volkswagen tiguan

Recall Alert: 2009-14 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Matt Schmitz  on August 11, 2014


Vehicles Affected: More than 151,000 model-year 2009-14 Volkswagen Tiguan crossovers manufactured between July 2007 and June 2014 The Problem: When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system, which could result in the vehicle stalling,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-14 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Matt Schmitz  on August 11, 2014

Vehicles Affected: More than 151,000 model-year 2009-14 Volkswagen Tiguan crossovers manufactured between July 2007 and June 2014 The Problem: When using winterized fuel, in certain conditions bubbles may form in the fuel system, which could result in the vehicle stalling,… Read More

What's the Most Affordable Compact SUV for 2014?

By David Thomas  on June 18, 2014

  If you're shopping for a compact SUV, the bevy of competitive options to choose from may overwhelm you. Since our last comparison test in 2012 new models from Jeep, Nissan and Toyota have gone on sale, and they're selling… Read More

2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Real-World Cargo Space

By Joe Bruzek  on May 29, 2014

The Volkswagen Tiguan is one of those small SUVs that's deceivingly large on the inside compared to how compact it looks on the outside. The Tiguan is 7.5 inches shorter and 2 inches narrower than the 2014 Jeep Cherokee but… Read More

2014 Volkswagen Tiguan: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 15, 2014

Volkswagen's compact crossover is at the smallest end of the class, so it's no surprise that the Tiguan didn't exactly excel in accommodating child-safety seats. During our Car Seat Check, Latch access wasn't the best and backseat room was an… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2011 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Matt Schmitz  on December 13, 2013

Vehicles Affected: About 62,155 model-year 2009-2011 Volkswagen Tiguan compact SUVS manufactured between July 2007 and June 2011. The Problem: Due to a problem with the fuse for the exterior lights, the holder for the fuse that controls the vehicle's exterior… Read More

2013 Volkswagen Tiguan: Family Checklist

By Carrie Kim  on September 27, 2013

The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan can be a little perplexing for families interested in a compact crossover. Its exterior styling and higher step-in height classify it as one, but with its compact cargo area, it seemed like a premium hatchback on… Read More

VW to Offer R-Line Trim on 2014 Beetle Convertible

By Matt Schmitz  on February 7, 2013

Volkswagen announced ahead of today's 2013 Chicago Auto Show media preview that the 2014 Beetle convertible would become the fifth member of the VW family to offer the sporty styling of its performance-inspired R-Line trim package. The convertible R-Line's exterior… Read More

2014 Subaru Forester Rises Seven Spots in Small-SUV Affordability

By Kelsey Mays  on January 25, 2013

A few weeks ago we threw the redesigned Toyota RAV4 into our compact crossover affordability index, and the popular Toyota ranked right around the group's average. Subaru fans may notice the outgoing 2013 Forester sat near the bottom, largely because… Read More

VW's Next SUV Aims at U.S. Market

By David Thomas  on October 24, 2012

Volkswagen has seen huge sales successes with Americanized versions of its latest Jetta and Passat sedans. The company now plans to do the same with its next SUV. VW executives told reporters earlier this week that the next SUV would… Read More

Volkswagen Reveals its Taigun Concept

By Jennifer Geiger  on October 23, 2012

No, it's not a typo — it's Taigun, not Tiguan. VW took the wraps off the compact SUV concept at the Sao Paulo Motor Show in Brazil. Smaller than the automaker's tiniest crossover, the Tiguan, the Taigun concept likely previews… Read More