Tackling the hilly roads of the Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach areas with the family in tow can be a fun experience, but only if you’re commanding the right SUV. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has become increasingly popular among SUV drivers due to its solid performance, its unique style, and its assortment of great features. But is it the right SUV for you and your family?

Our team at Norm Reeves Volkswagen Superstore Irvine is here to help drivers like you learn more about this SUV so you can determine if the 2018 VW SUV is right for you. Keep reading the Volkswagen Tiguan review to see what the new model offers to its drivers.

VW Tiguan Review: Specs

The Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbocharged/intercooled engine, which allows for superior performance while keeping the engine at an optimal temperature to reduce the risk of overheating. The engine can deliver 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The 2018 Tiguan features the 8-speed automatic transmission which provides varying driving modes for drivers looking for either a sportier performance, or a more fuel efficient one.

Volkswagen Tiguan Interior


Head Room

Leg Room



39.6 inches

40.2 inches

52.5 ft3


39.1 inches

36.5 inches

46.2 ft3

The VW Tiguan opens with a spacious cabin that provides 123.9 ftof space. There are three rows that make it possible for the SUV to carry seven passengers to their destination. The upholstery is outfitted with cloth material with a quilted, rhombus design. When you fold the third row, you can maximize your cargo area to feature 65.7 ftof space for your materials.

Media & Connectivity Features

This SUV provides access to the media feature and options with the dashboard-mounted 6.5-inch composition color touchscreen display which doubles as the Rear View Camera to provide you with a better view when backing in and out of spaces. You can use this screen to access the radio, or the portable media devices that’s connected to the sound system via the USB port or the auxiliary audio jack. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan also includes the Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect, which allows you to access your phone’s apps on the touchscreen display. You can select the media library on your phone, your contacts, and even your map or navigation app to provide you with directions towards your destination. This feature integrates your smartphone and its features into the touchscreen display.

Review the 2018 VW Tiguan in Person

After reading our review, you’re probably pretty familiar with the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and what it offers. You got a sense of its performance abilities, its spacious cabin, and even its assortment of sophisticated features. Of course, you can learn a lot more by checking this SUV out up close and in-person. As you’re taking the test drive, you can be absolutely certain that the 2018 Tiguan is the right choice for you.

Contact us at Norm Reeves Volkswagen to schedule your Tiguan test drive! We’re excited to help drivers in Mission Viejo, Rancho Santa Margarita, and Newport Beach learn about their options so they can make a choice that they’re happy with.

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