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Volkswagen Tiguan 5N

Volkswagen Tiguan 5N (2008-2022)

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  • Also referred to as: Volkswagen Tiguan 5N 2021 and Volkswagen Tiguan 5N 2023.
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  • Build Quality
    4.1 (35)
  • Value for Money
    3.5 (33)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.8 (31)
  • Noise Level
    3.9 (33)
  • Braking
    4.3 (31)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.2 (31)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (30)
  • Suspension
    3.7 (31)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    3.8 (32)
  • Handling
    4.3 (31)
  • Interior Design
    4.2 (31)
  • Boot Size
    4.0 (31)
  • Comfort
    4.5 (31)
  • Features
    4.2 (30)
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Mr R.
Mr R.Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

IMPORTANT REVIEW ON VOLKSWAGEN

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Nev C
Nev CGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

So many serious problems and VW just not taking anything serious

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Purchased in at Volkswagen Dealers.

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Fiona
FionaHunter Region, NSW
  • 2 reviews
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Disappointed

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My reversing camera just stopped working, car just out of warranty, had to take back to VW twice for them to diagnose ($180 each time), can't believe a major function on the car would fail in such a young car. Cost to replace camera will be close to $800 and that is with a good will discount from VW. Was hoping VW would cover the total replacement of camera but not to be.

Purchased in for $34,996.

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graham
graham
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Nice car is it reliable

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I got 2017 vw tiguan highline all the goodies got off my wife farther done 86000 k so far had replaced water washer motor push button start went now it say on dash gear box in emergency mode can drive on gear box is fine . all so come up crash asst not working front parking cencer not working come on dash but after restart car goes away don't no what's wrong happen in morning then nothing all day

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graham
graham

Update on my wife tiguan had put new battery in $428 dollars 3 years old car did not say need battery every thing working now

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Marianna
Marianna
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

One of the best cars I have ever had

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I've bought this car at a second hand dealer so it wasn't new to begin with.
My Tiguan is serviced at the specified, required times. I am driving it for my second year now. Apart from general maintenance, the Tiguan has performed excellent with no mechanical failures yet. Compared to the other cars in our household, the Tiguan has outperformed them by far in terms of mexhanical issues. As a women driving almost always alone, it is a great comfort and peace of mind that the car I'm driving is reliable.

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marto
martoAU
  • 2 reviews
  • 5 likes

Should be better

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Armchair Reviewer No. 1South East Queensland, QLD
  • 7 reviews
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An excellent, driven SUV. See mods below. Make it even more reliable and fun to drive.

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Purchased in for $14,500.

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Fingers
FingersAU
  • 7 reviews
  • 5 likes

For a mid size SUV it is surprisingly roomy

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Purchased in at Rex Gorell Volkswagen for $38,000.

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Nathan Goodall
Nathan GoodallSouth East Queensland, QLD

Great SUV

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Car is a daily drive, gets serviced every 15,000....car has not missed a beat after 60,000. The 155 is powerful, put it in sport mode and sport suspension and take to a spirited mountain run. This car surprises everyone.

Purchased in for $40,000.

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pcaman2003
pcaman2003Greater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 22 reviews
  • 14 likes

ANDROID AUTO TOTALLY USELESS

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We purchased our 2017 VW Tiguan 132TSI 2 years ago. It only had a 3 year warranty and as soon as the warranty ran out recently, we lost Android Auto functionality and a car seat that has jammed up and we can't elevate or lower the seat. Unfortunately the VW dealer couldn't do anything for us without charging for it.
For a relative young car, it's pretty poor that things like this are happening.
On reading reviews online about the Android Auto problems on VW vehicles, I can understand why they don't want to pay for it as there are so many problems and complaints about it.
Apart from that ,the car performs very well and we're happy with it overall, but just disappointed with the lack of support from VW

Purchased in at VW Ringwood.

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nessjez
nessjez
  • 45 reviews
  • 33 likes

Almost 100% happy

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Purchased in for $56,300.

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Excellent purchase

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Bought the VW Tiguan last year as a demo with <100km on the clock. Fully kitted it. No faults as yet, not enjoying reading some of the reviews - with an eye to future possible faults. Great car, little smaller internally that wanted and a little heavier on fuel (premium at that) than warranted for such a new car. Would recommend.

Purchased in for $55,000.

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dzeno
dzenoSouth East Queensland, QLD

Shame on VW

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Since I purchased this car I have replaced the following parts which are common issues for lots of people.Cluch kit which cost me more than $3000
The roof was leaking as is sunroof so i`ve put silicon on the plastic tubes,because of the leak roof liner was gone had to replace that, the roof curtain stopped working new one cost more then $1000.00
After that intake manifold replaced it twice as it fails all the time,next fuel injectors replaced then fuel pump failed, after that started leaking so main seal was replaced
I can only say one thing would not recommend this car to worse of enemy
and again shame on vw for cheating on people

Purchased for $13,000.

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Larry
LarrySouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 4 reviews
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A Great Car

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The car is very nice. Brought brand new after comparing with BMW X3, Mercedes GLC, Volvo XC60 and Audi Q5. Price wise is not much cheaper than all above but it is with all options ticked. Only thing I wish it had is the heads up display. The servicing is pretty expensive and heavy on fuel consumption. Car has plenty of power and huge in internal space. There is a bit of wind noise from the side mirror at high speed.

Purchased in at Volkswagen Dealers for $62,000.

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Best SUV I've owned

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Absolutely love it!
Very well built, comfortable and economical SUV that has the edge on many other similar priced vehicles. Handling is excellent and ride is very good and quiet.
Ive driven a lot of SUV's of this size and price and I reckon the Tiguan 2 ltr turbo petrol is as good or better than most. Had no issues whatsoever. Love this piece of German engineering!

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Zacjefcoate
Zacjefcoateasked
Tiguan 5N (2008-2022)

Hi team

Just bought a 2017, vw r line in WA, we have our bub due Jan 2022. Wondering if its reliable, roadworthy and if we can service it anywhere as its out of warranty, in addition heard so many mixed reviews from people who love it to people saying, nothing but issues mechanical and electrical, we bought it at 50 000 km. What are the main issues after 50 k, just deciding if we get an extended warranty

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Sam
Samasked
Tiguan 5N (2008-2022)

Hi all.. planning to buy Tiguan 132 TSI All space ..need your advice and suggestions to consider any common issues in new models ..TIA

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Sammy
Sammy
Sam
Sam

Thanks for your time and feedback. I also heard similar issues with Tig especially oil leakage and engine breakdown

Mark W.
Mark W.asked
Tiguan 5N (2008-2022)

2009 147 Petrol TSI Tiguan losing a lot of coolant each day. How much for new radiator and approx service cost please?

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Nathan Goodall
Nathan Goodall

bummer Mark, I can't help as never had an issue with car yet, if you are in Brisbane..ALBA mechanic is the best around

Mark W.
Mark W.

Ok thx anyway. I’m in Victoria

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Volkswagen Tiguan 5N (2008-2022)

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Compare all 18 Volkswagen Tiguan 5N (2008-2022)
CategoryMidsize / Medium SUVsMidsize / Medium SUVsMidsize / Medium SUVsMidsize / Medium SUVs
Starting Price $50,150.00$51,650.00$43,150.00$44,650.00
TransmissionDual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)Dual-Clutch (DCT)
Drive TypeFront Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)Front Wheel Drive (FWD)
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrolPetrol
Wheels19" Alloy19" Alloy18" Alloy18" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption8.1 L/100km8.3 L/100km7.5 L/100km7.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 60 L60 L60 L60 L
Engine4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L4 Cylinder 2.0L
Max Power162kW @ 6200rpm162kW @ 6200rpm132kW @ 6000rpm132kW @ 6000rpm
Max Torque350Nm @ 1600-4200rpm350Nm @ 1600-4200rpm320Nm @ 1500-3940rpm320Nm @ 1500-4387rpm
Country of ManufactureGermanyMexicoGermanyMexico
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)2,500 kg2,400 kg2,500 kg2,400 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Manufacturer Warranty5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)5 year(s)
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