Compare 2014 Honda CR-V vs 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan

2014 Honda CR-V
2014 Volkswagen Tiguan
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2WD 5-Door EX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX 23 31 $23,683 $25,220
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L 23 31 $26,164 $27,870
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 23 31 $27,568 $29,370
CR-V 2WD 5-Door EX-L w/RES 23 31 $26,819 $28,570
CR-V 2WD 5-Door LX 23 31 $21,717 $23,120
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX 22 30 $24,853 $26,470
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L 22 30 $27,334 $29,120
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L w/Navi 22 30 $28,738 $30,620
CR-V AWD 5-Door EX-L w/RES 22 30 $27,989 $29,820
CR-V AWD 5-Door LX 22 30 $22,887 $24,370
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2WD 4-Door Automatic R-Line
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2WD 4-Door Automatic R-Line 21 26 $35,406 $36,880
Tiguan 2WD 4-Door Automatic S 21 26 $24,317 $25,330
Tiguan 2WD 4-Door Automatic SE 21 26 $26,246 $27,340
Tiguan 2WD 4-Door Automatic SE w/Appearance 21 26 $28,767 $29,965
Tiguan 2WD 4-Door Automatic SEL 21 26 $31,675 $32,995
Tiguan 2WD 4-Door Manual S 18 26 $22,373 $23,305
Tiguan 4MOTION 4-Door Automatic R-Line 20 26 $37,282 $38,835
Tiguan 4MOTION 4-Door Automatic S 20 26 $26,193 $27,285
Tiguan 4MOTION 4-Door Automatic SE 20 26 $28,123 $29,295
Tiguan 4MOTION 4-Door Automatic SE w/Appearance 20 26 $30,642 $31,920
Tiguan 4MOTION 4-Door Automatic SEL 20 26 $33,553 $34,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,683
$35,406
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,220
$36,880
Monthly Payment Estimate
$420 / month
$615 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda CR-V isn't exactly sprightly, but it nails efficiency on a few levels and finally brings more features to the family-wagon fight. The 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan offers just about everything a compact crossover should, though its a little conservative in style and feel.
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Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.1 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
101.5 95.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.6 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
38.6 39
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.4 55
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41.3 40.1
Front Hip Room (in)
54.5 -
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
38 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.7 61.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 6.9
Length, Overall (in)
178.3 174.5
Height, Overall (in)
64.7 67.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
103.1 102.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.6 71.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
37.2 23.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 23.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
70.9 56.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 11.3
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)
11.8 12.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 16.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 39
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P255/40HR19
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/65TR17 P255/40HR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 2200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 220
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 220
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 2200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3365 3404
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 19 X 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 6.5 19 X 9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
410 280
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 140
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 7000 200 @ 5100
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 4400 207 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.4 L/144 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 2.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.16
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.00 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.65 3.95
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.04 1.55
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.54 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.69
Summary
Vehicle Name
Honda CR-V Volkswagen Tiguan
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.1 (Est) 7.8 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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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