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Compare 2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Mazda CX-5
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
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Grand Touring AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CX-5 Grand Touring AWD 24 30 $30,222 $31,445
CX-5 Grand Touring FWD 25 31 $28,877 $30,045
CX-5 Grand Touring Reserve AWD 22 27 $33,513 $34,870
CX-5 Signature AWD 22 27 $35,452 $36,890
CX-5 Signature Diesel AWD 27 30 $39,401 $41,000
CX-5 Sport AWD 24 30 $25,269 $25,750
CX-5 Sport FWD 25 31 $23,897 $24,350
CX-5 Touring AWD 24 30 $27,209 $28,015
CX-5 Touring FWD 25 31 $25,850 $26,615
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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
$30,222
$24,572
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,445
$25,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$524 / month
$427 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.7
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Mazda CX-5 sates solo drivers with good handling and tasteful lines, but bigger families will want to move up in size. The 2019 VW Tiguan has a spacious interior and a comfortable ride, but its price climbs quickly.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 21 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39 38.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Leg Room (in)
41 40.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55.2 -
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.6
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
103.6 101.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
65.3 66.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 61.8
Wheelbase (in)
106.2 109.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.5 72.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.8 62.2
Liftover Height (in)
32.4 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.5 7.9
Length, Overall (in)
179.1 185.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
30.9 37.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
57 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
32.4 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.6 73.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
30.9 37.6
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.3 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 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)
11.7 13.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.3 15.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 37.7
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55VR19 P215/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55VR19 P215/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
2000 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3679 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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
100 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 360
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
187 @ 6000 184 @ 4400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
186 @ 4000 221 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
26 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 5.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.62 3.33
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.95
Trans Type
6 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Summary
Body Style
i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility 4MOTION
Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-5 Volkswagen Tiguan
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
6.7 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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