2024 Toyota Corolla Cross vs. 2024 Volkswagen Taos Review

Picture of the 2024 Toyota Corolla Cross

2024 Toyota
Corolla Cross

MSRP*: $23,860 to $29,385
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Picture of the 2024 Volkswagen Taos

2024 Volkswagen

MSRP*: $23,995 to $33,515
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MPG - City 29 - 31 MPG 24 - 28 MPG
MPG - Hwy 31 - 33 MPG 32 - 36 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available 60.2 - 65.9 ft3
  • 169-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 158-hp, 1.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 169 hp 158 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs Info not available
Exterior Length 176.1 in 175.8 in
Exterior Width 71.9 in 72.5 in
Leg Room Front 42.9 in
Rear 32.0 in
Front 40.1 in
Rear 37.9 in
Head Room Front 38.6 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 39.5 - 40.7 in
Rear 38.8 - 39.8 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

Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Taos than in the Toyota Corolla Cross, 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 Toyota Corolla Cross and the Volkswagen Taos.

The Volkswagen Taos requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Toyota Corolla Cross, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Corolla Cross will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen Taos.

The Toyota Corolla Cross is about the same width as the Volkswagen Taos. When looking at overall length, the Toyota Corolla Cross takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen Taos.

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

The Toyota Corolla Cross has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Taos.

With its lower torque engine, the Toyota Corolla Cross doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volkswagen Taos.

In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Toyota Corolla Cross and the Volkswagen Taos.