Cars.com Awarded 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan the Best Compact SUV of 2017

December 22nd, 2017 by

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan came out of the Cars.com Compact SUV Challenge and was given the “Best Compact SUV of 2017” award. It bested the six other compact SUVs in the competition with its high value, remarkable roominess, and standard driver-assist features. This year’s Compact SUV Challenge by Cars.com had three judges test the leading SUVs, which includes 2017 Honda CR-V, 2017 Ford Escape, 2017 Mazda CX-5, 2017 Jeep Compass, 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and 2017 Nissan Rogue. Judges awarded points based on 12 categories, and despite having the lowest as-tested price, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan still managed to lead in several categories.

The Tiguan Stays Ahead of the Competition

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan also faired very well in handling, noise and multimedia system, which was described by one of the judges as “fantastic, with easy-to-navigate interface and slick look”. Aside from the judges’ scores, which comprise 86% of the total score, the 2018 Tiguan also earned the highest possible points for car seat check (7%), which measures the ability to accommodate numerous child-safety seats. It also scored high on Safety (7%) because of its advanced features like lane departure, forward collision and back-up camera.

As the “Best Compact SUV of 2017,” the Tiguan boasts a 4 Cylinder Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Engine with 184 horsepower and 221 lb.-ft. torque. It has an 8-speed automatic transmission with OD and 4Motion® 4-wheel drive system (optional). The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has four different trim levels, such as S, SE, SEL, and SEL Premium. Some of its features include keyless entry, blind spot monitor, and cross-traffic alert.

Experience Everything the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has to Offer in Bensenville, IL

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is definitely an SUV you should consider if you are looking for great value for your money. To test drive the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan in Bensenville, IL, contact us Larry Roesch Volkswagen. You can also call or visit the dealership if you are looking for 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan for sale in Elmhurst, IL, or near Chicago, IL. Our team of VW experts is standing by to help you get into your dream Volkswagen today!