Compare VW Atlas to Similar Models in Lyndhurst, NJ

Discover the Difference in the Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. the Competition

There are many factors to consider when you are looking for the right SUV for your family. It needs to be large enough to seat everyone comfortably and have the features everyone could use. But it must also hold up to your strict standards of elegance. When you and your family hit the streets of Jersey City, you want to know you are in the best crossover possible.

For a lot of drivers, they find what they need in the Volkswagen Atlas. It provides a lot of features Passaic families love. But it isn't the only option on the market. Three County Volkswagen wants to help you make the right decision by showing you how the Volkswagen Atlas stands out above its peers.

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot

Both the Honda Pilot and Volkswagen Atlas are three-row crossovers that are sure to please the whole family. They share many of the same features and technology. And But some distinct differences help the Atlas come out on top for Newark drivers.

Fuel Efficiency

When you head toward Newark, you don't want to have to stop for gas. If you want a more fuel-efficient option, the Atlas has you covered with an EPA-estimated 21 mpg on the streets of Clifton. The Honda Pilot checks in with an EPA estimated 20 mpg on the city streets.

Cargo Space

You don't want to find out the hard way your SUV doesn't have enough room for your family trip out of Lyndhurst, NJ. Whether you are looking at passenger space or room for storage, you can find it in the Volkswagen Atlas. The pilot falls short on cargo room with 18.5 cubic feet behind the third row, 55.9 cubic feet behind the second. The Atlas provides 20.6 cubic feet behind the third row and a comparable 55.5 cubic feet behind the second.

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Toyota Highlander

Another option that has been a crowd-pleaser for the past few years is the Toyota Highlander. It offers some good technology and provides good handling on the city streets. But the Atlas continues to shine against this worthy competitor.

Passenger Space

Long road trips can be a great way to experience the best of Jersey City. But if your passengers feel cramped in the back rows, no one will have any fun. The Atlas gives your riders a truly enjoyable experience with up to 153.7 cubic feet of passenger volume. The Highlander falls short with just 141.3 cubic feet. That equates to an extra six inches of legroom for Atlas passengers.

Safety Technology

There is a lot to appreciate packed inside the Toyota Safety Sense suite of driver-assist features. The Atlas can more than hold its own when it comes to protecting your family, with more standard equipment, like Rear cross-traffic alert and blind-spot monitoring coming on every trim level of the Atlas.

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Mazda CX-9

Mazda has come a long way in recent years to bring its drivers a more elegant driving experience to keep up with Volkswagen. But it still lags in some key areas that are important to Newark drivers.


The Mazda CX-9 comes with one engine option. It is an impressive turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 227 horsepower for your commute. But that still pales in comparison when matched against the two available powertrain choices of the Atlas. It starts with the base 235 horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder with an option to upgrade to the 276-horsepower V6 engine. Even the eight-speed automatic transmission of the Atlas provides a smoother-shifting option than the six-speed matched to the CX-9.

Cargo Space

Like the Pilot, the CX-9 falls short on the storage room compared to the Atlas. The Mazda offers just 14.4/38.2/71.2 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third and second rows, respectively. While the Atlas excels with its 20.6/55.5/96.8.

Test Drive the Volkswagen Atlas

If you are the kind of driver that values luxury, passenger room, and a long list of standard features, the Volkswagen Atlas has everything you need. Head to Three County Volkswagen to explore the Atlas for yourself. Take one for a test drive, and you will be sold.