These are my opinions after driving the 2017 Volkswagen Passat SEL Premium after 2,400 miles driving. The VW Passat gets excellent gas mileage. For a turbo-charged four-cyclinder engine, it performs exceptionally well! It handles well on the highway and around town. The interior on this Passat model is super nice and is loaded with features!
The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan feels big but acts small. Unlike larger SUVs, the Tiguan gets excellent gas mileage and still has third-row seating. The Tiguan is loaded with technology! Apple Car Play is one of my favorite VW Tiguan features. The handling of the Tiguan definitely feel German. I would describe it as "truck-like car