2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Ford Escape
Are you thinking about buying a compact SUV? We encourage you to check out the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. The new Tiguan impresses on many levels, with its sleek design, excellent performance, off-road capabilities, spacious and versatile interior, and generous warranty coverage. One of the VW Tiguan’s compact SUV competitors is the Ford Escape. Take a look at this 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Ford Escape comparison to see how they measure up.
A big advantage that the 2019 Tiguan has over the 2019 Tiguan is its spacious cabin. While the Tiguan offers seating for up to seven people and has a total passenger volume of 123.9 cu-ft, the Escape only offers seating for up to five people and has a total passenger volume of only 98.1 cu-ft. The Escape also offers more storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 73.5 cu-ft, compared to 68 cu-ft for the Escape.
|2019 Volkswagen Tiguan||VS||2019 Ford Escape|
|73.5 cu-ft||Max. Cargo Capacity||68 cu-ft|
|7||Max. Seating Capacity||5|
|184-hp/221 lb-ft||Base Engine Output (Horsepower/Torque)||168-hp/170 lb-ft|
|6-years/72,000-miles Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty||Warranty Coverage||3-years/36,000-miles Basic Warranty; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain Warranty|
2019 VW Tiguan vs 2019 Ford Escape: Which compact SUV is better?
Under the hood of the 2019 Tiguan is the sophisticated 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged TSI engine, which doles out 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. In comparison, the base 2.5-liter I-4 engine in the 2019 Escape delivers an output of only 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The Tiguan comes equipped with an eight-speed automatic transmission, while the Escape has a six-speed automatic transmission. Additional performance advantages of the Tiguan include a shorter stopping distance, larger available wheels, and a longer wheelbase. While both SUVs offer an available all-wheel drive system, the Tiguan has a higher ground clearance (7.9” vs 7.8”), making it more suitable for off-road use.
Another advantage of the 2019 Tiguan is its very generous warranty coverage. The 2019 Escape comes with a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty. The 2019 Tiguan far surpasses this with a 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty.
Are you a compact SUV shopper in the West Los Angeles-area? Check out the 2019 VW Tiguan at Volkswagen of Santa Monica!