If you’re looking for a compact crossover SUV that has a sophisticated and sleek design along with a dynamic driving experience, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 is the vehicle for you. It offers impressive performance features, the largest-ever infotainment display, a host of safety features, and spacious interiors. One of its competitors in the compact crossover SUV segment is the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan. To help you make an informed decision, at Tuttle-Click Mazda in Irvine, CA, we have put together a comparison guide of the 2021 Mazda CX-5 vs 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan.
2021 Mazda CX-5
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.5L SKYACTIV®-G Engine with 187 Horsepower and 186 lb.-ft. of Torque
|Engine Types||2.0L Engine with 184 Horsepower and 221 lb.-ft. of Torque|
||Adaptive Cruise Control
As seen above, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has an edge when it comes to the number of available engines and fuel efficiency. This dapper SUV also has a higher compression ratio than the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan which implies that the engine can extract more energy from every drop of fuel. If you’re someone who enjoys taking your SUV on off-road adventures, you might want to carry your bike or kayak. The 2021 Mazda CX-5 is at an advantage here too. It has a towing capacity of 2,000 lbs., while the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has a towing capacity of 1,500 lbs.
In terms of infotainment, both models come standard with Bluetooth® technology and are integrated with Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM. However, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 has an upper hand in terms of its infotainment display. It comes with a 10.25-inch full-color display that is standard across all trims. On the other hand, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan comes with a 6.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display on its base trim and a glass-covered 8.0-inch display on its higher trims.
If you want to learn more about the 2021 Mazda CX-5, visit us at Tuttle-Click Mazda in Irvine, CA, or schedule a test drive. We will be glad to help you with any questions you may have.