2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
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PricesOriginal MSRP
Volkswagen Tiguan S$22,840
Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion AWD$26,295
Volkswagen Tiguan LE$25,175
Volkswagen Tiguan SE$28,635
Volkswagen Tiguan SE 4Motion AWD$30,590
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL$33,975
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion AWD$35,930
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion AWD - Specifications & Features
TypeInline-4 turbocharged; cast-iron block and aluminum headDisplacement [cc]1,984
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VVT); FSI
Power [hp @ rpm]200 @ 5,100 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]82.5 x 92.8
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]207 @ 1,700 rpmCompression9.6:1
Mileage City (mpg)21Mileage Hwy (mpg)27
Type 6-speed automatic
Ratios 3.95, 2.30, 1.55, 1.16, 0.86, 0.69
Final Drive 3.45
Exterior Dimensions
Length [in.] 174.5
Width [in.] 71.2
Height [in.] 67.1
Wheelbase [in.] 102.5
Front Track [in.] 61.8
Rear Track [in.] 61.9
Exterior Features
4 doors
Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
Chrome exhaust tip and grille
Fog lights in front
Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror with indicator lights
Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror with indicator lights
Power sliding and tilting glass sunroof with one-touch open / close and tilt
Rear liftgate
Rear window wiper
Roof rack
Spoiler in rear
Variable intermittent, rain-detecting wipers with heated washers
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.] 3,591
GVWR [lbs.] 4,960
Coefficient of Drag 0.37
Towing Capacity [lbs.] 2,200
Fuel Capacity [gal.] 16.8
Technical Features
Auto-leveling and directionally-adaptive bi-Xenon headlights
Daytime running lights
P255/40 HR19 all-season tires
Security system
Spare wheel
Theft-deterrent system
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV II)
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.] 39.0
Front macpherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear four-link; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front 12.3 x 1.0 in. power-assisted vented discs
Rear 11.3 x 0.5 in. power-assisted discs
Safety Features
3-point rear seat belts in all positions
Airbags in front with occupancy sensor on passenger side
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Brake assist
Child safety rear door locks
Electronic Stability Control
Front adjustable head restraints
Height-adjustable front seatbelts with pretensioners
Rear head restraints
Rear seatbelt pretensioners
Side-curtain airbags in front and rear
Side-impact airbags in front
Side-impact bars
Traction control
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Vol. [cu-ft.] 95.4
Seating Cap. 5
Front Headroom [in.] 39.1
Front Legroom [in.] 40.1
Front Shoulderroom [in.] 56.2
Rear Headroom [in.] 39.0
Rear Legroom [in.] 35.8
Rear Shoulderroom [in.] 55.0
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.] 23.8 - 56.1
Interior Features
10-way power, heated driver bucket seat with lumbar support and memory
4 12V power outlets
6-way heated flat-folding front passenger bucket seat with lumbar support
AM/FM radio with seek/scan, RDS, MP3 capability, single in-dash CD-player and 8 speakers
Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
Auto-locking doors
Cargo area carpeting, light, cover and tie-down anchors
Cargo concealed storage
Carpeted front and rear floor mats
Cruise control
Cupholders in front and rear
Door bins in front and rear
Driver footrest
Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
External temperature display
Floor carpeting
Front seat center console with armrest and storage
Full cloth headliner
Illuminated entry
Illuminated visor vanity mirrors in front
Keyfob remote keyless entry
LCD monitor in front
Leather seat-upholstery
Leather steering-wheel and shift knob
Lighted, lockable and cooled glove box
Navigation system
Overhead console with storage
Power windows with one-touch open in front and rear
Reading lights in front and rear
Rear reclining, 60/40 split folding bench seat with fore/aft adjustment
Rear seat center armrest with pass-through
Rear window defogger
Remote trunk release
SiriusXM satellite radio
Smart Key
Speed-sensitive volume
Steering-wheel mounted audio controls
Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
Tinted windows
Trip computer
Variable instrument panel lighting
Vehicle information system
Wireless phone connectivity
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