2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2021 Honda Pilot

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is arriving at dealerships throughout the country, including right here at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville today! The 2021 Atlas is one of the first three-row SUV models to be released for the 2021 model year. As a result, there are only a few models within the 2021 model year to compare it against. The 2021 Honda Pilot happens to be one of these models.

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2021 Honda Pilot both offer a number of key elements that customers really value when searching for a new three-row SUV. Both models deliver great performance output and reliable fuel economy ratings, while also featuring very spacious interiors as well! Join the staff here at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville today as we highlight the key advantages that the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas offers over the 2021 Honda Pilot!



Comparison of Engine Specifications

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

versus

2021 Honda Pilot

3.6L V6 Engine Engine Option 3.5L V6 Engine
276 Horsepower Engine Power 280 Horsepower
266 Pound-Feet Engine Torque 262 Pound-Feet
17 MPG / 23 MPG Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) Fuel Economy (City / Hwy)

 


Explore the Interior Space of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville

In the table above, you will find the key engine specifications for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2021 Honda Pilot compared against one another. As you can see, these two models offer pretty similar performance output, with the 2021 Atlas having an advantage in torque and the 2021 Pilot having an advantage in horsepower. The 2021 Honda Pilot is more fuel-efficient than the 2021 Atlas, however. It is worth noting that the 2021 Atlas features a secondary engine that provides fuel economy ratings much closer to the 2021 Atlas base engine. Where the real advantage is for the 2021 Atlas is in its interior and cargo volume.

Comparison of Cargo and Interior Volume

2021 Atlas

versus

2021 Pilot

20.6 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind Row 3 16.5 Cubic Feet
55.5 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind Row 2 46.8 Cubic Feet
96.8 Cubic Feet Cargo Volume Behind Row 1 83.9 Cubic Feet
174.3 Cubic Feet Total Interior Volume 153.1 Cubic Feet

 

This table shows that the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is much more spacious than the interior of the 2021 Honda Pilot. If you are interested in finding out more about the other advantages that the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has over the 2021 Honda Pilot, then you should contact our staff here at Frank Boucher Volkswagen of Janesville today!


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