2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2017 Kia Sportage

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2017 Kia Sportage

2017 Kia Sportage


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Comparison Highlights:

  • Enjoy nimbler handling with the 8-speed automatic transmission on the 2018 Tiguan

  • The 2018 Tiguan makes a bolder statement with its redesigned exterior

  • Stay more relaxed in the 2018 Tiguan with V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, a panoramic sunroof with ambient lighting, and more.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan highlights

Performance Capabilities

The Tiguan sports a 2.0L TSI engine that delivers 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque, all which achieving an incredibly-efficient 27 mpg on the highway** and 22 mpg in the city**. You’ll also find an 8-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode on board — compare that to the Sportage’s mere 6-speed transmission. Overall, the Tiguan takes the lead in the performance department with its powerful engine, multiple driving modes, and 4MOTION all-wheel drive system that effortlessly balances power between front and rear wheels for maximum stability.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan design

Exterior Style

Billed as “a contemporary look that has no contemporaries,” the 2018 Tiguan is truly a sight to behold. It also features LED headlights with adaptive front-lighting systems, LED taillights, and convenience, especially a hands-free liftgate that makes transporting cargo in the back as easy as possible.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comfort features

Interior Comfort

With a redesigned interior, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan delivers ambient lighting with a panoramic sunroof, and it features V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, a leather wrapped heated steering wheel, and dual-zone automatic climate control. The Kia Sportage, on the other hand, features more of the same conventional interior features you’d expect to find on a typical Kia crossover.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan performance

Test Drive the 2018 Tiguan at Volkswagen Santa Monica

To see the 2017 Tiguan in action for yourself, visit us today at Volkswagen Santa Monica. We offer great financing packages for drivers to give them the flexibility they deserve in choosing the right Volkswagen for their needs. Contact us today to learn more about the Tiguan and why it’s the best crossover SUV on the market in its price range!

**EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition