2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Toyota 4Runner

Many of us need a vehicle that can do it all. In addition to cargo space, towing capacity, and reliability, it's important to have comfort, safety and convenience features that don't cost an arm and a leg. Enter the full-size SUV. This class of vehicles empowers drivers to take everything they need with them, including a full party. These vehicles provide features like available AWD, large engines, comfort and convenience features, third-row seating, and entertainment. With proper execution, these vehicles make long road-trips with up to 6 other passengers (and cargo in tow) not only possible, but enjoyable.

Volkswagen's long-awaited, third-row, full-size SUV, the Atlas, bravely enters a market that has been relying on only a handful of options to give customers space, performance and comfort for years. One of the most popular of these existing options is the Toyota 4Runner. Our goal at Joe Heidt Motors is always to make sure you, and your family are set up with the perfect vehicle for your unique need. See our comparison between the two models below:

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2018 Toyota 4Runner
8-Speed AWD Transmission 5-Speed 4WD
19 Combined MPG 18
96.8 cu. ft. Cargo Volume to Seat 1 89.7 cu. ft.
$33,700 MSRP  $36,285

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Advantages

Volkswagen's commitment to safety is evident by the Atlas' prioritization of forward visibility. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has the smallest A pillars in its class. Additionally, it's expansive, panoramic windshield offers sight-lines of which other full-size SUVs can only dream.

For those looking to prioritize fuel economy over raw power, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas offers a zippy turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which still provides an impressive 235-horsepower. The Atlas rides and drives smoother than its length and weight would suggest, making it a standout model in a crowded market.

If your adventures lead you to the great outdoors with trailer in tow, you'll be delighted to know that the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is rated for up to 5000 lb. Towing. There's not much you can't bring on your journey with the Atlas.

With the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, we have an SUV that offers more, and is priced to compete with the current market leaders. The 2018 Atlas joins Volkswagen's innovative and brilliant lineup of SUVs including the Tiguan and Touareg.

If you're interested in learning more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, or would like to schedule a test drive, contact us today!

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Dashboard and Console
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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Seating Configuration

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