2017 VW Tiguan vs. 2017 Ford Escape

The crossover segment of the automotive market is growing rapidly, which makes it difficult to keep up with all the new models that are available. Our team here at Carter Volkswagen wants to make it easier for drivers in the market for a new car to get their research done. We’re working to provide details comparisons between VW models and their competition so drivers can come to a conclusion for their next vehicle.

This time around we’re going to focus on the 2017 VW Tiguan and the popular 2017 Ford Escape. Both vehicles offer seating for five and have similar starting price points. Let’s dive in for more information.

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2017 VW Tiguan 2.0T S 2017 Ford Escape S
200-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 Engine 168-hp, 2.5-liter I-4
Standard Heated Front Seats Not available
8 Number of Speakers 6
Leatherette Seat Trim Cloth

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The chart above gives drivers an overview of how the 2017 VW Tiguan compares to the 2017 Ford Escape. However, it’s important to note that we’re only comparing the entry level base models of both vehicles. Each one offers a variety of models with different features and performance capabilities.

Both vehicles are equipped with a variety of standard features including cruise control, speed-sensitive volume, daytime running lights, illuminated entry and remote keyless entry. The Tiguan comes out on top with available memory seating for the driver, standard front lumbar support and a 40/20/40 split-folding rear seat. The Escape is set with a 60/40 split. Both vehicles are rather efficient. The Tiguan averages a combined MPG of 22, and the Escape averages 24 combined MPG.

Those interested in learning more about the 2017 VW Tiguan are encouraged to contact our team here at Carter VW for more information. Drivers can get behind the wheel of this popular crossover by scheduling a test drive online today.

2017 VW Tiguan side view
2017 VW Tiguan dashboard
2017 VW Tiguan storage
2017 VW Tiguan rear liftgate

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