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Price Comparison (MSRP): Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

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Invoice Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Total Price

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL   
Difference: 2,332

Lowest Total Invoice

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL   
Difference: 875
Model Year20162016
Trim3.6R LimitedSEL
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price 33,395 34,445
Base Invoice 31,227 33,067
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation 2,295  
Eyesight Driver Assist System 795  
Class II trailer hitch 550 530
Wheel-lip moldings 450  
All-weather floor mats 72 235
Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation 1,913 0
Eyesight Driver Assist System 663 0
Class II trailer hitch 412 456
Wheel-lip moldings 337 0
All-weather floor mats 46 185
Options (show) (change) 4,162 765
Options (show) (change) 3,371 641
Destination 850 865
Total Price 38,407 36,075
Total Invoice 35,448 34,573

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For this 2016 Subaru Outback vs. 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The Outback vs. Tiguan Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the Outback and Tiguan will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited's price is $2,063 lower than the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The Outback vs. Tiguan Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited, the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL includes additional features worth $0. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. After a $4395 adjustment for the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited's additional features, the Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited is $2,063 less than the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 2,063
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 3,181
Model Year20162016
Trim3.6R LimitedSEL
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine256hp H6200hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG21/26 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers576, 12400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18255/40-19
Total Price38,40736,075
Adjustments for Features-4,3950
Feature-Adjusted Total Price34,01236,075
Total Invoice35,44834,573
Adjustments for Features-4,0560
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice31,39234,573

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20162016
Trim3.6R LimitedSEL
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
FWD $0
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Lead vehicle start alert$25 
PIN Code Access$10 
Power liftgate$350 
Remote app $25
Universal garage door opener$100 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, high-speed$150 
Automatic braking, low-speed$250 
Blind spot warning system$200 
Forward collision warning$200 
Hill descent control$250 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Lane sway warning system$25 
Pedestrian detection$100 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100 
Rear cross-traffic detection$100 
Rollover sensor$50 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75 
Torque vectoring / active trace control$100 
Trailer sway control $25
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Cargo cover$75 
Cargo mat $40
Cargo tray$40 
Roof rack$300 
Roof rails $250
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support $0
Apple CarPlay support $0
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Mirrorlink support $0
Rain-sensing wipers $175
SD Card slot $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Wiper de-icer$25 
Active grille shutters$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) $50
Panoramic sunroof $1200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Cornering lights $25
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Power-folding mirrors $50
Steering-linked fog lights$25 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100 
Heated second row seats$200 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels $350
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Machined alloy wheels$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$8,750$4,355
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,395$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,0560

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20162016
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in102.5 in
Length189.6 in174.5 in
Width72.4 in71.2 in
Height66.1 in65.6 in
Curb Weight3,810 lb.3,404 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.16.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.3 in56.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in40.1 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume,
35.5 ft323.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
73.3 ft356.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation
Proximity key250Yes
PIN Code Access10No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Universal garage door opener100No
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Total Requested200095%
Total Not Requested1105%
Eyesight Driver Assist System
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Lane sway warning system25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Pedestrian detection100No
Adaptive cruise control500No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning system200No
Steering-linked fog lights25No
Automatic braking, low-speed250No
Automatic braking, high-speed150No
Forward collision warning200No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested1775100%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL

All-weather floor mats
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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