Compare the 2022 VW Taos vs. 2022 VW Tiguan

2022 Volkswagen Taos vs. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Taos


2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
$23,495⁠ MSRP*

Starting Price

$26,490⁠ MSRP*
1.5-liter turbo 4-cylinder

Base Engine

2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder
158 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque

Standard Output

184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque
5 people

Max Seating Capacity

Up to 7 people
27.9/65.9 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Volume

37.5/73.5 cubic feet

Comparing VW SUVs and finding the perfect one for your Mentor lifestyle can be a bit overwhelming because you have many choices!. If you’ve been trying to decide between the 2022 VW Taos vs. VW Tiguan, Classic Volkswagen can help. In this handy guide, we walk you through the differences between the Volkswagen Taos vs. Tiguan so you can decide which best meets your needs. Of course, the ideal way to compare VW SUVs is in person at Classic Volkswagen near Bedford!



VW Taos vs. VW Tiguan: Price

When it comes to pricing between the Volkswagen Taos vs. Tiguan, you’ll find the Tao is several thousand dollars less than the Tiguan. That’s because the 2022 Volkswagen Taos lineup is smaller. Review the 2022 Volkswagen Taos vs. Tiguan starting MSRPs below to see which best fits within your Willoughby budget.:

  • 2022 Volkswagen Taos: $23,495 MSRP*
  • 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan: $26,490 MSRP*

Volkswagen Taos vs. Tiguan: Engine Performance

For the added price, the Volkswagen Tiguan performance is also more powerful, thanks to its larger engine. Still, the Volkswagen Taos has the edge in fuel economy. Compare the VW Taos vs. VW Tiguan engine specs below:

2022 Volkswagen Taos

  • Base Engine: 1.5-liter turbo I4
  • Output: 158 hp with 184 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission: 7- or 8-speed transmission
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: 28 city/36 hwy mpg**

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Base Engine: 2.0-liter turbo I4
  • Output: 184 hp with 221 lb-ft of torque
  • Transmission: 8-speed transmission
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: 23 city/30 hwy mpg

Volkswagen Taos vs. Tiguan: Cabin Space

When you compare these VW SUVs, note that while both models are compact SUVs with a standard two-row configuration, the 2022 VW Tiguan interior is larger and can be upgraded with a third row to boost seating capacity to accommodate seven people. Compare the VW Taos vs. VW Tiguan interior dimensions here:

2022 Volkswagen Taos

  • Passenger Capacity: 5
  • Headroom: 40.7 (1st), 39.8 (2nd) inches
  • Legroom: 40.1 (1st), 37.9 (2nd) inches
  • Passenger Volume: 99.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Capacity: 27.9/65.9 cubic feet

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Passenger Capacity: 5-7
  • Headroom: 39.6 (1st), 39.1 (2nd), 33.8 (3rd) inches
  • Legroom: 40.2 (1st), 36.6 (2nd), 27.8 (3rd) inches
  • Passenger Volume: 123.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Capacity: 37.5/73.5 cubic feet

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*Price excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer serts actual price.

**28 city/36 highway mpg (2022 Taos 1.5L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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