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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2020 FIAT 500X Review

New 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

2021 Volkswagen
Tiguan

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New 2020 FIAT 500X

2020 FIAT
500X

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MSRP*
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$25,245 to $39,095
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$24,590 to $29,495
Invoice* $24,235 to $37,531 $24,358 to $28,551
MPG - City 21 - 23 24
MPG - Hwy 27 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Tiguan than in the FIAT 500X. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Volkswagen Tiguan and the FIAT 500X.

Convenience
The Volkswagen Tiguan requires fewer stops at the gas station than the FIAT 500X, making it more convenient to drive.

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 FIAT 500X. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Tiguan carries a much lower Destination Charge than the FIAT 500X.

Dimensions
Since the Volkswagen Tiguan is much wider than the FIAT 500X, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Volkswagen Tiguan, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the FIAT 500X.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Volkswagen Tiguan transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the FIAT 500X.

Handling
The Volkswagen Tiguan has a larger turning radius than the FIAT 500X, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the FIAT 500X is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Tiguan for pulling heavy loads. The Volkswagen Tiguan has a little more horsepower than the FIAT 500X.

Utility
The Volkswagen Tiguan offers greater seating capacity than the FIAT 500X, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Volkswagen Tiguan, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the FIAT 500X.

Warranty
The Volkswagen Tiguan comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the FIAT 500X.