Here are Volkswagen Tiguan engine problems, by model year. The most common Tiguan engine problems cost $4,500 to fix & occur at 93,000 miles. Regarding the worst model year 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan engine problems, "VW gave the Tiguan a facelift with new headlights, a fancier grille, and improved performance. Unfortunately they didn't address what gave most 2010 owners headaches --- engine problems" Click on a year below.

Worst Engine Problems
timing chain tensioner defect / engine damage 2011 Volkswagen Tiguan
engine failure 2010 Volkswagen Tiguan
timing chain tensioner 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan