2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

There are a number of excellent midsize SUV models available in the automotive industry for customers to explore. Customers have really flocked to the midsize SUV segment of the automotive industry due to the excellent engine performance and interior volume that these models provide. The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan is a great example of the excellence that midsize SUV models offer. Customers can explore the 2020 Tiguan right here at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Racine.

The 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander is another excellent midsize SUV model currently available for the 2020 model year! You might be wondering which of the two models is a better option for customers. Well, both models are very similar and offer a number of similar specifications and features. Let’s take a closer look at the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander together to discover which of the two models is the best choice for customers!

Engine Comparison

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Mitsubishi Outlander

2.0L Turbo I-4 Engine Base Engine 2.4L I-4 Engine
184 Horsepower Engine Power 166 Horsepower
221 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 162 Pound-Feet
22 MPG / 29 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 25 MPG / 30 MPG


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The table above compares the key engine specifications for the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan against the same specifications for the 2020 Mitsubishi Outlander. As you can see, the 2020 Tiguan has the advantage in every category except fuel economy. Even when matched up against the 2020 Outlander 3.0L engine, which achieves 224 horsepower, 215 pound-feet of torque, and fuel economy ratings of 20 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway, the 2020 Tiguan still has an advantage in engine torque and fuel economy ratings.

Interior Volume with 7 Passengers

2020 Tiguan


2020 Outlander

12.0 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind 1st Row 10.3 Cubic Feet
33.0 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind 2nd Row 34.2 Cubic Feet
65.7 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind 3rd Row 63.3 Cubic Feet
123.9 Cubic Feet EPA Total Passenger Volume 128.2 Cubic Feet


The table shown here compares the interior volume and cargo capacity of the 2020 Tiguan and the 2020 Outlander against each other. As you can also see here, the 2020 Tiguan offers more cargo volume behind the 1st and 3rd rows, while the 2020 Outlander offers more cargo volume behind the 2nd row and higher total passenger volume. However, the cargo capacity measurements are extremely close. Customers can visit us at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Racine today to explore how the 2020 Tiguan compares against other competitors for themselves!

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