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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Reliability Ratings

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Recalls

There have been 8 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 11/25/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that do not have keyless entry. The instrument cluster may not provide an audible warning to let the driver know that the key is still in the ignition when the door is open. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 73545
  • Consequence: If the driver is not notified by an audible noise that the key is left in the ignition, it can increase the risk of vehicle theft or crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 90L3 and 90L4.
  • Dates of Manufacture: FEB 28, 2017 to NOV 07, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 90L3 / 90L4
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V824000
VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY Recall Date: 07/12/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles. The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short circuit.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 45457
  • Consequence: A short-circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the power supply for the panoramic sunroof LED module, free of charge, until a future service action can safely reactivate the feature. The recall began July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall 60D1.
  • Dates of Manufacture: DEC 07, 2016 to JUL 06, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 60D1
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V467000
AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL Recall Date: 06/05/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan vehicles. In the event of a crash, the passenger frontal air bag may tear or not properly unfold during deployment.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 821
  • Consequence: If the air bag were to tear or unfold incorrectly during deployment, it can increase the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall began July 19, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 69W8, and 69W9.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 09, 2018 to MAY 18, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 69W8 69W9
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V375000
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT Recall Date: 05/15/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The nut that holds the lower ball joint of the front wheel on each side of the vehicle may be loose or improperly tightened.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 2464
  • Consequence: A loose or improperly tightened ball joint nut can result in the separation of the lower ball joint causing steering, traction or other stability issues, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the nut on the lower ball joint and, as necessary, clean the thread in the ball joint, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40N4. Note: owners are advised not to drive their vehicle until the recall repair has been performed.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 30, 2017 to APR 02, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 40N4/40N5
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V324000
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER Recall Date: 04/24/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheelbase (LWB) vehicles. A lower loop of a rear shock absorber may separate from its base due to an incorrect welding process
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 7430
  • Consequence: If the lower loop of the rear shock absorber detaches, there may be a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear shock absorbers, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42i7.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JAN 14, 2018 to MAR 09, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 42i7
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V262000
ENGINE Recall Date: 03/07/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The engine support bolts on these vehicles may not have been properly tightened.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 4
  • Consequence: If the engine support bolts were not properly tightened, an unexpected engine breakdown or loss of engine power may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace engine support bolts, free of charge. The recall began March 26, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10F7.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 07, 2017 to MAY 23, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 10F7
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V159000
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL Recall Date: 02/08/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles. The front driver air bag installed on these vehicles may not be intended for use in vehicles sold in the United States. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3768
  • Consequence: In the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel and front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69V2.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 23, 2017 to JAN 15, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 69V2
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V102000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS Recall Date: 10/17/2017
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The back-up lights in the taillight assemblies may not be bright enough. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 5509
  • Consequence: If the back-up lights are not bright enough, other drivers may not see the vehicle reversing, or the driver may back into an obstacle, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected inner taillight assemblies, free of charge. The recall began December 15, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94J9.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 03, 2017 to AUG 18, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 94J9
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V662000

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Warranty

Volkswagen backs the 2018 Tiguan with a six-year/72,000-mile limited warranty.

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