2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan exterior front fascia and passenger side vs 2019 Honda CR-V exterior front fascia and drivers side in front of city

Your new SUV is waiting for you right here in Springfield, MO. Check out how the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan holds up against the 2019 Honda CR-V. If you are looking for your future SUV, both vehicles are great options. However, there are features you might want that are on one vehicle and not the other. For the purpose of this comparison we are going to be looking at the lowest trims of these two vehicles. This means you’ll see the 2019 Tiguan S and the 2029 CR-V LX. Let’s take a look.

If you are shopping on a budget both vehicles are solid choices. Their starting MSRP are extremely close in price, so much so that there isn’t even a 100-dollar difference between the starting MSRP of the Tiguan and CR-V. Even so, you’ll still be able to find perks on both that might interest you. Let’s check it out below.

2019 VW Tiguan S


2019 Honda CR-V LX

$24,295 Starting MSRP $24,350
184 hp & 221 lb.-ft. Horsepower & Torque 184 hp & 180 lb.-ft.
8-speed shiftable automatic Transmission CVT Transmission
Available on other trims Parking Assistance n/a
7 people Seating Capacity 5 people

Advantages of the Volkswagen Tiguan

One of the perks that comes from driving a Volkswagen Tiguan is the power. Both have a satisfying 184 horsepower, but it is the Tiguan that gives you 221 lb.-ft. of torque. If you are looking for a CVT transmission you’ll want to go with the CR-V, but if you are looking for a shiftable automatic, the Tiguan is for you.

You can find more space in the Tiguan than in the CR-V. If you often find yourself needing more seating space then you might want to turn your attention to the Tiguan, which can seat 7 people, as opposed to the CR-V, which can only fit 5 people. It can be a bit harder to park a larger vehicle. That’s why you might choose the Tiguan over the CR-V. You can find a parking assistance feature on other Tiguan trims, whereas you can’t find parking assistance on the CR-V.

Trying to find your next SUV? Come on over to Volkswagen of Springfield! You can take your future SUV for a test drive and our team can show you all the cool features this vehicle.