Compare 2021 Honda CR-V vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2021 Honda CR-V
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EX 2WD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CR-V EX 2WD 28 34 $26,126 $27,860
CR-V EX AWD 27 32 $27,530 $29,360
CR-V EX-L 2WD 28 34 $28,550 $30,450
CR-V EX-L AWD 27 32 $29,954 $31,950
CR-V LX 2WD 28 34 $24,168 $25,350
CR-V LX AWD 27 32 $25,596 $26,850
CR-V Special Edition 2WD 28 34 $25,310 $26,550
CR-V Special Edition AWD 27 32 $26,737 $28,050
CR-V Touring 2WD 28 34 $31,025 $33,650
CR-V Touring AWD 27 32 $32,406 $35,150
CR-V Hybrid EX AWD N/A N/A $28,653 $30,560
CR-V Hybrid EX-L AWD N/A N/A $31,077 $33,150
CR-V Hybrid Touring AWD N/A N/A $33,511 $36,350
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2.0T S 4MOTION
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tiguan 2.0T S 4MOTION 21 27 $25,482 $26,545
Tiguan 2.0T S FWD 23 29 $24,235 $25,245
Tiguan 2.0T SE 4MOTION 21 27 $27,547 $28,695
Tiguan 2.0T SE FWD 23 29 $26,299 $27,395
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black 4MOTION 21 27 $30,619 $31,895
Tiguan 2.0T SE R-Line Black FWD 23 29 $29,371 $30,595
Tiguan 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 21 27 $32,492 $33,845
Tiguan 2.0T SEL FWD 23 29 $31,243 $32,545
Tiguan 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 21 27 $37,531 $39,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$26,126
$25,482
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,860
$26,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$464 / month
$442 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Honda CR-V wins hundreds of thousands of wallets each year and it’s no surprise: it’s spacious, comfortable, efficient, and quiet. The 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan compact crossover is spacious and comfortable, and also the league-leader in modesty,
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 27 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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.7 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.8 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
182.1 185.1
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)
1500 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3398 3825
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 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 @ 4360
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 27
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 VJ
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.95
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.21
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.43
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
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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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