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2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2021 Honda CR-V

Exterior view comparing the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2021 Honda CR-V
2021 VW Tiguan


2021 Honda CR-V

Starting MSRP

Up to 7

Passenger Seatings

Up to 5
65.7 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

75.8 cubic feet

Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™ Connectivity


Many Bayside drivers who are shopping for a new SUV will come across both the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V. While they are both great options with interior and safety features that are highly valued in an SUV, the Tiguan has more bang for your buck. Before you decide if you want to drive a Tiguan or CR-V for your Huntington commutes, learn more about their features in this comparison from Platinum Volkswagen.

VW Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V: What are the Interior Dimensions?

First things first, let’s look at the interior dimensions when it comes to Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V:

2021 VW Tiguan

  • Passenger Volume – 123.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume – 65.7 cubic feet

2021 Honda CR-V

  • Passenger Volume – 105.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume – 75.8 cubic feet

While the CR-V has slightly more cargo volume, the Tiguan still has an impressive amount of storage space and has more passenger volume than the CR-V, keeping every passenger comfy no matter how long the rides on the Hempstead roads are.

VW Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V: What are the Interior Features?

Now that you have a better idea of how big the interior is, you are probably wondering if Tiguan or CR-V has more interior features at a better value. We can dive into the interior features in detail to see how the Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V compares below:

  • Passenger Capacity – The CR-V offers passenger seatings up to only 5 while the Tiguan has an extra row than the CR-V or the available third-row that increases the passenger seatings up to 7.
  • Smartphone Connectivity – Stay connected to your smartphone while you are on the road easily as the VW Tiguan offers both the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ as standard features on all configuration levels. You will have to pay more for a higher configuration level of the Honda CR-V to connect to your smartphone.
  • Information Display – At the base configuration, the Tiguan has a standard 8-inch touchscreen while the CR-V has a 5-inch LCD screen. If you want a touchscreen display on a CR-V, you will also need to get a higher configuration level.

So Tiguan or CR-V? When it comes to interior features, Tiguan offers more and better interior features at lower configurations. To top it all off, you can get these benefits in a new VW Tiguan at a lower starting price!

VW Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V: What are the Safety Features?

In addition to offering more interior features at a great value, the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan also offers more safety features than the Honda CR-V. While the CR-V offers the Honda Sensing package at the base configuration, the Tiguan ultimately provides more features that will make your commutes near Plainview extra safe. Take a look at the safety features for the Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V:

  • Even though both Tiguan and CR-V share some features like the adaptive cruise control and forward-collision warning, only the Tiguan offers a surround-view camera.
  • At lower configuration levels, the Tiguan has optional upgrades, including an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a blind-spot monitor.
  • Also, the Volkswagen SUV provides safety systems, including electronic stability control and engine emergency braking assist.

Test Drive the Volkswagen Tiguan at Platinum Volkswagen

Explore all of the Tiguan models and once you find the one that you are interested in, you can test drive them online or in person at our Hicksville location to enjoy the driving experience before picking one that’s right for you. Feel free to contact us with any questions about the Tiguan. If you are thinking of leasing your next SUV, be sure to check out our Platinum lease specials. We can’t wait to see you drive off in your new Volkswagen Tiguan with a bright smile on your face!

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $1,175 destination charge and accessories. Dealer prices may vary. MSRP does not include $395 charge for select premium colors. $395 charge applies to 2021 and newer models


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