Model Compare

Comparing the "2017 Volkswagen Tiguan" and "2017 Subaru Forester"

Overview

MSRP

$24,995

$22,595

MPG (Combined)

22

24

Engine

200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (premium)

170-hp, 2.5-liter H-4 (regular gas)

Transmission

6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual

6-speed CVT w/OD ,

6-speed manual w/OD

Drivetrain

FWD

all wheel

Seats

5

5

Consumer Rating

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Pricing

List Price

$25,860

$23,470

MSRP

$24,995

$22,595

Invoice Price

$23,995

$21,363

Destination Charge

$865

$875

Fuel Economy

Combined MPG

22

24

City MPG

20

26

Highway MPG

24

32

Convenience

Cruise Control

Standard

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control

Not available

Not available

Compass

Standard

Available

Illuminated Vanity Mirrors

Driver and passenger

Not available

Steering Wheel Material

Leather

Urethane

Gear Shift Knob Trim

Leather/metal-look

Urethane

Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Standard

Standard

Clock

In-dash

In-dash

12-Volt DC Power Outlet

4

3

Retained Accessory Power

Standard

Not available

Dome Light

Fade

Fade

Glovebox Light

Standard

Not available

Map Light

Front & rear

Front

Cargo Light

Standard

Standard

Cupholders

Front and rear

Front

Programmable Garage-Door Opener

Available

Available

Voice Recorder

Not available

Not available

Tire Mobility Kit

Not available

Not available

Rearview Mirror

Auto-dimming day-night

Day-night

Rear Window Defogger

Standard

Standard

Floor Mats

Available: Rubber front & rear

Carpeted front & rear

USB Ports

Kessy

Not available

Hands Free Auto-Opening Liftgate/Trunk

Not available

Not available

Proximity Key

Kessy

Not available

Specifications

Length

174.5 "

181.5 "

Wheelbase

102.5 "

103.9 "

Front Track

61.8 "

60.9 "

Rear Track

61.9 "

61.1 "

Width

71.2 "

70.7 "

Turning Radius

19.5 '

17.4 '

Height

67.1 "

66.4 "

Horsepower

200 @ 5,100 rpm

170 @ 5,800 rpm

Torque

207 @ 1,700 rpm

174 @ 4,000 rpm

Fuel Tank Capacity

16.9 gal.

15.9 gal.

Bore and Stroke

3.25 / 3.65 "

3.70 / 3.54 "

Drag Coefficient

.37

.33

Curb Weight

3,448 lbs.

3,322 lbs.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

4,806 lbs.

4,480 lbs.

Maximum Trailer Weight

2,200 lbs.

1,500 lbs.

Passenger Volume

95 cu.ft.

108 cu.ft.

Front Legroom

40.1 "

43.0 "

Front Headroom

39.1 "

41.4 "

Front Hip Room

Not available

53.9 "

Front Shoulder Room

56.2 "

57.0 "

Rear Legroom

35.8 "

38.0 "

Rear Headroom

39.0 "

39.8 "

Rear Hip Room

Not available

53.0 "

Rear Shoulder Room

55.0 "

56.5 "

Maximum Luggage Volume

56.1 cu.ft.

74.7 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume

23.8 cu.ft.

34.4 cu.ft.

Interior Cargo Volume Seats Folded

56.1 cu.ft.

74.7 cu.ft.

Maximum Interior Cargo Volume

56.1 cu.ft.

74.7 cu.ft.

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