Volkswagen
Tiguan
2012
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan Specs & Safety

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.
MSRP *
$22,840
Invoice *
$21,926
Engine
2.0L I-4 200 HP 207 ft.lbs. @ 1,700 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
26.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.0L I-4 200 HP 207 ft.lbs. @ 1,700 rpm
Transmission
6-spd man w/OD / 6-spd Tiptronic w/OD
Alternator
140 amp
Battery
280 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.30 / 3.45
Recommended Fuel Type
premium unleaded
Fuel Tank
16.8 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel with chrome tailpipe finish
Drive Type
front-wheel
Traction Control
ABS & driveline
Electronic Stability
electronic stability
Front Suspension
strut
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
independent multi-link
Rear Anti-Roll Bar
rear anti-roll bar
Rear Springs
coil
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
4-wheel disc
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
16.0 " steel / 16.0 " silver aluminum
Front Tires
P215/65HR16.0BSW AS
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel
Seating Capacity
5
Front Seat Type
bucket
Front Headrests
adjustable
Front Armrests
center
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
4-way
Rear Seats
40-20-40 split-bench
Rear Headrests
adjustable
Rear Armrests
center with pass-thru
Seat Trim
cloth
Door Trim
cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
carpet
Floor Mats
carpeted front & rear
Dashboard Insert
metal-look
Sunroof
express open/close
Vanity Mirrors
dual illuminated
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
locking
Dome Light
fade
Reading Lights
front & rear
Floor Console
full
Overhead Console
mini with storage
Cup Holder
front and rear
Instrument Panel Storage
covered bin
Dashboard Storage
dashboard storage
Refrigerated Box
glovebox
Door Bins
dual
Rear Door Bins
rear door bins
Cargo Concealed Storage
cargo concealed storage
Cargo Floor Trim
carpeted
Trunk Lid Trim
plastic
Cargo Cover
rigid
Cargo Tie Downs
cargo tie downs
Cargo Light
cargo light
Front Air Conditioning
Climatic manual
Climate Control
Climatic
Air Filter
air filter
Rear Heat Ducts
underseat ducts
Radio
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
8
Radio Theft Deterrent
radio theft deterrent
Antenna
window grid and roof mount diversity
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
power with 2 stage unlock
Remote Keyless Entry
keyfob (all doors)
Trunk/Hatch/Door Release
power
Rear Child Safety Door Locks
rear child safety door locks
Fuel Filler Door Release
fuel filler door release
Power Outlets
4
Driver Foot Rest
driver foot rest
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Clock
in-dash
Exterior Temperature
exterior temperature
Trip Computer
trip computer
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
telescopic tilt
Front Windows
power
Rear Windows
power
Quarter Vent Rear Windows
power
1-Touch Open Window
front and rear
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Rear Windshield Wiper
fixed interval
Rear Defroster
rear defroster
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Driver Side Impact Airbags
seat mounted
Passenger Side Impact Airbag
seat mounted
Overhead Airbag
Side Curtain Protections
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front and rear
Ignition Disable
Immobilizer III
Panic Alarm
panic alarm
Security System
security system
Door Count
4 doors
Maximum Cargo Volume
56.1 cu.ft.
Exterior Length
174.5 "
Exterior Width
71.2 "
Exterior Height
65.6 "
Wheelbase
103 "
Front Tread
62 "
Rear Tread
62 "
Turning Radius
19.5 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,740 lbs. / 4,784 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,397 lbs.
Payload
1,352 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,200 lbs.
Drag Coefficient
.37
Front Legroom
40.1 "
Rear Legroom
35.8 "
Front Headroom
39.1 "
Rear Headroom
39.0 "
Front Shoulder Room
56.2 "
Rear Shoulder Room
55.0 "
Passenger Volume
95 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume
23.8 cu.ft.
Interior Cargo Volume w/Seats Folded
56.1 cu.ft.
Rear Spoiler
lip
Bumpers
body-colored
Bodyside Cladding
black
Wheel Well
black
Grille Moldings
chrome
Paint
clearcoat monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual power remote heated
Trailering
class II
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/60,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
144/unlimited
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
36/36,000
Maintenance Months/Miles
36/36,000

Safety Ratings

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.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

Safety data is not currently available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For a list of safety-related features, please check the Safety section.

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