Compare Subaru Forester vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Overview

Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.5-liter Flat 4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
182 hp @ 5800 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque
176 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
Continuously Variable Automatic (CVT)
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Other
All-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
35.4 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Steel Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
N/A

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
N/A
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
N/A

Tires

Front Tire
P225/60HR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P225/60HR17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
N/A
City
26 MPG
N/A
Highway
33 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.1 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
16.6 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
431.6 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
547.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
182.1 in
N/A
Height
67.5 in
N/A
Max Width
71.5 in
N/A
Front Width
61.6 in
N/A
Rear Width
61.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
105.1 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
8.7 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
43.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
41.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.2 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
54.1 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
53.6 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,449 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
76.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
31.1 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
31.1 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Crystal Black Silica
  • Crystal White Pearl
  • Horizon Blue Pearl
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Jasper Green Metallic
  • Magnetite Gray Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Cloth Upholstery
  • Gray, Cloth Upholstery
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Not Available
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A