2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V

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


2021 Honda CR-V

MSRP for Base Trims


Seating Capacity

65.7 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

75.8 cubic feet

Apple CarPlay®/Android Auto™


Navigate the streets of Bellaire in a capable crossover SUV. During your search for a new SUV, you’re bound to compare the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V, and while there’s no denying that both models come packed with comfortable and convenient features, the Tiguan goes a step further. To decide between the Tiguan or CR-V, learn more about their differences with the team at Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City. The Tiguan is an affordable addition to your daily drives, but for even more savings, be sure to take a look at our new vehicle specials

VW Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V: Interior Amenities

While both the VW and Honda feature a similar starting price, the Tiguan offers more when comparing standard features and seating. The Honda CR-V can seat up to five passengers, however, with the available third-row in the Tiguan, it can accommodate up to seven passengers. Let’s take a look at some of the features found in the Tiguan or CR-V: 

  • When it comes to staying connected while on the roads around Kalkaska, you’ll have to pay a bit more on the Honda to integrate your smartphone with the vehicle. However, the VW Tiguan offers Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto® integration at the base level.
  • Those interested in the base level trim of the Tiguan don’t have to miss out on great features. While the VW offers an 8-inch touchscreen that comes standard on the base S trim, yet the Honda only offers a 5-inch LCD screen on the LX trim with a larger screen requiring a higher configuration. 

VW Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V: Passenger and Cargo Space

On top of the suite of standard features found in the Tiguan, your family will have enough space to stretch out whether you’re taking on the daily Lake City commute or a weekend getaway. While the CR-V does have a slight edge over the Tiguan in total cargo space, you’ll find the comfortable and connected interior of the VW will easily get you through your trips. Here are the dimensions of the Volkswagen Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V:

2021 VW Tiguan Interior Dimensions

  • 123.9 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • 65.7 cubic feet of cargo volume

2021 Honda CR-V Interior Dimensions

  • 105.9 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • 75.8 cubic feet of cargo volume

VW Tiguan vs. Honda CR-V: Safety Technology

You’ll have peace of mind when deciding between the Tiguan or CR-V as both models come equipped with a suite of safety technology to keep you and other drivers safe on Traverse City roads like electronic stability control and engine brake assist. Let’s take a look at some of the other safety features found in the VW and Honda:

  • The Tiguan continues to offer some impressive standard features like a blind-spot monitor and an available auto-dimming rearview mirror while both features are found on the higher trim levels of the CR-V. 
  • Other features found on both the VW Tiguan and Honda CR-V include; forward-collision warning, automated emergency braking, pedestrian detection, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assistance, and front/rear parking sensors. However, a surround-view camera is only available with the VW Tiguan.

Explore the Volkswagen Tiguan with Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City!

Continue discovering all the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan has to offer with the team at Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City. Contact us to schedule a test drive, then, explore the performance and towing capabilities by taking a look at the Tiguan towing capacity guide.

*Starting MSRP of $25,245 for a 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan S with 8-speed automatic transmission. Price excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

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