2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Its Competition

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

Just about every car dealer in America has a direct rival for the VW Tiguan, so plan your shopping accordingly.

The Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV4 are the most popular choices with consumers, and for good reason.

The CR-V’s interior is exceptionally spacious with pockets and cubbies for everything life throws at its drivers and passengers.

A redesigned RAV4 arrives this year with mini-SUV styling and a thrifty hybrid option.

The new Subaru Forester may look like last year’s model, but it rides on a new platform and has an even more spacious interior.

We like the smooth-riding Chevy Equinox, but its active safety tech is a costly option.

And if you’re going off-road, the Jeep Cherokee is worth a look for its impressive capabilities.

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Quick Specs
6.0
The 2019 VW Tiguan has a spacious interior and a comfortable ride, but its price climbs quickly.
5.5
There’s a lot to like about the 2019 Chevrolet Equinox, even if the best configuration requires a careful hand on the order sheet.
6.2
The 2019 Honda CR-V rewards owners with fantastic utility and great safety scores.
5.8
The 2019 Jeep Cherokee appeals for its adventurous side, but it isn’t as roomy as rivals.
6.8
The 2019 Subaru Forester is a well thought-out crossover SUV with exceptional space, a great ride, and standard AWD without a fuel-economy penalty.
6.5
With a dollop of refinement, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 would be a solid home run.
MSRP From     
$24,295$23,800$24,350$24,795$24,295$25,650
Gas Mileage     
21 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 39 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 34 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 31 MPG Hwy26 MPG City / 33 MPG Hwy25 MPG City / 38 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4Turbocharged Gas I4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded H-4Regular Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD2WD Sport Utility VehicleSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 4WDSmall Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Style Name     
2.0T S FWDFWD 4-Door L w/1SMLX 2WDLatitude FWD2.5iLE FWD (Natl)
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
755555
Passenger Doors     
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Transmission     
Automatic w/ODAutomaticCVT w/ODAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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