BASE PRICE RANGE: $24,305-$35,595
BODY TYPE: Compact SUV
WHAT'S NEW: Minor changes are in store for the Tiguan in 2011. There are new 16- and 17-in. wheel designs and the color Night Blue replaces Sapphire Blue. Entry-level models get voice-controlled Bluetooth and a new entry-level sound system with a single-disc CD player. MDI with an iPod cable is now standard equipment on SE and SEL.
COOL FACT: Volkswagen reduced build combinations from 120 in the 2010 model year to just 11 in 2011.
SUM UP: If a Q5's too pricey...
|2011 Volkswagen Tiguan|
|Base Engine|| 2.0L/200-hp turbo DOHC I-4|
|Optional Engine|| None|
|Drivetrain|| Front engine, FWD/AWD, 6M/6A|
|0-60 MPH|| 7.5-8.2 sec|
|Tow/Payload|| 2200/1300-1350 lb|
|EPA city/hwy fuel econ|| 19-20/25-26 mpg|
|Basic warranty|| 3 yrs/36,000 miles|
|Safety|| ABS: S; Stab: S; Trac: S; Airbags: 6|