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Volkswagen Tiguan Sport and Style 4 Motion 2.0 TDI 103kW 5dr 4x4 2011

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Summary

The scales below show you how this car compares with all the others we have measured. Where applicable, the values given are for the driver's side; passenger's side figures can be found in the Detailed data table.

Getting in

Getting in is easier if the door opens wide and the door sill is low.

Door sill height to ground

303
461
835

Door opening angle

50°
71°
90°

Headroom and legroom

If you are particularly large or tall, or have stiff legs or neck, you should choose a car with comfortable amounts of headroom and legroom.

Legroom getting in

98
997
1097

Headroom when getting in

161
754
982

Seat height

You may prefer a high or a low seat to make getting in and out easier. If you are transferring from a wheelchair, you will want the car seat to be as close as possible to the height of your chair.

Max seat edge to ground

438
723
1205

Min seat edge to ground

392
723
1164

Boot size

If you need to carry mobility or other equipment in the boot, you need to know it will fit. A large opening and a low sill will also make this easier.

Width of boot opening at bottom

229
1037
1436

Length of boot floor with back seats up

155
857
1733

Height of boot opening measured from floor

0
796
1740

Detailed data for Volkswagen Tiguan Sport and Style 4 Motion 2.0 TDI 103kW 5dr 4x4 2011

The chart below provides detailed measurements and other features of this car. Where applicable, we show how this car compares to others in our database: 'Min' is the lowest value of any of the cars we list; 'Max' is the highest. Note that you can click on the arrows to hide the sections that don't interest you.

General This car Min Max
Basic specs
Make Volkswagen
Model Tiguan 4 Motion 5dr 4x4 2011
Type 4x4
No of doors 5
Seven seats no
Notes n/a
Availability
Available as new car yes
Available on Motability car scheme yes
Test year 2011
Standard, sport or comfort seats comfort
Standard or lowered suspension lowered
Passenger This car Min Max
Door opening
Door sill height to ground 461 303 835
Door sill height to floor of car 121 0 231
Door opening angle 71° 50° 90°
Getting in
Legroom getting in 997 98 1097
Max seat edge to ground 739 437 1097
Min seat edge to ground 687 349 1097
Headroom when getting in 711 163 990
Driver This car Min Max
Door opening
Door sill height to ground 461 303 835
Door sill height to floor of car 121 0 231
Door opening angle 71° 50° 90°
Getting in
Legroom getting in 997 98 1097
Max seat edge to ground 723 438 1205
Min seat edge to ground 723 392 1164
Headroom when getting in 754 161 982
Boot This car Min Max
Boot opening
Boot sill height to ground 773 129 961
Boot sill height to floor of car 58 0 674
Width of boot opening at bottom 1037 229 1436
Height of boot opening measured from floor 796 0 1740
Boot space
Length of boot floor with back seats up 857 155 1733
Length of boot floor with back seats down 1648 352 2206
Length of boot floor with middle seats down n/a 808 2789
Width of boot floor at narrowest point 1003 107 2200
Wheelchair in bootGuidance This car Min Max
Folded wheelchair
Folded wheelchair fits with back seats up yes n/a n/a
Folded wheelchair fits with back seats down yes n/a n/a
Folded wheelchair fits with middle seats down n/a n/a n/a
Unfolded wheelchair
Unfolded wheelchair fits with back seats up no n/a n/a
Unfolded wheelchair fits with back seats down yes n/a n/a
Unfolded wheelchair fits with middle seats down n/a n/a n/a