The 2020 Tiguan – Model Features

Crossovers are incredibly popular vehicles in the Hanover area because of their versatility and efficiency. However, with so many different options saturating the market, it can be difficult to parse out which compact SUV best suits your lifestyle and budget. That’s why we’re here at Hanover Volkswagen, to help you find a vehicle that meets all your needs and preferences.

Although the Tiguan is Volkswagen’s most compact SUV, it offers unique features that allow it to stand tall next to the sea of crossovers. For example, it has a flexible second-row that folds in three sections instead of just two and available third-row seating. Keep reading to learn more about the all-encompassing Volkswagen Tiguan!

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Performance of the 2020 Tiguan

The people of Edgegrove and Green Springs need to rely on their vehicle year-round, even during the cold seasons, so performance is paramount. The 2020 Tiguan has a 184-hp 2.0L turbocharged engine that gets 221 lb-ft of torque. Its 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode ensures a smooth ride for exploring the city, mountains, and everything in between.

This powertrain allows for an exceptionally comfortable and controlled drive while also being quite efficient. It gets an EPA-estimated 22mpg city and 29mpg highway, perfect for commuters and road trippers. Alter your Tiguan’s driving dynamics to the road conditions with its 4 driving modes: Snow Mode, On-Road Mode, Off-Road Mode, and Off-Road Custom. Going on a winter adventure? 4MOTION all-wheel drive is also available to optimize traction and stability in all weather conditions.



Model features of the 2020 Tiguan at Hanover Volkswagen in Hanover | grey 2020 tiguan driving on the snow
Model features of the 2020 Tiguan at Hanover Volkswagen in Hanover | grey 2020 tiguan driving on the snow

Style of the 2020 Tiguan

The 2020 Tiguan makes a statement with its chiseled character lines and smooth contours that reflect its strong capabilities. Hanover drivers will love all the details designed to make your trips easier, like the available hands-free liftgate and seat release levers in the cargo area to make loading up a breeze.

The interior can either be a roomy 5-seater or have an additional 3rd row of seats to carry extra friends or gear. The design is modern and comfortable, with a myriad of color options and premium surfaces for a ride that feels like personalized luxury.

New in 2020 is the Tiguan SE R-Line Black trim for those who desire a more sophisticated and sporty Tiguan. It comes with sleek all-black styling features like 20-inch dark wheels, R-Line badging, and black door accents, roof rails, window trim, mirror caps, bumper, and grille. It also comes with a sunroof, fog lights, and parking-alert sensors.



Technology & Safety Features of the 2020 Tiguan

The 2020 Tiguan comes with plenty of advanced technology to not only appease the modern driver but also to impress. The Dual-Zone automatic climate control makes sure everyone is comfortable, no matter their temperature preferences. The intuitive Car-Net infotainment system comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, plus a standard Wi-Fi hotspot.

Have you heard of the VW Mobile App? You’ll get notifications if you accidentally leave a door open or unlocked, or if you leave your sunroof open and it starts raining. The app can even locate your parked car and lock your doors remotely.

To prevent accidents, There are a total of seven stability-enhancing systems that correct your steering, brake if necessary, and adjust other forces that could potentially put you in danger. Also, the rearview camera system and other alerts will keep you aware of surrounding hazards. Noteworthy driver assistance features include pedestrian monitoring, blind-spot monitoring, automated emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, and park distance control with maneuver braking. Talk to our knowledgable staff at Hanover Volkswagen to learn more about how to make your Tiguan the safest it can be.

In the event of a crash, the Tiguan’s safety cage deflects the crumple zones from the passengers inside, and the Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS) can turn off the fuel pump, unlock the doors, and activate the hazard lights in the event of a crash. There is also an Automatic Post-Collision Braking System to keep the car from rolling and potentially receiving more damage after collision. Needless to say, you and your family are in good hands whenever you step into the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Trim Levels of the 2020 Tiguan

There are 3 trim levels of the 2020 Tiguan. Each trim has an option to add, or already includes, 4MOTION all-wheel drive.


S – This base trim has attractive standard features like roof rails, a 6.5-inch touch-screen display, 3 USB ports, heated side mirrors and LED taillights. It also has cloth seating, a 7-seat configuration with 3rd-row seating, and a Wi-Fi hotspot.


SE – Some additional standard features on the Tiguan SE include V-Tex leatherette seating, heated front seats, a wireless smartphone charger, keyless entry, and Climatronic® dual-zone climate control. Also, the touch-screen infotainment system is upgraded to 8-inches.


SE R-Line Black – The Tiguan SEL R-Line Black comes with the standard features of the SE, but with special black-out R-Line styling. It comes with an R-Line bumper and badging, 20-inch black alloy wheels, and a black grille, door accents, window trim, roof rails, and mirror caps. Plus, it comes standard with fog lights, a sunroof, and parking-alert sensors.


SEL – The SEL features more advanced technology like Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), a panoramic sunroof, remote start, a power liftgate, and 18-inch wheels. It also adds Car-Net Security & Service and Car-Net Guide & Inform for safety and navigation.


SEL Premium R-Line – This premium R-Line trim upgrades to a Fender® audio system, interior ambient lighting, leather seating, 19-inch wheels, and a 5-seat configuration. Plus, it has the signature R-Line styling elements like a roof rack and an R-Line front bumper and badging that make it a sportier version than the standard SEL trim.




Model features of the 2020 Tiguan at Hanover Volkswagen in Hanover | grey 2020 tiguan driving on the snow
Model features of the 2020 Tiguan at Hanover Volkswagen in Hanover | grey 2020 tiguan driving on the snow

Visit us at Hanover Volkswagen today to test drive a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan today!