2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Ford Explorer

2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Ford Explorer

If you have a big family, you need a big SUV, and that’s where the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas comes in. This great SUV is large enough to handle everything from the daily carpool to a weekend family adventure! With an impressive performance, great starting MSRP, and exceptional interior size, you won’t be disappointed with this amazing vehicle! However, this great vehicle is not without its competition! The 2018 Ford Explorer is a strong competitor, from a big name, and it can be difficult to pick between them.

However, we at Atlantic Volkswagen are experts when it compares to vehicles, especially in terms of comparing their features and systems! And we’re committed to finding you the best deal possible. Look at the chart below to see how these two great vehicles compare!

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Vs 2018 Ford Explorer
$30,750 Starting MSRP $31,990
2.0-liter Turbo Four-Cylinder Engine 2.3-liter EcoBoost Four-Cylinder
5,000 lbs Max Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs
96.8 Cubic Ft. Cargo Space (Max) 81.7 Cubic Ft.

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As you can see from the table above, these two vehicles have quite a few things in common. However, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas does take the lead in several categories that we’ve compared them in! This includes the vehicle’s starting MSRP, which is over $1,200 less than the 2018 Ford Explorer. Additionally, the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas also features a larger cargo capacity than the new Ford Explorer, up to 15 cubic feet more. This means that, for less money than its competitor, you get more space to pack your belongings, and to fit family and friends!

Additionally, the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas also features an available SiriusXM® Satellite Radio system, which gives you access to over 100 channels of music, sports, news, and more! So, not only do you get great cargo space and excellent performance for a low starting MSRP, but you also receive great infotainment!

For more information on the new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, or to take it for a test drive, contact us at Atlantic VW today to learn more!


2018 Volkswagen Atlas driving outside
2018 Volkswagen Atlas dash and wheel
2018 Volkswagen Atlas side view of interior seats.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas parked in a lot