2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Mazda CX-5

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2019 Mazda CX-5 separated by a diagonal line and "VS" logo.

When it comes to vehicles, American families need something that can support their big lifestyles. When Volkswagen delivered the redesigned Tiguan for 2018, it listened to these demands. The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is one of the largest in its class. The name, a combination of “tiger” and “iguana,” reflects the novelty and mystery of this powerful new creature.

The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is perfect for what people really need a compact SUV for: transporting themselves and their family effectively. It has great visibility, low blind spots, a comfortable interior, a healthy selection of available active safety features, and an intuitive infotainment setup. The ride is comfortable and smooth, carried along by a luxurious suspension. The 2019 Tiguan is flexible, able to be used for a multitude of different things, whether you need to transfer a big load of humans or objects.

This is a vehicle that’s attractive all around, with intelligent subtle styling inside and out. Let’s see how it compares to another key player in the compact SUV game: the 2019 Mazda CX-5.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan


2019 Mazda CX-5

$25,290 Starting MSRP $24,350
Up to 22 city / 29 highway Fuel Economy (mpg) Up to 25 city / 31 highway
7 Seating Capacity 5
Up to 37.6, 65.7 with cargo area Cargo Space (cu.ft.) Up to 30.9, 59.6 with seat area

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Features and Performance Specs

With the option of ten different trim levels cloaked in eight different exterior colors, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan can easily be customized to meet your family’s unique needs. Six of these trims come standard with VW 4MOTION® all-wheel drive. They all come with a 2.0L TSI® engine, which pumps out 184 horsepower at 221 lb-ft of torque.

Highlights of available features include LED headlights with Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), LED taillights, panoramic sunroof, digital instrument cluster, V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces, dual-zone climate control, leather wrapped heated steering wheel, Fender® Premium Audio System, 8” touchscreen navigation system, and a hands free liftgate. The 2019 Tiguan is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The People First Warranty that Volkswagen offers on all their new vehicles delivers unbeatable peace of mind. It’s America’s best Bumper-to-Bumper limited warranty, covering six years or 72,000 miles.

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