Volkswagen Tiguan Towing Capacity


Volkswagen Tiguan

When you’re in the market for an SUV, knowing it has top-of-the-line performance specs is important. This not only gives you more control while hitting the streets of West Valley, Murray City, and Orem, it provides a smooth drive backed by vigorous power. The Volkswagen Tiguan has all this, as well as great towing capabilities.

To help you learn more about what this SUV has to offer, Volkswagen SouthTowne has created this 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan towing guide. Keep on reading to see how much you can haul with this incredible vehicle.

VW Tiguan Towing Capacity

The Volkswagen Tiguan towing capacity has the ability to haul up to 1,500 pounds without the need for additional equipment or upgrades, allowing work and play to be much easier.

However, with the proper equipment and configuration, this SUV offers a payload of 1,213 pounds. This means you’ll get the chance to move over an impressive 2,700 pounds!  Whether you’re headed to the lake with your water skipper or relocating to a new area, this vehicle has your back.

The Powerful Performance that Makes It Happens

VW Tiguan

The towing and hauling abilities of the VW Tiguan are made possible by the powerful components found under the hood. At the top of the list, you’ll find the available 2.0L 4-cylinder TSI® engine which is turbocharged and intercooled. Generating 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque, your ride is smooth yet commanding.

This engine works side-by-side with the available 8-speed automatic transmission featuring Sport Mode and Tiptronic®. This lets you customize your driving experience with the best handling around. It also provides fewer trips to the gas station with an estimated fuel economy of 22 city/27 highway MPG.1

No One Gets Left Behind

Along with the massive towing capabilities the VW Tiguan offers, with the ability to seat five passengers in the 101.1 cubic feet of space, you don’t have to worry about leaving anyone behind, scheduling a second trip, or planning to take two vehicles.

Pack in Even More!

Additionally, with this VW model, you can add more stuff inside of your vehicle with the generous 73.5 cubic feet of cargo space. When the rear seats are folded down, it opens up a whole new area that makes going places even easier.

To make matters even more convenient, this SUV comes with the available hands-free back liftgate. When your arms are full, simply kick your foot under the rear bumper and the gate opens automatically. Inside, you’ll also find seat-release levers, making it super simple to lower the back row for more room.

Experience the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Towing Capacity in Person

See this SUV in action when you schedule a test drive with Volkswagen SouthTowne today. Drivers in the West Valley, Murray City, and Orem can see how powerful and functional this vehicle is just by making a phone call.


1 22 city/27 highway MPG (2018 Tiguan 2.0L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depend on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.