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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Ford Escape

There are a lot of choices out there for people in the market for a new compact SUV. There are so many, in fact, that many customers have a hard time even knowing where to start their search for their new compact SUV. To those people, we say – start your search right here at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA.

That’s because we have one of the most impressive new compact SUV lineups on the road today in the form of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan. And if you don’t believe us, just check out this 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan versus 2020 Ford Escape compact SUV comparison to see how our Tiguan stacks up against one of the stalwarts of the class.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Ford Escape

184 HP


Standard Horsepower Rating 180 HP

221 lb-ft.

Standard Torque Rating 177 lb-ft.
123.9 Cubic-Feet Passenger Space 104.0 Cubic-Feet
73.5 Cubic-Feet Max Cargo Capacity 65.4 Cubic-Feet


2020 VW Tiguan Lineup at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas CA Features More Power and More Interior Space than the 2020 Ford Escape

When you’ve got the pedigree that an automotive company like Ford has, it’s not hard to see why people just assume each new Ford lineup that comes out each new model year is the best of its class. But as you can see in our Tiguan versus Escape head-to-head comparison table above, that assumption couldn’t be further from the truth.

In fact, the 2020 VW Tiguan lineup bests the 2020 Ford Escape lineup in the two categories that tend to be most important to SUV shoppers – power and interior space. Not only does the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan lineup boast higher horsepower and torque ratings than the 2020 Ford Escape lineup, it does so while also featuring far more passenger space and cargo capacity. As an added bonus, the 2020 Tiguan lineup lets you choose between a two-row or three-row interior layout, whereas you can only feature a two-row interior layout if you go with the 2020 Escape.

For more on the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan lineup, just reach out to our friendly staff here at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA.