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What is the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan seating capacity?

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Seating Capacity, Configurations, and More

When it comes to crossovers and SUVs, utility is king. While desired utility varies from person to person, many in the crossover/SUV market will at least partially define that utility by a vehicle’s seating capacity. Enter the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, a crossover SUV that continually comes in the top positions on critics’ “best of” lists. One of the reasons for that is the seating capacity of the 2020 Tiguan.

So then, what is the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan seating capacity?


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Tiguan Seating Capacity and Configurations

2020 Tiguan three-row seating showcase

Three-row Tiguan models have a max seating capacity of seven, while two-row Tiguan models have a max seating capacity of five. The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan comes standard as a three-row crossover when it has FWD and as a two-row crossover when it has AWD. While the AWD variant comes standard with two rows, it can be upgraded to three.

Seating Dimensions

The two-row Tiguan isn’t just the three-row version with one row of seats not put in place. Both variants of the 2020 Tiguan have different seating dimensions. The two-row models’ second-row seats are placed farther back, increasing legroom significantly. Take a look:

Three-row Seating Dimensions

  • 1st-row Head Room – 39.6 inches
  • 1st-row Legroom – 40.2 inches
  • 1st-row Shoulder Room – 57 inches
  • 2nd-row Head Room – 39.1 inches
  • 2nd-row Legroom – 36.5 inches
  • 2nd-row Shoulder Room – 55.9 inches
  • 3rd-row Head Room – 33.8 inches
  • 3rd-row Legroom – 27.9 inches
  • 3rd-row Shoulder Room – 47.8 inches

Two-row Seating Dimensions

  • 1st-row Head Room – 39.6 inches
  • 1st-row Legroom – 40.2 inches
  • 1st-row Shoulder Room – 57 inches
  • 2nd-row Head Room – 38.9 inches
  • 2nd-row Legroom – 38.7 inches
  • 2nd-row Shoulder Room – 55.8 inches

Cargo Bay Dimensions

The available cargo space also varies by vehicle. The three-row Tiguan models measure 12 cu-ft, 33 cu-ft, and 65.7 cu-ft behind each respective row. The two-row models have considerably more available space, with 37.6 cu-ft behind the second row and 73.5 cu-ft behind the first row.

Want to Learn More About the 2020 Tiguan?

If you’d like to learn more about the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, give us here at Capo VW a call. Don’t forget to schedule a time to take a Tiguan model of your choice for a test drive.