2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Honda CR-V

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2019 Honda CR-V, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

When Volkswagen redesigned the Tiguan for the 2018 model year, they decided it was finally time to give in to the demands of those pesky Americans. And what Americans demanded was size; they wanted their vehicle to be big. Big enough to support their big families and their big lifestyles.

The redesigned Tiguan delivered on its mission, and the 2019 model improves things even further. This is a strong, lovingly sculpted, modern vehicle. It oozes style inside and out. But most importantly, it’s spacious, comfortable, flexible, and performs where it needs to.

The compact SUV segment is packed and competitive. The 2019 Honda CR-V is a much-lauded family hauler as well. We laid out a table to help illustrate the key differences between these two vehicles and help in your decision-making process. Let’s take a look.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan


2019 Honda CR-V

$24,295 Starting MSRP $24,350
7 Maximum Seating Capacity 5
1500 Towing Capacity (lbs) Available: 1500
73.5 (5-seat model) Maximum Interior Cargo Volume (cu.ft.) 75.8

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Seating Capacity and Cargo Volume

The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan stands out for its impressive seating capacity of seven. This makes it the ideal choice for large families or those who want the capability to transport big groups. It’s one of the few compact SUVs to offer the third row, blurring the lines between segments.

The 2019 Honda CR-V excels in cargo room. While the five-seat Tiguan nearly equals the CR-V in this area (an impressive feat), the seven-seat model has to sacrifice some room for the extra seats. At 65.7 cu.ft., however, it still offers plenty of space for most users’ practical needs.

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan Options

The 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan comes in ten trims. Six of them come with standard 4MOTION all-wheel drive. Additionally, there are eight exterior colors to choose from. “Habanero Orange” is particularly spiffy.

Available features for the 2019 Tiguan include LED headlights with Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS), which move with the turns to keep the important things in view. LED taillights look sleek while improving the vehicle’s efficiency. A panoramic sunroof can bring the wide expanse of the heavens right down into your cabin, and V-Tex Leatherette interior surfaces endow a premium feel.

Want to learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, or take one out for a test drive? Just stop by Team Gunther Volkswagen near Mobile AL or contact us by clicking the button below!