2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Five things you need to know
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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan: Five things you need to know

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We hit the road in the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and here are five things you need to know. Nope this is not the newest Tiguan. VW debuted a newer, larger Tiguan earlier this year but then confused everyone when it announced that this now ten year old first generation model would continue to be sold along side it for a while longer The base model is actually pretty good. With Android Auto, Apple Car Play, and Mirror Link as standard, you're just a smart phone and a USB cable away from really great navigation, audio streaming, and tech. No options necessary. The engine is pretty great. The 2.0-Liter turbocharged four banger is the best part of driving the Tiguan with it's peppy 200 horsepower and 207 pound feet of torque. But fuel economy is not so great. [INAUDIBLE] makes a heck of a first impression but low 22 miles per gallon efficiency and a thirst for premium fuel proves to be a pretty sour Achilles Heal. Options, what options? The gen one Tiguan really starts to show its age when you look for advanced driver aided safety features and find a little more than a standard back up camera. That's so 2008. And that's five things you need to know about the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan. Check out the full review for a more complete picture. [MUSIC].

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