2021 Volkswagen Tiguan MPG Ratings

VW Tiguan MPG

When you’re looking for a sporty and stylish SUV for your commutes around the Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO, areas, there are probably a few key categories you look closely at during your research process, like performance, technology, and safety. One category that can sometimes get overlooked—but is equally as important—is the fuel efficiency and MPG ratings.

Here at McDonald Volkswagen, we want our drivers to be as informed as possible about the vehicles they’re interested in, which is why we’ve created this 2021 VW Tiguan MPG ratings breakdown for you to browse at your convenience. Now, let’s see if this is the right fit for you!

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan: Fuel Efficiency & MPG Ratings

It’s crucial to pay attention to MPG ratings because they’ll provide you with an idea of how often you’ll need to stop and fuel up your SUV.


City MPG Rating1

23 MPG1


Highway MPG Rating1

29 MPG1

The VW Tiguan provides an EPA-estimated 23 MPG city and 29 MPG highway rating. 1

The 15.9-gallon fuel tank will ensure that you won’t have to worry about constantly stopping at the gas station during those long road trips, or your everyday commutes, either.

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan: Performance Features & Engine Specs

VW Tiguan With Sunset BehindNext, we’ll head right under the hood and check out what powers this SUV. Even with excellent MPG ratings, the VW Tiguan doesn’t compromise when it comes to performance features.

The standard 2.0L Turbo engine puts out 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque capability. This is paired with the 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, which provides an exceptionally fun and easy to handle ride.

A front-wheel drivetrain comes standard, but for advanced traction and stability control be sure to ask about the available 4MOTION® all-wheel drive system. It’s perfect for those snow and icy winter commutes, or off-roading mountain adventures.

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan: Innovative Safety

Volkswagen Tiguan SafetyThe VW Tiguan also comes equipped with a plethora of driver-assistant safety features that function as a second set of eyes on the road ahead, and make every trip more relaxing.

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor (Side Assist)
  • Lane Assist
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Front Assist
  • Parking Distance Control with Maneuver Braking

These all work together to help you mitigate or avoid collisions, travel on the highway with ease, and provide improved visibility.

The Adaptive Cruise Control feature specifically helps you save on gas when traveling in traffic, because you won’t have to worry about constantly slamming on the brake and gas pedal. Instead, this system will automatically keep you at a safe distance behind other vehicles.

Test Drive the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

We hope you found this 2021 VW Tiguan MPG ratings review helpful as you continue your quest to find the perfect vehicle for your commutes around the Littleton, Parker, and Castle Rock, CO, areas. The best way to decide if it’s the right fit for you is by coming down to our showroom and getting behind the wheel for yourself.

Here at McDonald Volkswagen, we’re dedicated to helping you every step of the way through your car-buying journey. For more information or to schedule your next test drive, give us a call or stop by today!



123 city/29 highway mpg (2021 Tiguan 2.0L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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