First Test: 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
0-40 4.2
0-50 5.9
0-60 8.2
0-70 10.6
0-80 13.9
0-90 17.8
Passing, 45-65 mph 4.3
Quarter mile 16.2 sec @ 85.7 mph
Braking, 60-0 mph 124 ft
Lateral acceleration 0.81 g (avg)
MT figure eight 28.1 sec @ 0.59 g (avg)
Top-gear revs @ 60 mph 2250 rpm
CONSUMER INFO
Base price $33,630
Price as tested $37,230
Stability/traction control Yes,/yes
Airbags Dual front, f/r side, f/r curtain
Basic warranty 4 yrs/50,000 miles
Powertrain warranty 5 yrs/60,000 miles
Roadside assistance 4 yrs/50,000 miles
Fuel capacity 16.8 gal
EPA city/hwy econ 18/24 mpg
CO2 emissions 0.96 lb/mile
MT fuel economy 19.5 mpg
Recommended fuel Unleaded premium