2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Ford Escape
Compact crossovers are taking over the market and while some think that a compact crossover may defeat the purpose they are actually incredibly versatile and practical vehicles. Compact crossovers prove to be beneficial to customers looking for the space and volume of an SUV but the handling and fuel economy of a sedan. With all of the available options it can be difficult to find the one for you. Take a look at our 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Ford Escape comparison to see if you can imagine yourself in the Tiguan.
Tiguan customers don't have to choose a higher trim level to get a turbocharged engine because all 2017 VW Tiguan models are powered by the same 2.0-liter turbocharged engine with 200 horsepower. The engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive though all-wheel drive is optional for Tiguan drivers. The Tiguan's turbocharged engine promises a powerful response which is ideal for commuting and highway driving.
|2017 Volkswagen Tiguan||VS||2017 Ford Escape|
|2.0-Liter Turbocharged Engine with 200 HP||Base Engine||2.5-Liter Four-Cylinder Engine with 168 HP|
|Apple CarPlay and Android Auto||Smartphone Connectivity||Not Available|
|40/20/40||Rear Seat Folding Capability||60/40|
2017 VW Tiguan near Milwaukee WI
The five-passenger compact crossover is available in four trims S, Wolfsburg, Sport and SEL. The base 2017 VW Tiguan S starts off strong with a long list of standard technology and convenience features. Technology lovers will be pleased with the standard smartphone connectivity which includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink, something that isn't even offered in the 2017 Ford Escape. Some of the highly regarded standard features found in the Tiguan include roof rails, heated mirrors, automatic headlights and wipers, a rearview camera, keyless ignition and entry, a reclining backseat and more. Many of the features found on the base Tiguan model are standard equipment often reserved for higher trim levels of other comparable compact crossovers on the market.
The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is available now at Hall Volkswagen, part of the Hall Cars automotive group in the Brookfield area. Please contact them today if you are interested in learning more about the 2017 VW Tiguan or if you would like to schedule a test drive.