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2016 Mazda CX-9 vs. 2017 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
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Mazda CX-9, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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. Both the Mazda CX-9 and the Volkswagen Tiguan have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
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
Due to its much higher torque, the Mazda CX-9 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Mazda CX-9 has the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Tiguan, so they both maneuver the same 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. The Mazda CX-9 has a little more horsepower than 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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2016 Mazda
CX-9

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MSRP*: $31,520 - $44,015

2017 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $24,995 - $36,475
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.06% As low as 4.75%
City MPG: 21 - 22 20
Highway MPG: 27 - 28 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 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*: $29,833 - $41,645 $23,995 - $35,017

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.