2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Mazda CX-5 Comparison

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Mazda CX-5
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2017 Mazda CX-5
TRANSMISSION
  8-Speed Shiftable Automatic 6-Speed Shiftable     Automatic
ENGINE TORQUE
  221 ft-lbs. 185 ft-lbs.
BASIC WARRANTY
  6 yr / 72000 mi 3 yr / 36000 mi

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2017 Mazda CX-5

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Volkswagen and Mazda are light night and day. On the day side, you have a German engineered car that rivals some vehicles in the luxurious class of vehicles. The night end of the comparison is a vehicle that, while carefully crafted, can never measure up to what luxury consumers look for in an automobile.

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with much of the same incomparable attributes that its counterpart, the 2017 Mazda CX-5, lacks. Customer satisfaction and warranty features are two of many factors that place the Tiguan on top.

Mechanical features and Measurements

The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan has a fuel capacity of 15.3 gallons. Meanwhile, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 can only hold up to 14.8 gallons of gasoline. Volkswagen's Tiguan has torque power of 221 ft-lbs. @ 1600 RPM that leaves the Mazda CX-5, with a torque of 185 ft-lbs. @ 3250 RPM, in the dust. The Tiguan has rear head room of 39.1 inches while the CX-5 comes up short at 39 inches of space. Volkswagen also surpasses the competition by having enough interior space to seat seven passengers. Mazda's SUV can only accommodate up to five people.

Customer Ratings

The Tiguan gets five stars from customers in the fields of reliability, safety, and comfort. Mazda's CX-5 comes up short with 4.5 stars in each of the fields. The Tiguan is also celebrated among buyers because of its advanced technology CX-5 drivers gave the vehicle 4.5 stars in the field. Volkswagen is a manufacturer that makes cars durable enough to stand the test of time. Mazda, on the other hand, has not always crafted a solid line of vehicles in which consumers can depend. Volkswagen also has worked to improve its brand to the extent of being considered an alternative to standard luxury cars such as Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Mazda is not yet perceived as a luxury brand by the majority.


One drive around the block in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan will help you understand why the brand is esteemed higher than other vehicles in its class. The Tiguan comes with all of the amenities that you would find in an exotic car but lacks the high price tag that accompanies such benefits. You will never understand and fully appreciate everything that 2018 Tiguan offers until you take one for a test drive. Stop by Prestige Volkswagen of Stamford today to try one out!

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