The Generation 1 Tiguan spans the 2009—2016 model years.

It ranks 33rd in reliability out of 38 generations.

What Breaks the Most in This Generation?

Compare Year-to-Year

Year PainRank™ Problems Most Problematic
2016 2.46 7 engine problems »
2015 1.92 2 body & paint issues »
2014 2.64 4 interior complaints »
2013 4.36 4 engine problems »
2012 6.37 13 engine issues »
2011 11.61 30 engine complaints »
2010 26.78 59 engine problems »
2009 22.92 73 engine issues »