2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

Comparison image of a gray 2019 Mazda CX-5 and an orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

Are you in the market for a new mid-size crossover vehicle? Do you value vehicles that offer excellent engine performance and fuel economy? Do you need to upgrade to a vehicle with a more spacious interior? If you answered, “Yes!” to these three questions, then we have two excellent mid-size crossover models for you to explore in the Santa Fe, NM area! The two models are the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan!

Few mid-size crossovers are able to offer the unique combination of engine performance and interior volume offered by the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. The most difficult task ahead of us is determining which of these two vehicles is the superior option for customers. To help determine which model is better, the staff here at Santa Fe Mazda has conducted a model comparison for these two crossover vehicles. Check out the key results of the comparison below!

Comparison of Interior Volume

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

5 Passengers Passenger Capacity 5-7 Passengers
30.9 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Capacity 12.0 Cubic Feet
59.6 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 65.7 Cubic Feet
134.5 Cubic Feet EPA Interior Volume 135.9 Cubic Feet

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Let’s start by comparing each model’s interior volume. The table above shows that the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has an advantage in standard cargo capacity, while the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan has an advantage in passenger capacity, maximum cargo volume, and EPA interior volume. It is worth noting, that most crossover drivers use both rows of seating the majority of the time. This makes standard cargo capacity a very important factor to consider.

Comparison of Base Engine Specifications

2019 CX-5


2019 Tiguan

2.5L I-4 Engine Base Engine 2.0L Turbo I-4 Engine
187 Horsepower Engine Power 184 Horsepower
186 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 221 Pound-Feet
25 MPG / 31 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 22 MPG / 29 MPG

Now let’s compare each model’s engine performance. As the table above shows, the 2019 CX-5 has an advantage in engine power and fuel economy, while the 2019 Tiguan has an advantage in engine torque. The 2019 Mazda CX-5 also features a secondary engine that offers 250 horsepower, 310 pound-feet of torque, and fuel economy of 22 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway. This engine performance available on the 2019 Mazda CX-5 really sets it apart from the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. Customers in Santa Fe, NM can explore the 2019 Mazda CX-5 for themselves at Santa Fe Mazda today!

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