2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Subaru Forester

From power to extra space, compact SUVs offer a great blend of comfort and versatility. However, there are many options available and are offered by a large diversity of brands. How do you choose? To assist you in your research, we will be exploring two popular models with our 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Subaru Forester comparison.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Subaru Forester

184 Horsepower
221 Lb-Ft of Torque
Engine Specs

182 Horsepower

176 Lb-Ft of Torque
73.5 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Volume 70.9 Cubic Feet
5-7 Passengers (Depending on Trim) Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
Available Parking Assist Not Available


Advantages of the 2020 VW Tiguan Compact SUV

While the 2020 Subaru Forester may cater to adventurers with its standard all-wheel drive and off-road capabilities, the 2020 VW Tiguan compact SUV holds many advantages over this rival. For example, the Tiguan offers a better engine overall, offering a bit more horsepower and a lot more torque. If you need to pack the cabin with people or cargo, the Tiguan is the better option. Depending on the trim, the Tiguan can seat anywhere from 5 passengers to 7. Meanwhile, the Forester is limited to its 5-passenger capacity on all trim levels. In addition, the Tiguan offers more space for belongings with the rear seats folded. Finally, the 2020 VW Tiguan proves to be more technologically advanced. While most technology features are offered in both models, like safety and entertainment, the Tiguan holds many distinctive amenities that the Forester does not offer, such as the available Parking Assist.

If you would like to learn more about the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and how it may be the right vehicle for you, get in touch with one of our representatives here at Sheehy Volkswagen of Springfield! To contact us, simply submit our contact form or give our sales team a call at (844) 773-3214.

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Rear driver angle of a blue 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan driving in a city at night
Front interior in the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
Front driver angle of a blue 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan