2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs 2020 Volkswagen Atlas

The new 2020 Atlas Cross Sport has finally made its way to market, stirring up critics and owners alike. Many people are discussing how the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport is different than the 2020 Atlas.

Today, we’ll be looking at just that. Here’s our comparison of the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport and the 2020 Atlas.

2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport SE V6 w/ Tech


2020 VW Atlas SE V6 w/ Tech

$39,245 MSRP $40,245
3.6L V6 Engine 3.6L V6
276 hp; 266 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 276 hp; 266 lb-ft
8-speed shiftable auto Transmission 8-speed shiftable auto
AWD Drivetrain AWD
16/22/19 Fuel Economy 16/22/19

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2020 Atlas Cross Sport

The 2020 Atlas Cross Sport comes with either a V6 engine or a turbocharged four-cylinder, just like the Atlas. FWD is the standard drivetrain, but 4Motion AWD is also available. Unlike the Atlas with its three-row seating, the Atlas Cross Sport is only available with two rows. The Atlas Cross Sport is a little smaller than the Atlas, which translates into less cargo space than the Atlas. However, its measurements are still impressive, measuring 40.3 cu-ft with the second row of seats up and 77.8 cu-ft with the second row folded down.

2020 Atlas

The 2020 Atlas, like past model years, comes with a V6 or a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The Atlas is a three-row SUV that seats seven. Which the available second-row captain’s chairs, that capacity goes down to six. The standard drivetrain is FWD, but can be upgraded to 4Motion AWD. The Atlas has some of the best cargo dimensions in the midsize SUV segment: 20.6 cu-ft behind the third row, 55.5 cu-ft behind the second row, and 96.8 cu-ft behind the first row.

Come test drive the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport and 2020 Atlas at Hall Cars near Milwaukee.