Compare 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
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ES FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Outlander ES FWD 24 31 $25,464 $25,795
Outlander ES S-AWC 24 30 $27,242 $27,595
Outlander SE FWD 24 31 $28,029 $28,845
Outlander SE Launch Edition FWD 24 31 $29,147 $29,995
Outlander SE Launch Edition S-AWC 24 30 $30,896 $31,795
Outlander SE S-AWC 24 30 $29,778 $30,645
Outlander SEL FWD 24 31 $31,041 $31,945
Outlander SEL Launch Edition S-AWC 24 30 $34,345 $35,345
Outlander SEL S-AWC 24 30 $32,791 $33,745
Outlander PHEV GT S-AWC N/A N/A $40,982 $42,395
Outlander PHEV LE S-AWC N/A N/A $37,115 $38,395
Outlander PHEV SEL S-AWC N/A N/A $35,472 $36,695
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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 21 27 $25,482 $26,545
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 23 29 $24,235 $25,245
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 21 27 $27,547 $28,695
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 23 29 $26,299 $27,395
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black 4MOTION 21 27 $30,619 $31,895
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black FWD 23 29 $29,371 $30,595
Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 21 27 $32,492 $33,845
Tiguan 2.0T SEL FWD 23 29 $31,243 $32,545
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 21 27 $37,531 $39,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,464
$25,482
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,795
$26,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$430 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander sells solid crossover utility with grace notes of throwback SUV style. The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is spacious and comfortable, and also the league-leader in modesty,
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
42.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
125.5 101.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 55.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 40.2
Third Head Room (in)
34.5 -
Front Hip Room (in)
54 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
51.2 -
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Second Leg Room (in)
39.9 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
40.6 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.9 57
Third Leg Room (in)
18.7 -
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.7 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
185.4 185.1
Height, Overall (in)
68.7 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.1 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.5 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.7 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
11.7 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
33.5 37.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
79.7 73.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P215/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/60HR18 P215/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3593 3825
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
620 360
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ 3600 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
181 @ 6000 184 @ 4400
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.69 3.33
Trans Type
1 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.96 3.99
Trans Order Code
NA VJ
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 - 0.38 5.59
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.21
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.43
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Outlander Volkswagen Tiguan
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MOTION
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 7.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
- --
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
- --
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
- --
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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