The Subaru Forester offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volkswagen Tiguan, with comparable head- and legroom. The Subaru Forester will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
The Subaru Forester requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it more convenient to drive.
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). When looking only at MSRP, the Subaru Forester will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Subaru Forester will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
The Subaru Forester is about the same width as the Volkswagen Tiguan. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Subaru Forester, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
With its lower torque engine, the Subaru Forester doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Tiguan.
The Subaru Forester has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Tiguan is clearly the choice over the Subaru Forester for pulling heavy loads. The Subaru Forester has a little less horsepower than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Subaru Forester and the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Subaru Forester has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Tiguan.
The Subaru Forester comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Compare the 2014 Subaru Forester and the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan.
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MSRP*: $21,995 - $32,995
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MSRP*: $22,995 - $38,490
|Cash Back Rebate:||Visit Rebate Center||Visit Rebate Center|
|Low APR Loan:||As low as 1.90%||As low as 0.90%|
|City MPG:||22 - 24||18 - 21|
|Highway MPG:||28 - 32||--|
|Seating Capacity:||5 - 5||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||3 years/36,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$20,811 - $30,836||$22,075 - $36,951|
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