2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

When shopping for a new vehicle, it's important to consider all of your options, including those that reside in the same lineup. For instance, if you are on the lookout for a midsize crossover, you may have come across both the Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Atlas. Although they are unique models, they also have quite a few similar elements.

Here, our team at Douglas VW has put together some key differences and similarities between the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2018 Volkswagen Atlas in order to give prospective buyers a better idea of which one is better suited for them.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
$25,195 Starting MSRP $30,500
184-horsepower, 2.0L I-4 Base Engine 235-horsepower, 2.0L I-4
124 cubic feet Passenger Volume 154 cubic feet
65.7 cubic feet Maximum Cargo Volume 96.8 cubic feet

Although both the Tiguan and Atlas come standard with 2.0-liter I-4 engines, the Atlas's engine is able to deliver more horsepower and torque than the Tiguan's. That means the Tiguan will likely be more efficient than the Atlas. Likewise, the Tiguan is smaller than the Atlas in terms of passenger and cargo space, which means it is more maneuverable in tight spots. Both vehicles seat seven passengers comfortably and offer features like Bluetooth wireless capability, a sunroof, blind spot monitoring and much more.

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The 2018 Tiguan comes in 8 different trim levels, each of which offers a unique set of features and capabilities that appeal to a wide variety of drivers. Likewise, the all-new Atlas has 10 trim levels that each cater to shoppers in a different way. With features like LED exterior lighting, touchscreen displays, and multiple engine options, it's no surprise that drivers keep choosing Volkswagen SUVs.

If you are interested in experiencing both the Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Atlas in person, we invite you to schedule a test drive with our team at Douglas VW.

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan dashboard steering wheel
orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan side profile