Compare 2019 Dodge Journey vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Dodge Journey
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
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Crossroad AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Journey Crossroad AWD 16 24 $30,700 $31,845
Journey Crossroad FWD 19 25 $27,445 $28,345
Journey GT AWD 16 24 $34,141 $35,545
Journey GT FWD 17 25 $32,374 $33,645
Journey SE AWD 16 24 $27,881 $28,295
Journey SE FWD 19 25 $23,714 $23,895
Journey SE Value Pkg FWD 19 25 $23,097 $23,245
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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 21 29 $24,572 $25,595
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 22 29 $23,323 $24,295
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 21 29 $26,875 $27,995
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 22 29 $25,627 $26,695
Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 21 29 $31,771 $33,095
Tiguan 2.0T SEL FWD 22 29 $30,523 $31,795
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium 4MOTION 21 29 $35,708 $37,195
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 21 29 $37,338 $38,895
Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line 4MOTION 21 29 $33,547 $34,945
Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line Black 4MOTION 21 29 $33,595 $34,995
Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line Black FWD 22 29 $32,347 $33,695
Tiguan 2.0T SEL R-Line FWD 22 29 $32,299 $33,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$30,700
$24,572
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,845
$25,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$531 / month
$427 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
3.3
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Dodge Journey has dropped entirely off our charts thanks to outdated style, safety, and technology. The 2019 VW Tiguan has a spacious interior and a comfortable ride, but its price climbs quickly.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Third Hip Room (in)
40 -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.9 55.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
123.7 101.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 40.2
Third Head Room (in)
37.7 NA
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
43.5 NA
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 38.7
Passenger Capacity
7 5
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
54.4 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 57
Third Leg Room (in)
23.4 NA
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 38.9
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
30.8 -
Track Width, Front (in)
61.8 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.2 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
192.4 185.1
Height, Overall (in)
66.6 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.3 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
113.8 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.2 72.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37 37.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.1 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
67.6 73.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
10.7 37.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.4 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 11.8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.5 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55HR19 P215/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
TR1 NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55HR19 P215/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TR1 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2500 1500
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
250 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
250 150
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4238 3858
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 360
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
ERB NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 2.0 L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
283 @ 6350 184 @ 4400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 21
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.16 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.28 1.95
Trans Type
6 8
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.21 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.14
Trans Order Code
DG2 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Multi-Speed Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.13 5.59
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Journey Volkswagen Tiguan
Body Style
Sport Utility 4MOTION
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 7.4
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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