Compare Mercury Mariner vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Overview

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Flex-fuel (FFV) (+$1,000)
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
3.0L Flex-fuel (FFV) (+$1,000)
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
171 hp @ 6000 rpm
184 hp @ 4360 rpm
Torque
171 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,335 lbs
3,765 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
26 MPG
City
21 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr
EPA rating
5
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
17.5 gallons
15.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
367.5 miles
351.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
490 miles
459 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.1 in
185.1 in
Height
67.9 in
66.3 in
Max Width
71.1 in
72.4 in
Front Width
60.7 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
103.1 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
40.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.4 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.6 in
57 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
35.6 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.2 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
49.1 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
N/A
27.9 in
Third Row Headroom
N/A
33.8 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
N/A
47.8 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
66.3 ft³
65.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
29.3 ft³
33 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
N/A
12 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Electric assisted steering
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
37.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 7.0"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/70R16
P215/65HR17
Rear Tire
P235/70R16
P215/65HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Premium cloth low back bucket seats
  • Black, Premium leather low back bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium cloth low back bucket seats
  • Stone, Premium leather low back bucket seats
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Optional
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Optional
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Telematics
Optional
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Cab Corrosion-Perforation
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Emissions
5 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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