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2013 Volkswagen Tiguan 2013 Honda CR-V 2013 Mazda CX-5
     
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 AWD
  • EX 2WD
  • EX AWD
  • EX-L 2WD
  • EX-L 2WD with RES
  • EX-L AWD
  • EX-L 2WD with Navigation
  • EX-L AWD with RES
  • EX-L AWD with Navigation
FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Man Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • AWD 4dr Auto Sport
  • FWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Touring
  • FWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring
  • AWD 4dr Auto Grand Touring

Prices

MSRP $22,995 $22,795 $20,995
Invoice $22,075 $21,413 $20,396
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.3 8.8 8.6
Critics' Rating 7.2 8.9 9.5
Performance 8.0 7.5 8.4
Interior 7.9 8.0 7.8
Safety 8.9 9.7 9.3
Reliability 2.5 4.5 2.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Car-like handling
  • Powerful engine
  • High-quality cabin
  • Excellent safety score
  • Spacious interior
  • Agile handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Impressive standard tech features
  • Excellent safety and reliability ratings
  • Well-made cabin
  • Good fuel economy ratings
  • Impressive cargo room for the class
  • Outstanding performance
  • Good safety score
Cons
  • Small cargo hold
  • Gets expensive with options
  • Subpar fuel economy
  • Some cheap interior materials
  • Outdated navigation system
  • Lacks powerful engine options
  • Tight second row
  • Slightly underpowered engine

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
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 2.0L/122
MPG 18 City / 26 Hwy 23 City / 31 Hwy 26 City / 35 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 102.500 103.1 106.300
Length, Overall (in) 174.300 178.3 179.300
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.200 71.6 72.400
Height, Overall (in) 66.300 65.1 67.300

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Running Boards Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Optional Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3433 3305 3208

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
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.) 95.300 104.1 103.800
Front Head Room (in) 39.100 39.9 40.100
Front Leg Room (in) 40.100 41.3 41.000
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.200 58.6 57.500
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.5 55.200
Second Head Room (in) 39.000 38.6 39.000
Second Leg Room (in) 35.800 38.3 39.300
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.800 56.4 55.500
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.1 53.700
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 56.100 70.9 65.400
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 23.800 37.2 34.100
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
Dual Zone A/C Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat 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
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard 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 2.0L/122
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 @ 5100-6000 185 @ 7000 155 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 207 @ 1700-5000 163 @ 4400 150 @ 4000
Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Turning diameter 39.400 37.0 36.700

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 31 35
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.800 15.3 14.8

Suspension

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

Transmission

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