2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

The Volkswagen Tiguan is getting major upgrades in the 2018 model year, and Baxter Volkswagen La Vista is excited to tell you about it! Many American consumers felt the need for a slightly larger, higher capacity SUV, and Volkswagen heard them. Built ost specifically for the needs of VW’s American consumers, the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has a longer wheelbase, allowing space for a full third-row of seats. To highlight the various new additions to the 2018 Tiguan, your friends at Baxter Volkswagen La Vista have put together a comparison of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.

To start, the 2018 model is 10.7-inches longer than its predecessor. The increase in length makes room for a full third-row of seats and a whopping 57% more cargo space. The same engine is featured ian both engines, but different transmissions are featured. This results in slight differences between the models’ respective horsepower and torque. Both models have 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive, but the 2018 model year will also showcase available driver-assistance features—previously unavailable on the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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2017 VW Tiguan vs 2018 VW Tiguan
5 Seating Capacity 5 or 7
No Systems Driver-Assistance Technology 7 systems

2.0L Turbocharged TSI

200-hp / 207 lb-ft torque
Engine & Horsepower / Torque

2.0L Turbocharged TSI

184-hp / 221 lb-ft torque

6-speed automatic &

Transmission & All-Wheel Drive

8-speed automatic &

4MOTION with Active Control

2018 VW Tiguan pricing and arrival date

The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has undergone numerous design changes in addition to its size increase. The newly redesigned body features a lower and wider stance, strong character lines, and striking and efficient LED lighting. The interior of the 2018 Tiguan features the new Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Display, an 8” touchscreen infotainment display, a driver-oriented control center system, and a refreshing new cloth seating pattern.

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan will be featured in eight sophisticated and modern color options. Pricing information and trim level information is yet to be released all-new 2018 Tiguan. Drivers should anticipate a release date later this spring.

2018 VW Tiguan side view
2018 VW Tiguan folding rear seats
2018 VW Tiguan third row seating
2018 VW Tiguan infotainment display