The Volkswagen Atlas vs. Others

The Volkswagen Atlas vs. Its Competition

The Volkswagen Atlas is the ultimate crossover sport utility vehicle. It boasts a bold design that will make anyone behind the wheel feel confident and comfortable navigating the roads. Whether you’re packing your family for a road trip or heading out to your first date, you’ll love all of the features that the Volkswagen Atlas has to offer.

See how it compares to its competition here:

2019 Volkswagen Atlas angled
2019 Honda Pilot angled

The Volkswagen Atlas vs. the Honda Pilot

Both of these vehicles are top-ranking in the class of midsize SUVs, but the Atlas just rolled out a new design. The Pilot was resigned in 2016, and model years after it are essentially carryovers. The Atlas also reigns supreme when it comes to safety, earning a Good rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety while the Pilot earned only an Acceptable rating. Sit back and relax in the roomy interior space and take advantage of the superior technology the Atlas has to offer.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas angled silver
2019 Toyota Highlander angled

The Volkswagen Atlas vs. the Toyota Highlander

Despite the Toyota Highlander’s popularity, the Volkswagen Atlas is giving the Highlander a run for its money. Behind the wheel of the Highlander, navigation is unremarkable and its steering is uncommunicative. The acceleration of the Highlander is lackluster as well. On the other hand, the sleek Volkswagen Atlas has an interior that is comfortable, spacious and easy to navigate. Driving the Atlas is effortless and light despite being an SUV. If you’re looking for the perfect family friendly vehicle with an effortless feel behind the wheel, opt for the Volkswagen Atlas.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas angled red
2019 Hyundai Santa Fe angled red

The Volkswagen Atlas vs. the Hyundai Santa Fe

Large families should opt for the Volkswagen Atlas compared to the Hyundai Santa Fe, as the Atlas comfortably seats seven compared to the Santa Fe that seats five. The interior space between the two vehicles differ significantly, as the Volkswagen is exceptionally spacious, especially as it features a slide-forward second row while the Santa Fe does not. The average cargo volume for the Volkswagen is 57.6 while the Santa Fe’s is 47.7. Kick up your heels and enjoy the ride!

2019 Volkswagen Atlas angled black

The Volkswagen Atlas vs. the Jeep Grand Cherokee

Both vehicles are quality, but if you’re looking for a smooth, light ride that resembles more of a compact car than a bulky SUV, consider the Volkswagen Atlas over the Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Atlas has a city fuel economy of 22 mpg while the Grand Cherokee’s is 19 mpg; spend more time on the roads and less time fueling the tank. The Atlas can also comfortably seat seven while the Grand Cherokee can only fit five.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas angled white
2019 GMC Acadia angled white

The Volkswagen Atlas vs. the GMC Acadia

If you want a powerful engine, the Volkswagen Atlas Delivers. Its base horsepower is 235 while the Acadia has a base horsepower of 193. This large amount of power makes it easy for the Atlas to pull heavy loads. The base cargo space of the Atlas is 96.8 cubic feet while the base cargo space in the Acadia is only 79.0 cubic feet.

When it comes to aesthetics, functionality, interior space, technology and many more factors, the Volkswagen Atlas is a cut above the rest.

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Phone: (815) 741-1100

2861 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL


Phone: (815) 741-1100

2861 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL


Phone: (815) 741-1100

2861 W. Jefferson St. Joliet, IL
41.5227902 -88.152837
Hawk Volkswagen of Joliet 41.5227902, -88.152837.