Why Tiguan?



If you’re considering the Toyota Rav4, you may want to think again. The all-new 2018 Tiguan is a 7-passenger sporty compact SUV compared to the 5-passenger Rav. Plus, depending on the trim level, you’ll get much more for your money with the new Tiguan. More power, more cargo space and, if you ask this writer, more style.

The Rav4 SE has 176hp @ 6000rpm while the comparable Tiguan SE boasts 184hp @ 4400 rpm. The Tiguan wins in torque as well - by a landslide. So if you want faster acceleration and more power, go with the Volkswagen.

According to Motor Trend’s Buyer’s Guide, the Rav4 is known for its choppy ride and subpar interior, while the new Tiguan is loaded with modern tech features. It’s also a Motor Trend SUV of the Year contender.

We haven’t even touched on Volkswagen’s all-new People First Warranty. It’s a transferable 6-year/72,000 mile BUMPER-TO-BUMPER warranty - which easily surpasses what Toyota has to offer.

So, before you default to the “same old, same old”, consider the all-new VW Tiguan and visit a dealership near you.


Cars.com: Best Compact SUV for 2017

It's official. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan beat out the competition. Named Best Compact SUV for 2017 by Cars.com.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2018 Toyota RAV 4 LE
6 years / 72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper warranty 3 years / 36,000-miles bumper-to-bumper warranty
Leatherette Upholstery Cloth Upholstery
Bluetooth Bluetooth
Heated Seats Available on other trims
Keyless Ignition Available on other trims
Satellite Radio Available on other trims
184 hp @4400rpm 176 hp @ 6000rpm
221 ft-lbs @1600rpm Torque 172 ft-lbs @4100 rpm Torque
22 / 27 / 24 MPG 22 / 28 / 25 MPG
7 passenger 5 passenger

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