What You Can Tow
With up to 1,500 pounds of towing capacity when properly equipped, the VW Tiguan is prepared to help you with your daily towing and adventure needs. There’s plenty of potential to unpack when you’re looking to tow:
- Lightweight jet skis
- Small utility trailer
- Aluminum boat trailer
- And more
Whether you’re spending an afternoon at nearby Cherry Creek State Park floating on the water or catching some fish, you can rely on the performance of the VW Tiguan to get you there.
How You Can Tow
The 2.0L turbocharged engine powers your trips, with specs that include:
2023 VW Tiguan Engine
|221 lb-ft of torque
|EPA-estimated gas mileage
|24 city/31 highway MPG1
As we can see, this turbocharged engine will give you a strong kick in both horsepower and torque. With the favorable gas mileage in the VW Tiguan, you can take long trips, with your gear in tow, before stopping to refuel.
The mechanical excellence of this model goes deeper than the engine. While this machine offers a standard front-wheel drivetrain, there’s also the potential to upgrade to 4MOTION® all-wheel drive. This will help your VW Tiguan grip the road confidently, while you coast around town or off the beaten path.
With available drive modes that include Snow, On-Road, Off-Road, and Off-Road Custom, you can easily customize your drive to your preferred setting so that you’ll have an easier time towing your cargo.
Solid SUV Design
The sturdy design of this SUV also contributes to the 2023 VW Tiguan towing capacity. You’ll enjoy a model that’s built to handle any conditions, with features that include:
- Lightweight strengthened steel subframe
- Strut-type front suspension
- 4-link rear suspension system
The VW Tiguan is built to be both lightweight for smooth drives and strong and sturdy to handle bumps in the road. So, if you’re towing a utility trailer filled with gear into the wilderness, this model is prepared to take you and your cargo there.
You’ll also appreciate the dealer-installed trailer hitch when you head off on your next adventure!
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Do you have questions about this model and its towing potential? We’re ready to answer them! Check out frequently asked questions about some of the main features, like:
- Is the 2023 VW Tiguan capable of towing? Absolutely! This machine is ready to tow up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped.
- What can the VW Tiguan tow? Lightweight boats, trailers, and more are easy to hitch onto this machine.
- Can you add a trailer hitch to the VW Tiguan? You can! Be sure to talk to our team about setting you up with the right hitch for your use.
Feel free to lean on our expertise for any other towing questions you have.