Compare 2019 Toyota RAV4 vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Toyota RAV4
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
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Adventure AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 Adventure AWD 25 33 $30,902 $33,050
RAV4 Hybrid LE AWD 41 38 $26,180 $27,850
RAV4 Hybrid Limited AWD 41 38 $33,700 $35,850
RAV4 Hybrid XLE AWD 41 38 $27,872 $29,650
RAV4 Hybrid XSE AWD 41 38 $31,821 $33,850
RAV4 LE AWD 25 33 $25,292 $27,050
RAV4 LE FWD 26 35 $23,983 $25,650
RAV4 Limited AWD 25 33 $32,772 $35,050
RAV4 Limited FWD 26 35 $31,463 $33,650
RAV4 XLE AWD 25 33 $26,975 $28,850
RAV4 XLE FWD 26 35 $25,666 $27,450
RAV4 XLE Premium AWD 25 33 $29,033 $31,050
RAV4 XLE Premium FWD 26 35 $27,724 $29,650
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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

$30,902
$24,572

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$33,050
$25,595

Monthly Payment Estimate

$551 / month
$427 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.5
6.0

TCC’s Bottom Line

With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run. The 2019 VW Tiguan has a spacious interior and a comfortable ride, but its price climbs quickly.

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Fuel Economy

City

25 mpg 21 mpg

Highway

33 mpg 29 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Small SUV 4WD Small SUV 4WD

Interior Dimensions

Second Hip Room (in)

47.7 -

Passenger Volume (ft³)

98.9 101.1

Front Shoulder Room (in)

57.8 57

Second Head Room (in)

39.5 38.9

Second Shoulder Room (in)

56.4 55.8

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Front Leg Room (in)

41 40.2

Front Hip Room (in)

54.3 -

Second Leg Room (in)

37.8 38.7

Front Head Room (in)

39.5 39.6

Third Leg Room (in)

- NA

Third Head Room (in)

- NA

Third Shoulder Room (in)

- NA

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in)

62.6 62.2

Min Ground Clearance (in)

8.6 7.9

Length, Overall (in)

181.5 185.1

Height, Overall (in)

68.6 66.3

Track Width, Rear (in)

63.3 61.8

Wheelbase (in)

105.9 109.8

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

73.4 72.4

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)

37.6 37.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)

37.6 37.6

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

- 73.5

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)

11.1 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)

12 13.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

14.5 15.9

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

37.4 37.7

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P235/55HR19 P215/65HR17

Spare Tire Size

Compact Compact

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P235/55HR19 P215/65HR17

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 1500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 1500

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

3500 1500

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 150

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

350 150

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3615 3858

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Rear Wheel Size (in)

19 X 7.5 17 X 7

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Steel Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

19 X 7.5 17 X 7

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

550 360

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

184 @ 5000 221 @ 1600

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Displacement

2.5 L/152 2.0 L/121

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

203 @ 6600 184 @ 4400

Engine Type

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

Fuel System

Port/Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

28 24

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

33 29

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

25 21

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

0.81 0.81

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

3.18 3.33

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

1.95 1.95

Trans Type

8 8

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.22 1.21

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Reverse Ratio (:1)

4.01 3.99

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

3.03 3.14

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)

0.67 0.67

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.46 1.43

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.00 1.00

First Gear Ratio (:1)

5.25 5.59

Summary

Vehicle Name

Toyota RAV4 Volkswagen Tiguan

Body Style

Sport Utility 4MOTION

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

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

6.3 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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