Compact SUVs are immensely popular with American consumers these days, and a model that stands out from the pack is the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. The new Tiguan greatly impresses with its sleek styling, robust engine, roomy and versatile interior, and advanced multimedia and driving assistance technologies. Here at Capistrano Volkswagen, we highlight the advantages of the new Tiguan in this 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Toyota RAV4 comparison.
The 2019 Tiguan is the roomier choice. It can seat up to seven passengers and has a passenger volume of 123.9 cu-ft. In comparison, the 2019 RAV4 can only seat five passengers and has a passenger volume of just 98.9 cu-ft. The Tiguan also offers more storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 73.5 cu-ft, compared to 69.8 cu-ft for the RAV4.
|2019 Volkswagen Tiguan||VS||2019 Toyota RAV4|
|123.9/73.5 cu-ft||Passenger/Max. Cargo Volume||98.9/69.8 cu-ft|
|221 lb-ft||Torque||184 lb-ft|
|Standard||Automatic Post-Collision Braking System||No|
Under the hood of the 2019 Tiguan is the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged TSI engine, which delivers an impressive 221 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 RAV4’s 2.5-liter Dynamic Force 4-cylinder engine produces just 184 lb-ft of torque.
Volkswagen infused the 2019 Tiguan with a high level of safety, especially with standard safety technologies like the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and Intelligent Crash Response System. These features are not offered for the 2019 RAV4. And for additional peace of mind, the 2019 Tiguan provides the reassurance of a 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty. The 2019 RAV4 has just a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty. Also, the 2019 Tiguan comes standard with three years of roadside assistance coverage, while the 2019 RAV4 comes standard with only two years of roadside assistance coverage.
See the advantages of the 2019 Tiguan for yourself. Take it for a test drive at Capistrano Volkswagen!