Volkswagen Touran 2010 vs Volkswagen Tiguan 2013

Volkswagen Touran
2010 - 2015
Volkswagen Tiguan
2013 - 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: AutomaticAutomatic
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 150 HP160 HP
Torque: 220 NM240 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.2 seconds8.9 seconds
Volkswagen Tiguan is a more dynamic driving.
Volkswagen Touran engine produces 10 HP less power than Volkswagen Tiguan, whereas torque is 20 NM less than Volkswagen Tiguan. Due to the lower power, Volkswagen Touran reaches 100 km/h speed 1.3 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.67.1
Real fuel consumption: 7.3 l/100km9.1 l/100km
The Volkswagen Touran is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Touran consumes 2.5 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Tiguan, which means that by driving the Volkswagen Touran over 15,000 km in a year you can save 375 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Touran consumes 1.8 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Fuel tank capacity: 60 litres64 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1300 km in combined cycle900 km in combined cycle
1570 km on highway1060 km on highway
820 km with real consumption700 km with real consumption
Volkswagen Touran gets more mileage on one fuel tank.
Ground clearance: 140 mm (5.5 inches)200 mm (7.9 inches)
Because of the higher ground clearance, Volkswagen Tiguan can perform better on bad roads - it can go over higher obstacles and bumps. At the same time, the higher ground clearance can reduce stability and handling on paved roads, especially at higher speeds. Note, however, that this Volkswagen Tiguan version does not have 4x4 drive, which is very important in poor road conditions. Choose from thirteen 4x4 versions of Volkswagen Tiguan 2013 if off-road driveability is important to you.


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`2302`120
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
  • lower fuel consumption
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
  • lower price
Volkswagen Tiguan has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • higher ground clearance
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