2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs. 2021 Honda Pilot
Small and nimble crossover SUV platforms have become undeniably popular with American car buyers. The latest version of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport has arrived at the Team Gunther VW showroom with everything it needs to compete and succeed in this very competitive segment of the automotive industry. A comparison between the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs. 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe will show just how much disparity can be found among various models in this densely packed class. A thumbnail sketch of the two crossover SUVs shows that the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport offers more standard and available performance, more available maximum cargo volume and a higher available towing capacity. Team Gunther Volkswagen customers can start the pre-ordering process today by calling, 855-660-8226.
Volkswagen engineers wasted no time in outfitting the 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport with a capable and exciting power plant at the base level. The entry-level versions of the current Atlas Cross Sport will have a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine under the hood that will make 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Team Gunther VW customers can also choose versions with a naturally aspirated V-6 engine, producing 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. Both power plants will use an eight-speed automatic transmission and they can be equipped with either front- or 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive. The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe can be equipped with one of three four-cylinder engines, two of which are turbocharged. However, none of them make as much power as the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport.
2021 Atlas Cross Sport
2021 Santa Fe
|Turbo., 2.0-L, 4-Cyl.||Base Engine||2.5-L, 4-Cyl.|
|5,000 lbs. (V-6)||Max. Towing Capacity||3,500 lbs. (2.5T)|
|77.8 cu.-ft.||Max. Cargo Volume||72.1 cu.-ft.|
Passenger Space and Cargo Capacity
Both the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport and 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe have two rows of seats that can hold as many as five passengers. Each of those people will have very similar dimensions for headroom and legroom, ensuring everyone is as comfortable as possible. The 2021 Atlas Cross Sport offers more cargo volume than its Hyundai Santa Fe in all configurations. Owners of the 2021 VW Atlas Cross Sport will have 40.3 cubic-feet of storage behind the rear seat, with a maximum of 77.8 cubic-feet available when that seat is folded away. A 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe will have 36.4 and 72.1 cubic-feet to offer behind the second and first rows, respectively.