2022 Volkswagen Taos vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2022 Volkswagen Taos vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2022 Volkswagen Taos 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan


1.5L Turbo I-4 2.0L Turbo I-4


158 hp 184 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

28/36 * 23/29 *

  Cargo Space

66.3 cu. ft. 73.5 cu. ft.

2022 Volkswagen Taos vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

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The 2022 Volkswagen Taos is a smaller version of the Tiguan with two rows of seats. The Taos, which belongs to the subcompact SUV class, is a new release from Volkswagen for 2022. The Taos has a sporty design and a strong engine that delivers exceptional power and fuel economy. Precise handling and a comfortable, innovative interior are other noteworthy features of the Volkswagen Taos. The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan is nearly a foot longer than the Taos. While the Taos has two rows of seats, the Tiguan has three with plenty of headroom and legroom. The Tiguan adds some new features for 2021, including now-standard adaptive cruise control and a new infotainment system design complete with an eight-inch display screen.


Performance is reliable in the 2022 Volkswagen Taos, which derives its power from a turbocharged 1.5L engine. The engine, which has four cylinders, gets up to 158 HP in maximum power. The SUV's torque output is 158 LB-FT. It comes with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The Volkswagen Tiguan also has one engine for the lineup. Powering the Tiguan in 2021 is a 2.0L engine with four cylinders. You'll get a power output of 184 HP on this SUV, which is matched by 221 LB-FT for torque. An eight-speed transmission is standard with the Volkswagen, and you have a choice of either all-wheel drive or front-wheel drive, which is the standard drivetrain for all trims.


A sharp and distinctive look characterizes both Volkswagen SUVs. They have LED headlights with automatic running lights, and a wealth of color options make it easy to give either one a custom look. The Volkswagen Taos is available with some exterior upgrades, including LED headlights with an adaptive turn system and an illuminated front grille. The Tiguan also comes with full LED lighting and daytime running lights. The Tiguan starts off with 17-alloy wheels, and roof rails are a standard amenity.


Although they have different sizes, the Taos and Tiguan both have roomy interiors for their respective classes. An eight-inch infotainment system comes with the Taos. You can order some notable upgrades for the interior, including a panoramic sunroof and perforated leather seats. The Volkswagen Tiguan gets a standard 6.5-inch infotainment display with Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. It has a USB charge port as well. Leather seats and a sunroof come with the higher-end trims.

For more details on the 2022 Volkswagen Taos and 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan, contact our dealership today.

* EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.