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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2021 Chevrolet Equinox Review

New 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2021 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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New 2021 Chevrolet Equinox

2021 Chevrolet
Equinox

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MSRP*
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$25,245 to $39,095
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$23,800 to $33,000
Invoice* $24,235 to $37,531 $23,776 to $31,482
MPG - City 21 - 23 25 - 26
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 30 - 31
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Equinox than in the Volkswagen Tiguan, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Equinox offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Tiguan, offering the driver and front passenger a bit more room and comfort.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Volkswagen Tiguan as you will with the Chevrolet Equinox, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Volkswagen Tiguan is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Equinox. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Volkswagen Tiguan and the Chevrolet Equinox have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Volkswagen Tiguan is about the same width as the Chevrolet Equinox. When looking at overall length, the Volkswagen Tiguan takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Chevrolet Equinox.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Volkswagen Tiguan transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Volkswagen Tiguan will do just as well as the Chevrolet Equinox, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Volkswagen Tiguan has a little more horsepower than the Chevrolet Equinox.

Utility
The Volkswagen Tiguan offers greater seating capacity than the Chevrolet Equinox, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Volkswagen Tiguan as you will in the Chevrolet Equinox.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Volkswagen Tiguan than that of the Chevrolet Equinox.