3/4 Front Glamour 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan

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Specs, Warranty & Reliability

The table below shows all 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.

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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr Front-wheel Drive2012 Volkswagen Tiguan LE 4dr Front-wheel Drive2012 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4dr All-wheel Drive 4MOTION
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  • Overview
    MSRP *$22,840$25,175$26,295
    Invoice *$21,926$24,168$25,243
    Engine2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
    Fuel Economy City18.0 mpg22.0 mpg21.0 mpg
    Fuel Economy Hwy26.0 mpg27.0 mpg27.0 mpg
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
  • Powertrain
    Engine2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP2.0L I-4 200 HP
    Transmission6-spd man w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
    Alternator140 amp140 amp140 amp
    Battery280 amp with run down protection280 amp with run down protection280 amp with run down protection
    Axle Ratio3.303.453.45
    Recommended Fuel Typepremium unleadedpremium unleadedpremium unleaded
    Fuel Tank16.8 gal.16.8 gal.16.8 gal.
    Exhauststainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finishstainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
    Drive Typefront-wheelfront-wheelfull-time 4MOTION all wheel
    Locking Hub ControlN/AN/Apermanent
    Traction ControlABS & drivelineABS & drivelineABS & driveline
  • Steering and Suspension
    Electronic Stabilitystability controlstability controlelectronic stability
    Front Suspensionstrutstrutstrut
    Front Anti-Roll Barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll barfront anti-roll bar
    Front Springscoilcoilcoil
    Front Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Rear Suspensionmulti-linkmulti-linkmulti-link
    Rear Anti-Roll Barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll barrear anti-roll bar
    Rear Springscoilcoilcoil
    Rear Shocksgas-pressurizedgas-pressurizedgas-pressurized
    Steeringrack & pinionrack & pinionrack & pinion
    Brakes4-wheel disc4-wheel disc4-wheel disc
    Vented Disc Brakesfrontfrontfront
    Wheels16.0 " steel16.0 " silver aluminum16.0 " silver aluminum
    Front TiresP215/65HR16.0BSW ASP215/65HR16.0BSW ASP215/65HR16.0BSW AS
    Spare Tire and Wheelcompact steelcompact steelcompact steel
  • Seating and Interior
    Seating Capacity555
    Front Seat Typebucketbucketbucket
    Heated Front SeatsN/Adriver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatbackN/A
    Front Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Front Armrestscentercentercenter
    Front Driver Seat Direction Controls4-way6-way (2-way power)4-way
    Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls4-way4-way4-way
    Rear Seats60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench60-40 split-bench
    Rear Headrestsadjustableadjustableadjustable
    Rear Armrestscenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thrucenter with pass-thru
    Seat Trimclothleatherettecloth
    Door Trimclothleatherettecloth
    Headlinerfull clothfull clothfull cloth
    Floor Trimcarpetcarpetcarpet
    Floor Matscarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rearcarpeted front & rear
    Dashboard Insertmetal-lookmetal-lookmetal-look
  • Comfort and Conveniences
    Vanity Mirrorsdual illuminateddual illuminateddual illuminated
    Rearview Mirrorday-nightday-nightday-night
    Glove Boxlockinglockinglocking
    Dome Lightfadefadefade
    Reading Lightsfront & rearfront & rearfront & rear
    Floor Consolefullfullfull
    Overhead Consolemini with storagemini with storagemini with storage
    Cup Holderfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Instrument Panel Storagecovered bincovered bincovered bin
    Dashboard Storagedashboard storagedashboard storagedashboard storage
    Refrigerated Boxgloveboxgloveboxglovebox
    Door Binsdualdualdual
    Rear Door Binsrear door binsrear door binsrear door bins
    Cargo Concealed Storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storagecargo concealed storage
    Cargo Floor Trimcarpetedcarpetedcarpeted
    Trunk Lid Trimplasticplasticplastic
    Cargo Coverrigidrigidrigid
    Cargo Tie Downscargo tie downscargo tie downscargo tie downs
    Cargo Lightcargo lightcargo lightcargo light
    Front Air ConditioningClimatic manualClimatic manualClimatic manual
    Climate ControlClimaticClimaticClimatic
    Air Filterair filterair filterair filter
    Rear Heat Ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ductsunderseat ducts
    RadioAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scanAM/FM stereo, seek-scan
    CDin-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted singlein-dash mounted single
    MP3 PlayerMP3 decoderMP3 decoderMP3 decoder
    Speakers888
    Radio Theft Deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrentradio theft deterrent
    Antennawindow grid and roof mount diversitywindow grid and roof mount diversitywindow grid and roof mount diversity
    Cruise Controlcruise controlcruise controlcruise control
    Door Lockspower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlockpower with 2 stage unlock
    Remote Keyless Entrykeyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)keyfob (all doors)
    Trunk/Hatch/Door Releasepowerpowerpower
    Rear Child Safety Door Locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locksrear child safety door locks
    Fuel Filler Door Releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door releasefuel filler door release
    Power Outlets444
    Driver Foot Restdriver foot restdriver foot restdriver foot rest
    Retained Accessory Powerretained accessory powerretained accessory powerretained accessory power
    Instrument Displayanaloganaloganalog
    Tachometertachometertachometertachometer
    Water Temp Gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gaugeengine temperature gauge
    Clockin-dashin-dashin-dash
    Exterior Temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperatureexterior temperature
    Trip Computertrip computertrip computertrip computer
    Trip Odometertrip odometertrip odometertrip odometer
    Steering Wheeltelescopic tilttelescopic tilttelescopic tilt
    Front Windowspowerpowerpower
    Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    Quarter Vent Rear Windowspowerpowerpower
    1-Touch Openfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Tinted Windowslightdeeplight
    Front Windshield Wipersvariable intermittentvariable intermittentvariable intermittent
    Rear Windshield Wiperfixed intervalfixed intervalfixed interval
    Rear Defrosterrear defrosterrear defrosterrear defroster
  • Safety
    Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
    Daytime Running Lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lightsdaytime running lights
    Center High Mounted Stop Lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop lightcenter high mounted stop light
    Front Impact Airbagsdriver and passengerdriver and passengerdriver and passenger
    Driver Side Impact Airbagsseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Passenger Side Impact Airbagseat mountedseat mountedseat mounted
    Overhead AirbagSide Curtain ProtectionsSide Curtain ProtectionsSide Curtain Protections
    Occupancy Sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensoroccupancy sensor
    Side Impact Barsside impact beamsside impact beamsside impact beams
    Seatbelt Pretensionersfront and rearfront and rearfront and rear
    Ignition DisableImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer IIIImmobilizer III
    Panic Alarmpanic alarmpanic alarmpanic alarm
    Security Systemsecurity systemsecurity systemsecurity system
  • Dimensions and Capacities
    Door Count4 doors4 doors4 doors
    Maximum Cargo Volume56.1 cu.ft.56.1 cu.ft.56.1 cu.ft.
    Exterior Length174.5 "174.5 "174.5 "
    Exterior Width71.2 "71.2 "71.2 "
    Exterior Height65.6 "65.6 "65.6 "
    Wheelbase103 "103 "103 "
    Front Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Rear Tread62 "62 "62 "
    Turning Radius19.5 '19.5 '19.5 '
    Gross Vehicle Weight Rating4,740 lbs.4,784 lbs.4,960 lbs.
    Curb Weight3,397 lbs.3,404 lbs.3,591 lbs.
    Payload1,352 lbs.1,352 lbs.1,330 lbs.
    Max Trailer Weight2,200 lbs.2,200 lbs.2,200 lbs.
    Drag Coefficient.37.37.37
    Front Legroom40.1 "40.1 "40.1 "
    Rear Legroom35.8 "35.8 "35.8 "
    Front Headroom39.1 "39.1 "39.1 "
    Rear Headroom39.0 "39.0 "39.0 "
    Front Shoulder Room56.2 "56.2 "56.2 "
    Rear Shoulder Room55.0 "55.0 "55.0 "
    Passenger Volume95 cu.ft.95 cu.ft.95 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume23.8 cu.ft.23.8 cu.ft.23.8 cu.ft.
    Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded56.1 cu.ft.56.1 cu.ft.56.1 cu.ft.
  • Exterior Features
    Rear Spoilerlipliplip
    Bumpersbody-coloredbody-coloredbody-colored
    Bodyside Claddingblackblackblack
    Wheel Wellblackblackblack
    Grille Moldingschromechromechrome
    Paintclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotoneclearcoat monotone
    Exterior Mirrorsdual power remote heateddual power remote heateddual power remote heated
  • Warranty
    Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Major Components Months/Miles60/60,00060/60,00060/60,000
    Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles144/unlimited144/unlimited144/unlimited
    Roadside Assistance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
    Maintenance Months/Miles36/36,00036/36,00036/36,000
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SE 4dr Front-wheel Drive
S 4dr Front-wheel Drive
SEL 4dr Front-wheel Drive
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Safety Rating

Below is the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.
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