2021 Mazda CX-5 vs 2021 VW Tiguan 

2021 Mazda CX-5 vs 2021 VW Tiguan

It’s no secret that crossovers have been rocketing in numbers. The proof is there on every street, intersection, and highway you come across. In fact, nearly one in every five vehicles sold in the US is a compact SUV. And when it comes down to it, the 2021 Mazda CX-5 and the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan are two of the most promising new compact crossover SUVs on the modern market.

This comparison will take a deep dive into advantages that make the Mazda CX-5 the superior choice for drivers in the Memphis area and across the US. Check out the comparison table provided for a quick glance into some key differences. 

2021 Mazda CX-5 


2021 Volkswagen Tiguan 

$25,270 Starting MSRP $25,965 (est.)
25 city / 31 hwy mpg Fuel Economy 22 city / 29 hwy mpg 
187 - 250 horsepower Engine Performance 184 horsepower 
39.6 inches Rear Legroom 36.6 inches

What Are the Advantages of the 2021 Mazda CX-5? 

The comparison table shows the 2021 Mazda CX-5 offers superior fuel economy, engine performance, and interior space figures compared to the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan. That’s not to mention the driving dynamics of the Mazda CX-5 are among the segment’s best. Every 2021 Mazda CX-5 includes G-Vectoring Control Plus, which makes subtle torque reductions and brake applications to provide sports car-grade handling through corners. Combine that with the CX-5's suspension, steering, and brakes and the what you have is an especially rewarding drive from beginning to end.

The 2021 Mazda CX-5 may be priced for the mainstream, but inside it has all the trimmings of a premium model. From technology to creature comforts, the interior of the Mazda crossover has more to offer than the Volkswagen Tiguan. Just a few of the highlights featured in the 2021 CX-5 include:

  • New Large 10.25-Inch Touchscreen
  • Advanced Smart City Brake Support
  • Blind Spot Monitoring with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Mazda Radar Cruise Control with Stop & Go
  • Lane Departure Warning with Lane-keep Assist
  • Available Active Driving Display

Have questions? Drivers in the Memphis area can speak to a team member at Gwatney Mazda for answers and personalized assistance.

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