Compare the Volkswagen Tiguan in Grand Rapids, MI

Volkswagen Tiguan vs the Competition

At Betten Volkswagen, we're proud to offer a wide selection of quality new Volkswagen models for drivers from Kentwood to Holland. One of our finest is the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. When you're looking for a comfortable, capable compact SUV, there's nothing quite like it. While it does face some competition from the Honda CR-V, Ford Escape, and the Hyundai Tucson, the Volkswagen Tiguan is the superior vehicle by far. Here are just a few reasons why:

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Volkswagen Tiguan vs Honda CR-V

  • The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with an impressive Volkswagen warranty plan: 6-year/72,000-mile (whichever comes first) basic warranty, a 6-year/72,000-mile drivetrain warranty, and a 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance plan. The 2018 Honda CR-V comes with a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, a 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty, and a 3-year/36,000-mile roadside assistance plan. Volkswagen keeps you covered.
  • The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a standard 6.5-inch infotainment touchscreen with both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay cost extra on the 2018 Honda CR-V.
  • The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan can seat up to seven, letting you carry your entire family around Allendale. The 2018 Honda CR-V can only seat five.
  • The available parking sensors on the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan make parking and reversing a breeze. Parking sensors are not available on the 2018 Honda CR-V.
  • The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a standard six-speaker sound system. The 2018 Honda CR-V comes with a standard four-speaker sound system.

Volkswagen Tiguan vs Ford Escape

  • The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which puts out 184 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. The standard engine in the 2018 Ford Escape is a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, which only gives out 168 horsepower and 170 pound-feet of torque.
  • The 2018 Ford Escape can only seat five people.
  • The 2018 Ford Escape has a 3-year/36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year/60,000-mile drivetrain warranty. Ford can't match what Volkswagen has to offer.
  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay cost extra on the 2018 Ford Escape. Volkswagen helps you stay connected on the Wyoming roads.
  • The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan their highest rating, "good," in every crashworthiness category. The 2018 Ford Escape did not receive a "good" rating in every category.

 

 

Volkswagen Tiguan vs Hyundai Tucson

  • The standard engine in the 2018 Hyundai Tucson is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder, which only gives out 164 horsepower and 151 pound-feet of torque. Volkswagen gives you more power right out of the gate.
  • The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has an impressive 7.9 inches of ground clearance, so you don't have to worry about bottoming out. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson only has 6.4 inches of ground clearance.
  • Like the Honda CR-V and the Ford Escape, the 2018 Hyundai Tucson can only seat five.
  • The base trim level of the 2018 Hyundai Tucson does not offer Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.
  • When properly equipped, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan can tow up to 2,200 pounds. The 2018 Hyundai Tucson can only tow up to 1,000 pounds.

Come See for Yourself

There are a lot of options out there, but none can compare to the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. If it isn't quite what you're looking for, we also offer a selection of additional Volkswagen SUVs. We make sure to have something for every kind of driver. If you love a good bargain, take a look at our Volkswagen specials to see how you can save. Once you decide on the right Volkswagen model for your lifestyle, our online finance application makes the next step even easier. If you're interested in driving a 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, we're here to help make that happen. Give us a call at (888) 454-2718 to set up a test drive, or come set one up in person here in Grand Rapids, MI. We can't wait to meet you.

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