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

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$26,245
Invoice
$25,195
Average Price Paid
$23,381
1,776 listings nationwide

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2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$31,710
Invoice
$30,477
Average Price Paid
$29,996
3,601 listings nationwide

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

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$24,244
Good Price
$22,552
Great Price
$21,584
2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Fair Price
$30,579
Good Price
$29,211
Great Price
$28,430

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,305
34 listings nationwide

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2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,613
49 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Volkswagen Tiguan, a compact crossover, has served as the entry point to the brand’s SUV lineup for well over 10 years. The Tiguan was last redesigned for 2018 and gets new feature...

2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The Mazda CX-5 is a compact crossover that competes with the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V, Chevrolet Equinox, Ford Escape, and Volkswagen Tiguan. For 2020, it gets some minor performance an...

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

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
10
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"
2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
10
Greg writes:
Handling Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"19 inch tires make for better gandlin"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Grad touring has heated back seats"

Specs

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 15.3 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
187 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
186 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
13:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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 -- 5 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.2 in 41 in
Back Legroom 38.7 in 39.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.6 cu ft 30.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload 926 lbs 1,045 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 179.1 in
Width 72.4 in 83.3 in
Height 66.3 in 66.1 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 106.2 in

Available Options

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)
  • Trailer Hitch Electrical Kit & Receiver Kit
2020 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Crystal Blue Mica
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Machine Gray Metallic
  • Machine Gray Metallic Paint
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Sonic Silver Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic Paint

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • GT Premium Package

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