2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Nissan Pathfinder

Are you looking for a new crossover to transport your active family around Long Island and across the United States? Then you have come to the right place! We will soon have the all-new 2018 Volkswagen available for purchase, and we know that it will be a hit with families who value fun and adventure. However, the 2018 Volkswagen will be facing a competitive market with the 2017 Nissan Pathfinder being a top opponent. Let us present a comparison so you know what you are getting with the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas.

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2017 Nissan Pathfinder

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC

3.6L V6 DOHC
Engine Options 3.5L DOHC V6
2,000 to 5,000 pounds Towing Capacity 6,000 pounds
6 to 7 Seating Capacity 7
20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet Cargo Space 16.0 / 47.8 / 79.8 cubic feet

How Big is the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas?

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is classified as a full size crossover with its 198.3-inch length and three rows of seats. The cabin is extremely spacious with seating accommodations for six to seven passengers and a 20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8-cubic foot cargo space. One advantage that you and your third-row passengers will enjoy with the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is easy entering/exiting, thanks to specially-designed fold-and-slide second-row seats. This mechanism is difficult to find in other models with third-row seating.

Drivers will also love the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas for its smooth handling on a variety of road conditions and elevations. The full size crossover will first be outfitted with a 276 horsepower 3.6L V6 DOHC engine, which provides a 2,000 to 5,000-pound towing capacity. By the time late summer/early fall rolls around, a 235 horsepower 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC engine (2,000-pound towing capacity) will be available.

If you are interested in learning more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, please stop by our dealership during business hours.

Front dash of 2018 Volkswagen Atlas with VW Car-Net App-Connect infotainment system
Interior seating in 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
2018 Volkswagen Atlas heading towards the city
2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Kurkuma Yellow Metallic

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