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

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
MSRP
$23,245
Invoice
$22,316
Average Price Paid
$19,764
3,780 listings nationwide

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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$25,595
Invoice
$24,572
Average Price Paid
$22,288
1,192 listings nationwide

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

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
Fair Price
$20,698
Good Price
$18,750
Great Price
$17,636
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$23,169
Good Price
$21,502
Great Price
$20,549

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$22,366
142 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
17 GOOD deals

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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,957
67 listings nationwide
7 GREAT deals
7 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
George Kennedy Test Drive Review:

Small cars aren't asked to do much beyond the basics: provide efficient, reliable transportation at a manageable price. Plenty of models fit this form, and in some rare cases, they man...

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

Volkswagen’s Tiguan compact crossover SUV, which has been available for over a decade, received a significant redesign for 2018, so the 2019 model carries over. Even amidst strong comp...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
250
writes:
New design I great. Much more open and comfortable in the cabin. Gas mileage is incredible with an astounding ...
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
280
writes:
This car, although more expensive than the Tucson, was leaps and bounds better. In every single way
50
writes:
The Tiguan checked all the boxes. Gas mileage should be higher for such a small car.
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring AWD worse.
"Front seat feels roomier."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Mazda CX-5 Touring AWD worse.
"More room"
60
writes:
The 2019 Tiguan is a fabulous, nice quality vehicle. The design is sleek, stylish and very refined with a soft...

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
29 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
147 hp @ 5,000 RPM
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
Torque
184 lb-ft @ 1,400 RPM
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
11.7:1
Displacement
1,400 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
2.93 in x 3.15 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 4 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
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.1 in 40.2 in
Back Legroom 37.4 in 38.7 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.1 cu ft 37.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 970 lbs 970 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 185.1 in
Width 70.8 in 72.4 in
Height 57.4 in 66.3 in
Wheelbase 105.7 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen Jetta
1.4T R-Line FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • HABANERO Orange Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Cardinal Red Metallic
  • Dark Moss Green Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • HABANERO Orange Metallic
  • Habanero Orange Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic
  • Stone Blue Metallic
  • White Silver Metallic

Option Packages

  • 3RD Row Seat Package
  • Rear Roof-Edge Spoiler
  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)
  • Trailer Hitch Receiver Kit

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