2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Performance Specs & Features

March 4th, 2019 by

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan in Habanero Orange Metallic driving down road


If you’re shopping for a sporty midsize SUV with practical fuel economy, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is right up your alley. Equipped with a potent turbo engine, two drivetrain options, and handling features like Tiptronic®, the Tiguan SUV is a fit companion for everyday travels and weekend adventures. Not to mention, it seats five to seven people. Learn more about the new Volkswagen Tiguan performance below!

Tiguan Engine

No matter the trim, the Tiguan is powered by a 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that produces 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque. The turbo engine is connected to an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, which allows you to shift manually for more control on Cleveland roads. The Tiguan S earns an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/29 mpg highway rating with this engine. The front-wheel-drive is standard but can be replaced with a 4MOTION® all-wheel drive on select trims.

Note: Front-wheel-drive Tiguan SUVs get three-row seating, while all-wheel-drive models get standard two-row and optional third-row seating.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan rear close up of LED taillights

Tiguan Performance Features

In addition to its powerful turbo engine, the 2019 Tiguan SUV relies on capable performance and handling features to enhance ride quality, including:

  • Electromechanical power steering with variable assistance
  • 4-wheel independent suspension
  • 17-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels
  • Available 4MOTION® with Active Control
  • Available Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Available 18-inch thin multi-spoke two-tone machined alloy wheels
  • Available start-stop system
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan in Habanero Orange Metallic

Tiguan Towing & Payload Capacities

Are you looking for an SUV to tow a small camper or boat through Cleveland? Properly equipped, the VW Tiguan can tow up to 1,500 pounds. Additionally, it has a payload capacity of 1,235 pounds to 1,470 pounds.

Test Drive a New Tiguan at Volkswagen of Streetsboro!

Get behind the 2019 VW Tiguan wheel at Volkswagen of Streetsboro near Aurora! Contact us today if you have questions about the Volkswagen Tiguan performance or how the Tiguan compares to competitors like the Nissan Rogue. You can also visit us in Streetsboro, OH to schedule a test drive and explore our new vehicle specials.


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