2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S, Part Three

Why you should buy the 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S: » 11/13/08 1:00pm 11/13/08 1:00pm Volkswagen has taken some flack for saying the Tiguan is like the GTI of crossover SUVs. It isn't. At best, it's the GTI of people who go antiquing on the weekend, don't drive particularly fast and live in a college town. If you don't want a wagon, won't drive a Ford and …

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S, Part Two

Exterior Design: **** » 11/12/08 1:00pm 11/12/08 1:00pm The puts its best face forward, literally. The front fascia borrows more from the attractive and than its platform-mate, the bland Rabbit. The proportions look muscular enough to tackle harsh roads (it actually isn't), sporty enough to best the competition on the track (it won't) and roomy…

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan S, Part One

As legend has it, Abraham Lincoln walked three miles through the snow to return a book because it was the honorable thing to do. That's nothing. I drove 164 miles through Texas in a 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan » 11/11/08 1:00pm 11/11/08 1:00pm S to return a book because I've got a bad history of losing my best friend's books. I once loaned one to someone…

VW Tiguan Performance Concept To Debut At SEMA

Now here's something interesting coming from the Wolfsburg crew: The VW Tiguan » 11/04/08 12:00pm 11/04/08 12:00pm Performance Concept set to debut at . The details are thin so far, but the tiniest SUV from the people's brand gets a three-stage turbo pushing output up to 312 HP and 319 lb-ft of torque to go along with the upgraded Dakar-style body work. …

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan, Reviewed

While we haven't had the pleasure of piloting a 2009 VW Tiguan quite yet, our good friends at Popular Mechanics have thrown the mini-ute around a bit and pronounced it more Golf than Touareg — a good thing. Powered only by the 2.0-liter turbo mill making 200 HP and 207 lb-ft of twist, the Tiguan ends up being one of… » 6/02/08 6:40pm 6/02/08 6:40pm

Volkswagen Tiguan To Be Marketed As The Compact SUV 'GTI' Instead Of The …

The Volkswagen Tiguan is headed this way to compete in the highly competitive Compact SUV segment, which includes the likes of the Honda CR-V, RAV4 and Ford Escape. The sharp-looking SUV has a lot going for it, including the beloved turbocharged 2.0-Liter fourbanger found in a wide range of Audi and VW products.… » 5/19/08 1:40pm 5/19/08 1:40pm