Does an SUV need to be a lumbering behemoth, drinking gasoline by the barrel and stripping side mirrors and paint from parked cars as it waddles down the street? The 2013 Volkswagen Tiguan answers that question with a resounding no.
The Tiguan, a compact SUV built on VW's Golf platform, seats five in high-riding comfort and measures only 14.5 feet long.
Not that Volkswagen exactly pioneered the compact SUV. The Tiguan entered the market in 2007, giving Volkswagen a car to compete with the Honda CR-V, the Toyota RAV4, the Ford Escape, and the Nissan Rogue, to name … Read more