2018 Mazda CX-5 vs Volkswagen Tiguan

Finding a stylish SUV to help load up the whole family for adventures throughout East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg, Easton, Brodheadsville and Saylorsville can be fun and exciting. However, if you're stuck deciding between the 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, the experience can be difficult. Both SUVs are well-reviewed and highly rated by drivers, but at Ray Price Mazda, we're here to help you learn how they differ so you can decide for yourself.

Keep reading our 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 VW Tiguan comparison to find out which SUV is right for you!

Mazda CX-5 vs VW Tiguan: Performance & Engine Power

While these vehicles share some similarities with their size and appearance, each SUV is outfitted with a different engine. The Mazda CX-5 includes the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine and the Volkswagen Tiguan includes a 2.0L 4-cylinder Turbo engine. However, in terms of performance, the Mazda CX-5 actually out performs the turbo engine with 187 horsepower. The VW Tiguan turbo engine is limited to 184 horsepower.

Both SUVs include an automatic transmission that's paired with their respective engines that offer drivers sport mode options for a more fun and adventurous experience on the road.

Interior Dimensions

The Mazda CX-5 and VW Tiguan each offer spacious cabins that are each outfitted with cloth-trimmed seating that adds to the comfort and style. As for the passenger space, the 2018 Mazda CX-5 has a few advantages by offering a bit more legroom with 41 inches vs. only 40.2 inches in the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. The difference in rear legroom is glaring because the Mazda CX-5 includes 39.6 inches of rear legroom, while the VW Tiguan only features 36.5 inches of rear leg room. Adult passengers can spread out in the rear of the Mazda CX-5 but may feel a bit cramped in the back of the Tiguan.

Media & Technology Features

When you're choosing the right SUV, you'll want to be sure that it's equipped with enough entertainment options to keep you and your passengers in great spirits during lengthy treks. Both impressive SUVs come with touchscreen displays mounted into the dashboard; however, the Mazda CX-5 screen is a bigger by half an inch. Each vehicle includes USB/auxiliary inputs for external media devices, an AM/FM radio, and a CD/MP3 player.

The Mazda crossover SUV, on the other hand, also features compatibility to Aha™, Pandora®, and Stitcher™, which provides numerous entertainment options. The touchscreens are used to access the media features, but the Mazda CX-5 includes voice command, which lets you keep your hands on the wheel and use your voice to select your media preferences.

Making the Right Choice

By reading our 2018 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2018 VW Tiguan comparison, you're now aware of what these SUVs offer and how they differ. You saw that the Mazda CX-5 has some significant advantages in important categories, such as performance and entertainment features. However, when you really want to see what the Mazda CX-5 offers, you can always make a trip to our dealership for a closer look or for some experience in the driver's seat.

Schedule your test drive with us at Ray Price Mazda. We're proud to help drivers in East Stroudsburg, Stroudsburg, Easton, Brodheadsville and Saylorsville make the right decisions when it's time to pick your next SUV.

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