2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Hyundai Tucson

Orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan set against orange 2018 Hyundai Tucson

A mix between tiger and iguana, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan affirms its moniker by offering uniqueness, power, and attitude. And thanks to its recent makeover and 10-inch growth spurt, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is ready to do more for you. While the freshly-redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has been praised by drivers and critics alike, it still faces some stiff competition from similar models like the 2018 Hyundai Tucson.  To help you see what makes the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan the better buy, we have put it in a comparison with the 2018 Hyundai Tucson. 

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan (2-Row Model) VS 2018 Hyundai Tucson
$24,595 MSRP $20,050
2.0L TSI 4-cylinder Engine 2.0L DOHC Inline 4-cylinder
184 Horsepower 164
37.6 / 73.5 cubic feet Cargo Space 31.0 / 61.9 cubic feet

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Power and Fuel Economy

When you choose the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan as your next vehicle, you will enjoy Volkswagen's world-class engineering that guarantees long-lasting dependability and quality. Under the hood of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, you will find a 2.0L TSI 4-cylinder engine that delivers the following specifications: 

  • 184 horsepower 

  • 221 lb.-ft. torque 

  • Standard front-wheel drive 

  • Available 4MOTION all-wheel drive 

  • 22 mpg-city / 27 mpg-highway fuel economy for FWD models 

  • 21 mpg-city / 27 mpg-highway fuel economy for AWD models 

  • 15.3-gallon fuel tank for FWD models 

  • 15.9-gallon fuel tank for AWD models 

  • 413.1-highway mile driving range for FWD models 

  • 429.3-highway mile driving range for AWD models 

In addition to the stellar engine performance, you will enjoy a plethora of technology features in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – the most prominent being the VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system. This system allows you to stream your favorite audio preferences like music, podcasts, and audiobooks – and when you add optional navigation capabilities, you can easily find your desired destination! 

To learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and to take it out for a test drive, please visit us here at Douglas Volkswagen today! 


Front profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Side profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system in 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Steering wheel and dashboard in 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan