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2019 Mazda CX-5 vs 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

Are you searching for a new mid-size crossover in the Carlsbad, CA area? If so, then you are in luck, as there are a number of excellent options available for you to consider in the Carlsbad area. Mid-size crossover vehicles are incredibly popular, as they typically offer excellent engine performance and very spacious interiors. Two of the best mid-size crossover models available in the area are the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. Both the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan come equipped with engines that offer a nice combination of performance output and fuel economy. Additionally, both of these models offer very spacious interiors as well! You might be wondering which of these two models is the better option. This is an excellent question to ponder! The team here at Bob Baker Mazda has put together a model comparison to help customers make an informed decision about which vehicle they prefer. Let’s examine this model comparison together!

Base Engine Specifications

2019 Mazda CX-5


2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2.5L I-4 Engine Base Engine 2.0L Turbo I-4 Engine
187 Horsepower Engine Power 184 Horsepower
186 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 221 Pound-Feet
25 MPG / 31 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 22 MPG / 29 MPG

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The table above compares the base engine specifications for the 2019 Mazda CX-5 and the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. As you can see, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 has an advantage in both horsepower and fuel economy, while the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan has an advantage in engine torque. It is worth noting that the 2019 Mazda CX-5 features a more powerful secondary engine—a 2.5L turbo I-4 engine. This 250-horsepower engine can generate 310 pound-feet of torque while achieving a fuel economy rating of 22 MPG in the city and 27 MPG on the highway.

Interior Capacity & Dimensions

2019 CX-5


2019 Tiguan

5 Passengers Passenger Capacity 5-7 Passengers
30.9 Cubic Feet Standard Cargo Capacity 12.0 Cubic Feet
59.6 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 65.7 Cubic Feet
134.5 Cubic Feet EPA Interior Volume 135.9 Cubic Feet
The table above highlights the interior capacity specifications for each model. As you can see, the 2019 Tiguan offers a little more maximum cargo capacity and EPA interior volume than the 2019 CX-5. However, the 2019 Mazda CX-5 offers higher standard cargo capacity. The engine performance advantage of the 2019 Mazda CX-5 really set it apart from the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan. Customers in Carlsbad, CA can explore the 2019 Mazda CX-5 for themselves at Bob Baker Mazda today!
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