2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2016 Ford Flex Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Volkswagen Tiguan, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Ford Flex will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen Tiguan as you will with the Ford Flex, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Volkswagen Tiguan will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Ford Flex. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Ford Flex have similar Destination Charges.

Since the Volkswagen Tiguan is much slimmer than the Ford Flex, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Ford Flex.

With its lower torque engine, the Volkswagen Tiguan doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Ford Flex.

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

With the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Ford Flex. When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Tiguan has a lot less horsepower than the Ford Flex.

The Volkswagen Tiguan has less seating than the Ford Flex, making the Ford Flex the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Volkswagen Tiguan has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Flex.

The Volkswagen Tiguan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Flex.

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Compare the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2016 Ford Flex.

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2017 Volkswagen

More Details & Photos New 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan
MSRP*: $24,995 - $36,475

2016 Ford

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MSRP*: $29,600 - $42,600
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,400
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 4.85% --
City MPG: 20 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 24 21 - 23
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $23,995 - $35,017 $28,564 - $40,683

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.