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2021 Toyota RAV4 Adventure AWD
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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
MSRP
$33,155
Invoice
$31,000
Average Price Paid
$31,921
65 listings nationwide

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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$26,245
Invoice
$25,195
Average Price Paid
$23,511
1,237 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
Fair Price
$32,589
Good Price
$30,781
Great Price
$29,748
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$24,453
Good Price
$22,378
Great Price
$21,191

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,298
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,893
99 listings nationwide
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19 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
No Expert Reviews
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

The Volkswagen Tiguan is one of only two compact crossover SUV’s that currently offer third-row seating. (And the other is the hopelessly outdated Mitsubishi Outlander.) To fit the ext...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 6
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
No User Reviews
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
10
Guru94G2P4 writes:
Although the Tiguan was slightly noisier than the CX-5, the Tiguan won for cargo space and backseat room (also...
Power Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD better.
"Similar power, although 0-60 on Tiguan is slow. "
Handling Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Great on highway tight turns. Hugged the road"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"On par"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Better support and easy to adjust"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"These seats are adjustable and can move up or back"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"A good 5-6 longer and maybe wider."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"The back seat and capacity. "
Value Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD better.
"Mazda had a lift gate and a few more tech features, but those didnt win out on comfort and visibility"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"I fit better in the Tiguan. Wasnt distracted by the dash. Excellent visibility to the road. Cargo space and back seat. "
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Gregg writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Subaru Outback Premium AWD better.
"Outback has much more style"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Subaru Outback Premium AWD better.
"Roomy"

Specs

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
33 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.5 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
--
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
11.7:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 4.07 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41 in 40.2 in
Back Legroom 37.8 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.6 cu ft 37.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,090 lbs 926 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 181.5 in 185.1 in
Width 73.4 in 72.4 in
Height 68.6 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota RAV4
Adventure AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blue Flame
  • Blue Flame/Ice Edge Roof
  • Lunar Rock
  • Lunar Rock/Ice Edge Roof
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Midnight Black/Ice Edge Roof
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color

Option Packages

  • Adventure Grade Weather Package
  • Black Running Board (Set)
  • Brushed Aluminum Running Board (Set)
  • Convenience Package
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000) (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
  • Two-Tone Paint Application
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • 3RD Row Seat Package
  • Rear Roof-Edge Spoiler
  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)
  • TIGUAN Three-Row MDO Package
  • TIGUAN Two-Row MDO Package
  • Trailer Hitch Electrical Kit & Receiver Kit

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