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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan 2010 Honda CR-V 2011 Honda CR-V
     
2WD 4dr Man S
  • 2WD 4dr Man S
  • 2WD 4dr Auto S
  • 2WD 4dr Auto S w/Sunroof
  • 4WD 4dr Auto S
  • 4WD 4dr Auto S w/Sunroof
  • 2WD 4dr Auto SE
  • 2WD 4dr Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav
  • 4WD 4dr Auto SE
  • 4WD 4dr Auto SE w/Sunroof & Nav
  • 2WD 4dr Auto SEL
  • 4WD 4dr Auto SEL
LX 2WD
  • LX 2WD
  • LX 4WD
  • EX 2WD
  • EX 4WD
  • EX-L 2WD
  • EX-L 4WD
  • EX-L 2WD with Navigation
  • EX-L 4WD with Navigation
LX 2WD
  • LX 2WD
  • SE 2WD
  • LX 4WD
  • SE 4WD
  • EX 2WD
  • EX 4WD
  • EX-L 2WD
  • EX-L 4WD
  • EX-L 2WD with Navigation
  • EX-L 4WD with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $22,840 $21,545 $21,895
Invoice $21,926 $20,056 $20,380
Avg. Paid $16,435 $13,130 $14,806

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.6 8.9 8.8
Critics' Rating 8.3 9.0 9.0
Performance 8.2 8.1 8.0
Interior 8.0 8.4 8.4
Operating Cost 7.7 8.2 8.2
Safety 9.7 9.4 8.3
Reliability 2.0 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Responsive turbocharged engine
  • Poised handling
  • Upscale cabin with flexible rear seat
  • Impressive safety score
  • Cavernous cargo area
  • High-quality, spacious interior and comfortable seats
  • Excellent safety ratings
  • Class-leading reliability score
  • Comfortable, high-quality interior
  • Ample cargo space
Cons
  • Mediocre cargo space
  • Low reliability score
  • Underpowered engine
  • No V6 engine option
  • Lone engine choice is underpowered

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Turbocharged Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 2.4L/144 Gas I4 2.4L/144
MPG 18 City / 26 Hwy 21 City / 28 Hwy 21 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door 5 Door Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 102.5 103.1 103.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.3 179.3 179.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 71.6 71.6
Height, Overall (in) 66.3 66.1 66.1

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3433 3386 3386

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional Optional
Wheel Locks Standard Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 95.3 103.8 103.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 40.9 40.9
Front Leg Room (in) 40.1 41.3 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.2 56.9 56.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.9 55.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 38.6 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 38.5 38.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.8 56.0 56.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6 54.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 56.1 72.9 72.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 23.8 35.7 35.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/144 2.4L/144
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100-6000 180 @ 6800 180 @ 6800
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1700-5000 161 @ 4400 161 @ 4400
Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 39.4 37.8 37.8

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 28 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.8 15.3 15.3

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Four-link Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard