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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S

4dr All-wheel Drive 4MOTION

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE

4dr All-wheel Drive 4MOTION

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL

4dr All-wheel Drive 4MOTION

2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
(2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr AWD 4MOTION shown)
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
(2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr AWD 4MOTION shown)
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
(2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr AWD 4MOTION shown)
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MSRP $26,295 $30,590 $35,930
Destination Charge $820 $820 $820
Invoice Price $25,243 $29,367 $34,492
Total List Price $27,115 $31,410 $36,750
Available Engines 200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium) 200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium) 200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)
Available Transmissions 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
Fuel Economy City 21 mpg 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy Highway 27 mpg 27 mpg 27 mpg
NHTSA Crash Test Data      
Other, Overall Rollover Rating
IIHS Crash Test Data      
Moderate overlap front, Right Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Side, Driver Torso Good Good Good
Side, Driver Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Restraints Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Seat Head/Restraint Geometry Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Pelvis/Leg Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Head/Neck Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head Protection Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Head and Neck Good Good Good
Side, Rear Passenger Torso Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Overall Rear Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Chest Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Left Leg/Foot Good Good Good
Head Restraints and Seats, Dynamic Rating Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Overall Front Good Good Good
Side, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Moderate overlap front, Structure/safety cage Good Good Good
Other, Roof Strength Good Good Good
Side, Overall Side Good Good Good
Side, Driver Head Protection Good Good Good
Overview 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Safety Overview driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer driver and passenger front impact airbags, rear center 3 point seatbelt, ABS brakes, immobilizer
Drive-Type Overview all wheel drive all wheel drive all wheel drive
Audio Overview AM/FM stereo, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8, theft deterrent, window grid and roof mount diversity antenna Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder, 8, theft deterrent, window grid and roof mount diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
Standard:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8, theft deterrent, window grid and roof mount diversity antenna, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder
Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted single CD, MP3 decoder, 8 brand, amplifier, theft deterrent, radio steering wheel controls
N/A Available:
AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan, in-dash mounted 6-disc CD changer, MP3 decoder
N/A
Interior 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Air conditioning, front manual manual dual zone front automatic
Air filter Standard Standard Standard
Underseat ducts Standard Standard Standard
Cargo concealed storage Standard Standard Standard
Cargo tie downs Standard Standard Standard
Clock in-dash in-dash in-dash
Compass N/A Standard Standard
Cruise control Standard Standard Standard
Cup holders front and rear front and rear front and rear
Gear shift knob trim urethane leather/metal-look leather/metal-look
12V DC power outlet 4 4 4
Overhead console mini with storage Standard:
full with storage
mini with storage
N/A Available:
mini with storage
N/A
Floor console full full full
Floor mats Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Standard:
carpeted front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Available:
rubber front & rear
Front windows power power power
Rear windows power power power
1-Touch Window Up front and rear front and rear front and rear
1-Touch Window Down front and rear front and rear front and rear
Instrumentation analog analog analog
Driver information center N/A Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
Trip computer Standard Standard Standard
Water temp gauge Standard Standard Standard
Low fuel warning Standard Standard Standard
Service interval warning Standard Standard Standard
Exterior temperature display Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - glovebox Standard Standard Standard
Lighting - map lights front & rear front & rear front & rear
Lighting - dome light fade fade fade
Lighting - cargo light Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Rear window defogger Standard Standard Standard
Rearview mirror day-night day-night auto-dimming day-night
Mirrors - visor vanity mirrors driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Remote trunk release power power power
Retained accessory power Standard Standard Standard
Seatback storage pockets N/A 2 2
Tilt-Wheel adjustable steering column Standard Standard Standard
Steering wheel material urethane leather leather
Seats 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Front seat type bucket bucket bucket
Seating capacity 5 passengers 5 passengers 5 passengers
Front seat driver direction controls 4-way 2-way power 8-way power
Front passenger seat direction controls 4-way 6-way 6-way
Lumbar support driver and passenger driver and passenger driver and passenger
Fold flat front passenger seat N/A Standard Standard
Front armrests center center center
Front head restraints adjustable adjustable adjustable
Heated front seats N/A driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback
Memory N/A N/A driver
Rear seats 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench 60-40 split-bench
Rear armrest with pass-thru with pass-thru with pass-thru
Rear head restraints 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable 3 - adjustable
Seat trim cloth leatherette leather
Entertainment 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Radio AM/FM stereo, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan AM/FM/Satellite, seek-scan
CD player in-dash mounted single Standard:
in-dash mounted 6-disc
in-dash mounted single
N/A Available:
in-dash mounted single
N/A
MP3 capability Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary audio input Standard Standard Standard
DVD-Audio N/A N/A Available
Steering wheel audio controls N/A Standard Standard
Speakers 8 8 Standard:
8
N/A N/A Available:
8 brand
Amplifier N/A N/A Available
Speed-Sensitive Volume Standard Standard Standard
Navigation system N/A Available Standard
1st row LCD screen N/A 1 1
Bluetooth Compatibility Standard Standard Standard
Safety and Security 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Airbags, frontal driver and front passenger driver and front passenger driver and front passenger
Airbags, side impact seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger seat mounted, driver and passenger
Airbags, side curtain curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row curtain 1st and 2nd row
Occupant sensor Standard Standard Standard
Traction control ABS and driveline ABS and driveline ABS and driveline
Height adjustable safety belts front front front
Seatbelt pretensioners front and rear front and rear front and rear
Headlights halogen halogen high intensity low/high beam
Exterior light control N/A N/A programmable
Delay off headlamps N/A N/A Standard
Headlight washer N/A N/A Standard
Cornering lights N/A Standard Standard
Daytime running lights Standard Standard Standard
Directionally adaptive headlights N/A N/A Standard
Illuminated entry Standard Standard Standard
Parking assist N/A N/A Available
Remote keyless entry keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors) keyfob (all doors)
Keyless access system N/A N/A Standard
Panic alarm Standard Standard Standard
Door locks power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock power with 2 stage unlock
Rear child safety door locks Standard Standard Standard
Content theft-deterrent alarm system Standard Standard Standard
Ignition disable Standard Standard Standard
First aid kit Available Available Available
Theft deterrent radio Standard Standard Standard
Low tire pressure warning Standard Standard Standard
Warranty 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Warranty - Basic (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Power Train (mths/miles) 60/60,000 60/60,000 60/60,000
Warranty - Corrosion/Perforation (mths/miles) 144/unlimited 144/unlimited 144/unlimited
Warranty - Roadside Assistance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Warranty - Maintenance (mths/miles) 36/36,000 36/36,000 36/36,000
Exterior 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Antenna window grid and roof mount window grid and roof mount window grid and roof mount
Body material fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel fully galvanized steel
Paint clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone clearcoat monotone
Bodyside insert N/A chrome chrome
Grille trim chrome chrome chrome
Fog/driving lights N/A front front
Door count 4 doors 4 doors 4 doors
Rear cargo door liftgate liftgate liftgate
Tinted windows Standard:
light
deep deep
Available:
deep
N/A N/A
Rear window type fixed fixed fixed
Mirrors dual power remote dual power remote dual power remote
Heated side mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Sunroof Available:
1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Available:
1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
1st and 2nd row exterior express open/close sliding and tilting glass
Spoiler lip lip lip
Roof rails N/A Standard Standard
Tires P215/65HR16.0 BSW AS P235/50HR18.0 BSW AS P255/40HR19.0 BSW AS
Wheels 16" silver aluminum 18" silver aluminum 19" silver aluminum
Spare tire and wheel compact steel compact steel compact steel
Windshield wipers - front variable intermittent variable intermittent variable intermittent
Windshield wipers - rain sensing N/A N/A Standard
Rear window wipers fixed interval fixed interval fixed interval
Mud flaps Available Available Available
Mechanical 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Engine 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4
Engine - valvetrain DOHC DOHC DOHC
Turbocharger intercooled turbo intercooled turbo intercooled turbo
Recommended fuel premium unleaded premium unleaded premium unleaded
Brakes 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc 4-wheel disc
Antilock braking system (ABS) 4-wheel 4-wheel 4-wheel
Brake assist Standard Standard Standard
Drive type all wheel all wheel all wheel
Exhaust stainless steel stainless steel stainless steel
Steering rack & pinion rack & pinion rack & pinion
Speed sensitive steering Standard Standard Standard
Suspension tuning regular regular sport
Front suspension type strut strut strut
Front anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Front shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Front springs coil coil coil
Rear suspension type multi-link multi-link multi-link
Rear anti-roll bar Standard Standard Standard
Rear shocks gas-pressurized gas-pressurized gas-pressurized
Rear springs coil coil coil
Electronic stability system Standard Standard Standard
Tiptronic automatic Standard Standard Standard
Transmission 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD 6-spd auto w/OD
Axle ratio 3.45 3.45 3.45
Specifications 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SE 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL
Exterior length 174.5 " 174.5 " 174.5 "
Exterior body width 71.2 " 71.2 " 71.2 "
Exterior height 65.6 " 65.6 " 65.6 "
Engine 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4 2.0L I-4
Horsepower 200 @ 5,100 rpm 200 @ 5,100 rpm 200 @ 5,100 rpm
Torque 207 @ 1,700 rpm 207 @ 1,700 rpm 207 @ 1,700 rpm
Fuel economy - city 21 mpg 21 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel economy - highway 27 mpg 27 mpg 27 mpg
Bore-and-Stroke 3.25 / 3.65 " 3.25 / 3.65 " 3.25 / 3.65 "
Curb weight 3,591 lbs. 3,591 lbs. 3,591 lbs.
Gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) 4,960 lbs. 4,960 lbs. 4,960 lbs.
Payload 1,330 lbs. 1,330 lbs. 1,330 lbs.
Maximum Trailer Weight 2,200 lbs. 2,200 lbs. 2,200 lbs.
Wheelbase 102.5 " 102.5 " 102.5 "
Front track 61.8 " 61.8 " 61.8 "
Rear track 61.9 " 61.9 " 61.9 "
Turning radius 19.5 ' 19.5 ' 19.5 '
Drag coefficient .37 .37 .37
Front legroom 40.1 " 40.1 " 40.1 "
Rear legroom 35.8 " 35.8 " 35.8 "
Front headroom 39.1 " 39.1 " 39.1 "
Rear headroom 39.0 " 39.0 " 39.0 "
Front shoulder room 56.2 " 56.2 " 56.2 "
Rear shoulder room 55.0 " 55.0 " 55.0 "
Luggage volume 23.8 cu.ft. 23.8 cu.ft. 23.8 cu.ft.
Luggage volume (max) 56.1 cu.ft. 56.1 cu.ft. 56.1 cu.ft.
Passenger volume 95 cu.ft. 95 cu.ft. 95 cu.ft.
Fuel tank 16.8 gal. 16.8 gal. 16.8 gal.