2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Nissan Rogue

Blue 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, VS icon, and grey 2020 Nissan Rogue

Are you thinking about getting behind the wheel of compact SUV, but are not sure which model to buy? The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a superb choice, with its sleek styling, pleasing driving dynamics, off-road capabilities, roomy interior, high-level safety, and a plethora of advanced technologies. See how the 2020 Tiguan favorably stacks up against the compact SUV competition in this 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Nissan Rogue comparison.

On the performance front, the 2020 Tiguan easily outmuscles the 2020 Rogue. It comes equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, which doles out 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine in the 2020 Rogue manages only 170 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque. Also, the Tiguan has greater towing capabilities, with a maximum towing capacity of 1,500 pounds, compared to 1,102 pounds for the Rogue.

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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2020 Nissan Rogue
184-hp Horsepower 170-hp
221 lb-ft Torque 175 lb-ft
Standard Wi-Fi Hotspot No
73.5 cu-ft Max. Cargo Capacity 70 cu-ft

Compare the 2020 VW Tiguan and 2020 Nissan Rogue

The 2020 Tiguan is the more spacious choice, with the ability to seat up to seven passengers. The 2020 Rogue can seat up to five passengers. The Tiguan also offers more storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 73.5 cu-ft, compared to 70 cu-ft for the Rogue.

On the technology front, you can stay well-connected to your world on your drives with the 2020 Tiguan, for all models come standard with an in-vehicle Wi-Fi hotspot. The 2020 Rogue doesn’t offer a Wi-Fi hotspot. Also, the Tiguan provides high-level safety with advanced safety and driving assistance technologies like the Intelligent Crash Response System and the Rear Traffic Alert System. The Rogue doesn’t offer either of these features.

If you’re from the West Los Angeles-area and would like to find out more information about the 2020 Tiguan, then feel free to get in touch with us at Volkswagen of Santa Monica!


Dark grey 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan with the sun setting in the background
Dark grey dashboard and front seats in 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
Rear view of orange 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
Panoramic sunroof in 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan