2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, VS icon, and blue 2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Are you thinking about buying a compact SUV? Here at Carter Volkswagen, we encourage you to check out the outstanding 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, with its bold design, excellent performance, generous warranty coverage, a roomy and versatile interior, and impressive off-road capabilities. See how the 2019 Tiguan favorably stacks up against the competition in this 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2019 Chevrolet Equinox comparison.

One of the biggest advantages that the 2019 Tiguan has over the 2019 Equinox is for warranty coverage, with the backing of a very generous 6-years/72,000-miles bumper-to-bumper Limited Warranty. The 2019 Equinox has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty. For even more peace of mind, the Tiguan comes standard with electronic safety features like the Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and Intelligent Crash Response System, which unlocks the doors, turns off the fuel pump, and turns on the hazard lights if the Tiguan gets into a collision. The Equinox doesn’t offer either of these features.

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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Chevrolet Equinox
6-years/72,000-miles Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty Warranty Coverage 3-years/36,000-miles Basic Warranty; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain Warranty
Standard Crash Response System No
184-hp/221 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque (Base Engine) 170-hp/203 lb-ft
7 passengers Max. Passenger Capacity 5 passengers

Differences Between the 2019 VW Tiguan and 2019 Chevy Equinox

Under the hood of the Tiguan is a robust 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, which doles out 184 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The base-level 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine in the Equinox manages just 170 horsepower and 203 lb-ft of torque.

The Tiguan is the roomier choice, with a maximum seating capacity of seven passengers and a total passenger volume of 129.3 cu-ft, compared to a 5-passenger seating capacity and a total passenger volume of 103.2 cu-ft for the Equinox. The Tiguan also offers more space for storage, with a maximum cargo capacity of 73.5 cu-ft, compared to 63.5 cu-ft for the Equinox.

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Rear view of orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
Rain falling on an orange 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
Dashboard and dark grey front seats in 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
Light grey seats in 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan