Until recently, Volkswagen didn’t have any models that could compete with three-row crossovers on the market. Now with the all-new Atlas, Volkswagen has designed a family-oriented crossover that can stand up to the most popular three-row crossovers on the market. In the market for a new family vehicle? Take a look at this 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Chevy Traverse comparison to learn more about the new VW model.
Performance wise, the Atlas and Traverse are rather comparable. Both offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine and a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The 2018 Traverse's specs are not out yet, therefore, we don't know how the engines compare to one another but the Atlas's engines 235 horsepower and 276 horsepower. The 2018 Atlas powered by the V6 engine is also capable of towing a maximum of 5,000 pounds.
|2018 Volkswagen Atlas||Vs||2018 Chevy Traverse|
|2.0-Liter Turbo or 3.6-Liter V6||Engine Options||2.0-Liter Turbo or 3.6-Liter V6|
|8-Speed Automatic Transmission with Tiptronic and Sport Mode||Transmission||9-Speed Automatic Transmission|
|Yes||Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||Yes|
|Yes||Digital Cockpit||Not Available|
When Volkswagen says the Atlas is for the American family they weren't joking. With 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space, three-row seating with class leading third-row legroom, 17 cupholders and rear USB charging ports, families will find everything they need right inside the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. The 2018 VW Atlas is available now at Hall Volkswagen, part of the Hall Cars automotive group in the Brookfield area. Contact us if you have any questions or are interested in scheduling a test drive.