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2016 Toyota RAV4 vs. 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Toyota RAV4 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Toyota RAV4 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
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Toyota RAV4 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Toyota RAV4 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Toyota RAV4 and the Volkswagen Tiguan have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Toyota RAV4 is a little wider than the Volkswagen Tiguan, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Toyota RAV4, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Toyota RAV4 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Toyota RAV4 has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Tiguan, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Tiguan is clearly the choice over the Toyota RAV4 for pulling heavy loads. The Toyota RAV4 has a little less horsepower than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Toyota RAV4 and the Volkswagen Tiguan. With the Toyota RAV4, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
The Toyota RAV4 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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2016 Toyota
RAV4

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MSRP*: $24,350 - $32,910

2016 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $24,890 - $36,420
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.02% As low as 4.92%
City MPG: 22 - 24 20 - 21
Highway MPG: 29 - 31 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 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*: $22,768 - $30,770 $23,895 - $34,962

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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