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    Skoda Karoq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Petrol - Price, Specs, Features

    by Jagdev Kalsi Dates: 29 May 2020

    Which petrol car is better: Skoda Karoq or Volkswagen Tiguan? We compare prices, dimensions, engine specs, mileage and performance to find out which car offers better value for money.

     


    Skoda Karoq vs Volkswagen Tiguan

    Karoq 2020 vs Tiguan 2020 | Price Comparison - Which Is Cheaper?

    KAROQ vs TIGUAN | PRICE COMPARISON

    EX-SHOWROOM, DELHI

    TURBO-PETROL AUTOMATIC

    Skoda Karoq

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Variants

    Price (in lakh)

    Style

    ₹24.99

    Tiguan

    ₹33.12


    For the turbo-petrol-automatic powertrain, Skoda Karoq prices start from Rs. 24.99 lakh and Volkswagen Tiguan starts from Rs. 33.12 lakh. Entry-level price of Skoda Karoq turbo-petrol-automatic is lower.

    Karoq 2020 vs Tiguan 2020 | Dimension Comparison - Which Is Bigger?

    Skoda Karoq is 4382mm long, 1841mm wide and 1624mm tall and rides on a wheelbase measuring 2638mm. Skoda Karoq has a boot space of 521 litres. On the other hand, Volkswagen Tiguan measures 4821mm in length, 1839mm in width and 1674mm in height. The wheelbase of Volkswagen Tiguan is 2787mm and it has a boot space of 230-1274 litres depending upon its seating configuration.

    A wider body normally results in better shoulder room inside the car while a higher roof makes it easier to get in and out of the car. A higher ground clearance makes it easier to go over tall speed breakers or drive on broken roads. The wheelbase is the distance between the centre of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase often results in more cabin space. A larger boot allows you to carry more luggage.

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    KAROQ VS TIGUAN | DIMENSION COMPARISON

    Dimensions

    Skoda Karoq

    Difference

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    Length (mm)

    4382

    439

    4821

    Width (mm)

    1841

    2

    1839

    Height (mm)

    1624

    50

    1674

    Wheelbase (mm)

    2638

    149

    2787

    Boot Space (litre)

    521

     

    230-1274

    Ground Clearance(mm)

    200

    0

    200

    Fuel Tank (litre)

    50

    10

    60


    Dimension Review

    • Tiguan is longer than Karoq by 439mm.
    • Karoq is wider than Tiguan by 2mm.
    • Tiguan is taller than Karoq by 50mm.
    • Tiguan has a longer wheelbase than Karoq; by 149mm.
    • Tiguan’s boot space ranges between 230 litres to 1274 litres depending on its seating configuration. Tiguan is a 7-seater SUV.
    • Karoq and Tiguan have identical ground clearance.

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    In terms of dimensions, Tiguan occupies a larger area compared to Karoq. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Tiguan is a better car than Karoq. The Tiguan can also seat 7 people, if required. Karoq is a strict 5-seater SUV.

    Karoq 2020 vs Tiguan 2020 | Engine Specs Comparison - Which Is Better In Performance?

    Detailed comparison of Karoq and Tiguan’s powertrains is as follows.

    KAROQ vs TIGUAN | ENGINE COMPARISON

    TURBO PETROL AUTOMATIC

     

    Skoda Karoq

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    Engine Type

    Turbo Petrol

    Turbo Petrol

    Displacement

    1.5L

    2.0L

    Maximum Power

    150PS @ 5000-6000rpm

    190PS @ 4200rpm

    Peak Torque

    250Nm @ 1500-3500rpm

    320Nm @ 1500-4100rpm

    Transmission

    7-speed DCT

    7-speed DCT

    Claimed FE

    14.49kmpl

    16.65kmpl


    Karoq 1.5L Turbo Petrol Automatic vs Tiguan 2.0L Turbo Petrol Automatic

    Skoda Karoq is powered by a 1.5L turbocharged petrol engine that makes 150PS of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. It is available with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 14.49kmpl.

    Volkswagen Tiguan is powered by a 2.0L turbocharged petrol engine that makes 190PS of maximum power and 320Nm of peak torque. It is also available with a 7-speed DCT type automatic transmission and returns a fuel efficiency of 16.65kmpl.

    Petrol Automatic Engine Review

    • Tiguan has a more powerful engine than Karoq.
    • Tiguan's engine produces more torque than Karoq's.
    • Tiguan automatic is more fuel efficient than Karoq automatic.

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    Tiguan's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Karoq's engine. If you're looking for a car with low running cost then Tiguan will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient.

    Karoq 2020 vs Tiguan 2020 | Feature Comparison - Which Is Better?

    KAROQ vs TIGUAN | FEATURE COMPARISON

    TOP 5 FEATURES

    Skoda Karoq

    Volkswagen Tiguan

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs

    Panoramic Sunroof

    Panoramic Sunroof

    R17 Alloy Wheels

    R18 Alloy Wheels

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    8-inch Touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay

    2-zone auto AC

    3-zone auto AC


    Top 5 features of Karoq are LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs, panoramic sunroof, R17 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and 2-zone auto AC. Top 5 features of Tiguan are LED headlamps w/ LED DRLs, panoramic sunroof, R18 alloy wheels, 8-inch touchscreen w/ Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and 3-zone auto AC.

    Is Skoda Karoq Better Than Volkswagen Tiguan Turbo-petrol?

    Skoda Karoq is priced at Rs. 24.99 lakh and Volkswagen Tiguan costs Rs. 33.12 lakh (both ex-showroom). Entry-level price of Skoda Karoq is lower. So it is more affordable.

    In terms of dimensions, Tiguan occupies a larger area compared to Karoq. So, if size is a measure of road presence for you, then Tiguan is a better car than Karoq.

    As far as petrol automatic powertrain is concerned, Tiguan's engine offers more torque, so it is expected to offer better driveability compared to Karoq's engine. If you're looking for a car with a low running cost then Tiguan will be better since its engine is more fuel efficient.

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    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Jagdev heads content for V3Cars. Apart from driving cars, he likes to keep an eye on the industry trends. He thinks he knows why Maruti Suzuki sells the most number of cars in India.

     

    Twitter handle : @jagdevkalsi



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