Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Subaru Crosstrek

Pure White
VS
Dark Gray Metallic

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$17,631 - $19,834
$21,975 - $24,426

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
184 hp
152 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L TSI DOHC Turbocharged 4
2.0L 16V DOHC

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm
Optional
Not Available

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.2 in.
43.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
39.8 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.5 - 38.7 in.
36.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.9 - 39.1 in.
38 in.

Passengers

Passengers
5 - 7
5

3rd Row Seating

3rd Row Seating
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Optional

Running Boards

Running Boards
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.8 in.
104.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.7 ft.
35.4 ft.

Width

Width
72.4 in.
71 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3777 - 3858 .lbs
3157 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
184 hp
152 hp

Torque

Torque
221 ft. lbs.
145 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
1500 .lbs
1500 .lbs

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
150 .lbs
150 .lbs

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
15.3 - 15.9 gal.
16.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
22 - 14 mpg
14 - 17 mpg

City

City
21 - 22 mpg
27 mpg

Highway

Highway
27 mpg
33 mpg

Safety Features

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Volkswagen Tiguan
Subaru Crosstrek

Body Style

Body Style
4MOTION - Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5 - 7
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
101.1 - 123.9 ft³.
100.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3777 - 3858 lbs.
3157 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
23 - 24 mpg.
29 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 - 22 mpg.
27 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
27 mpg.
33 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
150 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs.
150 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
1500 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Regular Unleaded H-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
2.0 L/122

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
8
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
CVT w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.59
3.60 - 0.67

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.21
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.99
3.69

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33
3.90

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
360
Not Available

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4 - 7.7
6.1

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Double Wishbone

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/65HR17
P225/60HR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/65HR17
P225/60HR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
17 - 17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
17 - 17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.7 ft.
35.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.4 in.
11.6 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 in.
10.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
15.3 - 15.9 gal.
16.6 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.6 in.
39.8 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.2 in.
43.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57 in.
56.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.9 - 39.1 in.
38 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.5 - 38.7 in.
36.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55.8 - 55.9 in.
55.6 in.

Third Head Room

Third Head Room
33.8 in.
Not Available

Third Leg Room

Third Leg Room
27.9 in.
Not Available

Third Shoulder Room

Third Shoulder Room
47.8 in.
Not Available

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
109.8 in.
104.9 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.4 in.
71 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
66.3 in.
63.6 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
61 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in.
61.2 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.9 in.
8.7 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
65.7 - 73.5 ft³.
55.3 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
33 - 37.6 ft³.
20.8 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
12 - 37.6 ft³.
20.8 ft³.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81
0.56

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Tiguan
XV Crosstrek

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
Compact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
iron
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4