Volkswagen Tiguan review - Reliability and safety

Safety is good but VW will be hoping the Tiguan improves reliability reputation

The Tiguan finished in 51st place out of 75 cars in our 2020 Driver Power owner satisfaction survey. Customers reported that the decent levels of safety kit was reassuring, but reliability and running costs could be better. As a manufacturer, Volkswagen finished in 17th position out of the 30 brands included in the survey.

Euro NCAP agreed with Tiguan customers and awarded the car a full five stars for safety. Adult occupant protection scored 96%, while overall security for child passengers was rated at 84%.

Warranty

Like any other VW on sale, the Tiguan comes with an industry standard three-year/60,000 mile warranty. There is also the option of extending that time period for a set fee.

Servicing

Service intervals are flexible, but VW recommends that the Tiguan is serviced every year or between 10,000 and 18,000 miles. But this could vary depending on how the car is being driven.

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