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2014 Subaru Tribeca vs. 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Tiguan than in the Subaru Tribeca, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Subaru Tribeca 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
With the Volkswagen Tiguan, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Subaru Tribeca, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Subaru Tribeca is somewhat more expensive 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 Tribeca will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Dimensions
Since the Subaru Tribeca is much wider than the Volkswagen Tiguan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Subaru Tribeca, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Subaru Tribeca transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Subaru Tribeca has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Subaru Tribeca. The Subaru Tribeca has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
The Subaru Tribeca offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Subaru Tribeca, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
The Subaru Tribeca comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Tiguan.


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2014 Subaru
Tribeca

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MSRP*: $34,095
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2014 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $23,305 - $38,835
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 21 --
Engine(s): Horizontal Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $31,962 $22,373 - $37,282

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