2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2017 Audi Q5
Refinements made to the entire current crop of Volkswagen vehicles at Archer Volkswagen allow many models to be able to rival stable mate luxury brand Audi. This is pretty evident in a direct comparison of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan vs. 2017 Audi Q5. Both crossover SUV check off the basic items needed to successful in this hotly contested class of the automotive industry. However, for the money, the 2017 Tiguan is able to overshadow its Audi competitor is a number of significant ways. The 2017 Tiguan offers sporty handling, strong performance and a quiet passenger cabin while wrapping the driver and passengers in materials that could be just as at home in the more expensive Audi Q5.
Outfitting its latest models has been a pretty clear priority for Volkswagen. This is one of the ways where Archer Volkswagen customers can find inherent value in choosing the 2017 VW Tiguan over the 2017 Audi Q5. The infotainment of the VW crossover SUV ranks as one of the most advanced in the class. In addition to offering several USB hookups, a feature not found with the corresponding infotainment system of the Audi Q5, Tiguan owners can also integrate applications from Android and Apple smartphones. The icing on the cake for those choosing the new Tiguan is that this capability is available across all trim grades. Additionally, VW Car-Net system supports a pair of SD card readers.
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|2017 VW Tiguan||VS||2017 Audi Q5
|Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Engine||Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.
|Six-speed auto||Transmission||Eight-speed automatic
Why buy the 2017 Tiguan
Given the standard and available features of the 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2017 Audi Q5, it would seem amazing that there is a nearly $20,000 price difference between the two. For half the price of the 2017 Q5, potential owners of the 2017 VW Tiguan are getting a vehicle that handles just as sharply as its competitor and is within a few points of offering the same amount of cargo space as the more expensive crossover SUV. Even with a small disparity in engine performance the 2017 Tiguan is within a second of the zero-to-60 mph time of the Q5.
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