Like most European cars, the Volkswagen Tiguan will generally use premium unleaded fuel. This is generally considered 91 or 93 octane depending on the gas station that you go to.
The Volkswagen Tiguan is referred to as a sporty SUV on the VW website. There are three trim levels, including the S, S with 4MOTIION, and SE. Each of them feature a 2.0 liter engine that is designed to take premium fuel. The trim level doesnﾒt have an impact on the fuel that is recommended as even the lowest trim level requires the premium unleaded. The average miles per gallon is 21 city and 26 highway.