Volkswagen, as a brand, reeks of authenticity, style, and reliability. Therefore, every new offering by this German motor manufacturer automatically swoops customers off their feet. The Atlas has long been a credible workhorse, with impressive performance and technology features. The 2021 Atlas, too, lives up to its reputation and packs a plethora of features. However, turns out that the Atlas is not the only crossover SUV that is worth its salt. We also have the Toyota Highlander competing fiercely with the 2021 Atlas. Therefore, it makes sense if you find yourself in two minds regarding which crossover to go for. And to help better sense prevail, we have put together a model comparison between the two. Have a look at it and browse through our inventory at Donaldson’s VW in Sayville, NY, if Atlas it is that you wish to go for.
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Toyota Highlander
|96.8 cubic feet
||84.3 cubic feet|
The chart gives it all away. Thus, needless to say, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas might be the better choice between the two spectacular SUVs. However, that does not imply that you shall be at any loss with the 2021 Toyota Highlander. However, the Highlander definitely pales in comparison to the Atlas.
Take, for instance, the available engine on the two crossover SUVs. The 2021 Atlas is powered by a 3.6-liter, V6 engine whereas the Highlander is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6. The difference might not seem too much, but it definitely impacts the performance on the road and determines how many stops you need to make at the gas station.
The Atlas also has more torque than the Highlander, which cannot be ignored if performance it is that you are more interested in. However, it is also important to note that the 2021 Toyota Highlander produces more horsepower than the Atlas. Thus, you need to pick your battles carefully while selecting one SUV over the other based on their performance.
Finally, the 2021 Atlas also has a lot more cargo volume than the 2021 Highlander. Therefore, people who love to pack heavy might want to opt for the Atlas.
Interested in the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas? Wait no more and visit our dealership today to schedule a test drive!