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Volkswagen Tiguan Fuel Economy (MPG)

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Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2014 24.8 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 25 10 65 70 24.782
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light light 0 25 10 65 70 24.8  
  Averages flat light light 0 25 10 65 70 24.8
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan fuel economy has been averaging 24.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 65 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (25 percent), in the suburbs (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2014 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 99 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 1 99 75 23.500
2014 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 1 99 75 23.5  
  Averages flat light none 0 0 1 99 75 23.5
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan has been averaging 23.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2014 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 75 miles per hour (about 99 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (1 percent), in heavy traffic (0 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2013 19.2 MPG Highway Percentage 75 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 10 15 75 70 19.154
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 0 10 15 75 70 19.2  
  Averages flat med hvy 0 10 15 75 70 19.2
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan gas mileage has been averaging 19.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 75 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (15 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2013 23.2 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 40 0 60 70 24.000
  flat light none 8 2 30 60 68 22.300
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 4 21 15 60 69 23.2  
  Averages flat light none 4 21 15 60 69 23.2
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan fuel economy has been averaging 23.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 69 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (21 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (4 percent).

In addition the average 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 50 20 20 65 18.000
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 50 20 20 65 18.0  
  Averages flat med light 10 50 20 20 65 18.0
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan has been averaging 18.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (20 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (10 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2012 30.8 MPG Highway Percentage 25 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
flat v.lt light 5 15 55 25 34 30.800
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
flat v.lt light 5 15 55 25 34 30.8  
  Averages flat v.lt light 5 15 55 25 34 30.8
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan gas mileage has been averaging 30.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 34 miles per hour (25 percent), in the city (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with an ultra-light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2011 24.1 MPG Highway Percentage 60 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 0 5 35 60 65 24.100
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 0 5 35 60 65 24.1  
  Averages flat med light 0 5 35 60 65 24.1
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan fuel economy has been averaging 24.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (5 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2011 23.1 MPG Highway Percentage 47 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 30 30 20 20 62 22.000
  flat med light 5 5 5 85 68 27.200
  hills med hvy 0 10 15 75 68 21.900
  flat light none 35 30 30 5 62 21.800
  flat med none 30 30 20 20 62 22.000
  flat med hvy 10 10 10 70 68 22.200
  flat med none 0 0 5 95 62 26.400
  flat med none 35 25 20 20 62 22.000
  flat med none 20 25 30 25 62 22.100
  flat med none 35 25 20 20 62 22.800
  flat med hvy 10 20 30 40 62 21.800
  flat med light 20 25 30 25 62 23.400
  flat med none 10 5 5 80 81 24.000
  flat med hvy 0 20 60 20 70 23.000
  flat med none 19 5 0 76 62 23.500
  flat light none 9 9 27 55 60 20.000
  flat light light 0 5 15 80 68 27.000
  flat v.lt light 0 5 15 80 68 29.100
  flat med hvy 0 20 60 20 70 22.000
  flat med light 0 85 0 15 56 19.100
  hills light hvy 0 5 5 90 68 27.100
  hills med none 0 0 5 95 62 28.300
  flat med hvy 10 15 30 45 68 22.600
  flat med none 0 30 0 70 74 19.200
  flat med none 0 50 0 50 74 19.200
  flat med none 0 0 5 95 62 27.000
  flat med none 20 25 30 25 62 23.100
  flat med none 30 30 20 20 62 22.300
  flat med light 20 25 30 25 62 21.600
  flat med none 30 30 20 20 62 21.700
  flat med hvy 15 20 15 50 68 21.900
  flat med none 35 25 20 20 62 22.300
  flat light none 35 30 30 5 62 22.200
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 14 20 19 47 65 23.1  
  Averages flat med none 14 20 19 47 65 23.1
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan has been averaging 23.1 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 47 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in the suburbs (19 percent), and in heavy traffic (14 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2011 23.4 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light hvy 5 20 60 15 65 24.661
  flat light hvy 5 20 60 15 65 23.119
  flat light hvy 5 20 60 15 65 22.694
  flat light hvy 5 20 60 15 65 23.105
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat light hvy 5 20 60 15 65 23.4  
  Averages flat light hvy 5 20 60 15 65 23.4
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan gas mileage has been averaging 23.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2011 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 60 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2010 23.8 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 30 0 20 50 60 23.800
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 30 0 20 50 60 23.8  
  Averages flat light hvy 30 0 20 50 60 23.8
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan fuel economy has been averaging 23.8 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (30 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and in the city (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on most or all of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2010 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 57 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
hills med none 25 25 25 25 70 22.500
  flat light none 6 17 17 61 60 21.434
  flat med none 15 5 20 60 68 24.500
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 74 23.100
  mtns light none 0 25 30 45 60 24.532
  flat med none 1 1 80 18 70 24.138
  flat med light 10 0 20 70 68 25.300
  flat med none 15 5 20 60 68 24.000
  flat light none 15 5 20 60 68 26.700
  flat light none 10 0 20 70 68 25.600
  flat med none 10 0 20 70 68 24.200
  flat light none 0 0 0 100 74 24.800
  flat med none 15 5 20 60 68 24.500
  flat med none 10 0 20 70 68 25.600
  flat med none 10 0 20 70 68 24.500
  flat med light 10 0 20 70 68 25.800
  flat light none 10 0 20 70 68 24.800
  flat med none 10 0 20 70 68 25.000
  flat med none 10 0 20 70 68 24.800
  flat light light 20 20 0 60 50 23.000
  flat med none 30 50 10 10 62 22.800
  flat med hvy 25 25 25 25 60 26.000
  hills med light 10 90 0 0 N/A 14.400
  flat med none 20 10 10 60 74 25.000
  flat med none 20 10 10 60 74 24.200
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 12 12 19 57 67 24.0  
  Averages flat med none 12 12 19 57 67 24.0
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan has been averaging 24.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 67 miles per hour (about 57 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (19 percent), in heavy traffic (12 percent), and in the city (12 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2010 25.6 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat med none 0 75 20 5 70 22.556
  hills med none 0 20 20 60 70 22.124
  flat med none 5 25 50 20 70 23.916
  flat med none 0 75 20 5 70 22.401
  flat med none 0 10 10 80 70 24.090
  hills med none 0 10 30 60 70 29.306
  flat med none 0 20 20 60 70 26.544
  flat med none 0 60 20 20 70 25.149
  hills med none 0 10 30 60 70 29.885
  flat med none 0 40 20 40 70 26.566
  flat med none 0 20 20 60 70 25.972
  flat med none 0 10 25 65 70 28.309
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
flat med none 0 31 24 45 70 25.6  
  Averages flat med none 0 31 24 45 70 25.6
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan gas mileage has been averaging 25.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2010 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (about 45 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (31 percent), in the suburbs (24 percent), and in heavy traffic (0 percent).

In addition the average 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2009 20.3 MPG Highway Percentage 27 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med hvy 15 25 30 30 75 22.400
  flat med none 50 50 0 0 N/A 14.700
  flat med light 5 15 30 50 70 25.000
  flat light light 10 30 30 30 65 22.125
  flat light none 10 60 20 10 65 19.000
  flat med light 0 75 5 20 60 18.231
  flat med light 0 74 5 21 60 17.448
  flat med light 0 80 0 20 60 18.569
  flat med light 0 75 0 25 60 20.508
  flat med light 0 0 100 0 N/A 23.681
  flat med hvy 0 75 5 20 60 17.901
  flat med light 0 75 5 20 60 18.527
  flat med light 0 75 5 20 60 19.270
  flat med none 0 10 0 90 70 27.465
  flat med none 0 0 0 100 75 24.500
  flat med none 5 20 45 30 70 24.000
  flat med none 5 85 10 0 N/A 17.857
  flat med light 11 83 3 2 65 15.900
  flat light light 0 75 0 25 75 18.467
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat med light 6 52 15 27 66 20.3  
  Averages flat med light 6 52 15 27 66 20.3
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan fuel economy has been averaging 20.3 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 52 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (27 percent), in the suburbs (15 percent), and in heavy traffic (6 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2009 21.9 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 0 0 5 95 65 28.000
  flat light light 5 75 10 10 65 14.000
  flat med light 30 30 20 20 74 21.400
  flat light light 0 10 10 80 60 25.900
  flat light none 5 70 5 20 68 17.800
  flat light light 5 75 10 10 65 16.129
  hills med none 10 20 20 50 70 24.500
  hills med light 20 10 10 60 62 24.800
  flat med none 15 15 20 50 65 24.000
  flat light light 0 0 75 25 60 22.700
  flat med none 20 30 10 40 60 21.500
  flat med none 40 0 40 20 65 21.500
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 13 28 20 40 65 21.9  
  Averages flat med light 13 28 20 40 65 21.9
With the turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan has been averaging 21.9 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (28 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and in heavy traffic (13 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2009 17.4 MPG Highway Percentage 5 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 170hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 80 10 5 5 74 17.400
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 170hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 80 10 5 5 74 17.4  
  Averages flat med light 80 10 5 5 74 17.4
With the turbocharged 170hp 2.0L I4 engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan gas mileage has been averaging 17.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 80 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (10 percent), in the suburbs (5 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 74 miles per hour (5 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2009 27.6 MPG Highway Percentage 13 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat lead none 50 25 20 5 68 25.100
  flat lead light 50 20 20 10 62 29.200
  hills lead none 10 25 40 25 68 28.400
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat lead none 37 23 27 13 66 27.6  
  Averages flat lead none 37 23 27 13 66 27.6
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan fuel economy has been averaging 27.6 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2009 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in heavy traffic (about 37 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (27 percent), in the city (23 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 66 miles per hour (13 percent).

In addition the average 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a lead foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2008.5 35.0 MPG Highway Percentage 50 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 10 35 50 37 36.600
  flat light light 5 10 35 50 37 33.300
2008.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 10 35 50 37 35.0  
  Averages flat light light 5 10 35 50 37 35.0
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and all-wheel drive, the 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan has been averaging 35.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 37 miles per hour (about 50 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (35 percent), in the city (10 percent), and in heavy traffic (5 percent).

In addition the average 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Volkswagen Tiguan Volkswagen Tiguan 2008.5 33.7 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2008.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
flat med none 0 0 100 0 N/A 33.700
2008.5 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
flat med none 0 0 100 0 0 33.7  
  Averages flat med none 0 0 100 0 0 33.7
With the turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel engine, 6-speed manual transmission, and all-wheel drive, 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan gas mileage has been averaging 33.7 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguans in this analysis were driven mostly in the suburbs (about 100 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (0 percent), in the city (0 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 0 miles per hour (0 percent).

In addition the average 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC not used at all.

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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan

2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 140hp 2.0L I4 Diesel
6-speed manual AWD
40+ mpg constantly.
2008.5 Volkswagen Tiguan Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Its OK, but could be better. I see 21-22 suburban, as much as 28 on long highway trips. Premium fuel is the bigger drawback.
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Less than I had hoped for at around 25mpg average.
2009 4dr SUV turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Bring the tdi diesel to the US and problem solved.
 

Volkswagen Tiguan Gas Mileage (MPG)

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