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2022 Ford Escape vs. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

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2022 Ford
Escape

MSRP*: $27,185 to $37,305
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2022 Volkswagen
Tiguan

MSRP*: $26,490 to $37,320
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MPG - City 22 - 44 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 37 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 60.8 - 65.4 ft3 65.3 - 73.4 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 1.5-liter, 3 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 181 - 250 hp 184 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 180.5 - 181.3 in 186.1 in
Exterior Width 74.1 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 42.4 in
Rear 38.9 - 40.7 in
Front 40.2 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.7 in
Head Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 39.3 in
Front 38.2 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Escape offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volkswagen Tiguan, with comparable head- and legroom. The Ford Escape will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Convenience
The Ford Escape requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford Escape is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Escape is much wider than the Volkswagen Tiguan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Ford Escape is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Tiguan, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Ford Escape has the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Tiguan, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Ford Escape will do just as well as the Volkswagen Tiguan, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Ford Escape has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Powertrain
The Ford Escape has much lower torque than the Volkswagen Tiguan, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Ford Escape and the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Ford Escape has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Tiguan.