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Ford Escape vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Escape vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,005

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $205

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,421

Ford Escape Titanium   
Difference: $221

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year201820172017
ModelEscapeTiguanTiguan
TrimTitaniumSportSEL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $32,045 $32,605 $34,500
Base Invoice $30,602 $31,239 $33,120
Towing Package 495    
Panoramic sunroof 995    
All-weather floor mats 125 235 235
AWD 1,350 1,975 1,975
Class II trailer hitch   530 530
Towing Package 470    
Panoramic sunroof 945    
All-weather floor mats 119 185 185
AWD 1,290 1,897 1,897
Class II trailer hitch   456 456
Options (change) 2,965 2,740 2,740
Options (change) 2,824 2,538 2,538
Destination 995 865 865
Total Price $36,005 $36,210 $38,105
Total Invoice $34,421 $34,642 $36,523

The configured Ford Escape 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Ford Escape and Volkswagen Tiguan are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Ford Escape Titanium trim is $32,045. The features would cost an additional $2,965. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $36,005.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Tiguan Sport trim is $32,605. The features would cost an additional $2,740. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $36,210.

The base sticker price of the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim is $34,500. The features would cost an additional $2,740. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $38,105.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Escape trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Tiguan trims is 6. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Tiguan Sport appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Ford Escape 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 245hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Volkswagen Tiguan 4dr SUV has a turbocharged 200hp 2.0L I4 engine, a AWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Ford Escape and Volkswagen Tiguan are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Ford Escape Titanium trim is $30,602. The features would cost an additional $2,824. Including the destination charge of $995, the total price of this trim is $34,421.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Tiguan Sport trim is $31,239. The features would cost an additional $2,538. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $34,642.

The invoice of the Volkswagen Tiguan SEL trim is $33,120. The features would cost an additional $2,538. Including the destination charge of $865, the total price of this trim is $36,523.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Ford Escape trims is 3. The feature adjusted price of the Volkswagen Tiguan trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Volkswagen Tiguan Sport appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Escape Titanium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,405
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $2,324
Model Year201820172017
ModelEscapeTiguanTiguan
TrimTitaniumSportSEL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine245hp I4200hp I4200hp I4
TransmissionT6T6T6
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)20/27 MPG20/24 MPG20/24 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10?, 8400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-18235/50-18255/40-19
Total Price$36,005$36,210$38,105
Adjustments for Features-2,300-1000
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$33,705$36,110$38,105
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,995
Total Invoice$34,421$34,642$36,523
Adjustments for Features-2,199-960
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$32,222$34,546$36,523
Cost Above Minimum$0$0$1,977

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Features Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year201820172017
ModelEscapeTiguanTiguan
TrimTitaniumSportSEL
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100$1100$1100
AWD$1700$1700$1700
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100  
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100  
Heated steering wheel$100  
Keyless entry keypad$50  
Power liftgate$350  
Remote climate control$25  
Remote start$150  
Semi-automated parking system$500  
Universal garage door opener$100  
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25  
Curve control$50  
Knee airbag, driver$100  
Obstacle detection, front$200  
Obstacle detection, rear$300  
Obstacle detection, side$100  
Rollover sensor$50  
Safety key$5  
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100  
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50$50
Cargo mat $40$40
Second-row under-floor storage$150  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity$50  
Aux input $50$50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15$15
Mirrorlink support $0$0
Rain-sensing wipers $175$175
SD Card slot $25$25
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300$300
Variable intermittent wipers$75  
Voice control for external devices$0  
Wi-Fi hotspot$50  
Wiper de-icer$25  
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0  
Bodyside cladding $350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 $250
Laminated front side windows$200  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Cornering lights $75$75
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150  
Power-folding mirrors $50$50
Spotter mirror(s)$50  
Steering-linked headlights $150$150
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop$150  
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100  
Seats and Interior Trim 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats $75$75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150$150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150$150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100  
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0$0
Total Value of Features$6,655$4,455$4,355
Value of Feature Adjustments$2,300$100$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-2,199-960

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Escape vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20182017
ModelEscapeTiguan
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase105.9 in102.5 in
Length178.1 in174.5 in
Width72.4 in71.2 in
Height66.3 in65.6 in
Curb Weight3,765 lb.3,591 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.7 gal.16.8 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.9 in39.1 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.9 in56.2 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom40.4 in40.1 in
Row 2 Headroom39.0 in39.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.2 in55.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.4 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom37.3 in35.8 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
34.0 ft323.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
68.0 ft356.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Ford Escape Titanium

Towing Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls100No
Trailer sway control25Yes
Total Requested35078%
Total Not Requested10022%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan Sport

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

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL

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

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