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You can find 155 different trims/engines for the VW Tiguan and their corresponding recommended towing capacity.
The years available stretch from 2008 through to 2022 and to view the towing capacity you just click to expand.
The VW Tiguan was first released in 2007 as a crossover SUV. The Tiguan is seen as the middle counterpart between the smaller T-Roc and larger full-size Touareg. The Tiguan became the best-selling model in the VW lineup in mid-2020.
Being a crossover SUV, the Tiguan features a 5-door configuration. All of which sits on top of the VW Group A6 platform and VW Group MQB A2 platform for the first and second generations respectively.
The first generation of the Tiguan came with engines running from a 1.4-liter TSI inline-4 petrol through to a 2-liter TSI inline-4. All diesel versions came with the same 2-liter TDI inline-4, albeit with varying power outputs.
Both the first and second generation of the Tiguan came with options for a 6-speed automatic, DSG, or automatic. There was also the option for a 7-speed DSG for both generations.
The second generation model came with the choice of an 8-speed automatic for the North American market.
Engine options for the second generation models included a similar lineup, now including a 1.5-liter TSI inline-4 petrol, a 1.6-liter TDI inline-4 diesel, and a petrol plug-in hybrid version outfitted with the 1.4-liter TSI inline-4 eHybrid.
Typical trim levels for the Tiguan include the base Life, Active, and Elegance.