2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Ford Escape

Front passenger view of an orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan on left VS front passenger angle of a black 2019 Ford Escape on right

Although compact, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV is big on what it offers its drivers. To show off some of the features and power of the Tiguan, we will compare it with another SUV in the market. This comparison will focus on the 2019 VW Tiguan vs the 2019 Ford Escape!

The trims being compared are standard for each model. The Tiguan standard model is the 2.0T S and the standard trim for the Escape is the S. This way, you know what is guaranteed with each 2019 model. As you pick your preferred trim level, features may be upgraded or added. Our team here at Karen Radley Volkswagen will be happy to help you find the right trim for you.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan


2019 Ford Escape

184 horsepower
221 lb-ft of torque
Engine Power 168 horsepower
170 lb-ft of torque
8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual Transmission 6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual
7 people Seating Capacity 5 people
Standard Heated Side Mirrors Not Available
72 mo/72,000 mi Bumper to Bumper
72 mo/72,000 mi Powertrain
Warranty 36 mo/36,000 mi Bumper to Bumper
60 mo/60,000 mi Powertrain

Advantages of the 2019 VW Tiguan SUV

The Tiguan is a force to be reckoned with in the SUV market. For the engine capabilities, the Tiguan overpowers the Escape in both horsepower and torque. The standard transmission on the Tiguan offers two extra speeds than what the Escape can give. As SUVs are designed to carry multiple people, the seating capacity is vital for drivers. The Tiguan seats up to seven passengers while the Escape can only seat five. Over the winter, the Tiguan is equipped with standard heated side mirrors to melt the ice. Customers will also notice that the warranty with the Volkswagen Tiguan will cover drivers far longer than with the Escape. The bumper to bumper and powertrain warranties are each covered for up to 72 months or 72,000 miles on the Tiguan.

Anyone interested to see the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan and would like to test drive this SUV, stop by Karen Radley Volkswagen here in Woodbridge, VA! Our team is always here to help you find the right SUV. We proudly serve all customers from the surrounding area, including Washington D.C., Vienna, Tysons Corner, Lorton, Springfield, Manassas, Woodbridge, Fairfax, and Gainesville.