Comparing the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan S vs. SE

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Back
Tiguan S


Tiguan SE
$26,490 MSRP

Starting MSRP

$30,120 MSRP


V-Tex Leatherette

App Connect


Adaptive Cruise Control


Blind Spot Monitor

7 passengers

Maximum Seating Capacity

7 passengers

If you’re looking for a sporty midsize SUV, you can’t go wrong with the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan. From its stylish and sophisticated interior to its impressive towing capacity, it’s easy to see why Vienna drivers love the Volkswagen Tiguan. However, you may be torn between the Tiguan S or SE trim. Find out which trim is best for you with this guide from Stohlman Volkswagen and schedule your test drive in Tysons Corner today!



2022 Volkswagen Tiguan S vs. SE – Similarities

Before looking at the differences between the Tiguan S vs. SE, let’s begin by highlighting what they have in common:

  • Both trims are equipped with a 2.0L turbo engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that churns out 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque.
  • Both trims offer a 5-person seating configuration or an optional 3rd row for additional seating.

Now that we know what features the Tiguan S and SE have in common, let’s go over their differences so you can determine which will serve you best on Fairfax roads.

2022 Tiguan Interior Features: S Trim

Despite being an entry-level trim, the Volkswagen Tiguan S is packed with smart technology that helps keep you safe, comfortable, and connected wherever you go:

  • App-Connect
  • Bluetooth®
  • Heated front seats
  • Cloth seating surfaces
  • Manual air conditioning
  • Multi-function steering wheel
  • 6-way manually adjustable front seats
  • 6.5-inch touchscreen w/ color display
  • Blind Spot Monitor & Front Assist
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking

2022 Tiguan Interior Features: SE Trim

The Volkswagen Tiguan SE builds off of the S trim with its own list of premium features that are sure to take your driving experience to the next level. These features include, but are not limited to:

  • Remote start
  • Auto-dimming rearview mirror
  • App-Connect with wireless capability
  • 8-inch touchscreen w/ color display
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers
  • Remote opening and closing power liftgate
  • 8-way power driver’s seat
  • V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces
  • Leatherette-wrapped, multi-function steering wheel
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Wireless smartphone charger
  • Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control
  • SiriusXM® All Access w/ 3-month trial subscription
  • Travel Assist, Lane Assist, and Emergency Assist

Compare the Tiguan S vs. SE at Stohlman Volkswagen

So, which will it be, the Tiguan S or SE trim? If you still can’t decide, why not schedule a test drive at Stohlman Volkswagen to compare the two in person? We will be happy to walk you through the differences between the Tiguan S vs. SE trims so you can make the right decision for your needs. In the meantime, feel free to learn more about the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan, including its class-leading fuel economy.


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