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Volkswagen Tiguan vs Kia Sportage Comparison
How they stack...
- Looks great, particularly in Atlantic Blue
- Huge second row and boot
- Great all-round performer
- Tight third row, more a 5+2
- 147TDI diesel more effortless, efficient
- Still missing some assistance tech
- Solid equipment inclusions
- Performance and efficiency balance
- Interior space for days
- Fleet-spec interior
- Infotainment gremlins
- Servicing costs are getting up there
|Apple CarPlay and Android Auto|
|Wireless phone charger|
|Rear air vents|
|Adaptive cruise control|
|Autonomous emergency braking|
- Premium Paint (+$520)
The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is available in the following exterior paint colours:
- Pure White
- Dolphin Grey metallic
- Kings Red premium metallic
- Night Shade Blue metallic
- Reflex Silver metallic
- Deep Black pearl effect
Metallic and pearl effect exterior paint colours cost $900 and Kings Red premium metallic costs $1000.
Clear White is the standard paint finish, with the following optional:
- Steel Grey
- Gravity Grey
- Fusion Black
- Vesta Blue
- Dawning Red
- Snow White Pearl (SX+ and GT-Line only)
- Jungle Wood Green (SX+ and GT-Line only)
Premium paint costs an extra $520.
All models have a black interior.
If you want three rows of seating with the essence of a hot hatch, the Tiguan Allspace 162TSI R-Line could be the GTI for Mums and Dads.
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|TURBO DIRECT F/INJ, TURBO CDI||TURBO CDI, MULTI POINT F/INJ, TUR GASOLINE DIR INJ|
|1395 - 1984||1598 - 1999|
|1.4L, 2.0L||2.0L, 1.6L|
|TURBO 4, DIESEL TURBO 4||DIESEL TURBO 4, INLINE 4, TURBO 4|
|DUAL OVERHEAD CAM||DUAL OVERHEAD CAM, VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM|
|Valves/Ports per Cylinder|
|110kW - 235kW||115kW - 137kW|
|3500 - 5600||4000 - 6200|
|250Nm - 400Nm||192Nm - 416Nm|
|1500 - 2000||1500 - 4500|
|9.6 - 16||10.5 - 16|