With its eye-catching design, pleasing driving dynamics, off-road capabilities, roomy and versatile interior, generous warranty coverage, and high-level safety, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is a wonderful choice for the popular compact SUV segment. In this 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Ford Escape comparison, we show how the 2019 Tiguan favorably stacks up against the competition.
On the performance front, the 2019 Tiguan comes equipped with the 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged TSI engine, which delivers 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The base-level 2.5L I-4 engine in the 2019 Escape only manages 168 horsepower and 170 lb-ft of torque. The Tiguan has the more advanced transmission, with an eight-speed automatic, compared to a six-speed automatic for the Escape. Also, with advanced safety features like the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, the Tiguan provides the utmost peace of mind for safety.
|2019 Volkswagen Tiguan||VS||2019 Ford Escape|
|184-hp/221 lb-ft||Horsepower/Torque (Base Engine)||168-hp/170 lb-ft|
|Standard||Automatic Post-Collision Braking System||No|
|73.5 cu-ft||Maximum Cargo Capacity||68 cu-ft|
|6-years/72,000-miles Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty||Warranty||3-years/36,000-miles Basic Warranty; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain Warranty|
While both SUVs are slotted in the compact SUV segment, the Tiguan offers considerably more interior space, with the ability to seat up to seven people and a total passenger volume of 123.9 cu-ft, compared to the five-person seating capacity and a total passenger volume of 98.1 cu-ft for the Escape. Also, with a maximum cargo capacity of 73.5 cu-ft, it’s easy to load up for your adventures in the Tiguan. The Escape offers a maximum cargo capacity of only 68 cu-ft.
The area in which the 2019 Tiguan really outshines the 2019 Escape is warranty coverage, with a 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty. In comparison, the 2019 Escape only offers a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.
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