A 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

Is the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Smaller than the Atlas?

2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport vs 2021 VW Atlas Interior & Cargo

With names that are similar, it can be hard to decide if the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport or 2021 Volkswagen Atlas would be a good vehicle choice. While both are equipped with an array of convenient features, the available space for passengers and cargo can be a deciding factor. This blog is going to go over the interior dimensions and cargo volume available on these two SUVs so you can better decide which Volkswagen model is the best option for you.

Interior Specs on the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

A woman loading boxes into the cargo area of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

If you are looking for an SUV that seats five passengers, then this is the one for you. There is a total passenger volume of 112 cu. ft. The cargo volume is 40.3 cu. ft. This can be maximized to 77.8 cu. ft when the rear seat is folded down. The 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport has a front volume of 58.5 cu. ft. and rear volume of 53.6 cu. ft. This SUV offers a spacious interior for both rows so passengers have ample room to move around and get comfortable. The front/rear seats have 39.4/ 37.8 inches of head room without a sunroof; 38.6/37.3 inches of head room with the sunroof; 61.5/60.6 inches of shoulder room; and 41.6/40.4 inches of leg room, respectively.

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Interior & Cargo Space on the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

A woman sitting in the middle row and a young boy sitting in the rear row of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

While the 2021 VW Atlas is classified as a small SUV under the EPA class, it can seat up to seven passengers in three rows of seats. There is a total passenger volume of 154.0 cu. ft. The minimum cargo space available is 20.6 cu. ft. when all the seats are upright. However, if you have more cargo than passengers, the two rear rows can be folded down to create a maximum of 96.9 cu. ft. of cargo space. When looking at the front/middle/rear rows, there is 41.3/40.4/38.3 inches of head room without the sunroof; 40.1/39.5/38.3 inches of head room with the sunroof; 61.5/60.8/54.9 inches of shoulder room; and 41.7/37.6/33.7 inches of leg room, respectively.

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Interested in Learning More About These Volkswagen Models?

If you are interested in learning more about the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport or 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, stop by Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville. Our staff would be happy to walk you through additional features available on these vehicles. You can also take both vehicles for test drives to see which model is your favorite.