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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$26,245
Invoice
$25,195
Average Price Paid
$23,434
1,444 listings nationwide

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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S 4Motion AWD
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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$30,610
6 listings nationwide

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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,930
93 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
Eric Tallberg Preview:

There are a few tweaks to Volkswagen’s high-end Touareg midsize 5-door 5-passenger crossover for 2017. Don’t worry, though--the most expensive and luxuriously appointed offering in the...

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

The Volkswagen Tiguan is one of only two compact crossover SUV’s that currently offer third-row seating. (And the other is the hopelessly outdated Mitsubishi Outlander.) To fit the ext...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 6
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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TekLegion writes:
I tested drive this vehicle and was very impressed with it. A couple of key features that was missing that you...
bdub24 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"The leather/suede combination are utlralux and ventilation on the seats are great!"
Value Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"So many upgrades incorporated into the trim, smart interior styling, air suspension that is adjustable, tow package with enhanced engine cooling and antisway tech, skid plates protecting the underbelly and greater than standard articulation. Fantastic!"
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Guru94G2P4 writes:
Although the Tiguan was slightly noisier than the CX-5, the Tiguan won for cargo space and backseat room (also...
Power Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD better.
"Similar power, although 0-60 on Tiguan is slow. "
Handling Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Great on highway tight turns. Hugged the road"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"On par"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Better support and easy to adjust"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"These seats are adjustable and can move up or back"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"A good 5-6 longer and maybe wider."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"The back seat and capacity. "
Value Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD better.
"Mazda had a lift gate and a few more tech features, but those didnt win out on comfort and visibility"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"I fit better in the Tiguan. Wasnt distracted by the dash. Excellent visibility to the road. Cargo space and back seat. "
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Gregg writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Subaru Outback Premium AWD better.
"Outback has much more style"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Subaru Outback Premium AWD better.
"Roomy"

Specs

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
11.7:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.8 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 40.2 in
Back Legroom 36.7 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.1 cu ft 37.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,239 lbs 926 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.8 in 185.1 in
Width 76.4 in 72.4 in
Height 68.2 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 113.9 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive

Exterior Colors

  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Roof Edge Spoiler
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • 3RD Row Seat Package
  • Rear Roof-Edge Spoiler
  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)
  • TIGUAN Three-Row MDO Package
  • TIGUAN Two-Row MDO Package
  • Trailer Hitch Electrical Kit & Receiver Kit

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