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2015 Honda Pilot vs. 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Pilot than in the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Honda Pilot offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot 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. In this case, the Honda Pilot will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Pilot 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 Honda Pilot, 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 Honda Pilot transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Honda Pilot has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Honda Pilot is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Tiguan for pulling heavy loads. The Honda Pilot has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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

Warranty
The Honda Pilot comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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2015 Honda
Pilot

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MSRP*: $29,870 - $41,620

2014 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $23,305 - $38,835
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 17 - 18 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 24 - 25 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 8 - 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*: $27,319 - $38,037 $22,373 - $37,282

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