2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Buick Envision

A gray 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan compared to a gray 2020 Buick Envision.

In the market for a three-row midsize SUV? The Volkswagen brand is a great place to find one, as the Volkswagen Tiguan has been a stalwart in the class for years. However, the model took a jump in 2020 by adding more standard features perfect for anyone in the Thousand Oaks area.

Readily equipped to be a five-seat or seven-seat midsize SUV, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan offers a peppy engine with plenty of modern features to keep you and your family safe on the road. But when stacked against another midsize SUV in the 2020 Buick Envision, how does it hold up? Check out our overview below, courtesy of Neftin Volkswagen.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Buick Envision

2.0L 4-Cylinder Turbo Standard Engine 2.5L 4-Cylinder 6A
184 @ 4400 rpm Horsepower 197 @ 6300 rpm
221 @ 1600 rpm Torque (in ft-lbs) 192 @ 4400 rpm
25 MPG Combined Fuel Economy 25 MPG
$24,945 Base MSRP $31,995
7 Maximum Seating Capacity 5

When looking at the standard engine specifications between the two models, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan edges out the competition. With a lower MSRP, customers can receive the model’s strong 2.0L Turbo engine. It’s equipped with better torque despite falling a bit shy on horsepower but reaches both at a much lower RPM. This allows the model to perform and respond much better on every drive. Although the 2020 Buick Envision offers a second and more powerful engine, you would have to pay up to $43,600 to receive it. Plus, the available third-row seating in the VT Tiguan helps in a pinch.

Find a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan near Thousand Oaks, CA

Coming new to the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a slew of features for safety and convenience. With these, the model was given a 2020 IIHS Top Safety Pick when equipped with the available Adaptive Front-Lighting System. One now-standard feature comes in the Blind Spot Monitoring System with Side Assist can keep an eye out for vehicles passing alongside you in your blind spot. The Monitoring System can then counter-steer within the Lane Assist Limits to prevent you from a potential collision. Other features found in the 2020 VW Tiguan include:

  • Forward Collision Alert with Automatic Braking
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Electronic Stability Control & Brake-Pressure Distribution
  • Intelligent Crash Response System
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Rear View Camera

With its stronger base engine and impressive list of award-winning safety bundle, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a great option for anyone searching for a five or seven-seat SUV. Plus, you can find it right here in the Thousand Oaks area by stopping into Neftin Volkswagen!