Compare 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan S vs SE vs SEL Premium R-Line

$25,245 - $39,095
Price range (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan For Sale
23/29 mpg
City/Hwy
184 hp
Horsepower
7.4
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Review and Specs
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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan S
$25,245
Starting Price (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan S For Sale
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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan SE
$27,395
Starting Price (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan SE For Sale
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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line
$39,095
Starting Price (MSRP)
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line For Sale
What are the differences between the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan S, SE and SEL Premium R-Line?

Overview

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 23 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
184 hp @ 4400 rpm
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
221 lb-ft @ 1600 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,735 lbs
3,735 lbs
3,825 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
1,500 lbs
1,500 lbs
1,500 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
25 MPG
25 MPG
24 MPG
City
23 MPG
23 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
29 MPG
29 MPG
27 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 Tons/yr
7.1 Tons/yr
7.4 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
15.3 gallons
15.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
351.9 miles
351.9 miles
333.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
443.7 miles
443.7 miles
429.3 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
185.1 in
185.1 in
185.1 in
Height
66.3 in
66.3 in
66.3 in
Max Width
72.4 in
72.4 in
72.4 in
Front Width
62.2 in
62.2 in
62.2 in
Rear Width
61.8 in
61.8 in
61.8 in
Wheelbase
109.8 in
109.8 in
109.8 in
Ground Clearance
7.9 in
7.9 in
7.9 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
7 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.2 in
40.2 in
40.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.6 in
39.6 in
39.6 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57 in
57 in
57 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.5 in
36.5 in
38.7 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39.1 in
38.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
55.9 in
55.8 in
Third Row Leg Room
27.9 in
27.9 in
N/A
Third Row Headroom
33.8 in
33.8 in
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
47.8 in
47.8 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.7 ft³
65.7 ft³
73.5 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
33 ft³
33 ft³
37.6 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12 ft³
12 ft³
37.6 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

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

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
20" x 8.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7"
17" x 7"
20" x 8.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/65HR17
P215/65HR17
P255/40HR20
Rear Tire
P215/65HR17
P215/65HR17
P255/40HR20
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Cardinal Red Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Stone Blue Metallic
  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Stone Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Storm Gray, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces
  • Storm Gray, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Perforated V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces
  • Saffrano Orange & Black, Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Storm Gray, Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Titan Black, Vienna Leather Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Not Available
Optional
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

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