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2022 Audi Q3 vs. 2023 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

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2022 Audi
Q3

MSRP*: $36,400 to $38,700
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2023 Volkswagen
Tiguan

MSRP*: $26,950 to $37,680
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MPG - City 21 - 23 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 30 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 48.0 ft3 65.3 - 73.4 ft3
Engine
  • 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 228-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 184 - 228 hp 184 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 176.6 in 186.1 in
Exterior Width 72.8 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 40.0 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 40.2 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.7 in
Head Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 37.6 in
Front 38.2 - 39.6 in
Rear 37.7 - 39.1 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Tiguan than in the Audi Q3, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q3 and the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q3 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 Audi Q3 is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Dimensions
The Audi Q3 is about the same width as the Volkswagen Tiguan. If you go with the Audi Q3, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Audi Q3 has the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Tiguan, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Audi Q3 and the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Audi Q3 and the Volkswagen Tiguan are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q3 and the Volkswagen Tiguan. The Audi Q3 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Audi Q3 than that of the Volkswagen Tiguan.