2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 GMC Terrain

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 GMC Terrain

When you’re looking for more than the average sedan or SUV can offer, a crossover is your best bet. Even though it gives you much of the same space as an SUV, it doesn’t take as big of a toll on your fuel economy. Crossovers are the perfect mix between space and performance. Volkswagen knows a thing or two about crossovers, so take a look as we compare the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 GMC Terrain.

Let’s start out talking about space. Whether you need more room for the kids or just more cargo space for weekend getaways, you’ll find more of that in the 2018 Tiguan. It comes standard with 73.5 cubic feet of cargo volume, which is 10 cubic feet more than the Terrain. Besides that, you’re also gifted with the reliability and high standards made available by Volkswagen, including the People’s First Warranty. Check out some additional comparisons in the table below.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan


2018 GMC Terrain

$25,345 MSRP $24,995
2.0L 4-cylinder Standard Engine 1.5L 4-cylinder
184 hp/221 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 170 hp/203 lb-ft
73.5 cubic ft Cargo Space 63.5 cubic ft

Performance Specs and Features in the 2018 Tiguan

There’s so much to consider with these two, but performance is probably another item at the top of your mind. Both of these have impressive powertrains, but the Tiguan beats out its rival due to its ability to combine high power with exceptional fuel efficiency. Despite the 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque delivered from the standard 2.0L engine, it still manages to get 22 city/27 hwy mpg. Adding a boost to efficiency and performance is an eight-speed automatic transmission, delivering more seamless gear changes and better top-end fuel efficiency. When the conditions worsen, drivers can activate the 4MOTION® all-wheel drive feature for better traction and stability on icy roads. With four modes to choose from (Snow, On-Road, Off-Road, and Off-Road Custom), you can rest assured you’re able to pick the right mode in any given situation. Bring it on, Mother Nature.

Interested in getting behind the wheel of the 2018 Tiguan? Good news! We have it here at Hall Cars in Brookfield WI, so get off the couch and into our dealership today! We’ll give you the rundown of what to expect out of this crossover and help you find the model that fits your criteria and budget. Get in touch with us or schedule a test drive right here on our website!

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