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Volkswagen Tiguan Reviews from Consumer Reports

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Volkswagen Tiguan Reviews

The Volkswagen Tiguan is a 4-door SUV offered in a 2WD 4dr Auto SEL, 2WD 4dr Auto R-Line, 2WD 4dr Auto SE w/Appearance, 4WD 4dr Auto SE w/Appearance, 4WD 4dr Auto R-Line, 4WD 4dr Auto S, 4WD 4dr Auto SEL, 2WD 4dr Man S, 2WD 4dr Auto SE, 2WD 4dr Auto S and 4WD 4dr Auto SE. The powertrains include 2.0-liter 4 turbo (200 hp) engines, and 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmissions. It is Front or AWD wheel drive. EPA-rated fuel economy ranges from 21 mpg city to 27 mpg highway. The Tiguan uses Premium fuel.

Competing models include Subaru Forester, BMW X1, Acura RDX, Honda CR-V and Volvo XC60.

Last Model Reviewed: 2012

Reviewed Volkswagen Tiguans from Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has placed the following models through over 50 tests at our test track:

  • 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4-cyl
  • 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4-cyl

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