In comparing the 2022 Mazda CX-5's and the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the areas of reliability, resale value and base engine power. The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for used cars, interior volume and overall quality score. The 2022 Mazda CX-5 and 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2022 Mazda CX-5's and the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan's specifications and ratings, the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is a better car than the 2022 Mazda CX-5.
2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Pricing
A used 2022 Mazda CX-5 ranges from $25,932 to $35,915 while a used 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan is priced between $24,997 to $36,217. For a new model, the 2022 Mazda CX-5's price is between $28,207 and $40,459, with the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan priced between $27,593 and $39,355.
2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2022 Mazda CX-5 loses 39.8 percent of its value and the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan loses 44.1 percent of its value. This means the 2022 Mazda CX-5 retains 4.3 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan.
2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Mazda CX-5 is 8.1 out of 10 while the Volkswagen Tiguan's quality rating is 8.1 out of 10. This results in the Mazda CX-5 being ranked 12 out of 19 Best Small SUVs and the Volkswagen Tiguan being ranked 11 out of 19. Out of 55 Best 5-seater SUVs, the Mazda CX-5 is ranked 25 and the Volkswagen Tiguan is ranked 24. The Mazda CX-5 is also ranked 27 out of 66 Best Crossover SUVs while the Volkswagen Tiguan is ranked 26 out of 66.
2022 Mazda CX-5 vs. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the Mazda CX-5 is 7.2 out of 10. For the Volkswagen Tiguan the reliability rating is 7.0 out of 10. This gives the Mazda CX-5 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the Volkswagen Tiguan.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2022 Mazda CX-5’s base engine makes 187 horsepower, and the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan base engine makes 184 horsepower. Both the CX-5 and the Tiguan are rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 459 miles. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are crossover/compact SUVs, the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more rear head room and rear shoulder room. The 2022 Mazda CX-5 has the advantage in the areas of front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear leg room, and cargo space.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2022 Mazda CX-5 has higher safety ratings than the 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.79 out of 5 Stars.