Volkswagen Touran 2010 vs Volkswagen Tiguan 2011

Volkswagen Touran
2010 - 2015
Volkswagen Tiguan
2011 - 2015
Body: Minivan / MPVCrossover / SUV
Crossovers and SUVs have better off-road capabilities (higher ground clearance, can have 4x4 drive), they are preferable for driving on unpaved roads and rural areas. Also, the driver's seating position is higher in a crossover or SUVs, which provides better visibility also in city. This usually comes at the cost of higher fuel consumption, increased weight and higher maintenance costs.
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 140 HP122 HP
Torque: 220 NM200 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.5 seconds10.9 seconds
Volkswagen Touran is more dynamic to drive.
Volkswagen Touran engine produces 18 HP more power than Volkswagen Tiguan, whereas torque is 20 NM more than Volkswagen Tiguan. Thanks to more power Volkswagen Touran reaches 100 km/h speed 1.4 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.86.5
Real fuel consumption: 8.2 l/100km8.0 l/100km
By specification Volkswagen Touran consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Tiguan, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volkswagen Touran could require 45 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Touran consumes 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres64 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 880 km in combined cycle980 km in combined cycle
1090 km on highway1160 km on highway
730 km with real consumption800 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Tiguan gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 4.40 m4.43 m
Width: 1.79 m1.81 m
Height: 1.67 m1.70 m
Both cars are similar in size. Volkswagen Touran is 3 cm shorter than the Volkswagen Tiguan, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Volkswagen Touran is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 695 litres470 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1989 litres1510 litres
Volkswagen Touran has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Volkswagen Touran has 225 litres more trunk space than the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Volkswagen Tiguan may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Touran (by 479 litres).
Turning diameter: 11.2 meters12 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Touran is 0.8 metres less than that of the Volkswagen Tiguan, which means Volkswagen Touran can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 2`1302`080
Safety: no data
below average

Volkswagen Touran has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Tiguan has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Volkswagen Touran, so Volkswagen Touran quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 700011 000
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Touran has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Volkswagen Tiguan has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
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