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2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent

Crossover SUVs are the most popular vehicle platform in the United States. Volkswagen has been participating in this industry segment for a while, but its most recent entry has been a game-changer. A comparison of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2019 Subaru Ascent will be a clear illustration to potential buyers why they should be making an appointment with a Team Gunther VW product expert today. The 2019 VW Atlas offers an array of engine options and a list of standard connectivity technology that will put it ahead of several top-flight competitors, including the 2019 Ascent. Additionally, the current Atlas has more available cargo volume than the Ascent. Customers can schedule a test drive with Team Gunther Volkswagen with the Atlas by calling, 855-660-8226.

All trim grades and versions of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas available at the Team Gunther VW showroom have the three rows of seating that can accommodate up to seven passengers. The 2019 Ascent also has three rows of seats. However, Volkswagen customers will have more interior cargo volume to work with than their Subaru counterparts. When the rear two rows of the 2019 VW Atlas are folded down, it will offer 96.8 cubic-feet of cargo volume. The 2019 Ascent tops out at 86.5 cubic-feet when the seats are properly folded away. Technology is a strong point for both three-row crossover SUVs. Owners of the 2019 Atlas and Ascent will be able to use today’s most popular smartphone applications. Atlas owners can go further by equipping the VW Digital Cockpit.


2019 VW Atlas


2019 Subaru Ascent

3.6-L, V-6 Engine 2.4-L, 4-Cyl.
276/266 Horsepower/Torque 260/277
Eight-speed automatic Transmission CVT
96.8 cu.-ft. Max. Cargo Space 86.5 cu.-ft.


Performance Specs

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is available with two powertrain options. Base models are equipped with a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine, making 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Buyers can also choose a naturally aspirated 3.6-liter, V-6 engine which will produce up to 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Both power plants use an eight-speed automatic transmission. The four-cylinder engine is only available with front-wheel-drive. Buyers choosing the V-6 can choose to have the 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive system added. Those who choose the 2019 Subaru Ascent will have a naturally aspirated 2.5-liter, four-cylinder engine attached to a continuously variable transmission.

When properly equipped, the 2019 VW Atlas can tow up to 5,000 pounds with the V-6 engine. Models with the four-cylinder engine have a 2,000-pound towing capacity.



A photo of the interior of the 2019 VW Atlas.
A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2019 VW Atlas.
A photo of the a family getting into the 2019 VW Atlas.
A photo of the 2019 VW Atlas with a family getting out of it.