2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

For the 2018 model year, Volkswagen pulled out all of the bells and whistles with an all-new model and full redesigns. Customers received a fully updated Tiguan as well as an all-new model, the Atlas. Families looking for a vehicle that offers the size and features will be more than happy with these options. Take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comparison to see what these two family-friendly models offer.

The Atlas was introduced as Volkswagen's first three-row SUV but then the 2018 Tiguan was introduced with an optional third-row giving customers more options than before for superior seating configurations. The 2018 VW Tiguan is smaller in size compared to the 2018 VW Atlas, meaning that larger families will find more comfort in the Atlas but the Tiguan still offers a practical and versatile interior for buyers.

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0-Liter Turbocharged and 3.6-Liter V6 Engine Engine(s) 2.0-Liter Turbocharged Engine
7 Seating Capacity 5/7
Yes VW Digital Cockpit Display Yes
Yes 4Motion All-Wheel Drive Yes

2018 Atlas and 2018 VW Tiguan Engine Specs and Features

Both the 2018 VW Atlas and 2018 VW Tiguan come standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. While the turbocharged engine is the only option for the Tiguan, the Atlas also offers a 3.6-liter V6 engine perfect for drivers wanting more power and towing capability. Both crossovers offer Volkswagen's 4Motion all-wheel drive system as well. The Atlas offers superior towing capability compared to the Tiguan. While the Tiguan is capable of towing up to 2,200 pounds the Atlas can tow up to 5,000 pounds.

As mentioned before, the Atlas is larger than the Tiguan so families that really need the additional seating will find more comfort and space in the Atlas compared to the Tiguan. The Tiguan is still a great choice for a family, young couple or single driver. It offers all the best features like the Atlas while still featuring a spacious and stylish interior.

Interested in the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas or the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan? Contact us today at Stokes Volkswagen for more information and to find out how to get your hands on these new models.

2018 volkswagen atlas interior dashboard steering wheel
2018 volkswagen tiguan interior dashboard touchscreen
2018 volkswagen atlas towing
2018 volkswagen tiguan exterior

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