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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Buick Encore Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Buick Encore Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $36,060

Buick Encore   
Difference: $3,615

Lowest Total Invoice: $34,501

Buick Encore   
Difference: $3,434

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
TrimSEL PremiumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price $36,250 $24,365
Base Invoice $34,801 $23,390
All-weather floor mats 235 140
Cargo cover 200  
Cargo net 100  
Roof rack crossbars 365 245
Universal garage door opener 325  
AWD 1,300 1,500
1.4L I4   895
Premium Group   6,150
Navigation system   495
Sunroof   900
Metallic paint (extra cost)   395
All-weather floor mats 185 127
Cargo cover 152  
Cargo net 80  
Roof rack crossbars 300 223
Universal garage door opener 270  
AWD 1,247 1,440
1.4L I4   814
Premium Group   5,904
Navigation system   450
Sunroof   819
Metallic paint (extra cost)   359
Options (change) 2,525 10,720
Options (change) 2,234 10,136
Destination 900 975
Total Price $39,675 $36,060
Total Invoice $37,935 $34,501

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Buick Encore

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $990
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $969
Model Year20182018
TrimSEL PremiumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine184hp I4153hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/27 MPG26/31 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)480, 9?, 7
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/50-19215/55-18
Total Price$39,675$36,060
Adjustments for Features-4,6050
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$35,070$36,060
Total Invoice$37,935$34,501
Adjustments for Features-4,4030
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$33,532$34,501

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Buick Encore

Model Year20182018
TrimSEL PremiumBase
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1100
AC power outlet $100
Active noise reduction $0
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed$850 
Cruise control $150
Hands-free trunk or liftgate$100 
Power liftgate$350 
Proximity key$250 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Around view cameras$500 
Automatic braking, low-speed$200 
Backup collision intervention$150 
Blind spot collision prevention$150 
Cross-traffic collision intervention, rear$100 
Knee airbag, driver $75
Knee airbag, passenger $75
Lane departure prevention, steering-based$200 
Pedestrian detection$50 
Rear side airbags $300
Rearview camera $200
Secondary collision brake assist$25 
Terrain selector$200 
Trailer sway control$25 
Wide-view front camera$150 
Climate Control 
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15 
Ionizing air filtration $50
Rear air vents$100 
Engine / Motor 
Engine-block heater $35
Bodyside cladding $350
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)$250 
Panoramic sunroof$1200 
Sunroof $900
4G LTE connectivity $0
HD radio$50 
Mirrorlink support$0 
SD Card slot$25 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$200 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $225
Traffic + travel information$25 
Voice control for external devices $0
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights$200 
Cornering lights$50 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display$250 
LED headlights$1000 
Mirror tilt-down in reverse$25 
Power-folding mirrors$50 
Steering-linked headlights$150 
Turn signals on or near mirrors$25 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Door sill trim plates $100
Folding passenger seat $150
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75 
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50 
Manual recliner, second row seats$75 
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power height adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $100
Power recliner, driver seat$100 
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Electronic systems calibration selector$200 
Total Value of Features$10,565$5,960
Value of Feature Adjustments$4,605$0
Value of Feature Adjustments-4,4030

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Buick Encore

Model Year20182018
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in100.6 in
Length185.1 in168.4 in
Width72.4 in69.9 in
Height66.3 in65.3 in
Curb Weight3,858 lb.3,358 lb.
Fuel Capacity15.3 gal.14.0 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.6 in39.6 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.0 in54.1 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in51.7 in
Row 1 Legroom40.2 in40.8 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.9 in52.6 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in50.1 in
Row 2 Legroom36.5 in35.8 in
Row 3 Headroom33.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Shoulder Room47.8 in0.0 in
Row 3 Legroom27.9 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume,
12.0 ft318.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Behind R2
33.0 ft318.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
65.7 ft348.4 ft3

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Option Package Details
Buick Encore

Navigation system
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Speed limit information0No
Total Requested675100%
Total Not Requested00%
1.4L I4
153 hp@5600
177 lb-ft@2000
1.4L I4
153 hp@5600
177 lb-ft@2000
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Engine-block heater35No
Automatic start / stop150Yes
Total Requested135097%
Total Not Requested353%
Premium Group
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Obstacle detection, front150Yes
Obstacle detection, rear250Yes
Cargo net40Yes
Cargo mat40Yes
Lane departure warning200Yes
Bose, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Forward collision warning200Yes
Ionizing air filtration50No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat100No
Universal garage door opener100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Power height adjuster, passenger seat100No
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat100No
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Fog lights125Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
AC power outlet100No
Remote start150Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Cross-traffic warning, rear100Yes
Total Requested353080%
Total Not Requested90020%

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