2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

If you are looking for a new crossover, then you are making a great choice by selecting one from the Volkswagen brand. With a Volkswagen crossover, you will enjoy the highest amount of comfort, versatility, and dependability. The newest members of the Volkswagen lineup are the fully redesigned 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. These two models have only been available for a short while, but they are already favorite choices for our customers. Now the question is, which one is right for you? We love the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2018 Volkswagen Atlas equally, but we want to ensure that you drive away happy, so we have created a comparison that highlights the sizing differences between these two vehicles.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan VS 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Compact Crossover Size Classification Midsize Crossover
2.0L TSI 4-cylinder Engine Options

2.0L turbo 4-cylinder 

3.6L V6

5 to 7 Passenger Capacity 6 to 7

12.0 / 33.0 / 65.7 cubic feet (3-row models) 

37.6 / 73.5 cubic feet (2-row models)

Cargo Space 20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet

How are the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Different in Size?

Let's start by taking a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. In the past, it has always sat solidly in the compact crossover market, but it grew by more than 10 inches for 2018. The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is still considered to be a compact crossover, but it is on the larger side. Models outfitted with the FWD drivetrain come with three rows of seats for up to seven passengers. This variation of the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan also has a 12.0 / 33.0 / 65.7-cubic foot cargo space. The 2-row (AWD) models have a 37.6 / 73.5-cubic foot cargo space, along with seating for five. 

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is larger than the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and is classified as a midsize crossover, though it is on the bigger end of the spectrum. It too has three rows of seats with accommodations for six to seven passengers. The cargo space measures 20.6 / 55.5 / 96.8 cubic feet. 

To learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and 2018 Volkswagen Atlas – and to decide with one is right for you – please visit us here at Atlantic Volkswagen.

Front profile of 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2018 Volkswagen Atlas near the ocean
Front/side profile of 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan in Habanero Orange Metallic
2018 Volkswagen Atlas heading towards the city

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan West Islip, NY
2018 Volkswagen Atlas West Islip, NY