2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Honda Pilot

When it comes to crossovers, you can’t ever go wrong with having that third row of seats. Even if you only have two kids, you never know when you will be responsible for taking their teammates to practice. And if anything, you will have the space to separate your kids to put an end to backseat bickering. There are several models available for you to choose from, including the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. Let us present a comparison between this new vehicle and the 2017 Honda Pilot so that you can see why the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is worth considering.

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2017 Honda Pilot
20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet Cargo Space 16.5 / 46.8 / 83.9 cubic feet

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

3.6L V6
Engine Options 3.5L V6
235 to 276 Horsepower 280
2,000 to 5,000 pounds Towing Capacity 3,500 to 5,000 pounds

Engine Options of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is one of the most versatile full size crossovers on the market. This can be attributed to the two powerful engines that are available for the vehicle. The engine choices include:

  • 235 horsepower 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder (2,000-pound towing capacity) *This engine will be available in late summer/early fall of 2017.

  • 276 horsepower 3.6L V6 (2,000 to 5,000-pound towing capacity)

Volkswagen’s 4MOTION AWD will also be available for many of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas models. This drivetrain offers extra power and traction so that you can get where you need to go on the wettest and snowiest days.

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is also very comfortable thanks to its 7-passenger seating accommodations and 20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8-cubic foot cargo volume.

Please contact us to learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas!

Front dash of 2018 Volkswagen Atlas with VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system
Interior seating in 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas driving along seaside highway
2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Kurkuma Yellow Metallic

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