The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2016 Honda CR-V both do very well every year in sales. They match up very well in almost every category that they are compared in, but it is how they are different that stands out the most. Join us to view the pros and cons of both and find out which one fits you best. Find out which vehicle to invest in for the 2017 model year.
2017 Tiguan vs 2016 CR-V: Powertrain
Both powertrains offer direct-injected and turbocharged engines. The Tiguan does, however, offer an all-wheel drive option as standard where the CR-V only offers it in certain trims.
Tiguan vs CR-V: Technology
The new Tiguan is one of the most advanced SUVs on the market. It offers the most advanced in safety, convenience and infotainment along with a heads-up display that is being offered for the first time in a Volkswagen. You can also connect to your new vehicle with your smartphone through the Apple and Android connection app. The CR-V has a 7-inch touchscreen that displays audio along with other features you get to choose. It is not quite as advanced as the Tiguan, but the HondaLink system is a good addition to the technology available.
VW Tiguan vs Honda CR-V: Safety
The Tiguan, like mentioned earlier, has some of the best in safety that is available. It includes Lane Assist, Lane Departure Warning, and seven airbags that add to keeping you safe in the event of a crash. It also includes a Post-Collision Braking System that stops your vehicle to avoid a second collision. The advanced cruise control monitors your surroundings and adjusts speed accordingly. The Honda CR-V is rated as a Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS. It comes with Brake Assist, front airbags, side-curtain airbags, and a front seat design that can help reduce neck injury.
Winner: The 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan
When it comes to luxury and comfort along with the best safety features around and a powertrain that is hard to compete with then the Volkswagen wins. Tests drive the new Tiguan at Onion Creek Volkswagen today to see it for yourself. Also, be sure to stop by for any vehicle needs or concerns you may have.