2020 Volkswagen Tiguan Vs. 2020 Toyota RAV4

Silver 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and silver 2020 Toyota RAV4, separated by a diagonal line and a "VS" logo.

The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2020 Toyota RAV4 are both admirable compact SUV choices representing some of the best that the automotive world currently has to offer. The 2020 Tiguan has been acclaimed for its large cargo capacity, smooth ride, and extensive list of standard features. It’s simply a highly practical choice, particularly for families and daily commuters.

But no matter how much we shower praise on the 2020 Tiguan, some individuals insist on bringing up the 2020 Toyota RAV4. We admit that this compact SUV is also a solid machine. How does it compare head-to-head with the 2020 Tiguan?

For some key stats, check out the table below.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan


2020 Toyota RAV4

$24,945 Starting MSRP $25,950
Up to 7 Seating Capacity 5
12 to 37.6 cubic feet Cargo Volume (with seats raised) 37.6 cubic feet
65.7 to 73.5 cubic feet Cargo Volume (with seat area) 69.8 cubic feet
4 year/50,000 mile basic, 4 year/50,000 mile powertrain Warranty 3 year/36,000 mile basic, 5 year/60,000 mile powertrain
4/5 J.D. Power Predicted Reliability Rating 4/5

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Interior Seating and Comfort

Though we love the look of the 2020 Tiguan both inside and out, the interior is one area we want to take a deeper look at today. The cabin is well-equipped, while all the seats are supportive and comfortable.

And those seats include more than your typical CUV; while the 2020 Toyotoa RAV4, like most humble crossovers, only seats up to five, the 2020 Tiguan has the admirable quality of seating up to seven with its third row. That third row comes standard on all front-wheel drive models of the 2020 Tiguan, and is optional with all-wheel drive.

Feature Highlights

The 2020 Tiguan has been acclaimed for the long list of standard features it comes with, including:

  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • 6.5-inch touchscreen
  • Bluetooth
  • USB port
  • Six-speaker sound system
  • Wi-Fi hotspot

Available add-ons for the 2020 Tiguan are likewise exciting. They include:

  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
  • Navigation
  • 8-inch touchscreen
  • HD Radio
  • Satellite radio
  • Nine-speaker Fender premium stereo
  • Two additional USB ports
  • Push-button start
  • Remote start
  • Proximity keyless entry
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Sunroof

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