2022 Volkswagen Taos vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

How Does the Volkswagen Taos Compare to the Volkswagen Tiguan?

2022 Volkswagen Taos vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

With the recent release of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos, many people are noticing how it somewhat resembles the Volkswagen Tiguan. While some people have speculated that the 2022 Taos will be taking over for the VW Tiguan, this is not true. In fact, there are many qualities on both vehicles that make them unique and different from the other. For instance, the 2022 VW Taos is classified as a compact SUV, while the 2021 VW Tiguan is a midsize SUV. Today we will be comparing these two vehicles so you can see which SUV style would better suit your needs. Nevertheless, both Volkswagen models have features that are practical, convenient, and will have drivers and passengers loving their time on the road.

Mechanical & Performance Specs on the 2022 VW Taos & 2021 VW Tiguan

Front exterior of the 2022 Volkswagen Taos

The 2021 VW Taos and 2021 VW Tiguan are both available at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville in Janesville WI. Both are equipped with a turbocharged engine; however, the 2022 Taos only has 158 horsepower compared to the 184 horsepower offered on the 2021 Tiguan. The 2021 Tiguan can also offer a 4MOTION all-wheel drive experience with an eight-speed automatic transmission. While the 2022 Taos can also offer an automatic transmission it has an FWD drivetrain for the base trim model.

2022 VW Taos & 2021 VW Tiguan Interior Space

One main difference that can cause a driver to quickly make up their mind is the passenger availability. Those searching for a smaller vehicle with five-passenger seating would appreciate the 2022 VW Taos. However, if you are looking for something bigger, the seven-seater 2021 VW Tiguan would be the better option. Both feature comfortable seating and ample room.

2022 Volkswagen TaosVS2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
99.5 Cubic FeetPassenger Volume123.9 Cubic Feet
65.9 Cubic FeetMaximum Cargo Volume65.7 Cubic Feet
39.5/38.8 InchesHeadroom w/ Sunroof (Front/Center/Rear)38.2/37.7/33.8 Inches
56.5/55.2 InchesShoulder Room (Front/Center/Rear)57.0/55.9/47.8 Inches
40.1/37.9 InchesLegroom (Front/Center/Rear)40.2/36.6/27.9 Inches

Where Can I Find the 2022 VW Taos & 2021 VW Tiguan?

A 2021 VW Tiguan parked in a lot near water

If you live in the southern Wisconsin area, you do not have to travel far. The 2022 VW Taos and 2021 VW Tiguan can be found at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville in Janesville WI. Stop by today to check out these two SUV styles in person. We encourage you to take a look at the many features not mentioned in this blog that make both of these vehicles optimal choices for your next SUV. Take them both for a test drive when you stop by our dealership.

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