When you're in the market for a new vehicle, there are an overwhelming number of choices available. However, the crossover SUV has become one of the most popular vehicles in the US for a reason. Its capability and efficiency has made it the perfect mix of sport and comfort for small families and adventurous drivers alike. In this comparison, we're taking a close look at the differences between the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2016 Tiguan to see the improvements and changes between the model years.
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There are a lot of similarities between the 2017 and 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan models. Both come with a standard 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine that produces 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque. This means that whichever model you choose, you get a responsive and powerful driving experience. A slight increase in the base MSRP comes with 2 new trim levels for 2017, and more added luxury throughout all the different trims. The Wolfsburg trim, replacing the R-line trim, adds unique floor mats and eye-catching badges throughout the interior for a customized look. The Sport trim, replacing the SE trim, adds 18-inch Mallory aluminum wheels, sport-tuned suspension and the convenience of dual-zone climate control.
Some standard interior technology features that come with the 2017 Tiguan include an eight-speaker audio system, Bluetooth compatibility, and a colorful first-row LCD touch screen. The MIB II infotainment system allows you to take advantage of high-tech convenience apps for added security or more versatile media use.
Inside the 2017 Tiguan you also get comfortable seating space for up to five passengers and a 60-40 folding rear seat for versatility in storing cargo. V-tex leatherette seating trim adds a feeling of luxury without breaking the bank. With the rear seat folded completely, you have over 55 cubic feet of space to use.