Toyota RAV4 vs Volkswagen Tiguan Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
MSRP
$27,950
Invoice
$26,126
Average Price Paid
$25,662
338 listings nationwide

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited
MSRP
$22,250
Invoice
$21,361
Average Price Paid
$19,349
693 listings nationwide

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

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
Fair Price
$26,540
Good Price
$24,577
Great Price
$23,456
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited
Fair Price
$20,160
Good Price
$18,592
Great Price
$17,695

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$28,825
24 listings nationwide

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$21,394
2 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
Andrew Newton Preview:

Toyota’s ever-popular RAV4 compact crossover SUV received a pretty comprehensive refresh in 2016, but the 2018 model gets a few notable updates as well as a new trim: the Adventure. Th...

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

If you follow the latest car news or are even casually into cars, you've probably heard about how the crossover market is taking over the industry. But it doesn’t truly sink in until y...

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  • Look and Feel 7
  • Performance 4
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

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

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
60
writes:
Not comfortable vehicle.
20
writes:
Great ride with power
50
writes:
Good value had everything we wanted and a couple more features that we didnt know we wanted. Looked, Drove and...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Hyundai Tucson worse.
"Nice aggressive lines, black accents and hood scoop stripe"
Value Ranked 2018 Hyundai Tucson better.
"Leather seats"
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited
280
writes:
Very roomy, quieter than my 2014 Subaru. Nice cockpit, controls are updated and easy to access without huge le...
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring worse.
"More room, better height in relation to the dashboard."
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring worse.
"Larger cargo space if you dont get the third seat."

Specs

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
23 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 16.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
176 hp @ 6,000 RPM
200 hp @ 5,100 RPM
Torque
172 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
207 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.54 in x 3.86 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 3 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 3 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.6 in 40.1 in
Back Legroom 37.2 in 35.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.4 cu ft 23.8 cu ft
Maximum Payload 900 lbs 1,336 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity -- 2,200 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 2,900 lbs 2,200 lbs
Exterior
Length 183.5 in 174.5 in
Width 72.6 in 71.2 in
Height 67.1 in 67.1 in
Wheelbase 104.7 in 102.5 in

Available Options

2018 Toyota RAV4
Adventure

Exterior Colors

  • Black
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Special Color - Blizzard Pearl
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Remote Engine Starter
  • Cold Weather Package
  • Plus Extra Value Package
  • Power Plus Extra Value Package
  • Power Premium Extra Value Package
  • Front and Back Clearance Sonar
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Limited

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Pepper Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Reflex Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • Deep Black Pearl Metallic Rear Roof-Edge Spoiler
  • Premium Package

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