2016 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2016 Ford Escape

In a segment as competitive as the crossover SUV, a vehicle needs to have only the best in performance, style, and technology to make a name for itself. That’s exactly what you’ll get with the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan. This sporty crossover offers a sporty, adaptive performance paired with affordable fuel economy and a comfortable interior to create an enjoyable ride that the whole family will love.

To give you an idea of the great quality you’re getting when you opt for the 2016 Tiguan, we’ve compiled a comparison between the Tiguan and one of the most well-known models in its segment, the 2016 Ford Escape. While both models offer great performance and capability, we’re confident that you’ll find that the Tiguan takes the cake in this comparison.

Take a look at the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2016 Ford Escape comparitive chart below to learn more about both models and see how their specs and features fare against each other.

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2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
2016 Ford Escape
2.0-liter, 4-cylinder Standard Engine 2.5-liter, 4-cylinder
200; 207 lb-ft Base Horsepower; Torque 168; 170 lb-ft
2,200 lbs Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs
5 passengers Seating Capacity 5 passengers

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As you can see, the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan offers a more powerful standard engine for drivers, so you don’t have to pay extra to get behind the wheel of a truly powerful vehicle. If power is what you’re looking for out of your crossover, and you don’t want to spend extra on engine upgrades, the Tiguan is the clear winner. With its 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder engine, the Tiguan is capable of an impressive 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque, allowing it to speed to the front of the pack, and stay there, for a thrilling driving experience.

Other performance features include the available 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system for extra safety and security on the road as well as an impressive towing capacity paired with the available Class II Trailer Tow Package, ensuring the Tiguan can take on whatever job your day throws at it.

For interior features, the Tiguan continues to impress with a slew of standard technology designed to offer not only improved driver convenience, but entertainment for all of its passengers as well. Standard features in the 2016 Tiguan notably include a touchscreen infotainment system with an integrated rearview camera. Owners also have the opportunity to get the new VW Car-Net App-Connect system for wireless smartphone connectivity through Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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Are you interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan in Oneonta, New York? You’ve come to the right place! Here at Volkswagen Oneonta, we have a selection of models available for you to choose from. Just take a look at our online inventory to begin your search, and contact us here on our site or give us a call to schedule an appointment for a test drive.

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2016 Volkswagen Tiguan interior seating
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan interior cargo space
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