2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Toyota RAV4 -- Which Small SUV is Right for You?

Compare 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan vs Toyota RAV4 Models in Seattle, WA

With more interior flexibility, a more dynamic drive and a proven track record of safety, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is an even better SUV for your family than the all-new 2019 Toyota RAV4. It's the SUV that ranked highest in the 2018 J.D. Power U.S. Tech Experience Index -- which means a poll of owners says the technology features found on the 2019 VW Tiguan provide the best user experience among small SUVs! Best of all, it's protected by the industry's best bumper-to-bumper warranty. On this page, we'll explain how the 2019 Toyota RAV4 just can't keep up.

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Interior Space: 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Toyota RAV4

Unlike the 2019 Toyota RAV4, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan is available with a third-row seating package that enables you to seat up to seven passengers! The Toyota RAV4, by contrast, only seats five.

When equipped with the third row of seating, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan gives you 123.9 cubic feet of passenger volume. By contrast, the 2019 Toyota RAV4 only gives you just 98.9 cubic feet of space. That means your passengers will enjoy more room to stretch out in the VW Tiguan. Or, if you opt for the two-row version, you'll get greater cargo capacity. For trips to the local big box store or wholesale retailer, the 2019 VW Tiguan provides up to 73.5 cubic feet of maximum cargo volume! The smaller 2019 Toyota RAV4 only gives you 69.8 cubic feet of maximum cargo space.


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Smartphone Compatibility: 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Toyota RAV4

Android owners take heed: The 2019 Toyota RAV4 is only available with Apple CarPlay™. Instead, opt for the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan which gives you both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ totally standard! No matter which team you're on, connecting your smartphone is easier in the 2019 VW Tiguan.

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Technology: 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Toyota RAV4

The Toyota RAV4 may have a little bit more horsepower, but engine torque can be a better measure of how a car accelerates off the line -- especially when it comes to heavier vehicles like SUVs. With 221 lb-ft of torque, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan gives you a spirited drive, even when heavy-laden with groceries and passengers. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 only provides 184 lb-ft of torque.

What's more, 4MOTION® all-wheel drive on the Volkswagen Tiguan is a more affordable upgrade than the available all-wheel drive system on the Toyota RAV4! When you need extra traction for slick roads and tricky terrain, your dollar goes further in the Volkswagen SUV.


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Safety Equipment: 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Toyota RAV4

Standard Rear Traffic Alert on the 2019 VW Tiguan sounds an audible alert if traffic suddenly passes behind you when reversing, so you can avoid a nasty fender-bender. That feature will cost extra as an upgrade on the 2019 Toyota RAV4.

Furthermore, the 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan passed its crash tests with flying colors, earning a best-possible score of "Good" in all areas according to Insurance Institute for Highway Safety crash tests! The 2019 Toyota RAV4 has not yet completed its crash tests as of January 23, 2018.


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Warranty Coverage: 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2019 Toyota RAV4

Sure, Toyota vehicles are known for their reliability, but Toyota doesn't stand behind their products the way Volkswagen does. You know that by the People First Warranty! It means every new VW gets six years/72,000 miles of warranty coverage for the entire vehicle. That's an extra year of powertrain coverage and twice as much bumper-to-bumper coverage compared to the 2019 Toyota RAV4!


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Carter Volkswagen -- Seattle's German Engineering Source

At Carter VW, we're proud to offer the exciting 2019 lineup of vehicles from Volkswagen! They're the latest and greatest offerings from Europe's largest automaker. There's something for everyone in our inventory, from the compact, nimble Jetta to the roomy Tiguan to the massive, three-row Volkswagen Atlas. Sophisticated German engineering means that a Volkswagen offers unmatched safety and performance, so you get the engaging drive you want along with the strong, durable chassis your family needs. Stop by our showroom today for a test drive at 5202 Leary Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98107.