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Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $37,352

Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited   
Difference: $1,723

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,498

Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited   
Difference: $2,790

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackTiguan
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringSEL Premium
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Base Price $32,695 $35,395 $36,490 $38,690 $36,250
Base Invoice $30,623 $33,064 $34,111 $36,089 $34,801
EyeSight and Navigation Package 2,085 1,585      
Class II trailer hitch 547 547 547 547 700
Wheel-lip moldings 458 458 458 458  
Cargo net 81 81 81 81 100
All-weather floor mats 101 101 101 101 235
Remote start 470 470 470 470  
Roof rack crossbars         365
Cargo cover         200
Universal garage door opener         325
EyeSight and Navigation Package 1,738 1,323      
Class II trailer hitch 410 410 410 410 600
Wheel-lip moldings 343 343 343 343  
Cargo net 52 52 52 52 80
All-weather floor mats 65 65 65 65 185
Remote start 352 352 352 352  
Roof rack crossbars         300
Cargo cover         152
Universal garage door opener         270
Options (change) 3,742 3,242 1,657 1,657 1,925
Options (change) 2,960 2,545 1,222 1,222 1,587
Destination 915 915 915 915 900
Total Price $37,352 $39,552 $39,062 $41,262 $39,075
Total Invoice $34,498 $36,524 $36,248 $38,226 $37,288

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $2,068
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $3,109
Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackTiguan
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringSEL Premium
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Engine175hp H4256hp H6175hp H4256hp H6184hp I4
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6CVT-6CVT-6T8
DrivetrainAWDAWDAWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)576, 12576, 12576, 12576, 12480, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18225/60-18235/50-19
Total Price$37,352$39,552$39,062$41,262$39,075
Adjustments for Features-345-345-435-4350
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$37,007$39,207$38,627$40,827$39,075
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,200$1,620$3,820$0
Total Invoice$34,498$36,524$36,248$38,226$37,288
Adjustments for Features-319-319-404-4030
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$34,179$36,205$35,844$37,823$37,288
Cost Above Minimum$0$2,026$1,665$3,644$0

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Features Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20182018201820182018
ModelOutbackOutbackOutbackOutbackTiguan
Trim2.5i Limited3.6R Limited2.5i Touring3.6R TouringSEL Premium
Body4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100$1100$1100 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic    $1300
AWD$1700$1700$1700$1700 
FWD    $0
Accessories 
Hands-free trunk or liftgate    $100
Heated steering wheel  $100$100$100
Lead vehicle start alert$25$25$25$25 
PIN Code Access$10$10$10$10 
Remote app    $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras    $500
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200$200$200 
Blind spot collision prevention    $150
Hill descent control$250$250$250$250 
Lane sway warning$25$25$25$25 
Obstacle detection, front    $200
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100$100$100 
Rear cross-traffic collision intervention    $100
Rearview camera$200$200$200$200 
Seat cushion airbag, driver$75$75$75$75 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75$75$75 
Secondary collision brake assist    $25
Torque vectoring, brake-based$100$100$100$100 
Trailer sway control    $25
Wide-view front camera    $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo mat    $40
Cargo tray$40$40$40$40 
Roof rack$300$300  $300
Roof rails  $250$250 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
App support    $100
Heated windshield washer nozzles    $15
Mirrorlink support    $0
Navigation map updates, three years$0$0$0$0 
Rain-sensing wipers    $175
SD Card slot    $25
Variable intermittent wipers$75$75$75$75 
Wiper de-icer$25$25$25$25 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0$0$0$0 
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)    $25
Panoramic sunroof    $1200
Rear bumper protector  $40$40 
Sunroof$900$900$900$900 
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Cornering lights    $50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display    $250
LED headlights    $1000
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$750$750$750$750 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse    $25
Power-folding mirrors    $50
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop    $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls$100$100$100$100 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates$100$100$100$100 
Heated second row seats$200$200$200$200 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats    $75
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat    $50
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels    $350
Machined alloy wheels$350$350$350$350 
Raised heavy-duty suspension$0$0$0$0 
Total Value of Features$6,900$6,900$6,990$6,990$6,555
Value of Feature Adjustments$345$345$435$435$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-319-319-404-4030

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Specifications Comparison: Subaru Outback vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20182018
ModelOutbackTiguan
Body4dr Wagon4dr SUV
Wheelbase108.1 in109.8 in
Length189.9 in185.1 in
Width72.4 in72.4 in
Height66.1 in66.3 in
Curb Weight3,623 lb.3,778 lb.
Fuel Capacity18.5 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.8 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room58.1 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room55.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.9 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom38.9 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.3 in55.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.1 in36.5 in
Row 3 Headroom0.0 in33.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room0.0 in47.8 in
Row 3 Legroom0.0 in27.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
35.5 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
35.533.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
73.3 ft365.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Steering-linked headlights150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only750Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Total Requested380092%
Total Not Requested3508%

Option Package Details
Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

EyeSight and Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system550Yes
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Backup collision intervention150Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane sway warning25No
Lead vehicle start alert25No
Lane departure prevention, steering-based200Yes
Pedestrian detection50Yes
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100No
Lane departure warning200Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial200No
Total Requested290089%
Total Not Requested35011%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium

Class II trailer hitch
FeatureValueRequested?
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
FeatureValueRequested?
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40No
Total Requested7565%
Total Not Requested4035%

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