2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Trim Level Comparison

What’s the hardest thing about selecting a new vehicle? You might think it’s narrowing down your choices to a single model. Here at Karen Radley Volkswagen, we see people every day who think they know exactly what they want, until they realize it’s not so simple as selecting a model. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is an obvious choice for many families, but you’ll want to know more about the different trim levels, or grades, available before you sign on the dotted line.

This quick trim level comparison of the 2018 VW Tiguan will help you get a full picture of what your options are before you shop. You probably already know the all-new Tiguan now has a longer wheelbase, which means that it now offers optional third-row seating. Keep in mind this seating is a standard for front-wheel drive models, so the 4Motion AWD is a requirement if you prefer to shed the seating in favor of more cargo space. Though, the seats do fold flat, so they aren’t such a bad option to keep.

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Trim
Level
S SE SEL   SEL Premium  
Starting
MSRP
$25,195 $28,930 $32,550   $36,250  
Key
Features
  • Rearview Camera
  • 6.5-inch touchscreen
  • App-Connect
    w/Android Auto
    and Apple CarPlay
  • Black roof rails
  • Automatic headlights
    with coming/leaving
    home feature
  • LED Taillights and DRLs
  • Single-zone climate control
  • Bluetooth with audio
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • V-Tex-leatherette
    upholstery
  • Climatronic dual-zone
    climate control
  • 8-inch touchscreen
    infotainment
  • Keyless access with
    push-button start
  • Heated front seats
  • Forward collision warning
    with autonomous emergency
    braking
  • Remote power liftgate
  • Silver roof rails
  • Power-operated heated side mirrors
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Remote start
  • Touchscreen navigation system
  • Adaptive front lighting
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Park distance control
  • Leather seating
  • Overhead view camera
  • Fender premium Audio
  • High Beam Control

2018 VW Tiguan: Well-equipped from start to finish

The first think you’ll notice about the 2018 VW Tiguan is that the new model year brings a model that is impressive even in the base trim. This vehicle comes with all the standards when it comes to modern expectations for comfort and convenience, and then steps things up a notch. Higher trim levels obviously add on a number of features, mainly when it comes to driver’s assistance or additional comfort and convenience options.

At its core, all 2018 VW Tiguan models have the same basic benefits. Each trim has the same 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that delivers 184 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque. Paired with it is an ultra-smooth 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and Sport mode. Front wheel drive is standard for each trim, while the 4Motion system is an upgrade that will cost an additional $1,300 above the listed starting MSRP.

Attractive, well-equipped and powerful, the only question is which trim is the right one for you? Stop by Karen Radley Volkswagen for a test drive of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. We happily serve shoppers from Tysons Corner, Vienna, Lorton, Springfield, Manassas, Woodbridge, Fairfax, Gainesville and Washington D.C.

Rear end of 2018 VW Tiguan
2018 VW Tiguan Interior
VW Tiguan Interior Space 2018
Parked 2018 VW Tiguan