Volkswagen and Honda both solidified their industry legacies a long time ago, and today, they’re well regarded as two of the highest-quality automakers in the business, no matter the trim level. In the mid-size SUV world, your two best options are the new Atlas and Pilot; each of them have much to offer for you behind the wheel, whether your daily drive involves taking the kids to school or taking your boat out for an adventure on the lake. But which one is right for your needs?
We’ve put some information together on the 2019 Atlas and Pilot models to help you find out which one best suits your needs. Join us below as we check out how these two market leaders stack up against one another!
3.6-liter VR6 V6 / up to 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque output
Largest Engine / Horsepower and Torque Output
3.5-liter V6 / 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque output
Up to 5,000 pounds / 1,495 pounds
Maximum Towing and Payload Capacities
3,500 pounds / 1,420 pounds
Up to 96.8 cubic feet with seat area / Eight Passengers
Interior Cargo Volume / Maximum Seating Capacity
Up to 83.9 cubic feet with seat area / Seven Passengers
Test drive a new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville
Not only is the 2019 Atlas a stronger, roomier and more assured option than its Honda counterpart, but it also has much better tech innovations and features to offer, not to mention 17 (that’s right. 17) cupholders. With a hands-free, easy open power liftgate, driver personalization, and a 480-watt Fender® Premium Audio System to speak of, the 2019 Atlas can give you a more convenient and connected drive than any of its competition. Said drive will also be safer than ever thanks to the following driver assistance features, many of them exclusive to the Volkswagen family:
Park Distance Control with Maneuver Braking
Adaptive Cruise Control
Blind Spot Monitor
There’s no denying the incredible staying power that the 2019 Atlas has, so we invite you to give us a call as soon as you can if you‘d like to get behind the wheel for a test drive!