2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs. 2021 Ford Edge
There are some very exciting things happening inside the Volkswagen lineup of crossover SUVs. It will be a little while before the automaker’s roster of electric vehicle platforms take hold, and people need to find a new crossover SUV. A comparison between the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs. 2021 Ford Edge will illustrate how small differences among the vehicles in this class end up having some major consequences. Both platforms use similar power plants, but the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport will be able to tow more at the base level and offers more cargo volume across the entire lineup. In fact, independent reviews have praised the 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport for its spacious interior as well as for its athletic handling. Customers can start the pre-ordering process today by calling, 855-660-8226.
Volkswagen makes two engine options available for the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport. Team Gunther VW customers can choose between a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine making 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Buyers requiring more power can choose versions of the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport with a naturally aspirated 3.6-liter, V-6 under the hood that will make up to 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Most of the 2021 Ford Edge lineup will employ a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine. This crossover SUV will make 250 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque. Even though the base model of the 2021 Edge makes a little more power than the entry-level version of the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport, the VW crossover SUV will offer a higher towing capacity. A V-6-powered Atlas Cross Sport can pull up to 5,000 pounds.
2021 Atlas Cross Sport
2021 Ford Edge
|Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||Turbo, 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.|
|2,000 lbs.||Max. Towing Capacity||1,500 lbs.|
|77.8 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||73.4 cu.-ft.|
Passenger Capacity and Cargo Volume
Both the 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport and 2021 Ford Edge have two rows of seats that will be able to hold five passengers. All five people sitting in both crossover SUVs will have very similar legroom dimensions to ride in comfort. The 2021 version of the VW Atlas Cross Sport will have 41.6 inches of legroom for the driver and front passenger, leaving the people in the backseat with up to 40.6 inches of legroom to use. Owners of the 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport or 2021 Ford Edge will also have similar cargo volume measurements, with a noticeable edge going to the Volkswagen SUV. A 2021 Atlas Cross Sport with rear passengers will have up to 40.3 cubic-feet to offer; a maximum of 77.8 cubic-feet is available when the rear seats are folded down. Future owners of the 2021 Edge will find that these same measurements will come up a couple of cubic-feet short of these numbers.