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Is AWD standard on the 2020 VW Tiguan?

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Powertrain Details

The crossover market is insanely competitive. And for good reason. Crossovers blend the handling, drivability, and efficiency of a car with the practicality and utility of an SUV. That competitiveness is a doubled-edged sword. Every auto manufacturer loads features onto each crossover in hopes of enticing more buyers. Which leaves buyers to wade through all of the options, trying to figure out which vehicle comes with which features. Let us help.

Today, we’ll answer which powertrain and safety features are standard on the 2020 VW Tiguan.

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Standard Powertrain Configurations

2020 Tiguan rear seating showcase

The standard drivetrain for the Tiguan S, SE, and SEL trims is FWD, with available 4Motion AWD. AWD is standard on the top-tier SEL Premium trim. Also, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan seating layouts and drivetrain are paired. FWD Tiguan models come standard with three-row seating, AWD models come standard with two-row seating. AWD Tiguan models do have available three-row seating, however. All 2020 Tiguan models have a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. It produces 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. FWD Tiguan models are EPA-estimated at 22-city/29-hwy mpg. AWD Tiguan models are rated at 20-city/27-hwy mpg.

Standard Safety Features

Every 2020 Tiguan comes with forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, and a rearview camera. The SE R-Line gets front and rear parking sensors. The SEL trim adds rain-sensing automatic wipers, lane-keep assist, and adaptive cruise control. The SEL Premium comes standard with adaptive headlights, automatic high beams, lane departure warning, and a surround-view parking camera. As previously mentioned, the SEL Premium also has standard 4Motion AWD.

Interested in a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan?

If you’d like to learn more about 2020 Tiguan, give Capistrano Volkswagen a call. We can walk you through all the vehicle specs, available features, financing possibilities, and more. If you have any question, we’ll be glad to help.