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2020 Volkswagen Atlas

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2020 Honda Pilot

2020 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2020 Honda Pilot

2020 VW Atlas


2020 Honda Pilot

Starting Price

235 hp 2.0L inline-4 engine


280 hp 3.5L V6
20 mpg city/24 mpg highway

Fuel Economy

19 mpg city/27 mpg highway
96.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space

83.9 cubic feet
5,000 lbs

Maximum Towing Capacity

3,500 lbs

Bayside-area drivers interested in an efficient high-capacity SUV with plenty of features to keep their family safe and entertained turn to the new Volkswagen lineup for their incredible range. Because many also like to consider the respectable 2020 Honda range as a useful comparison, the Platinum Volkswagen specialists have created a 2020 Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot matchup to help you decide. Explore the new Volkswagen Atlas interior, engine, and features compared to the Honda Pilot, then stop by Hicksville to find your Volkswagen Atlas lease or loan today!

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Pricing and Configurations

When looking at the well-appointed Volkswagen Atlas interior features to compare to the Honda Pilot, the range of pricing and trim levels shows that with the Volkswagen Atlas for sale, you’ll have access to the most innovative features at the top tier for much less. See below for the pricing per configuration for the Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot matchup:

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Starting Prices

  • Atlas S: $31,545
  • Atlas SE: $34,695
  • Atlas SE with Technology: $37,045
  • Atlas SEL: $40,795

2020 Honda Pilot Starting Prices

  • Pilot LX: $31,650
  • Pilot EX: $34,530
  • Pilot EX-L: $37,960
  • Touring: $42,720
  • Elite: $48,220
  • Black Edition: $49,720

While the highest levels of the Honda Pilot feature a number of interesting frills like special leather, they don’t seem to add much between configurations. In contrast, when you select a Volkswagen Atlas lease or loan option for your Hempstead travels, you can rest assured that each trim level brings unique features and actual upgrades for each.

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Performance and Capacity

While the new Volkswagen Atlas has a smaller engine, it has a much higher towing capacity, more cargo and passenger space, and better city gas mileage, making room in your SUV for all that hockey equipment and plenty of room in your budget when you save at the pump:

  • Engines: At the base level, the Atlas 2.0L inline-4 engine attains 20 mpg in the city, while the larger 3.5L V6 engine in the Honda Pilot only earns an EPA-estimated 19 mpg city.
  • Towing Capacity: When fully equipped, the VW Atlas towing capacity reaches an unmatched 5,000 pounds, with a smaller, more efficient engine. The Honda Pilot needs an additional towing package to reach its lower maximum of 3,500 pounds.
  • Cargo Room: At 96.8 cubic feet, the maximum cargo capacity of the Volkswagen Atlas outperforms the Honda Pilot by 12.7 cubic feet, giving you more room for the whole family and plenty of camping equipment for your Huntington adventures.

Honda Pilot vs. Volkswagen Atlas: Interior and Safety Features

To best access all that VW Atlas cargo space, it features a hands-free Easy Open power liftgate, making it a cinch to access your ample cargo space when your hands are full. While the Honda Pilot offers a useful Honda Sensing® suite, the standard safety system in the Volkswagen Atlas for sale in Hicksville is evenly matched with features like:

  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist)
  • Pedestrian Monitoring (included in Front Assist)
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rearview Camera

In addition, the VW Atlas interior includes these features:

  • Optional Volkswagen Digital Cockpit (includes a 12.3-inch display with driver personalization and a wide map navigation view)
  • Available panoramic sunroof
  • Second row designed to hold three child safety seats
  • 3 front power outlets
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability
  • Dual-zone climate control

Find a Volkswagen Atlas for sale at Platinum Volkswagen

To make the most of your Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot comparison, visit Platinum Volkswagen to experience the Atlas in person! When you take a test drive in Hicksville, you’ll also be able to find a Volkswagen Atlas lease special that fits your budget. Contact us today to discover your favorite configuration, or learn more about the incredible features of Volkswagen like the VW 4Motion® AWD.

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