2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevrolet Tahoe Differences

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevy Tahoe Differences

When taking into consideration the combined needs of daily life such as family, work, friends and commuting no other vehicle can meet your needs like a full size SUV can. The 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas is nearly the perfect choice for anyone in the Springfield, IL area. However it is worth comparing it to the 2021 Chevy Tahoe to see why.

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevrolet Tahoe Differences

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevy Tahoe Performance

The 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas and 2021 Chevy Tahoe both give powerful performances for a full-sized SUV. The difference is the 2021 VW Atlas is more focused and refined while the Tahoe has more options. Engine-wise the 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas has two options: a 3.6 Liter V6 and 2.0 Turbo in-line 4. The Tahoe has the three options of a 6.2 - liter V8, a 5.3 Liter V8 and a 3.0-liter Turbo Diesel. Another fundamental difference is the 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas is offered in front and All-Wheel drive while the Tahoe takes the approach of 2 wheel and 4 wheel drive options. Both have nearly similar 8 and 10 speed automatic transmissions. In terms of full efficiency the 2021 VW Atlas is the clear winner getting 21 mpg city and 24 mpg highway, 16 city and 22 at its least efficient trim. The Tahoe on the other hand does 16 mpg city and 20 mpg highway at its best. The 2021 VW Atlas gets 276 Horsepower out of its most powerful V6 engine against the 6.2 liter V8 in the Tahoe. When considering the type of driving done in an SUV and the substantial gain in fuel efficiency, all trims of the 2021 VW atlas are the all around better choice for overall performance.

New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Performance
Volkswagen Atlas Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 3.6-liter V6
  • 6.2-liter V8
  • 2.0-liter Turbo in-line 4
  • 5.3 liter V8 3.0-liter Turbo Diesel
  • 8 Speed automatic
  • 10 Speed automatic
  • All-Wheel Drive
  • 4 Wheel Drive
  • Front Wheel Drive
  • Rear Wheel Drive



  • 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevy Tahoe Technology

    The 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas and 2021 Chevy Tahoe have great technology and multimedia. Each offer great audio systems, a 480-watt 12 channel amp Fender Premium Audio system in the 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas and a 10-speaker Bose system in the Tahoe. Both feature keyless access, USB and wireless charging. While the Tahoe navigates through its touchscreen, the 2021 VW Atlas uses Volkswagen Digital Cockpit navigation providing more seamless navigating and driving.

    • Keyless access
    • Wireless charging
    • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit navigation
    • 480 watt 12 channel amp Fender Premium Audio in Atlas
    • 10 Speaker Bose system in Tahoe
    New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Technology Features



    2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevy Tahoe Safety Features

    When it comes to safety, both vehicles offer fairly comparable features. There is of course the essential backup camera. Both have very important cross-traffic alert and cross-traffic alert. They also have lane departer warning and lane keeping assist. The more traditional features like tire pressure monitor, brake assist, stability control and traction control are all there as well. One difference to note is that while the 2021 Tahoe offers automatic emergency braking, there does not seem to be a system as comprehensive as the Volkswagen Intelligent Crash Response System found in the 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas.

    New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Safety Features
    • Intelligent Crash Response System in 2021 VW Atlas
    • Back up camera
    • Cross-traffic alert
    • Blind spot monitor
    • Lane departer warning
    • Lane keeping assist



    2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevy Tahoe Exterior

    The outside of each vehicle is very distinctive. Both have retained their clear model identity, though evolved. That said, if the two were out to dinner, the Tahoe would be likely to spill their drink. While the Tahoe has more of an intimidating hog nosed front grill and large back end, the 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas maintains a sleeker look that has the innovative 'ahead of its time' feel most VW vehicles implement into their design. They have nearly comparable offerings on wheel size. Though the Tahoe has 22 inch wheels available, those on the Tahoe offer better performance over visual aesthetic with the difference of an inch. Both vehicles offer LED headlights, LED daytime running lights and LED taillights.

    Volkswagen Atlas Chevrolet Tahoe
  • 21 inch wheels
  • 22 inch wheels
  • Innovative appearance
  • Dated design
  • LED Headlights
  • LED Headlights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Exterior



    2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Chevy Tahoe Interior

    The interiors of both vehicles are respectable. While both offer perforated leather seating though just in the first and second seating rows of the Tahoe, the 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas features Vienna Leather. Up to 7 people can comfortably fit in both vehicles. Both have options for moonroofs, leather steering wheels and heated rear seats. Multi-zone AC is offered in each vehicle as well for the comfort of everybody. The 2021 Volkswagen Volkswagen Atlas does have another edge over the Tahoe, with its hands free liftgate.

    New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Interior
    • Perforated Vienna Leather seating on 2021 VW Atlas
    • Perforated Leather 1st and 2nd row on Tahoe
    • Both seat 7 persons comfortably
    • Moonroof available on both
    • Hands free liftgate on 2021 VW Atlas
    • Heated rear seats
    • Multi-Zone AC



    Why Buy From Green Volkswagen near Springfield, IL?

    If you are looking for a new 2021 family SUV, look no further than the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. The Volkswagen Atlas is the perfect fusion of everything you are looking for in your new SUV, from efficiency to entertainment and luxurious interior features. And when you are ready to check out the many different trim configurations of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas in person to see why it truly stands ahead of other vehicles in its class, there is no better place to check them out than at Green Volkswagen near Springfield, IL. Their dedicated staff will be sure to find the right Volkswagen Atlas trim for you. Stop on out to see them today at 3881 Wabash Ave. Springfield, IL 62711. Or call for a sales appointment at 217-698-3100.

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