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2015 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Traverse offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Chevrolet Traverse will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Traverse requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Chevrolet Traverse is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Chevrolet Traverse and the Volkswagen Tiguan have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Traverse is much wider than the Volkswagen Tiguan, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Traverse, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Chevrolet Traverse transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than with the Chevrolet Traverse. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Traverse greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Volkswagen Tiguan, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
The Chevrolet Traverse comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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2015 Chevrolet
Traverse

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MSRP*: $30,995 - $43,935

2014 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $23,305 - $38,835
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $750 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 17 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 23 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $29,755 - $41,299 $22,373 - $37,282

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