2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

A gray 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan compared to a red 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander.

Three-row SUVs usually offer a nice balance of space and power in today’s market. But sometimes, many of us are concerned about overall engine performance and safety features, especially with young passengers. You can rest assured with the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan, found right here in the Thousand Oaks, CA community.

Fitting into the small SUV class, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan offers style, versatility, and safety features to keep you and your passengers comfortable and at ease on the road. Even when compared to an equally impressive model in the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander, the VW Tiguan shines even more. Find a comparison below, courtesy of Neftin Volkswagen.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2.0L 4-Cylinder Turbo 8A Engine Option 2.4L 4-Cylinder CVT
184 Horsepower 166
221 Torque (in ft.-lbs.) 132
22 City /29 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 25 City / 30 Highway MPG
5 or 7 Seating Capacity 7
12.0 cubic ft. Rear Cargo Space 10.3 cubic ft.

Looking at the engine specifications above, there are some differences. With the lone 4-cylinder turbo engine, the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan offers a complete 184 horsepower with 221 torque to its larger frame. While both vehicles offer seating for up to seven passengers, those interested in a VW Tiguan can opt for a standard five-seat configuration. Although the Outlander offers slightly better fuel economy, the heavier VW Tiguan has more cargo space inside its three-row configuration.

Find a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan at Neftin Volkswagen

One of the major reasons why the 2020 VW Tiguan stands out is its expansive safety features. Thanks to its lineup, the 2020 model received an IIHS Top Safety Pick as one of the safer midsize SUVs on the market. A major reason for this is the several new standard features previously inside an optional 2019 package. The features include a Front Collision System with Automatic Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detection, as well as Blind-Spot Warning with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. Other safety features include:

  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Side Curtain Protection® Head Airbags
  • LATCH Child Seat Anchor Points
  • Intelligent Crash Response System
  • Crash-Optimized Front End and Safety Cage

Between the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander, the VW Tiguan offers a strong base engine and an award-winning safety package. Want to test the VW Tiguan out yourself? Stop into Neftin Volkswagen in the Thousand Oaks area or schedule an at-home test drive with us today!