Compare Volkswagen Taos vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Overview

Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 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
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
184 hp @ 4360 rpm
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,175 lbs
3,765 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
26 MPG
City
28 MPG
23 MPG
Highway
36 MPG
30 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
15.3 gallons
Cruising Range City
369.6 miles
351.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
475.2 miles
459 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175.8 in
185.1 in
Height
64.4 in
66.3 in
Max Width
72.5 in
72.4 in
Front Width
61.9 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
60.5 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
105.9 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
6.4 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
7 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.1 in
40.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.7 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
56.5 in
57 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
37.9 in
36.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.2 in
55.9 in
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
65.9 ft³
65.7 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
27.9 ft³
33 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
27.9 ft³
12 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.6 ft
37.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Torsion Beam
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55HR17
P215/65HR17
Rear Tire
P215/55HR17
P215/65HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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