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2014 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Mazda CX-9 than in the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Mazda CX-9 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Mazda CX-9 as you will with the Volkswagen Tiguan, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Mazda CX-9 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 Mazda CX-9 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Dimensions
Since the Mazda CX-9 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 Mazda CX-9, 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 Mazda CX-9 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Mazda CX-9 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 Mazda CX-9 is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Tiguan for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Mazda CX-9 greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
The Mazda CX-9 offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen Tiguan, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Mazda CX-9, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
The Mazda CX-9 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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2014 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $29,985 - $36,625

2014 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $23,305 - $38,835
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.10% --
City MPG: 16 - 17 18 - 21
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 7 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $28,382 - $34,658 $22,373 - $37,282

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