2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Honda Pilot

The Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot are two effective means of transportation for large families. They offer plenty of space for passengers, but also all the cargo needed for work and school trips during the week, as well as weekend getaways. They also have one important point in common; they offer three rows of seats which means you can accommodate either more passengers or a lot more cargo. On the other hand, they differ on several points. Here are a few.


Under the hood: Honda Pilot vs Volkswagen Atlas


Under the hood, both SUVs offer mechanical components adequate for the task. The 2019 Honda Pilot comes with only one power option, a 3.5-liter V6. As for the Volkswagen Atlas, it offers two engine options, a 3.6-liter V6 and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder.


With this entry-level engine offered on the Trendline and Comfortline variants, the Volkswagen Atlas consumes only 10.5 l 100 km in combined driving (highway/city). Both SUVs are available with all-wheel drive.


In the cockpit: Honda Pilot vs Volkswagen Atlas


As mentioned above, both SUVs provide room for the entire family. The Volkswagen Atlas offers a total of 583 liters of cargo space behind the third row. In the 2019 Honda Pilot, we are talking about 524 liters, which is a little less space when all the rows are occupied.


In terms of entertainment, both the Honda Pilot and the Volkswagen Atlas come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technologies. That said, in its upper trims the Volkswagen Atlas is available with a Fender brand audio system that includes 12 speakers.


The Honda Pilot is offered with a 7-inch infotainment system screen on every model in its lineup. The Volkswagen Atlas, meanwhile, can be equipped with an 8-inch screen in its higher variants.


The Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot are two good SUVs built to carry the family and everything that has to follow. On the other hand, the Atlas offers more in terms of engine options, entertainment, and space behind the third row. Not to mention that the look of the Atlas is beefier and more refined than the Pilot. Come see us at Fifth Avenue Volkswagen to learn more about this great three-row SUV.