2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

If you are like us, then you have been dying to see the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas! We have some good news for you: this large crossover will be arriving in May 2017, so we don’t have too much waiting time left! Even though the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas won’t be arriving for a few weeks, we have been receiving calls or stop-ins from customers who are curious about the vehicle. One of the most frequent questions that we have been hearing is “what is the difference between the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg?” Let us explain!

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder

3.6L V6
Engine Options 3.6L V6
2,000 to 5,000 pounds Towing Capacity 7,716 pounds
6 to 7 Seating Capacity 5
20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet Cargo Space 32.1 / 64 cubic feet

Size Differences Between the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg

While we love both Volkswagen models equally, one of the main differences between the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2017 Volkswagen Touareg is their sizing. The 2017 Volkswagen Touareg sits perfectly in the midsize crossover category and can accommodate up to five passengers. It also provides a 32.1 / 64-cubic foot cargo space.

At approximately 10 inches longer, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas fits in with the full size crossover category and is ideal for a large and adventurous family. It has seats for up to seven passengers so that your kids won’t be crammed together during the daily commute or during family road trips (say goodbye to backseat bickering). The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas also has a larger cargo space range of 20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet.

To learn more about our 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Volkswagen Touareg comparison, please contact us or stop by our dealership today!

2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Kurkuma Yellow Metallic
Headlight of 2017 Volkwagen Touareg
2018 Volkswagen Atlas heading towards the city
2017 Volkswagen Touareg at night

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