2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

If you are looking for a high-quality crossover, you are in the right direction when you choose one by Volkswagen. Currently, there are two crossovers in the Volkswagen lineup (though a third one will be joining later this spring) and we find our customers putting a lot of thought and consideration into choosing the right one for them. We love the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2017 Volkswagen Touareg equally, but we want to make the decision-making process easier for our customers.

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is a compact crossover and has a 5-passenger seating capacity. It also has a 23/56-cubic foot cargo volume. The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is considered to be a midsize crossover. It can also seat up to five passengers, but offers a 32/64-cubic foot cargo volume.

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2017 Volkswagen Touareg
2.0L turbo 4-cylinder Engine 3.6L V6
20 mpg city, 24 mpg highway Fuel Economy 17 mpg city, 23 mpg highway
2,200 pounds Max. Towing Capacity 7,716 pounds
56 cubic feet Max. Cargo Volume 64 cubic feet

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2017 Volkswagen Touareg Engine Specs

One aspect that our customers seriously look at when considering the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan or 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is the engine output from each model.

The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is outfitted with a 200 horsepower 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine, which has the strength to pull up to 2,200 pounds. It attains an estimated fuel economy of 20 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.

If you need more power to pull a bigger boat or a livestock trailer with a horse, the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg can pull up to 7,716 pounds. This is all thanks to its 280 horsepower 3.6L V6 engine. Even with all of this strength, the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg remains efficient and offers an estimated 17 mpg-city/23 mpg-highway fuel economy.

To learn more about the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2017 Volkswagen Touareg, please give us a call or stop by our dealership to check out both models.

Silver 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan in town
Headlight of 2017 Volkwagen Touareg
Blue 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan
2017 Volkswagen Touareg with partially collapsed rear seats

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