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2014 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2014 Dodge Durango Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Durango than in the Volkswagen Tiguan, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Dodge Durango offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
With the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen Tiguan, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 Volkswagen Tiguan will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Dodge Durango. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Tiguan carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Durango.

Dimensions
Since the Volkswagen Tiguan is much slimmer than the Dodge Durango, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Durango.

Drivetrain
The Volkswagen Tiguan has much lower torque than the Dodge Durango, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Tiguan for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Tiguan has a lot less horsepower than the Dodge Durango.

Utility
The Volkswagen Tiguan has less seating than the Dodge Durango, making the Dodge Durango the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Volkswagen Tiguan has significantly less cargo capacity than the Dodge Durango.

Warranty
The Volkswagen Tiguan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Durango.

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2014 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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MSRP*: $23,305 - $38,835

2014 Dodge
Durango

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MSRP*: $29,995 - $43,395
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City MPG: 18 - 21 14 - 18
Highway MPG: 26 22 - 25
Engine(s): Inline-4 V-6, V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Invoice*: $22,373 - $37,282 $29,506 - $41,304

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