SUVs have a huge market in the US especially since it is an unchallenged family vehicle. They have ample seating and cargo capacity and are the perfect ally for off-road adventures. How to decide which SUV to buy though? At Ontario Volkswagen in Ontario, CA, we provide to you a comparison of the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2021 Nissan Rogue, two of the biggest competitors in the SUV segment. This evaluation may help you in making an informed decision.
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2021 Nissan Rogue
|2.0-liter 4-cylinder Turbocharged
||Engine Horsepower (hp) / Engine Torque (lb.-ft.)
|Eight-speed Automatic Transmission
||Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) with Manual Mode|
As seen in the table above, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has an edge in terms of its pricing and engine torque. Additionally, the 2021 Tiguan models with a front-wheel drivetrain have a fuel tank capacity of 15.9 gallons. The 4Motion all-wheel-drive models have a 16.4 gallons tank. On the other hand, the 2021 Nissan Rogue has a 14.5 gallons fuel tank.
The 2021 Tiguan achieves a fuel economy of 23 mpg in the city, 29 mpg on the highway, and 25 mpg combined on its front-wheel-drive models. With its 4Motion all-wheel-drive models, it earns 21 mpg in the city, 27 mpg on the highway, and 24 mpg combined. The 2021 Nissan Rogue has an upper hand here. It gains 27 mpg in the city, 35 mpg on the highway, and 30 mpg combined on its front-wheel drivetrain. It makes 26 mpg in the city, 33 mpg on the highway, and 29 mpg combined with its all-wheel drivetrain.
Both models feature standard safety systems such as Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring, Blind Spot Monitor, Lane Keeping System, and Adaptive Cruise Control. However, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and Intelligent Crash Response System that aren’t available on the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
The comparison indicates that the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan is a better bet. To learn more about the 2021 Tiguan, visit us at Ontario Volkswagen in Ontario, CA.