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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan S 4Motion AWD
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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$25,595
Invoice
$24,572
Average Price Paid
$22,372
1,208 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
MSRP
$31,445
Invoice
$30,222
Average Price Paid
$30,003
5,112 listings nationwide

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

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$23,383
Good Price
$21,564
Great Price
$20,525
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Fair Price
$30,513
Good Price
$29,495
Great Price
$28,914

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,606
6 listings nationwide

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2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,802
4 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The CX-5 is Mazda’s best-selling vehicle, despite being introduced in 2012. The sharp-looking second generation debuted for 2017. For 2019, Mazda expands the lineup further with two ne...

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

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
120
writes:
This car, although more expensive than the Tucson, was leaps and bounds better. In every single way
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"
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
25
writes:
would never have considered Mazda but was pleasantly surprised. Wow. many safety features that were used. exc...
Handling Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD worse.
"no body roll. very quiet interior plenty of power. quick to respond to acceleration. "
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 Toyota RAV4 XLE AWD better.
"rav4 has more rear storage than Mazda CX-5. two suit cases fills up the Mazda. "
20
writes:
I’m 5’1” and, while I could reach the gas pedal, it was very uncomfortable. Since I drive long distances, it’s...
110
writes:
I drove and decided to purchase the Mazda. I liked the way it handled, the upscale interior, and the power.
Power Ranked 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate AWD worse.
"A 2.5 liter turbo with 250hp and 310 foot pounds of torque. "
Handling Ranked 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate AWD worse.
"The steering was more precise."

Specs

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
2019 Mazda CX-5
Grand Touring AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
29 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 970 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

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
2019 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
  • Mazda Mobile Start

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