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Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $38,519

Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum   
Difference: $1,436

Lowest Total Invoice: $38,028

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium   
Difference: $5,803

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Model Year201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderTiguan
TrimLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited PlatinumSEL Premium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $35,200 $48,280 $36,250
Base Invoice $41,268 $44,080 $34,801
Class II trailer hitch 699 699 700
Floor mats 229 229  
Cargo net 49 49 100
All-weather floor mats 249 249 285
Running boards 599 599 695
Remote start 499 499  
Third-row seat     500
Cargo cover     200
Universal garage door opener     325
Class II trailer hitch 530 530 600
Floor mats 139 139  
Cargo net 35 35 80
All-weather floor mats 145 145 235
Running boards 399 399 560
Remote start 320 320  
Third-row seat     430
Cargo cover     152
Universal garage door opener     270
Options (change) 2,324 2,324 2,805
Options (change) 1,568 1,568 2,327
Destination 995 995 900
Total Price $38,519 $51,599 $39,955
Total Invoice $43,831 $46,643 $38,028

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price: Toyota Highlander Limited Platinum
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,636
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $5,575
Model Year201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderTiguan
TrimLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited PlatinumSEL Premium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6257hp V6 H184hp I4
TransmissionT8CVTT8
DrivetrainFWDAWDFWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)825, 12825, 12480, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)245/55-19245/55-19235/50-19
Total Price$38,519$51,599$39,955
Adjustments for Features-200-1,5500
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$38,319$50,049$39,955
Cost Above Minimum$0$11,730$0
Total Invoice$43,831$46,643$38,028
Adjustments for Features-228-1,4010
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$43,603$45,242$38,028
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,639$0

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year201820182018
ModelHighlanderHighlanderTiguan
TrimLimited PlatinumHybrid Limited PlatinumSEL Premium
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300
CVT $1000 
FWD$0 $0
AWD $1700 
Accessories 
AC power outlet$100$100 
Adaptive cruise control$750$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $1000
Hands-free trunk or liftgate  $100
Remote app  $25
Sunshades, second row$125$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0 
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial$200$200 
Backup collision intervention  $150
Blind spot collision prevention  $150
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear  $100
Knee airbag, driver$100$100 
Perimeter scan$25$25 
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system$100$100 
Seat cushion airbag, passenger$75$75 
Secondary collision brake assist  $25
Trailer sway control  $25
Vehicle health reports  $0
Wide-view front camera  $150
Cargo Management 
Cargo tray$40$40 
Liftglass or two-piece tailgate$150$150 
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100
Apple CarPlay support  $100
DVD-compatible player$0$0 
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15
Intercom$25$25 
Mirrorlink support  $0
Rear air vents  $100
Rear air vents with automatic controls$250$250 
Rear HVAC unit$400$400 
SD Card slot  $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0 
Wiper de-icer$25$25 
Exterior 
Bodyside cladding$350$350 
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)  $250
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)  $25
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Compass  $0
Conversation mirror$25$25 
Cornering lights  $50
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display  $250
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25 
LED headlights  $1000
Mirror tilt-down in reverse  $25
Power-folding mirrors  $50
Steering-linked headlights  $150
Tachometer$75 $75
Seats and Interior Trim 
Cooled or ventilated front seats$300$300 
Door sill trim plates$100$100 
Foldaway tray table, second row$75$75 
Heated second row seats$200$200 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat  $50
Manual recliner, third row seats$125$125 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat$100$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat$100$100 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Alloy wheels  $350
Chrome-clad alloy wheels$600$600 
Total Value of Features$5,840$7,190$5,640
Value of Feature Adjustments$200$1,550$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-228-1,4010

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20182018
ModelHighlanderTiguan
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in109.8 in
Length192.5 in185.1 in
Width75.8 in72.4 in
Height68.1 in66.3 in
Curb Weight4,166 lb.3,778 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom40.7 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.3 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom44.2 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.9 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room59.6 in55.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.1 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.4 in36.5 in
Row 3 Headroom35.9 in33.8 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room55.0 in47.8 in
Row 3 Hip Room45.6 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom27.7 in27.9 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
13.8 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
42.3 ft333.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
83.7 ft365.7 ft3

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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 mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Third-row seat
FeatureValueRequested?
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench100Yes
Folding third row seats600Yes
Side curtain airbags, three rows150Yes
Total Requested850100%
Total Not Requested00%

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