Can my 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV tow my boat?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Tiguan on Thursday, June 13th, 2019 at 6:48 pm
2019 VW Tiguan exterior driver side profile with woman opening trunk

Can your 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan tow your boat? Short answer? Maybe. It really depends on what kind of boat you have. The 2019 Tiguan has a max towing capacity of 1,500 pounds. Let’s take a closer look at what this means for you.

 2019 VW Tiguan exterior back fascia and driver side going fast on city road at night2019 Volkswagen Tiguan max towing capacity

As we’ve said, the 2019 VW Tiguan has a max towing capacity of 1,500 lbs. So, if you are looking for your next powerful SUV that can tow your pontoon boat, you might not actually want the Tiguan. However, if you are looking for something to tow a trailer with a non-motorized boat, small popup camper, or other light recreational vehicles, then the Tiguan is a great match.

How powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan?

It has a 2.0L inline four-cylinder 16V turbocharged/intercooled TSI engine. This means you’ll have 184 horsepower and 221 lb.-ft. of torque. So, the Tiguan has an admirable amount of power to tow lighter items, but not enough power for heavier items like a motorized boat.

Read more: Should I get a Volkswagen Atlas or Tiguan?

Volkswagen Tiguan for sale in Ventura, VW

What better way to see if the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is in your future than to test drive it for yourself? Come on over to Ventura Volkswagen! You can see all the great specs and features of this model, or you can check out a different Volkswagen model. No matter what you choose, our team is here to help you find the right model for you and your family. Please don’t hesitate to ask us if you have any questions.

Looking for more information on your future Volkswagen model? Take a look at our blog for more posts like this one, or check out the model research pages, where we have more information about the vehicles and even how some models hold up against competing models both from the Volkswagen brand and other brands as well.

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