Mazda CX-5 vs. Volkswagen Tiguan

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$24,350 - $25,750
$24,295 - $25,595

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.52 / 5
21 Reviews
4.58 / 5
26 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
187 hp
184 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.5L SKYACTIV
2.0L TSI DOHC Turbocharged 4

Interior Features

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
40.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
39.6 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
39.6 in.
36.5 - 38.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 in.
38.9 - 39.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Passengers

Passengers
5
5 - 7

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P225/65HR17
P215/65HR17

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.2 in.
109.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36 ft.
37.7 ft.

Length

Length
179.1 in.
185.1 in.

Width

Width
72.5 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3541 - 3679 lbs.
3777 - 3858 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
187 hp
184 hp

Torque

Torque
186 ft. lbs.
221 ft. lbs.

Maximum Towing Capacity

Maximum Towing Capacity
2000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
200 lbs.
150 lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.8 - 15.3 gal.
15.3 - 15.9 gal.

Combined

Combined
27 - 28 mpg
25 - 22 mpg

City

City
24 - 25 mpg
21 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 - 31 mpg
29 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Mazda CX-5
Volkswagen Tiguan

Body Style

Body Style
Sport Utility - i-ACTIV AWD Sport Utility
4MOTION - Sport Utility

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5 - 7

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
103.6 ft³.
101.1 - 123.9 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3541 - 3679 lbs.
3777 - 3858 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
26 - 28 mpg.
24 - 25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
24 - 25 mpg.
21 - 22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 - 31 mpg.
29 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
150 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs.
150 lbs.

Maximum Trailering Capacity

Maximum Trailering Capacity
2000 lbs.
1500 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.5 L/152
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55
5.59

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02
3.14

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45
1.95

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.43

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71
1.21

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.60
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.89
3.99

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.33 - 4.62
3.33

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.3 - 6.7
7.1 - 7.4

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P225/65HR17
P215/65HR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P225/65HR17
P215/65HR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in.
17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36 ft.
37.7 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 in.
13.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 in.
11.8 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.8 - 15.3 gal.
15.3 - 15.9 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.7 in.
39.6 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41 in.
40.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in.
57 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
39 in.
38.9 - 39.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
39.6 in.
36.5 - 38.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54.8 in.
55.8 - 55.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.2 in.
109.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
179.1 in.
185.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.5 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
65.3 - 65.4 in.
66.3 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.8 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.8 in.
61.8 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
7.5 in.
7.9 in.

Cargo Volume to Seat 1

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
59.6 ft³.
65.7 - 73.5 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 2

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
30.9 ft³.
33 - 37.6 ft³.

Cargo Volume to Seat 3

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
30.9 ft³.
12 - 37.6 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
CX-5
Tiguan

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact Sport Utility
Compact Sport Utility

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sport Utility
Sport Utility

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4