A rear left quarter photo of the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan.

The 2021 VW Tiguan continues to offer a lot of options for seating, cargo

New Performance Specs for the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan 

There are a lot of exciting things happening in and around the lineup of new crossover SUVs coming to the Compass VW showroom. Something that customers can always count on is the mix of convenience and performance for the automaker’s most popular platform, the VW Tiguan. People looking through the dense crossover SUV field will probably need to know the new performance specs for the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan. All versions use the same powertrain, but buyers can choose between front-wheel-drive and the 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive systemLet’s take a closer look at a few things you might not know about the 2021 Tiguan and why you shouldn’t overlook this incredible vehicle. 

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How much can the 2021 Tiguan tow? 

Every 2021 VW Tiguan available at the Compass Volkswagen showroom will use the same engine and transmission. The popular crossover SUV will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood and it will be attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission. All 2021 Tiguan models will make 184 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. Additionally, the 2021 VW Tiguan will be able to tow up to 1,500 pounds when the crossover SUV is properly equipped. 

Versions of the 2021 Tiguan with front-wheel-drive will be able to record 23 miles per gallon in the city and 29 miles per gallon on the highway.  

A photo of the front seats in the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan.
A photo of the cargo area in the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Interior Cargo/Passenger Dimensions 

Almost all automakers produce two- and three-row crossover SUV. Volkswagen might be the only manufacturer to make these two options available with the same model. 

Compass VW customers who choose a front-wheel-drive model of the 2021 Tiguan will get three rows of seats that can hold up to seven passengers. Up to 65.7 cubic-feet of cargo volume can be used when the interior is properly configured. Buyers with the need to take a 4MOTION® AWD-equipped model home will have two rows of seats to hold five people. However, the interior of these Tiguan versions can offer up to 73.5 cubic-feet of cargo volume. 

You can start the pre-ordering process for the 2021 VW Tiguan today by making an appointment with a Compass VW product expert.