Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan


Following the arrival of the new Tiguan, the launch of the Skoda Kodiaq 7-seater SUV has finally taken place in India. Both SUVs share a common platform and are likely to get the same engine options as well. But what about the rest? Read our Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan comparison to find out how these two upcoming SUVs in India stack up against each other.

skoda kodiaq vs volkswagen tiguan comparison

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Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison of Price

Skoda Kodiaq Rs. 34.49 Lakh
Volkswagen Tiguan Rs. 27.98 lakh – 31.38 Lakh

The new Skoda Tiguan is available in one variant only. it has an ex-showroom price of Rs 34.49 lakh. At this price, the new 7-seater SUV is significantly costlier than the Tiguan. However, the Czech SUV should able to justify the higher price tag through a slightly more power engine, more seats and a slightly higher list of features. The Kodiaq gets 4 year warranty and 4 year roadside assistance standard. At Rs 59.9k, customers can buy a 4 year maintenance package as well.

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Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Specification Comparison

Skoda Kodiaq (expected) Volkswagen Tiguan
Engine Type/ Displacement 2.0 L TDI Diesel 2.0 L TDI Diesel
Power 150 PS 143 PS
Torque  350 Nm 340 Nm
Transmission (Gearbox) 7-speed DSG Automatic 7-speed DSG Automatic

Both SUVs are powered by a 2.0 L TDI diesel engine. However, there is a slight difference in specifications. Both the cars offer a 7-speed DSG and AWD. However, the Kodiaq gets a slightly more powerful engine. In comparison to the Tiguan’s 143 PS-340 Nm, the latest Skoda SUV offers 150 PS-350 Nm. However, let’s not forget that the Kodiaq is a bigger and a heavier model.

skoda kodiaq vs volkswagen tiguan comparison

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Mileage Comparison

Skoda Kodiaq Volkswagen Tiguan
Mileage 16-17 KMPL 17.06 KMPL (claimed)

Since both crossovers get the same 2.0 L diesel, claimed fuel efficiency figures could be similar. However, the Kodiaq is bigger and heavier, which means it could be slightly less fuel efficient.

Skoda Kodiaq Images

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison of Dimensions

Kodiaq Tiguan
Length 4700 mm 4486 mm
Width 1910 mm 1839 mm
Height 1680 mm 1672 mm
Wheelbase 2790 mm 2677 mm

The Skoda Kodiaq is clearly bigger than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Although both SUVs are based on VW’s MQB platform, the Kodiaq comes with three rows of seats and hence, is longer. It is also wider and boasts a longer wheelbase.

Volkswagen Tiguan Images

Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan Comparison Verdict

As is clearly evident, both products are equally premium. There are many similarities, but there’s enough that sets these two apart. The most telling difference is the amount of space on offer. Kodiaq offers seating for 6-7 while the Tiguan has space for 5.

  • Price – The Tiguan is significantly cheaper but then, the Kodiaq is larger and offers more seats.
  • Specifications – Both SUVs come with a 2.0 L TDI diesel with a 7-speed DSG. However, the Kodiaq is slightly more powerful, at least on the paper.
  • Design – The Tiguan and Kodiaq both feature typical European styling with clean straight lines. It all comes down to personal taste at the end of the day.
  • Features – Both the cars are loaded with features.

skoda kodiaq vs volkswagen tiguan comparison

What do you say about our Skoda Kodiaq vs Volkswagen Tiguan comparison here? Do share your views on how these two upcoming SUVs in India compare in the comments section below.

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  1. kodiaq is anyday more beautiful and gorgeous as compared to the tiguan ,for some reasons the szechs seem to do it better ,where is the rapid diesel dsg where are the others ,kindest regards ,prof dr t m s prasad panicker

  2. When is kodiaq likely to be launched. I am confused whether should i wait for kodiaq or finalise tiguan by June 2017 after the launch. Currently i am driving passat

  3. Saw the Kodiaq displayed model in one of the international Airport. look elegant in comparison with Tiguan

  4. the Kodiaq is very much elegant attractive and has a good offer of 7 seat for the price offered and yes probably the kodiaq will be worth buying and will be the better one to buy…Also i dont mean the tiguan is good they have done a good but the price had to be lower for all the features u are offered especially since its a five seater…

  5. The Tiguan is much better than the kodiaq if your looking for a 4 seater. Whereas the kodiaq and the tiguan are built on the similar platform.

  6. kodiaq is bullshit as services offered by them are panic
    only bigger size doesn’t mean good
    VW PARENT company for skoda


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