2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

2017 Hyundai Tucson

2017 Mazda CX-5


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Comparison Highlights:

  • The Tiguan promises greater versatility than the CX-5 with four unique driving modes

  • Show off with the more stylish and more athletic exterior of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Enjoy more interior luxuries in the Volkswagen Tiguan, including available premium Vienna leather seating

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan highlights

Performance Capabilities

When it comes to performance capabilities, the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan leads the pack with its 4MOTION all-wheel drive system, four unique driving modes (Snow, On-Road, Off-Road, Off-Road Custom), turbocharged engine (184 hp, 221 lb-ft torque, 27 mpg on the highway**, 22 mpg city**), and 8-speed automatic transmission with Sport mode that improves both efficiency and performance. This suite of performance technologies easily competes against the 2017 CX-5 and at a better bargain, too.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan design

Exterior Features

First impressions are important, and the 2018 Tiguan is dressed for the part. With 8 unique color schemes, a bold design that sports LED headlights with Adaptive Front-Lighting, LED taillights, and an overall style that focuses on a dynamic athleticism that few vehicles on the market can compete against, you’ll be sure to turn heads when you’re on the move. The 2017 Mazda CX-5, on the other hand, is more of the same with its conventional styling and plain-jane colors. Choose the the crossover that’s designed to excite the imagination: The new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comfort features

Interior Features

With greater power comes great passenger comfort, according to the 2018 Tiguan. The new Tiguan features standard V-Tex leatherette seating surfaces with available premium Vienna leather seating, a panoramic sunroof with ambient lighting, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, and dual-zone automatic climate control that keeps passengers comfortable. Compared to the CX-5, the Tiguan is in a class of its own. The 2017 CX-5 evokes a sense of the early 2000’s with its bulky GPS display and typical seating, and ho-hum looks. If you want a vehicle that your passengers will enjoy riding in, choose the Tiguan.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan performance

Test Drive the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan at Volkswagen Santa Monica

Ready to see the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan for yourself? Visit us today at Volkswagen Santa Monica. We offer flexible financing packages to help our drivers afford the right Volkswagen for their unique needs. Contact us today to learn more about the Tiguan and other Volkswagen vehicles and speak to a knowledgeable associate. We’re here to help!

**EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.