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1st Generation Volkswagen Tiguan Problems

The Tiguan's 1st generation runs from 2009 to 2016 and has generated 239 complaints on CarComplaints.com. Collectively, this generation has a 12.26 PainRank™ which ranks 50th in reliability out of 56 generations.

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Problem Areas Between the 2009 and 2016 Model Years

So what are most of the complaints about? Let's take a look at specific areas that have generated the most complaints. This should give you a good idea about general trouble-spots.

What's Breaking in This Tiguan Generation?

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Worst Complaints for this Generation

Let's take a look at the most common Tiguan complaints submitted to CarComplaints.com over the years.

The complaints are sorted by their PainRank™ which is a score calculated by combining data points such as 1) how long does it take for the problem to start 2) how much does it cost to fix 3) what rank did owners assign to this problem, etc.