2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2-Row vs 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

If you are on the hunt for a 2-row crossover, you definitely have your work cut out for you. Almost every auto brand on the market offers at least one 2-row crossover in its model lineup, so the choices can be overwhelming. One model that you should absolutely consider is the 2018 edition of the Volkswagen Tiguan. This model underwent a serious redesign and grew by more than 10 inches. This allows it to accommodate a third row of seats, but it still comes available with a 2-row configuration. To help you see how the 2-row 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan can work best for you, we have placed it against the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport in a special comparison. 

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2-Row VS 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2.0L TSI 4-cylinder  Engine Options

2.0L MIVEC DOHC inline 4-cylinder

2.4L MIVEC DOHC inline 4-cylinder

184 horsepower / 221 lb.-ft. torque  Power Output

148 horsepower / 145 lb.-ft. torque (2.0L engine)

168 horsepower / 167 lb.-ft. torque (2.4L engine)

4MOTION all-wheel drive  Drivetrain Options

Front-wheel drive

All-wheel control

37.6 / 73.5 cubic feet  Cargo Volume 21.7 / 49.5 cubic feet

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Cargo Space and Interior Features

As you can see in our comparison, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan offers much more cargo space than the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. This means that you can fit an incredible amount of luggage, merchandise, and gear for your next adventure – and you can bring extra items just because you can! Additionally, you can enjoy easy loading/unloading with the help of the available power trunk lid. 

Now just because there is more cargo space in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan doesn't mean that passenger space was sacrificed. Up to five passengers can legally be seated in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan – all of whom will enjoy plenty of leg and elbow room to stretch out comfortably. 

Last, but certainly not least, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a plethora of interior features (standard or optional) that make your driving experience easier and more fun. These features include the VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system, a color touchscreen sound system, Bluetooth technology, USB ports, 12-volt power outlets, and much more! 

To learn more about the 2-row version of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, 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

Orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan driving through a city
Gray 2018 Volkswagen Atlas driving down a rural highway