic feet Cargo volume Up to 56.1 cubic feet
Yes Car-Net infotainment system w/Bluetooth? Yes

Similarities between the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg and Tiguan

Though the Touareg and Tiguan do have many differences, notably in the size and performance department, they do share many similarities as well. Being a part of the Volkswagen model line, both SUVs have top notch interior design, highlighted by 40:20:40 split folding rear seats and a leather-wrapped steering wheel that puts control of the vehicle’s drive style and infotainment system literally at your fingertips!

2017 Volkswagen Touareg

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

Touareg and Tiguan safety features

Perhaps the most important part of your vehicle buying decision is how safe you and your loved ones will be behind the wheel. Both the Touareg and Tiguan have you covered because of their high-strength steel cages, flanked by front and rear crumple zones. Both SUVs also include some helpful safety and driver assistance features, some of which include:

  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Electronic Brake-Pressure Distribution (EBD)
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS)

Check out some research pages we did on the Touareg and Tiguan!

Test drive a Volkswagen vehicle at Owens Murphy

If you’re interested in either the Tiguan or Touareg, or all available Volkswagen models we have on our lot, we encourage you to contact us at Owens Murphy Volkswagen! We can get you behind the wheel for a test drive or discuss financing if you’re convinced that a Volkswagen is right for you!

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