2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Towing Capacity

August 15th, 2022 by

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
If you’re looking for a sporty new SUV to take your Chicago commute to new heights, look no further than the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan! This stylish compact SUV is more than capable of handling everything from the daily commute to a long-distance road trip with the whole family, featuring a spacious interior cabin and a powerful turbocharged engine. One of the highlights of the Volkswagen Tiguan engine is its impressive towing capacity – up to 1,500 pounds when properly equipped! That means you can haul anything from a small boat to a teardrop camper to an ATV behind your SUV with ease.



2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Engine Specs

The VW Tiguan towing capacity is made possible by its engine, an impressive 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder model generating 184 horsepower on the Burbank roads. While the 2022 Tiguan comes with front-wheel drive standard, you can upgrade to 4MOTION® all-wheel drive if you want to maximize your traction on and off the road. The towing capacity is the same whether you have FWD or AWD, so you don’t have to worry about sacrificing tow power for performance. Here are the full VW Tiguan engine specs:

 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbocharged Engine 

  • 184 hp
  • 221 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 23 mpg city / 30 mpg highway
  • Payload capacity: 1,157 pounds

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Tow Features

If you want to optimize your towing experience, there are plenty of Volkswagen towing accessories you can add to your Tiguan! The VW Trailer Hitch kit can be installed by the service team at Volkswagen of Oak Lawn and includes the following:

  • Hitch receiver
  • Ball and ball mount
  • Electrical kit
  • Bolt and clip

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Interior Features

If you want to make use of the Volkswagen Tiguan’s 1,157-pound payload capacity in addition to hauling cargo, you’ll have plenty of space inside the cabin! Whether you’re carrying a full load of gear or the full capacity of five passengers, you’ll find no shortage of interior space. Here are the full dimensions:

  • Total Passenger Space: 124 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom: 39.6 / 39.1 / 33.8 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.2 / 36.6 / 27.9 inches
  • Max Cargo Space: 65.3 cubic feet

Step Inside the 2022 VW Tiguan at Volkswagen of Oak Lawn!

Ready to learn more about the 2022 VW Tiguan? Step inside the cabin with our Volkswagen Tiguan interior blog post, or contact us to learn more about this remarkable compact SUV! You can also contact our office to set up a test drive around Naperville if you want to see how the Tiguan handles on the road.