2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Differences

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Differences

If you are looking for a new 2021 SUV designed to keep you and the family safe, entertained, and comfortable, look no further than the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is an impressive SUV that packs power, performance, style, and space where you need it most. There are many aspects in which the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas outshines other vehicles in its class. There are many configurations between the Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot that are quite similar, but overall the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is the superior SUV.

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Differences

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Performance

There are many different trim, engine, and drivetrain options for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas as well as the Honda Pilot. When one compares the most advanced trim options for both vehicles, it is clear the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is the correct choice for today's discerning consumer. The SEL Premium version of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has two engine options, a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder that can reach a city miles per gallon of 20, a highway MPG of 24 and a horsepower of 235. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium in its V6 engine option has a horsepower of 276 with 16 MPG in the city and 22 MPG on the highway. The similar Honda Pilot Elite is only available in a V6 engine option which has a horsepower of 280 and a city MPG of 19 and a highway MPG of 26. Both the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the Pilot have a 5000-pound maximum possible towing capacity, rounding out the performances of these two SUVs.

New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Performance

Atlas Honda Pilot
  • SEL Premium 2.0-liter 20 city /24 highway MPG
  • Honda Pilot Elite 19 city/ 26 highway MPG
  • SEL Premium V6 16 city/22 highway MPG
  • 5000-pound maximum towing capacity



  • 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Technology

    When it comes to technology and keeping you and your passengers entertained, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas cannot be beat. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has App Connect as well as Bluetooth® streaming for compatible devices, as does the Honda Pilot. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot both feature wireless smartphone charging for the ultimate in driver and passenger convenience. In the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas there is a total of four USB charging ports, while in the Honda Pilot there are only three. Both the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium and the Honda Pilot Elite feature premium audio systems with 8-inch touchscreens, but only the SEL Premium has a Fender® audio system.

    Atlas Honda Pilot
  • Volkswagen Virtual Cockpit
  • Bluetooth® wireless streaming
  • Available 8 inch color display
  • Wireless smartphone charger
  • Fender® Premium Audio system
  • 4 total USB ports
  • New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Technology Features



    2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Safety Features

    Both the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot were built with the safety of drivers, passengers, as well as other drivers, in mind. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has a forward collision warning and autonomous emergency braking system and the Honda Pilot has a similar collision mitigation braking system and lane keeping assistance system. Both SUVs offer a blind spot monitoring system as well as rearview backup cameras and tire pressure monitoring systems. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also features a crash-optimized front end, with the Honda Pilot having a comparable advanced compatibility body structure designed to take on impact to keep you safe. So if the worst were to occur, your vehicle will be looking out for your safety by its very design.

    New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Safety Features
    Atlas Honda Pilot
  • Forward collision warning system
  • LED Tail Lights
  • Autonomous emergency braking system
  • Hands free liftgate
  • Blind spot monitoring system
  • 21 Inch Wheels
  • Rearview backup camera



  • 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Exterior

    While being a safe, powerful, reliable vehicle, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also has many features that define it as a sporty family vehicle. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot both have hands-free open liftgates for any time your hands are full. Both vehicles also feature power-folding and heated side mirrors for any inclement weather that comes your way, but only the Volkswagen Atlas has heated windshield washer nozzles for an added convenience. Both the Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot also have a panoramic sunroof with power tilt/slide. Both vehicles also offer rain-sensing windshield wipers so you can keep your attention focused on the road ahead. Both the Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot in all trims feature LED taillights and stoplights as well as LED daytime running lights.

    Atlas Honda Pilot
  • Hands-free liftgate
  • LED Tail Lights
  • Power-folding heated side mirrors
  • Hands free liftgate
  • Heated windshield washer nozzles
  • Alloy Wheels
  • Power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroof
  • Sunroof
  • New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Exterior



    2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot Interior

    The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also has an advanced and luxurious interior. The Volkswagen Atlas features the Volkswagen digital cockpit and ambient interior LED -lighting. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also features an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Both the Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot have push-button start for total driver convenience, but the Volkswagen Atlas also has keyless entry. Both vehicles seat eight except in the specific packages that offer second row captain's chairs, which seat seven. Both also feature heated front seats and heated outboard second row seats for driver and passenger comfort. In addition, for the comfort of all involved the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the Honda Pilot both feature three-zone automatic climate control.

    New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Interior
    Atlas Honda Pilot
  • Auto-dimming interior rear view mirror
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Push button start
  • USB ports
  • Eight-person seating capacity
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  • Heated seats
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  • Three-zone automatic climate control
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    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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