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2022 Jeep Cherokee vs. 2023 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

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2022 Jeep
Cherokee

MSRP*: $29,995 to $39,345
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2023 Volkswagen
Tiguan

MSRP*: $26,950 to $37,680
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MPG - City 18 - 22 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 31 MPG 28 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 54.7 ft3 65.3 - 73.4 ft3
Engine
  • 180-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 270-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 271-hp, 3.2-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 184-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 180 - 271 hp 184 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 1,500 lbs
Exterior Length 182.9 - 183.1 in 186.1 in
Exterior Width 73.2 - 74.9 in 72.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 40.3 in
Front 40.2 in
Rear 36.6 - 38.7 in
Head Room Front 37.9 - 39.4 in
Rear 38.5 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
The Jeep Cherokee offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Tiguan. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Jeep Cherokee and the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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

Dimensions
The Jeep Cherokee 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. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Handling
The Jeep Cherokee 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 Jeep Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Tiguan for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Cherokee greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen Tiguan.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Cherokee transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Tiguan.

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