Volkswagen Tiguan vs Mazda CX-5 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S 4Motion 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 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$26,545
Invoice
$25,482
Average Price Paid
$24,586
803 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
MSRP
$30,355
Invoice
$29,481
Average Price Paid
$29,523
279 listings nationwide

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

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$25,484
Good Price
$23,349
Great Price
$22,129
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Fair Price
$29,949
Good Price
$28,749
Great Price
$28,063

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,923
39 listings nationwide

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2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,765

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
No Expert Reviews
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is a competitive compact SUV for buyers looking to satisfy the needs of the typical family. For the 2021 model year, Mazda has enhanced the model’s tech and discont...

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

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

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
No User Reviews
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
10
Rockone writes:
Dont get me wrong it drove fine space was soso compared to the seltos

Specs

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 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
Rollover 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
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 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 937 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

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0T S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

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

Option Packages

  • Rear Roof-Edge Spoiler
  • Trailer Hitch Electrical Kit & Receiver Kit
2021 Mazda CX-5
Carbon Edition AWD

Exterior Colors

  • POLYMETAL Gray

Option Packages

  • Front & Rear Bumper Trim Package
  • Rear Parking Sensors

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