2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Towing Capacity

March 4th, 2021 by
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan driving near snowy mountain

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan towing capacity reaches up to 1,500-pounds, making it perfect for towing small trailers, outdoor equipment, or campers. Ideal for daily driving and your weekend road trips, the Volkswagen Tiguan is powered by a 2.0L engine with available AWD. Pair the VW Tiguan towing capacity and engine with a suite of interior features and a roomy cargo hold and you have an adventure-ready SUV! Learn more about the Volkswagen Tiguan towing capacity, engine, and cargo dimensions with Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines below, then contact our team to set up a time for a test drive!

2021 VW Tiguan Engine & Trailer Hitch Kit

With a 1,500-pound towing capacity, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan is perfect for growing families or drivers who just want some extra space on their daily drives through Iowa. Powering the 2021 VW Tiguan is a 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged and intercooled engine that’s paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This engine produces 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque for your commute through Des Moines. You’ll also enjoy a payload capacity of 1,146-pounds while stowing cargo.

In addition to the VW Tiguan towing capacity, drivers will have the option between a FWD and 4MOTION AWD drivetrain system. Front-wheel-drive comes standard on each Tiguan model, but 4MOTION AWD is available as an upgrade for a nominal cost. Additionally, the 2021 Tiguan has an optional trailer hitch kit for drivers to use when towing in Urbandale. The VW Tiguan trailer hitch kit includes:

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

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Cargo Space & Interior Dimensions

While the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan towing capacity will allow you to safely and efficiently transport your cargo around Johnston, the Tiguan also has a spacious cargo hold for your luggage or groceries. Explore the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan interior dimensions below:

  • Cargo Space: 65.7 cubic feet
  • Passenger Space: 123.9 cubic feet
  • Front Headroom: 39.6 inches
  • Rear Headroom: 39.1 inches
  • Front Legroom: 40.2 inches
  • Rear Legroom: 36.6 inches

Test Drive the Volkswagen Tiguan Today!

The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has a lot to offer drivers and passengers alike! Explore each of the 2021 VW Tiguan trim levels and take a test drive when you visit our Johnston showroom. Then, browse our new Volkswagen specials to see how much you can save on your next Volkswagen purchase. Apply for financing today and soon you’ll be driving home in a new Volkswagen Tiguan!


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