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Anyone considering a small SUV likely has two candidates in mind: the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2021 Toyota RAV4. After all, both models are similar in size, performance, and price. Not only that, but the Tiguan and RAV4 are incredibly popular vehicles in their respective brands. So, how do you narrow down your choices to just one? With the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2021 Toyota RAV4 comparison, we will explore these similarities to see just how different these small SUV rivals are.
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2021 Toyota RAV4
|2.0L Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Engine with 184 Horsepower and 221 Lb-Ft of Torque
||2.5L 4-Cylinder Engine with 203 Horsepower and 184 Lb-Ft of Torque|
|Up to 73.5 Cubic Feet
||Up to 69.8 Cubic Feet|
As you may have noticed from our table above, there are many key differences between the 2021 VW Tiguan and 2021 Toyota RAV4 to keep in mind. Despite both vehicles offering a similar driving experience, the Tiguan offers a starting MSRP over $1,000 less than the starting MSRP of the RAV4, making the Tiguan an excellent pick for drivers on a budget.
Performance will also feel similar yet different behind the wheel of the Tiguan and RAV4. The engine inside the Tiguan is turbocharged and offers more torque than that of the RAV4. However, the RAV4 offers a larger engine with more horsepower than the Tiguan. Basically, you will enjoy roughly the same power with either vehicle. Additionally, both the Tiguan and RAV4 offer available all-wheel drive!
Lastly, let’s take a look at the interior dimensions of the 2021 VW Tiguan and 2021 Toyota RAV4. You will notice that the Tiguan offers seating for 5-7 passengers. This seating capacity will vary on whether you choose its third row. The third row inside the Tiguan is included standard while higher Tiguan trims feature two spacious rows. With the RAV4, drivers are limited to just 5 passengers and do not have the option to add a third row. Packing for a road trip? You’ll be happy to know that the 2021 VW Tiguan offers up to 73.5 cubic feet of cargo volume while the RAV4 offers up to 69.8 cubic feet. Of course, the maximum cargo volume inside the Tiguan will vary depending on whether you select two rows or three rows of seating.
If you are thinking about owning or leasing the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan, we invite you to contact our team at Sheehy Volkswagen of Hagerstown! We look forward to hearing from you.