2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Dodge Journey

A gray 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan compared to a darker blue 2020 Dodge Journey.

If you’re looking to upgrade your SUV this season, there is no better place to look than at Neftin Volkswagen in Thousand Oaks, CA. Filled with the newest models, the dealership has the right vehicle for you. One that stands out, however, is the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan.

Built as a small three-row SUV, the 2020 VW Tiguan boasts a strong set of performance specifications and interior technology underneath a fresh and polished body that will catch any eye. But in comparison to other models in its category – such as the 2020 Dodge Journey – how does it hold up? Keep reading below to get a more in-depth view of both models.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Dodge Journey

2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo 8A Engine 2.4L 4-cylinder I4
184 Horsepower 173
221 ft-lbs Torque 165 ft-lbs
25 Combined MPG Fuel Economy 21 Combined MPG

As you can tell from the table above, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan’s performance grades our better in every category. It comes from the standard turbo engine, which provides additional horsepower and torque on top of the optional 4MOTION® all-wheel drive. The drive is also accommodating to its passengers with a host of safety features, which includes Adaptive Cruise Control, Blind Spot Monitoring, and an Overhead View Camera, among others. The 2020 Dodge Journey does not match the 2020 VW Tiguan in the all-wheel drive option nor in the number of safety features.

Technology Features Found Inside the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan

Not only with the engine specifications, but the 2020 VW Tiguan has an entire list of features that make your drive easier and more comfortable. Starting with up to an 8” touchscreen Display with Sound and Navigation Systems, this year’s VW Tiguan will have these technology features available:

  • Wireless Smartphone Charger
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Overhead View Camera
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® Remote Access w/ Five years Standard
  • Fender® Premium Audio System
  • Climatronic® Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control

One interesting feature outside this list is the Wi-Fi Hotspot capabilities, allowing your passengers to browse the internet on the drive. Though this option usually is an option with other SUVs, it comes standard to the 2020 VW Tiguan.

Deciding on a large purchase can be stressful if you don’t have the information you need. But when it comes to the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, its superb engine and interior technologies make it well-worth its starting MSRP of $30,545 - especially when comparing it to the 2020 Dodge Journey. Check one out here at Neftin Volkswagen and schedule a test drive to find out for yourself.