Compare 2019 Honda CR-V vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Honda CR-V
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V EX 2WD 28 34 $25,677 $27,350
CR-V EX AWD 27 33 $26,987 $28,750
CR-V EX-L 2WD 28 34 $28,017 $29,850
CR-V EX-L AWD 27 33 $29,328 $31,250
CR-V LX 2WD 26 32 $22,962 $24,450
CR-V LX AWD 25 31 $24,273 $25,850
CR-V Touring 2WD 28 34 $30,825 $32,850
CR-V Touring AWD 27 33 $32,136 $34,250
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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

$25,677
$24,572

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$27,350
$25,595

Monthly Payment Estimate

$456 / month
$427 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.2
6.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores. The 2019 VW Tiguan has a spacious interior and a comfortable ride, but its price climbs quickly.

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TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

28 mpg 21 mpg

Highway

34 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

102.9 101.1

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.6 55.8

Front Leg Room (in)

41.3 40.2

Front Hip Room (in)

55.1 -

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Leg Room (in)

40.4 38.7

Front Head Room (in)

38 39.6

Second Hip Room (in)

49.5 -

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.9 57

Second Head Room (in)

39.1 38.9

Third Leg Room (in)

- NA

Third Head Room (in)

- NA

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- NA

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in)

66.1 66.3

Track Width, Rear (in)

63.7 61.8

Wheelbase (in)

104.7 109.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

73 72.4

Track Width, Front (in)

63 62.2

Length, Overall (in)

180.6 185.1

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 7.9

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

39.2 37.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

39.2 37.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

75.8 73.5

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.2 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)

11.1 13.4

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

14 15.9

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.4 37.7

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P235/60HR18 P215/65HR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P235/60HR18 P215/65HR17

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

NA 1500

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 150

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

NA 150

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 1500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

NA 1500

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3358 3858

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7 17 X 7

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

18 X 7 17 X 7

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

410 360

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

190 @ 5600 184 @ 4400

Engine Type

Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Fuel System

Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

179 @ 2000 221 @ 1600

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

1.5 L/91 2.0 L/121

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

34 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

28 21

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

30 24

Transmission

Reverse Ratio (:1)

1.86 3.99

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Drivetrain

Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Trans Description Cont.

CVT w/OD Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

2.65 - 0.41 5.59

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

5.64 3.33

Trans Type

1 8

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.95

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.81

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.21

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

- 3.14

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.43

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 0.67

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

- 1.00

Summary

Vehicle Name

Honda CR-V 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

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score

NA -

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

5.9 7.4

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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