2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

Comparison image of an orange 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan and a gold 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

Are you searching for a new vehicle that offers a combination of great engine performance and fuel economy? If so, you are in luck! Volkswagen offers several great vehicle options for you to consider. Two of VW's best options are a part of their 2018 crossover SUV lineup in the VW Tiguan and the VW Atlas. Both sport utility vehicles can carry a significant amount of cargo and offer excellent fuel economy.

The best way to identify which of these vehicles is the better option for your situation is with a comparison. In this situation, we will evaluate the base trim levels of each crossover. The 2018 Tiguan and 2018 Atlas have a tremendous amount in common. Let's take a deeper look at each model to see which one best fit your needs.



Base Engine Specs

2018 VW Tiguan

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2018 VW Atlas

2.0L Turbo Engine Base Engine 2.0L Turbo Engine
184 Horsepower @ 4400 rpm Engine Power 235 Horsepower @ 4500 rpm
221 Pound-Feet @ 1600 rpm Engine Torque 258 Pound-Feet @ 1600 rpm
22 mpg / 27 mpg Fuel Economy (City / Hwy) 22 mpg / 26 mpg

Get the 2018 Tiguan and 2018 Atlas in Ramsey NJ

As shown in the table above, the 2018 VW Tiguan and 2018 VW Atlas are very similar in engine performance and specifications. Both models offer very similar fuel economy numbers, while the 2018 Atlas offers much better engine power and torque. It is also worth noting that the 2018 Atlas also features an available, 276-horsepower 3.6L V6 engine. The table below highlights how much cargo each model can carry and tow.

Interior Capacity and Towing

2018 VW Tiguan

versus

2018 VW Atlas

7 Passengers Seating Capacity 7 Passengers
56.1 Cubic Feet Maximum Cargo Capacity 96.8 Cubic Feet
1,213 Pounds Maximum Payload 1,213 Pounds
1,500 Pounds Maximum Towing 5,000 Pounds

If you are intrigued by either of these great VW models, check them out at Joe Heidt Motors Corp in Ramsey, NJ today! The sales team is more than willing to answer any questions you might have about either of these sport utility vehicles. Visit our dealership to test drive the 2018 Tiguan or 2018 Atlas today!