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2022 Hyundai Tucson vs. 2022 Volkswagen Taos Review

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2022 Hyundai
Tucson

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2022 Volkswagen
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MSRP*
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$24,950 to $36,200
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$22,995 to $33,045
Invoice* $23,966 to $34,404 $22,075 to $31,724
MPG - City 24 - 26 25 - 28
MPG - Hwy 29 - 33 32 - 36
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Hyundai Tucson than in the Volkswagen Taos. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Hyundai Tucson and the Volkswagen Taos.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Hyundai Tucson as you will with the Volkswagen Taos, 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 Hyundai Tucson is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Taos. 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 Hyundai Tucson and the Volkswagen Taos have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Hyundai Tucson is a little wider than the Volkswagen Taos, 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 Hyundai Tucson, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Taos.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Hyundai Tucson doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Taos.

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

Performance
The Hyundai Tucson has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Taos.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Hyundai Tucson and the Volkswagen Taos. The Hyundai Tucson has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Taos.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Tucson than that of the Volkswagen Taos.