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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: $43,095

Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line   
Difference: $7,369

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year202120212021
TrimPlatinumHybrid PlatinumSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $46,965 $48,365 $39,095
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 1,175 1,175 1,195
Total Price $50,464 $51,864 $43,095

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Lowest Adjusted Price: Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line
Lowest Adjusted Invoice: Toyota Highlander Platinum
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $8,894
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $645
Model Year202120212021
TrimPlatinumHybrid PlatinumSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6186hp I4 H184hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)825, 12825, 12480, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20235/55-20255/40-20
Total Price$50,464$51,864$43,095
Adjustments for Features-3500-1,875
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,114$51,864$41,220
Cost Above Minimum$0$1,750$0

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Features Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year202120212021
TrimPlatinumHybrid PlatinumSEL Premium R-Line
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 $1300
CVT $1000 
AWD  $1700
AC power outlet$100$100 
Adaptive cruise control$600$600 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed  $850
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$75$75 
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
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 
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$5,665$5,315$7,190
Value of Feature Adjustments$350$0$1,875
Value of Feature Adjustments-190-153

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Specifications Comparison: Toyota Highlander vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

Model Year20212021
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase112.2 in109.8 in
Length194.9 in185.1 in
Width76.0 in72.4 in
Height68.1 in66.3 in
Curb Weight4,146 lb.3,778 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.9 gal.15.3 gal.
Row 1 Headroom41.2 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room59.0 in57.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room57.2 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom42.0 in40.2 in
Row 2 Headroom39.4 in39.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room58.7 in55.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room57.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom41.0 in36.5 in
Row 3 Headroom36.1 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,
16.0 ft312.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
48.4 ft333.0 ft3
Cargo Volume,
84.3 ft365.7 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line

Class II trailer hitch
Class II trailer hitch200Yes
Trailering equipment (4 wire)125Yes
Total Requested325100%
Total Not Requested00%
All-weather floor mats
All-weather floor mats75Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Total Requested115100%
Total Not Requested00%
Third-row seat
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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