2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

When shopping for a new vehicle, crossovers—especially large ones—require more consideration and you shouldn’t make a quick decision. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a newcomer to the full size crossover market and has already been lauded by critics as one of the best options possible. This all-new crossover will face several competitors, including the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. Let us explain why the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is the best option.

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC

3.6L V6 DOHC
Engine Options 3.3L V6 DOHC
2,000 to 5,000 pounds Towing Capacity 5,000 pounds
20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet Cargo Space 13.5 / 40.9 / 80.0 cubic feet
6 to 7 Seating Capacity 6 to 7

What is Inside the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas?

As a full size crossover, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas provides an incredibly spacious for both passengers and cargo. Depending on which seating configuration you choose, the vehicle can legally accommodate up to six (with second-row captain seats) or seven passengers (with second-row bench seats). Third-row passengers will enjoy easy entering/exiting with the help of specially-designed fold-and-slide second-row seats.

Passengers will also enjoy the VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, a power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroof, a 20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8-cubic foot cargo volume, and much more with the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas.

In addition to the well-equipped and spacious cabin, 2018 Volkswagen Atlas owners will love the powerful yet smooth riding experience. This can be credited to the two engine options. These engine options include a 235 horsepower 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC (available at a later date) and a 276 horsepower 3.6L V6 DOHC. The 4-cylinder engine offers a 2,000-pound towing capacity, while the V6 engine can pull 2,000 to 5,000 pounds.

To learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, please contact us or visit our dealership.

2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Kurkuma Yellow Metallic
2018 Volkswagen Atlas driving along seaside highway
2018 Volkswagen Atlas heading towards the city
Interior seating in 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

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