The Volkswagen Taos and the Volkswagen Tiguan are among the more popular SUV options in the Volkswagen lineup. For many car shoppers in the Pittsburgh, PA area, the choice often comes down to these two options. How does someone decide which SUV is best for their needs? The team at Volkswagen of Moon Township, located at 5252 University Boulevard in Moon Township, PA, is here to help you do a side-by-side comparison, so you can figure out which of these Volkswagen models is the best fit for your lifestyle.


Whether you are traveling to Aliquippa or Beaver Falls, PA, you want to have a vehicle that is fun to drive. The good news is that you can get responsive handling and punchy acceleration from both the Taos and Tiguan. Both SUVs have an eight-speed automatic transmission, and both come available in all-wheel drive. The Tiguan has a more powerful standard engine. It's turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine generates 184 horsepower, while the 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine in the Taos delivers 158 horsepower.


If you need a third-row SUV for all of your travels in North Hills, PA, you will need to purchase the Volkswagen Tiguan. It has seating for up to seven passengers, while the Taos only has seating for up to five people. Folks who are coming to our dealership from nearby Sewickley, PA to find an SUV that has a copious amount of cargo space may want to buy or lease a Volkswagen Taos. It has more cargo room than the Tiguan. The Taos has 65.9 cubic feet of space, while the Tiguan has 65.3 cubic feet. People who buy or lease a Taos will also get slightly more headroom for front seat passengers.

Technology and Safety

It doesn't matter whether you choose the Volkswagen Taos, or the Volkswagen Tiguan, you will have many standard and available tech and safety features at your disposal. The Volkswagen brand knows that you want all of your daily travels to Monroeville, PA to be done with convenience, luxury, and safety. Some of the features that you can find in both of these Volkswagen SUVs include Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™, Blind Spot Monitoring, Adaptive Cruise Control, and navigation.

Contact Our Team

At Volkswagen of Moon Township, in Moon Township, PA, you can explore both of these Volkswagen SUVs. Reach out to schedule your test drives of these Volkswagen models today, so you can figure out which one is best for you.

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