2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan S

Driver side exterior view of an orange 2018 VW Tiguan SE on the left "vs" passenger side exterior view of a gray 2018 VW Tiguan S on the right

Life is all about compromise and anyone that tells you different is a liar. Sometimes, however, the compromises we make aren’t that difficult at all. Choosing between the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE and the Tiguan S is quite easy once you compare them side-by-side. There are many similarities between the two trim levels of the 2018 VW Tiguan and that is what makes the differences stand out so strongly. Compare the standard drivetrain specs and interior features of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SE and Tiguan S below.



Standard Drivetrain Specs

VW Tiguan SE

Versus

VW Tiguan S

2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder Standard Drivetrain 2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder
184 HP/ 221 LB-FT Torque Horsepower/ Torque 184 HP/ 221 LB-FT Torque
8-Speed Automatic w/ Tiptronic® & Sport Mode Standard Transmission 8-Speed Automatic w/ Tiptronic® & Sport Mode
22 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 22 MPG City/ 27 MPG HWY

The standard drivetrain of not only the Tiguan SE and the S are identical but it is the same throughout all four trim levels. Something else that all four trim levels have in common is the available 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive (AWD). When the standard 2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder engine works with the available 4MOTION® AWD it achieves EPA fuel economy estimates of 21 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway.

Interior Features

VW Tiguan SE

Versus

VW Tiguan S

8” Color Touchscreen Display Infotainment Interface 6.5” Color Touchscreen Display
Climatronic® Dual-Zone Climate Control Single-Zone
V-Tex Leatherette Seating Surfaces Cloth with Quilted Rhombus Design
YES Push Button Start NO
YES Heated Seats NO

Both the Tiguan SE and the Tiguan S also come equipped with standard LED Daytime Running Lights, Automatic Headlights, 17” Wheels, and Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect. VW App-Connect works with Apple CarPlay™ & Android Auto™ to sync with your smartphone to keep important navigation, traffic, and messaging information displayed on the Touchscreen. Now that see how the two trim levels stack up, take the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan for a test drive today at EVS Volkswagen and find out which trim level fits you best.