2022 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2022 Toyota RAV4

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2022 Toyota RAV4

Volkswagen and Toyota have maintained a steady and reputable market share in the US SUV market with mid-size SUV offerings like the Volkswagen Tiguan and Toyota RAV4. Both these SUVs offer entirely different styles. One is a sleek urban family SUV that can take on the off-roading adventure occasionally, while the other adopts a more rugged look and feel.

If you’re in the market for a mid-size SUV and are unsure whether you want the versatile Volkswagen Tiguan or the rugged and adventurous Toyota RAV4, this comparison research page from Team Gunther VW in Daphne, AL, breaks down the differences between the two to make it easier for you to choose your perfect SUV.

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan


2022 Toyota RAV4

2.0-Liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder Engine Engine 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine
184 hp / 221 lb.-ft. Horsepower / Torque 203 hp / 184 lb.-ft.
Up to 7 Passengers Seating Capacity 5 Passengers
73.4 cu ft Cargo Capacity 69.8 cu ft

Which Mid-Size SUV Is Best for You?

The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2022 Toyota RAV4 are very closely priced, but that’s where the similarities end. The VW Tiguan packs a smaller 2.0L Turbo 4-cyclinder engine which makes less power than the 2022 Toyota RAV4 but generates significantly more torque, which makes it a great off-road capable SUV too. And the fact that the VW Tiguan comes with a third row on the S, SE and SEL R-Line Black trim levels, which offer seating for up to seven people, makes it the ideal family SUV if that's what you've been looking for.

The Tiguan also trumps the RAV4 in terms of cargo capacity with 73.4 cubic feet of cargo space (with all rear seats folded), while the RAV4 offers 68.8 cubic feet of space for your cargo. Along with this the 2022 VW Tiguan comes with a wide array of safety features to ensure drivers and passengers are safe no matter the driving conditions. For instance, the Volkswagen Tiguan packs Volkswagen’s intelligent IQ. Drive safety features.

If you’re looking for a stylish and modern looking mid-size SUV that provides lots of room and seats for your family and can dabble in some off-road fun from time to time, the 2022 VW Tiguan is your best bet. To learn more about the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan or to take a test drive contact Team Gunther Volkswagen in Daphne, AL or stop by our dealership today.