2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. The 2019 Ford Explorer

Volkswagen Atlas V6 S
Ford Explorer
Starting MSRP$35,725$32,365
City MPG17
Engine Power
276 hp @ 6200 rpm
290 hp @ 6500 rpm
Max Cargo Volume
96.8 cu. ft.
80.7 cu. ft.
Transmission8-speed Auto
6-speed Auto

Consider How this New VW Model and the 2019 Ford Explorer Match Up

When it comes to choosing a new family SUV for future trips with the family and daily carpool commitments, there's a lot to consider as you gather facts and information. How much cargo space does this vehicle offer? What features are included? What amenities are missing?

If you're ready to answer these questions and similar inquiries when studying both the 2019 VW Atlas and 2019 Ford Explorer in a competitive comparison setting, then you came to the right place. Our team at Volkswagen of Old Saybrook compares these midsize SUVs directly to provide insight for your pending purchase and lease decision.

2019 VW Atlas vs. 2019 Ford Explorer

  • Starting MSRP - $35,725 vs. $32,365
  • Performance - standard 258 pound-feet vs. 255 pound-feet; eight-speed vs. six-speed automatic transmission
  • Engine Efficiency - 17 vs. 17 miles per gallon city; 23 vs. 24 miles per gallon highway
  • Max Cargo Volume - 96.8 cubic feet vs. 80.7 cubic feet
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors - standard vs. not available (base trim level)
  • Driver-Assist Systems - standard blind-spot monitoring and cross-traffic alert vs. not available (base trim level)
  • Panoramic Roof - available vs. not available (standard sunroof)
  • Rear Seat Audio Control - available vs. not available
  • Driver Lumbar Seat Support - available vs. not available

Learn More About the Volkswagen Atlas at Our Dealership

Along with the advantages outlined above, the 2019 VW Atlas comes with America's Best Warranty Coverage, besting the competition in bumper-to-bumper support for the peace of mind you and your accompanying travelers are deserving of. To learn more and consider other comparison factors, give our team a call directly and plan to stop by soon. We're happy to arrange a test drive on your behalf today!


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