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.
|2018 Volkswagen Atlas||VS||2017 Nissan Pathfinder|
2.0L turbo 4-cylinder DOHC3.6L 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.