2018 Volkswagen 3-Row vs 2018 MAZDA CX-9

Orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan set against gray 2018 MAZDA CX-9

Crossover vehicles that offer three rows of seats are favorite choices for growing families or drivers who have many friends. Due to their popularity, you have many 3-row crossovers to choose from – including the newly redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan (which is also available in a 2-row format). As one of the newest members of the 3-row crossover market (which includes its larger Atlas sibling), the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan faces plenty of competition from several rivals – including the 2018 MAZDA CX-9. To help you see what makes the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan the better buy, we have built a special comparison. 

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2018 Volkswagen 3-Row VS 2018 MAZDA CX-9
$24,595 to $37,550 MSRP Range $32,130 to $44,315
2.0L TSI 4-cylinder  Engine SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T Dynamic Pressure Turbo 4-cylinder

Front-wheel drive 

4MOTION all-wheel drive 

Drivetrain Options

Front-wheel drive


12.0 / 33.0 / 65.7 cubic feet  Cargo Space 14.4 / 38.2 / 71.2 cubic feet

Interior Features of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 3-Row

The biggest difference between the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2018 MAZDA CX-9 is the price range. With the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, you get a lot more bang for your buck thanks to a plethora of interior features, which include the VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system, touchscreen sound systems, available touchscreen navigation systems, high-quality materials for the seats and dash, and much more! 

Volkswagen literally translates to "the people's car", but it also translates to superior quality both inside and out. With the brand's German roots and meticulous standards, you will enjoy outstanding performance and long-lasting dependability for many years. Every 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan model comes with the all-new Volkswagen People First Warranty, which includes 6-year / 72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper coverage (powertrain included) that can be transferred to subsequent drivers until the warranty expires. 

To learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, please visit us here at Douglas Volkswagen. 


Front profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Side profile of orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system in 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Steering wheel and dashboard in 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan