2018 Volkswagen Tiguan


$24,595 - $37,550
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
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What’s new

  • More fuel-efficient than last year
  • Fully redesigned with more room and a third row
  • Part of the second Tiguan generation introduced for 2018
  • Standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Pros

  • Lots of space for passengers and cargo
  • Third-row seating can be useful in a pinch
  • Now offers comprehensive driver safety features
  • Revised tech interface is sharp, intuitive and quick to respond

Cons

  • Optional larger wheels make for a bumpy ride
  • Still ranks low in fuel economy, despite revised engine

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Features & Specs

SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)
Starting MSRP$26,750$28,050$32,390$24,595$31,090$25,895$37,550$36,250
MPG2423232424232324
Seating75577557
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic8-speed shiftable automatic
Fuelgasgasgasgasgasgasgasgas
Horsepower184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm184 hp @ 4400 rpm

Safety

Our experts’ favorite Tiguan safety features:

Forward Collision Warning

Warns driver if a frontal collision, including with pedestrians, seems imminent. If necessary, can apply automatic emergency braking.
Blind-Spot Monitor

Uses rear radar sensors to warn driver of vehicles in adjacent lanes. Also illuminates icon in side mirror when a vehicle enters blind spot.
Lane Assist

Warns driver with flashing LED of vehicles in blind spot. Can also apply countersteering to nudge vehicle back into its lane.

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

    Overall5/5
  • 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 RolloverNot Rated

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
    G
    Good
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Initial Build Quality Issues
I bought a 2018 Tiguan SEL Premium Plus. I was very excited about the styling and the quality of the drive. The model that was delivered to me in the color combinations I wanted (Silk blue with stone interior) had several issues immediately. The rearview mirror, for example, wasn't attached correctly. The lane-keeping aids only rarely showed green, rather than orange/yellow. Most irritating was a clicking sound that came from the B pillar(?) next to the driver window. The While the dealer was able to fix the rear-view mirror (after waiting a week for the appropriate adhesive) and then another week when they decided to replace the windshield entirely, the other issues were never addressed. In fact, they had an Engineer from VW personally go through the car. The lead mechanic wasn't able to get the rear hatch to open with the foot swipe gesture reliably. Even though they said the car was solid and checked out, a quick trip around the block demonstrated that the clicking/torquing noise from the B-pillar was still there.
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I did a lot of research for a compact suv and the last 2 standing were the tiguan and the mazda cx5. While the cx5 drives a little nicer and has a sportier look, the tiguan is more comfortable (by far) and a lot roomier. First test drive with the tiguan was in normal mode and I almost ran back to the mazda dealership to get the cx5. But once in sport mode, the tiguan is driving quite nicely. You can also customize it any way you want: steering, suspension, transmission, etc. The deciding factor in the end was the warranty: 6yrs / 72k miles! Plus I got a great price through edmunds ($2.5k under msrp for a SE 4Motion with sunroof) and 1.9% apr with vw finance. The real life mpg is great (better than advertised): for the first 100+ miles, 70% highway, it shows 30mpg. All in all, definitely an suv you should consider. If you live in the Chicagoland area, I had a great experience with the PUGI vw dealership in Downers Grove. They do go the extra mile to earn your business.
Wish it was from Germany!
I bought one of the first Tiguans (SEL Premium 4 Motion) in July. I have owned many other VWs (Touareg, Jetta, etc) and many other German makes. I wanted a more simple car though, one not to worry about as much as my last (Porsche Cayenne Diesel). I like the styling of the new Tiguan but have some concerns. Below is the good and the bad: GOOD: Nice styling and lots of room, safety technology on the SEL Premium is excellent it can almost drive itself with the adaptive cruise and lane departure capability, the digital cockpit is very cool, MPG is at 30mpg combined with actual calculation (hope VW isn't cheating somehow as it's much better than the window sticker and I have the 4 motion too), very quite ride, relaxing to drive. NOT SO GOOD: Build quality is concerning. I feel Audi / VW is making a huge mistake producing these cars out of Puebla. It is clearly evident in this vehicle and the new Q5 as well. There are loose trim pieces on the exterior, some pieces don't line up. The leather seat quality is inconsistent. My driver seat leather looks great, the passenger seat is all wrinkled. I noticed this in the Audi Q5 too, you would never see this out of Germany. I am amazed how they left all the part stickers and identification throughout the vehicle. As for other areas that are concerning, the engine power and noise is not good, it feels cheap and under powered and it's loud inside the car....not a good loud either. The steering is light and the handling is OK, but it doesn't have a VW personality or feel at all. The seats are comfortable, but not as comfortable as the seats on my son's previous Jetta....they don't have enough thigh support. The electronics are spotty, sometimes it takes a few minutes for the satellite radio to connect and sometimes the Android Auto freezes up the entire infotainment. Perhaps some of the issues are a result of the first model year of the new design, but I don't know if I will continue to buy anything that comes out of Pueblo, the quality just isn't there.

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. the competition

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2018 Honda CR-V

2018 Honda CR-V

Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V

The Honda CR-V has been one of the front-runners in this segment for years, and it's easy to see why. Redesigned for 2017, the CR-V boasts a roomy interior and an outstanding blend of comfort and performance. Fuel economy from either CR-V engine is substantially better than the Tiguan's. However, the CR-V can't be ordered with a third row, and its base engine is less powerful than the Tiguan's.

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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Mazda CX-5

Also redesigned in 2017, the Mazda CX-5 boasts engaging handling abilities that make it more fun to drive than most crossovers. But this SUV isn't all about zipping around turns — indeed, it has one of the most luxurious cabins in the class. On the downside, the CX-5 is a little slow to accelerate, it can't quite match the cushy ride quality of rivals, and there's no Apple CarPlay or Android Auto connectivity (yet).

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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Volkswagen Atlas

Although the Tiguan offers a third row, that third row is short on legroom and is really only suitable for children. If you need true seating for six or seven, the Volkswagen Atlas is the way to go. Unlike many three-row crossover SUVs, the Atlas can easily seat a couple of adults in its third row. Cargo space is phenomenal, too. However, the Atlas is more expensive than its smaller sibling, and most Atlas trim levels are powered by a thirstier V6 engine.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan for Sale

Volkswagen Tiguan 2018 SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) Pure White Titan Black leatherette
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New Price! Pure White 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion AWD 8-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI DOHC AWD. 27/21 Highway/City MPG

Volkswagen Tiguan 2018 SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) Platinum Gray Metallic Golden Oak/Black leatherette
New 2018Volkswagen TiguanSEL 4Motion
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion AWD. Recent Arrival! 27/21 Highway/City MPG All conditions subject to credit approval. All offers plus Tax, Tags, Freight ($820 for sedans and $910 for trucks for new vehicles), processing fee of $ 685. Dealer installed options additional. Prices includes rebates and incentives available to all customers and may be in lieu of low APR programs. Stock photo colors, options and trim levels may vary. Vehicles subject to prior sale. Not responsible for typographical errors. Specifications, features, safety and warranty data are based on what is available as standard specs/features per trim level; for the designated model-year, and may not apply to vehicles with added packages or options. Final price must be verified by management. See dealer for details. Vehicles may be in-transit to dealer. Please call to confirm status.

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New 2018Volkswagen TiguanSE
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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE w/Technology Factory MSRP: $28,120 $6,438 off MSRP! Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE w/Technology 4D Sport Utility Moss Green 8-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic FWD 2.0L TSI DOHC Please contact the New Vehicle Sales Department @ 703-893-2990 for Volkswagen and Subaru questions you may have about any of the vehicles!!! See you Soon! 22/27mpg 27/22 Highway/City MPG Price includes: $1,000 - Summer Smile Bonus. Exp. 07/31/2018

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Red 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion AWD 8-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI DOHC AWD. Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price!2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S AWD. Recent Arrival! 27/21 Highway/City MPG

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE w/Technology FWD 8-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI DOHC This 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE will not make it to the weekend!! CALL NOW to reserve your test drive!! (301) 750-6100. 27/22 Highway/City MPG

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3.33 Axle Ratio, 3rd Row Seat Package, 3-Row Rubber Mats Kit, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 6 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, AM/FM radio, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Cloth Seating Surfaces, Compass, Delay-off headlights, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Leather Shift Knob, Low tire pressure warning, Luggage Net, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: AM/FM w/USB Ports, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roadside Assistance Kit, Roof rack: rails only, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers. New Price! Priced below KBB Fair Purchase Price! $7,966 off MSRP! 27/21 Highway/City MPG

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S Deep Black AWD. 27/21 Highway/City MPG

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MSRP:$32,660
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Black 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium FWD 8-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI DOHC Recent Arrival! 27/22 Highway/City MPG

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New Price! AWD. Pearl Metallic 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion AWD 8-Speed Automatic with Tiptronic 2.0L TSI DOHC We have an excellent selection of pre-owned vehicles in every price range. 27/21 Highway/City MPG Find out why buying from Beyer is better. Special priced vehicles include all offers and incentives and may not be combined with special financing or other special offers and may be a lease offers. Tax, Title, Tags, dealer or manufacture installed accessories and $699 processing fee not included in vehicle prices shown and must be paid by the purchaser. Additional conditional offers may be available to save you even more. All prices, specifications, and availability are subject to change without notice. Offers generally require financing or leasing and are therefore subject to credit approval. For in-stock units only. We make great effort to have correct information on this site errors do occur so please verify information with a customer service rep. This is easily done by calling us at 540-868-3000 or by visiting us at Beyer Auto of Winchester. $1,000 - Summer Smile Bonus. Exp. 07/31/2018

Silk Blue Metallic Storm Gray leatherette
New 2018Volkswagen TiguanSE 4Motion
MSRP:$31,120
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Barrels of fun! All Wheel Drive, never get stuck again*** One of the best things about this SUV is something you can't see, but you'll be thankful for it every time you pull up to the pump* New Arrival*** Volkswagen vehicles are known for being some of the most reputable cars on the road** Optional equipment includes: Panoramic Sunroof Package, 3rd Row Seat Package, 3-Row Rubber Mats Kit, Luggage Net, Roadside Assistance Kit...Standard features include: Bluetooth, Remote power door locks, Power windows with 4 one-touch, Heated drivers seat, Automatic Transmission, Compressor - Intercooled turbo, 4-wheel ABS brakes, Air conditioning with dual zone climate control, Cruise control, Audio controls on steering wheel, Traction control - ABS and driveline, 8-way power adjustable drivers seat, Head airbags - Curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row, Passenger Airbag, Heated passenger seat, Multi-function remote - Trunk/hatch/door/tailgate, Power heated mirrors, 184 hp horsepower, 2 liter inline 4 cylinder DOHC engine, Tilt and telescopic steering wheel, 4 Doors, Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 27 and EPA city (mpg): 21, All-wheel drive, Tachometer, Compass, External temperature display, 4WD Type - Full-time, Keyless Ignition - Doors and push button start, Tire pressure monitoring system, Transmission hill holder, Daytime running lights, Dusk sensing headlights, Descent Control - Hill descent control, Interior air filtration, Clock - In-dash, Rear spoiler - Lip, Stability control, Front seat type - Bucket, Satellite communications - VW Car-Net, Trip computer...

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AWD, 3.33 Axle Ratio, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 6 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, AM/FM radio, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Cloth Seating Surfaces, Compass, Delay-off headlights, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Leather Shift Knob, Low tire pressure warning, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: AM/FM w/USB Ports, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roof rack: rails only, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, and Variably intermittent wipers. *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, freight (see below for specific charges), any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Freight charges: $850 (Beetle, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat); $900 (Tiguan); $925 (Atlas). Prices include all incentives, some which require financing through VCI. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer. The offers and conditions on this vehicle are: $500 - Military and First Responders Program. Exp. 01/02/2019, $1,000 - Summer Smile Bonus. Exp. 07/31/2018, $500 - College Grad Program. Exp. 01/02/2019

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MSRP:$26,295
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AWD, 2-Row Rubber Mats Kit, 3.33 Axle Ratio, 4-Wheel Disc Brakes, 6 Speakers, ABS brakes, Air Conditioning, Alloy wheels, AM/FM radio, Brake assist, Bumpers: body-color, Cloth Seating Surfaces, Compass, Delay-off headlights, Driver door bin, Driver vanity mirror, Dual front impact airbags, Dual front side impact airbags, Electronic Stability Control, Exterior Parking Camera Rear, Four wheel independent suspension, Front anti-roll bar, Front Bucket Seats, Front Center Armrest, Front reading lights, Fully automatic headlights, Heated door mirrors, Illuminated entry, Leather Shift Knob, Low tire pressure warning, Occupant sensing airbag, Outside temperature display, Overhead airbag, Overhead console, Panic alarm, Passenger door bin, Passenger vanity mirror, Power door mirrors, Power steering, Power windows, Radio data system, Radio: AM/FM w/USB Ports, Rear anti-roll bar, Rear seat center armrest, Rear window defroster, Rear window wiper, Remote keyless entry, Roadside Assistance Kit, Roof rack: rails only, Speed control, Speed-sensing steering, Split folding rear seat, Spoiler, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Tachometer, Telescoping steering wheel, Tilt steering wheel, Traction control, Trip computer, Turn signal indicator mirrors, Variably intermittent wipers, and Wheel Locks & Dust Caps (4 each) *Your additional costs are sales tax, tag and title fees for the state in which the vehicle will be registered, freight (see below for specific charges), any dealer-installed options (if applicable) and a $299 dealer processing fee (not required by law). Freight charges: $850 (Beetle, Golf, Golf Alltrack, Golf GTI, Golf R, Golf SportWagen, Jetta, Passat); $900 (Tiguan); $925 (Atlas). Prices include all incentives, some which require financing through VCI. Prices are subject to change, and prior sales are excluded from these offers. While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the dealer. Every Internet Price includes current applicable manufacturer incentives, but certain conditions apply to some of these offers. The offers and conditions on this vehicle are: $500 - Military and First Responders Program. Exp. 01/02/2019, $1,000 - Summer Smile Bonus. Exp. 07/31/2018, $500 - College Grad Program. Exp. 01/02/2019

Pure White Titan Black cloth
New 2018Volkswagen TiguanS 4Motion
MSRP:$27,215
Est.Loan: $459/mo
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* Internet prices plus tax, tags, title,freight, and $300 dealer processing fee. All prices may include military discount, college grad discounts, loyalty discounts, and bonus cash (for current month). Pricing may require approved financing through VW Credit Inc. Customers may not qualify for any or all of these incentives, which would affect the current Internet price.* EPA estimated highway miles per gallon May not represent actual vehicle. (Options, colors, trim and body style may vary)

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MSRP:$32,660
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It's been a long time coming — the redesign for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, that is. Introduced in 2009, the Tiguan carried over largely unchanged every year while most of its major competitors went through at least one full redesign in that same period. But now that the new Tiguan is here, it's clear that VW intends to play hard in the competitive small crossover class.

The new Tiguan's changes are most apparent in the muscular exterior styling with design elements borrowed from Volkswagen's larger Atlas SUV. Ten inches longer in overall length than the previous-generation Tiguan, the new model presents an almost wagonlike profile, combined with the high-riding crossover stance. The additional length — the result of switching to a new global platform that underpins everything from the Golf hatchback to the Atlas — helps solve complaints about tight rear legroom and cargo space that plagued the outgoing model. It also allows for a third row of seating.

You can get the Tiguan without the third row, but you'll have to get an all-wheel-drive model to do it. Volkswagen may be making an assumption that those who desire all-wheel drive are likely to be outdoor enthusiasts who prize cargo utility over seating arrangements. To that end, a two-row Tiguan offers a healthy 73.5 cubic feet of maximum cargo space. Get the three-row and that shrinks to 65.7 cubic feet, still a respectable amount of space for a crossover in this price range. 

The Tiguan uses an updated version of its long-serving 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine, but now it pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission rather than an outdated six-speed. The new powertrain combination returns 24 mpg combined, which is just average given the fuel economy of some competitors. (The new Chevrolet Equinox, for example, offers several engine choices and up to 32 mpg combined.)

One of the biggest changes, however, is that the new Tiguan finally offers a full suite of driver assistance technologies. The previous generation offered almost none of the now common driver safety aids buyers have come to expect, including blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking. The new Tiguan offers those and several more, either as standard or optional features.

The new Tiguan still has many of the previous model's traditional strengths, including a quiet and comfortable ride, top-notch cabin materials, and a user-friendly tech interface that's now even easier and faster. But you'll also like that the Tiguan no longer commands the price premium it once did. Previous versions were priced higher than many competitors, without obvious merit beyond a more upscale interior.

When it's time to find the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan that best suits your lifestyle, let Edmunds’ top-rated shopping tools fuel your search.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Overview

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A), and SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A).

What do people think of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2018 Tiguan 4 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2018 Tiguan.

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Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2018 Tiguan featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

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We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $33,910. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,023 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,023 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $26,887.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 20.7% below the MSRP.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $29,570. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,571 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,571 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $21,999.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 25.6% below the MSRP.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $27,195. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,896 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,896 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $19,299.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 29% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 86 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $28,320. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,327 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,327 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $20,993.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 25.9% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 50 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $32,540. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,216 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,216 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $25,324.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 22.2% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 32 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $38,685. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $6,586 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,586 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $32,099.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 17% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 24 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4Motion 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $37,620. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $7,184 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,184 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $30,437.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 19.1% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 12 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A)

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $25,780. The average price paid for a new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is trending $6,810 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $6,810 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $18,970.

The average savings for the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) is 26.4% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 10 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

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