Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan Pricing


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2012 Highlights

All versions of the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan receive freshened exterior styling plus tweaks to the automatic transmission that boost highway fuel economy by 2 mpg. Top-of-the-line SEL models also get new 19-inch alloy wheels, adaptive xenon headlights and LED daytime running lights. This year's Tiguan also gets a new LE trim level that slots between the base S and SE trims.


Pros

  • Composed ride and handling
  • premium cabin appointments
  • lively turbocharged engine
  • solid build quality.

Cons

  • Shy on cargo space
  • pricey compared to the competition.

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Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan for Sale

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Wild Cherry Metallic 66,590 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Candy White Black cloth57,435 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
List:$12,250
Est.Loan: $229/mo
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Clean CARFAX. Candy White 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion AWD 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI Tiguan S 4Motion, 4D Sport Utility, 2.0L TSI, 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic, AWD, Candy White, Black w/Cloth Seating.Odometer is 15520 miles below market average! 27/21 Highway/City MPGAwards: * 2012 IIHS Top Safety PickReviews: * Composed ride and handling; premium cabin appointments; lively turbocharged engine; solid build quality. Source: Edmunds

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Reflex Silver Metallic Black leatherette65,229 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanSE 4Motion
List:$13,110
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SE 4dr SUV w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Pepper Gray Metallic 93,760 miles
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Wild Cherry Metallic Black cloth106,396 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
List:$12,395
Est.Loan: $232/mo
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Night Blue Metallic Black cloth68,644 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS
List:$11,499
Est.Loan: $215/mo
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Clean CARFAX. Blue 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S FWD 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI Recent Arrival! Odometer is 11438 miles below market average! 27/22 Highway/City MPG Awards: * 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick Isaac Wai Chee General Sales Manager 301-498-7400 Isaac.Chee@ourismanautomotive.com. Reviews: * Composed ride and handling; premium cabin appointments; lively turbocharged engine; solid build quality. Source: Edmunds

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SEL 4dr SUV w/Premium Navigation, Rearview Camera (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Night Blue Metallic Black leather69,585 miles
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Reflex Silver Metallic Black leatherette78,192 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanSE 4Motion
List:$13,389
Est.Loan: $250/mo
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SE 4dr SUV w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Deep Black Metallic Black leatherette37,568 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanSE
List:$13,846
Est.Loan: $259/mo
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE, 4D Sport Utility, 2.0L TSI, 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic, FWD, Reflex Silver Metallic, Black w/Leatherette Seating, ABS brakes, Alloy wheels, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Heated door mirrors, Heated Front Bucket Seats, Heated front seats, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: - Lowest Prices Every Day: Our market based WOW pricing utilizes competitive market pricing guides, no games. So it is easy to make an educated, hassle -free purchase from us. Many of our competitors add freight, reconditioning or certification fees to their price quotes. Your WOW price has no hidden charges. Just add tags, taxes and processing fee. - Complimentary CARFAX Vehicle History Report - 7 Day Exchange Policy: This policy simply states if you are not completely satisfied with your vehicle purchase, bring it back to us for a full credit towards your next vehicle, no questions asked! RECALL NOTICE: Some vehicles may be subject to manufacturer safety recalls that for various reasons may not be repaired prior to sale. You may also check for open recalls at www.safercar.gov

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Deep Black Metallic Black cloth55,083 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
List:$11,990
Est.Loan: $224/mo
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After business hours please contact Tamim at (540) 287-5112Brand new on our lot, we have a BEAUTIFUL, 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion! This Tiguan is black, sitting on alloy wheels with GREAT tread on the tires, and is matched inside with a CLEAN black cloth interior! Powered by a 2.0L Turbocharged 4 cylinder motor, paired with a SMOOTH automatic transmission, and is equipped with a EXCELLENT AWD system! LOADED with tons of great features, like the power windows, power locks, power mirrors, cruise control, rear A/C and heat, and that's only the beginning! Premium surround sound speaker system, with AM/FM radio, CD player, MP3 playback capable, blue-tooth capable, and even has built in auxiliary and USB cord hook ups! With so many great features, and so many more to see, you DO NOT want to miss out on a deal this fantastic! So hurry and call, or stop by TODAY, to schedule your test drive before you miss your chance to own this IMMACULATE, 2012 !

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Deep Black Metallic Black cloth74,398 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Deep Black Metallic Beige leatherette93,832 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanSE 4Motion
List:$11,478
Est.Loan: $214/mo
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PURE PRICE PROMISE: NO ADDS, NO BUMPS. THE PRICE IS THE PRICE ! CARFAX One-Owner. Clean CARFAX. Deep Black Metallic 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion AWD 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL ** ALL WHEEL DRIVE ** LEATHER ** ALLOY WHEELS ** ONE OWNER **, ABS brakes, Alloy wheels, Compass, Electronic Stability Control, Front dual zone A/C, Heated door mirrors, Heated Front Bucket Seats, Heated front seats, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Memory seat, Power driver seat, Power moonroof, Power steering, Power windows, Remote keyless entry, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Traction control. Recent Arrival! 27/21 Highway/City MPG Awards: * 2012 IIHS Top Safety Pick We want to make your vehicle purchase experience easy and hassle free. Our automotive group has been providing our community and the surrounding area with exceptional value and service for over fifty years. The Pure Price is among the most competitive offerings on the internet and does not include state taxes, state tags, mva fees and dealer processing fee of two hundred ninety nine dollars not required by law. No matter what your credit situation is we can help. We have local bank and credit union financing available as well as buy here pay here financing. Give us a call and let one of our credit specialist assist you with your transportation needs. When other dealers have turned you away, we refuses no one. Reviews: * Composed ride and handling; premium cabin appointments; lively turbocharged engine; solid build quality. Source: Edmunds

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 SE 4dr SUV w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Deep Black Metallic Black leatherette87,649 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanSE
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Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A) Pepper Gray Metallic Black cloth120,239 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
List:$8,499
Est.Loan: $159/mo
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Recent Arrival! This 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S in Pepper Gray Metallic features: 4Motion 2.0L TSI 6-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic ONE OWNER WITH A CLEAN CARFAX!!, 6.5J x 16 Portland Alloy Wheels, ABS brakes, Electronic Stability Control, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Low tire pressure warning, Power steering, Power windows, Remote keyless entry, Traction control. AWD27/21 Highway/City MPGClick here to visit our website at www.sutliffvolkswagen.com or call us at 1-800-210-8889 Sutliff Volkswagen is proud to be Central PA's largest new and preowned Volkswagen dealer! Our volume gives you the best selection and the best price!

Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 129,350 miles
Used 2012Volkswagen TiguanS
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Features & Specs

SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A)
MPG232423
Seating555
Transmission6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic6-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgas
Horsepower200 hp @ 5100 rpm200 hp @ 5100 rpm200 hp @ 5100 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover18.5%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

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Consumer Rating


2012 Tiguan - Early Signs All Very Positive
Purchased this SE model with FWD after about 5 months on the car hunt. AWD not necessary IMO & saved $2K. Looked at Hyundai, Nissan, Ford, Toyota even Audi & Merc. Benz. The car has good zip, the turbo kicks in when asked, and it rides smooth - suspension can feel a bit stiff though, so you feel some road bumps. Fit and finish are outstanding as are the ergonomics. It is very fun to drive, the navigation and audio package is very nice - IMO, no need to bump up to the next level of audio or trim. The leather-ette interior is very nice; most people think it to be real leather and I like the idea that it will clean up easier since I haul kids. Overall, very very pleased so far.
2012 Tiguan Transmission Defect
I bought a new 2012 VW Tiguan SE 4 Motion Automatic and in Drive (D) traveling about 25-34 mph the transmission stays in a high gear (5th) and makes a vibrating hum and shake.The transmission will not drop back to 2nd, 3rd or 4th at this speed and is overloaded in 5th.When I give it some gas it hums, lags and shakes more. After applying extra gas it abruptly downshifts lunging the car forward in a jerky fashion.I notified the dealer twice about this issue. The service rep told me the car is in it’s Adaptive Learning phase and will work this problem out after I drive it for awhile. After 3000 miles the Tiguan transmission has not adjusted as the dealer indicated.
Tiguan has Transmission Problems
When they redid the Tiguan transmission for 2012 they ruined it.  The trans tries to get to 6th gear as soon as possible to save gas.  It now "labors" in 5th or 6th gear at 30 to 45 mph.  You can't drive it at a slow constant speed from 30 to 45 mph with out it "laboring" and vibrating the car.  Check out these links of people with the same problem. - [HTML removed] Otherwise, nice car!
More About This Model

The life of a Volkswagen designer must be a curious existence. While other brands parade a plethora of exotic styles, VW dishes up cars that differ little from generation to generation, or from model to model. The new 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan, for example, is a near facsimile of the larger Touareg and has evolved only slightly from the 2007 original. Right now, the VW design studio is not exactly a hotbed of creativity.

Nor, if we're honest, is the engineering division. It's all as cozily familiar as the 10th season of Friends, which is just the way VW's customers like it. More than 700,000 Tiguans have been built and VW reckons the current car has enjoyed the most successful run-out in the company's history. Volkswagen's customers know what they like and like what they know, so why fix what isn't broken?

The Outside
The nose of the Tiguan has been brought in line with VW's new design language. Pinched from the Touareg, the new grille boasts two horizontal chrome louvers and is framed by the headlights. Choose the optional bi-xenon lamps and the nose is further distinguished by 14 LEDs that serve as daytime running lights. At the rear, the taillights contain an L-shaped illuminated portion common to all new Volkswagens. There are new alloy wheels, too, but that's about it. Viewed in isolation, the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan could easily be mistaken for a Touareg, which may not please those who've spent upward of $44K on the larger SUV.

In Europe, VW offers both on- and off-road versions. The latter has a different chin, which gives it an improved approach angle. The off-road car has a 28-degree angle of approach versus 18 degrees for its on-road-focused sister. For the U.S. market, though, Volkswagen will continue to offer only the "on-road" version.

The Inside
The cabin is classic Volkswagen. It's nicely built using high-quality materials, and everything is sensibly arranged, but it's a bit dull. This is a car designed for a utilitarian purpose that imparts a quiet sense of satisfaction. A brace of 6-footers can sit in tandem without difficulty and the rear seat can be reclined by up to 23 degrees, which is a nice touch. The cargo area is a good size, too, ranging from 16.6 cubic feet to 53.3, and, by folding the passenger seat flat, you can accommodate loads up to 8 feet 2 inches long.

The Tiguan has always had a fine reputation for safety. It earned five-star ratings in both front and side crash tests and received four stars in rollover testing, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The Drive
Henry Ford would have been proud of the Tiguan's engine philosophy. You can have any engine you like as long as it's the 2.0-liter turbo. The excellent turbodiesels that dominate the European market are unlikely to be offered in the U.S., at least until the all-new Tiguan, which is due around 2015.

The familiar direct-injection 1,984cc turbo offers a modest power hike over the outgoing model. It now produces 207 horsepower (up from 200) between 5,300 and 6,200 rpm. Peak torque of 206 pound-feet is available from 1,700-5,200 rpm. VW claims zero to 62 mph in 7.8 seconds for the six-speed manual, or 7.3 seconds for the seven-speed DSG double-clutch automatic. The latter replaces the torque-converter auto found in the original Tiguan.

In Europe, this model is only available with 4Motion permanent four-wheel drive, but in the U.S. VW is likely to persist with offering both two- and four-wheel-drive options. The latter normally apportions 90 percent of the propulsive force to the front axle in the interests of fuel economy, but it can send almost 100 percent to the rear. All our test vehicles were equipped with this system.

The independent front suspension combines wishbone-type control arms with MacPherson struts mounted on an aluminum subframe, while the independent rear suspension features a four-link setup on a steel subframe. Like so much of this car, the handling should best be described as competent. Anyone expecting a jacked-up GTI will be disappointed, but body roll is well contained and as you'd expect with four-wheel drive, there's no shortage of grip. Likewise, the electromechanical steering is not full of feedback, but it's well-weighted and reassuringly precise for an SUV.

The ride, at least on our well-surfaced German test roads, was both supple and free of float. For a family-oriented SUV, the Tiguan offers a good compromise of comfort and control.

Final Thoughts
The prices are likely to continue unchanged from the old model, so expect an entry sticker of around $24,000. Those parting with this sum will receive a thoroughly capable machine, and anyone wishing to downsize from a larger SUV will be able to do so without feeling the pinch. There is nothing about the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan that's truly exceptional, but it is also hard to criticize and goes about its business with minimal fuss.

It is, in other words, a classic Volkswagen.

Edmunds attended a manufacturer-sponsored press event to facilitate this report.

Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan Overview

The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan is offered in the following submodels: SUV. Available styles include SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), LE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SE 4dr SUV w/Sunroof, Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Premium Navigation, Dynaudio, Rearview Camera (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S 4dr SUV w/Sunroof (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M), SEL 4dr SUV w/Premium Navigation, Rearview Camera (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), SEL 4dr SUV w/Premium Navigation (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A), and SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD w/Premium Navigation, Dynaudio (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6A). Pre-owned Volkswagen Tiguan models are available with a 2.0 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 200 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with all wheel drive, front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic. The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. basic warranty, a 3 yr./ 36000 mi. roadside warranty, and a 5 yr./ 60000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan?

Save up to $300 on one of 9 Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan for sale at dealerships within 25 miles of Ashburn, VA with prices as low as $8,499 as of 05/28/2018, based on data from dealers and consumer-driven dealer ratings ranging from 1 to 5 out of 5 stars.

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion is priced between $8,499 and $12,395 with odometer readings between 55083 and 120239 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion is priced between $11,478 and $13,389 with odometer readings between 65229 and 93832 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S is priced between $11,499 and $11,499 with odometer readings between 68644 and 68644 miles.
  • The Used 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE is priced between $13,846 and $13,846 with odometer readings between 37568 and 37568 miles.

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