2021 Volkswagen Atlas

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Updated on: May 3, 2021

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The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas gets released for sale with the refreshed exterior styling, and more standard safety and interior features than before. Also, Volkswagen offers the choice of 2.0L turbo-four and 4Motion AWD on all models of the 2021 Atlas for the first time.

2021 VW Atlas offers enhanced features and refreshed exterior styling 

Prices of the 2021 VW Atlas start at the same price as the 2020 model. There is also a new 2021.5 version of the Atlas featuring the next-gen MIB3 infotainment system. The 2021.5 VW Atlas costs $31,555, just $10 more than the 2021 Atlas S.

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Pros

Attractive exterior design

Best-in-class passenger and cargo volume

4-cylinder comes equipped with all-wheel-drive

Impressive build quality

Cons

Sluggish V6 motor

Expensive top trims

What's New?

Updated exterior with refreshed dimensions and new VW badge

A new SEL Premium R-Line trims to be sold only on order

2.0L Turbo Engine is now available across the lineup

Car-Net suite of driver-assistance features made standard


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Features

vehicle bio

base price

$31555

bodystyle

4dr SUV

passenger capacity

7

drivetrain

front wheel drive

engine type

displacement

121 cu.in.

horsepower

276 hp @ 6200 rpm

torque

266 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm

transmission

8-speed Automatic

chassis

suspension front

Strut suspension

suspension rear

Multi-Link suspension

brake rotors (f/r)

13.2/12.2 in.

dimensions

wheelbase

117.3 in.

length

200.7 in.

width

78.4 in.

height

70.1 in.

curb weight

4248 lbs.

ground clearance

8 in.

capacity

passenger volume

153.7 cu ft.

cargo volume

96.8 cu ft.

towing capacity

2000 lbs.

payload capacity

1213 lbs.

performance

zero to 60 mph

7.2 sec.

standing 1/4-mile

14.9 sec.

warranty

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

drivetrain warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

corrosion warranty

7 yr./ 100000 mi.

roadside assistance

Yes


Pictures & Videos

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Trims

S $31,555 onwards

276 hp @ 6200 rpm | 2L | Inline 4 | Premium unleaded

  • 1st Row LCD monitor
  • 3.6L V6 Engine
  • 50-50 Split-Bench 3rd Row Seats
  • ABS and driveline Traction Control
  • Black Roof Rails
  • Cloth Seat Trim
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front Fog/Driving Lights
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Keyfob (all doors) Remote Keyless Entry
  • LED headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Power-Folding & Heated Side Mirrors
  • Rear Air Conditioning w/ Separate Controls

SE $34,905 onwards

235 hp @ 4500 rpm | 2 L | Inline 4 | Premium unleaded

  • 3 Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Automatic headlights with Coming/leaving home feature
  • Driver Lumbar Support
  • Front Air Conditioning, Dual Zone Climatronic Automatic
  • Heated Windshield Washer Nozzles
  • SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, Seek-Scan Radio
  • V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

SE R-Line $40,140 onwards

276 hp @ 6200 rpm | 3.6 L | V-6 | Premium unleaded

  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Monitor System
  • Remote Start
  • Stabilitrak Electronic Stability Control System w/ Traction Control

SEL $42,720 onwards

276 hp @ 6200 rpm | 3.6 L | V-6 | Regular unleaded

  • 2 - 1st Row LCD Monitor
  • Front Center Console Armrest w/ Storage & 2 USB Inputs
  • Lane Keep Assist
  • Navigation System
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Silver Roof Rails
  • Sliding and tilting glass Sunroof
  • Wireless Smartphone Charging

SEL Premium $47,620 onwards

235 hp @ 4500 rpm | 2 L | Inline 4 | Premium unleaded

  • Fender Premium Audio System
  • Keyless Access w/ Push-Button Start
  • Leather Seat trim
  • Park Distance Control w/Park Assist Parking assist
  • Predictive Forward Collision Warning
  • side mirrors with memory feature
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Colors and Styles

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Polar White

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Ratings

Pricing And Features

8.0

Maintenance, Reliability And Warranty

7.0

Engine And Performance

7.2

Fuel Economy

7.0

Interior

9.0

Exterior

7.2

Safety

8.5

Competition

9.5

8.2

OVERALL RATING

Expert Review, Pricing Analysis and Buying Guide

8.2

Overall Rating


"The three-row Atlas SUV has been one of Volkswagen's most profitable money printers since it debuted a few years back. The refreshed 2021 models are rolling out now, complete with prettier styling and additional features." - Car And Driver

Other changes to the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas include standard full-LED head and tail lights. The same setup on the SEL and SEL Premium models features 900-lumen LED headlights with Volkswagen's Adaptive Front-lighting System. Their prices start at $42,325 and $47,225 respectively. The 2021 Atlas rides on the same MQB platform as the outgoing model but is 2.4 inches longer. But that does not translate to increased passenger or cargo volume inside.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas gets restyled front fascia and full-LED lights
2021 Volkswagen Atlas has a chrome strip atop the restyled rear bumper

8.0/10
Pricing and Features

7.2/10
Engine and Performance

7.0/10
Fuel Economy

9.0/10
Interior

7.2/10
Exterior

8.5/10
Safety

9.5/10
Competition


2021 Volkswagen Atlas Pricing and Features

8.0/10

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas will be offered in seven trims: S, SE, SE w/Technology, SE w/Technology R-Line, SEL, SEL R-Line, and SEL Premium. An SEL Premium R-Line trim of the 2021 Atlas, Volkswagen says, will be sold only on order. Prices of the 2021 VW Atlas start at an MSRP of $31,555 for its base S model.

The base S model of the 2021 VW Atlas becomes just $10 more expensive than before

Standard features of the 2021 Atlas include LED head and taillights, next-gen Car-Net telematics system, 18-inch wheels, WiFi capability, blind-spot monitoring, rear traffic alert, front assist, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. You have the option to choose available features like Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, 20-inch and 21-inch wheels, heated rear seats, ACC, remote start, and Easy Open rear hatch among others.

Trims

S SE SE w/Technology SE w/Technology R-Line SEL SEL R-Line SEL Premium

MSRP (FWD)

$31,555

$34,905

$36,945

$39,745

$42,325

$44,025 $47,225
MSRP (4Motion AWD) $33,455 $36,805 $38,845 $41,645 $44,225 $45,925 $49,125

Key Features

LED headlights w/LED DRLs

Adds/Upgrades to S

Adds/Upgrades to SE

Adds/Upgrades to SE w/Technology

Adds/Upgrades to SE w/Technology R-Line

Adds/Upgrades to SEL Adds/Upgrades to SEL R-Line
  Car-Net 5 USB Ports Remote Start R-Line Bumpers and Badging Panoramic Sunroof R-Line Bumpers and Badging Leather Seats
  Blind Spot Monitoring Climatronic 3-zone Automatic Climate Control Park Distance Control Front/Rear 20-inch Alloy Wheels Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Panoramic Sunroof Park Assist
  18-inch Alloy Wheels Power Tailgate Easy Open R-Line Logo on MIB-II Start Screen 900-lumen LED Headlights w/Volkswagen Adaptive Front-lighting System 21-inch Alloy Wheels Ambient Lighting

The Easy Open feature allows you to open the rear hatch with just a kick below the rear bumper. It is available on the mid-spec SE w/Technology models, which even has the option of a panoramic sunroof. These features are standard on the top-spec SEL and SEL Premium models.


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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Buying Advice

The base S and SE trims of the new Volkswagen Atlas are now a lot better equipped in terms of features for safety and comfort. But our top pick is the SE w/Technology R-Line model offering R-Line-specific badging, a sportier appearance enhanced by unique front and rear bumpers, and side skirts making the SUV look a lot more premium.

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Engine and Performance

7.2/10

"The Atlas doesn't suffer with the base four-cylinder engine as you might expect. Acceleration can actually be quicker than the VR6 model, and we found that having less weight to lug around makes the four-cylinder Atlas lighter on its feet and less cumbersome around corners." - Autoblog

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas does not make any alterations to its choice of powertrain options. But the 235 hp 2.0L turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine is now available on all variants of the 2021 VW Atlas. It was offered only on the S and SE trims earlier,

From the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SE w/Technology onwards you can opt for a 3.6L V6

Even the 4Motion AWD is now offered as an option on all models of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. So owning a VW Atlas AWD in 2021 becomes $1,300 less expensive as compared to before. The other choice of powertrain is the 3.6L V6 that makes 276 hp and 266 lb-ft torque.

All models of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas get an 8AT as a stand-alone choice

Both engines feature start/stop technology, however, remote start is standard from the SE w/Technology trim onwards, optional on S and SE models. The only choice of transmission offered with this three-row SUV is an eight-speed automatic. With the factory-installed trailer hitch, the 8AT can help the Atlas to tow a maximum of 5,000 pounds.

Models

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Honda Pilot

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

2021 Toyota Highlander

MSRP

$31,555

$34,250

$36,095

$36,410

Engine

3.6L, Naturally Aspirated, V6

3.5L, Naturally Aspirated, V6

3.6L, Naturally Aspirated, V6

3.5L, Naturally Aspirated, V6

Drivetrain

AWD

AWD

AWD

AWD

Transmission

8-speed Automatic

6-speed Automatic

9-speed Automatic

8-speed Automatic

Power

276 hp @ 6200 rpm

280 hp @ 6000 rpm

305 hp @ 6800 rpm

295 hp @ 6600 rpm

Torque

266 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm

262 hp @ 4700 rpm

260 lb-ft @ 2800 rpm

263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm

0-60 MPH 7.2 sec 6.3 sec 7.1 sec 7.2 sec
Quarter Mile 14.9 sec 14.4 sec 15.5 sec 15.3 sec
Top Speed N/A 130 MPH 130 MPH 112 MPH

Rivals like Chevrolet Traverse and Toyota Highlander offer more power than even the V6 equipped Atlas. But the VW Atlas feels more engaging to drive once off the line. Its precise steering makes jostling around in a utilitarian SUV a lot more fun, but not as much as the Honda Pilot. With its 14.9 seconds quarter-mile time, the 2021 Atlas V6 manages to finish right after the Honda Pilot in a drag race, beating both the Chevy Traverse and Toyota Highlander by 0.6 and 0.4 seconds respectively.


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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Fuel Economy

7.0/10

"But when it comes to efficiency, Atlas shrugged. The V-6 with all-wheel drive I tested had an EPA-rated 18 mpg combined. That's the worst in the mid-size three-row SUV class." - The Car Connection

The FWD models of the Atlas with the 2.0L motor return EPA estimated fuel economy of 21 mpg in the city, 24 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg combined. The 2021 VW Atlas S and SE AWD models will return the same EPA estimates on the highway and combined, but the city mpg number drops to 20.

The 2021 VW Atlas's driver's console keeps you aware of its fuel conditions

The 2021 model gets a bigger 19.5-gallon fuel tank while the 2020 model got an 18.6-gallon tank. This will improve the range of the FWD models equipped with the 2.0L motor by 19 miles in the city, 22 miles on the highway, and 20 miles in mixed driving conditions.

Models

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Honda Pilot

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

2021 Toyota Highlander

MPG (City)

17

19

17

20

MPG (Highway)

23

26

25

27

MPG (Combined)

19

22

20

23

Fuel Capacity (Gallons)

19.5

19.5

19.4

17.9

Range (City/Highway/Combined) (Miles)

332/449/371

371/507/429

330/485/338

358/483/411

The V6 engine with the FWD drivetrain returns 17 mpg in the city, 23 mpg on the highway, and 19 mpg combined. These numbers are reduced by 1 mpg, in each case, when the same motor sends power to all the wheels. The Chevrolet Traverse is more economical but the bigger tank of the 2021 Atlas allows the V6 to offer more range than before.


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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Interior

9.0/10

"If you've been inside any other Volkswagen in the last five years, the Refreshed Atlas' cabin will be immediately familiar. From the HVAC switchgear to, uh, all the other switchgear, VW relies heavily on its parts bin inside, which has benefits from a familiarity standpoint but can feel a little stale at the same time." - CNET

Apart from the new VW badge on the re-designed steering wheel, the 2021 VW Atlas brings a refreshed list of features and tech for its interior. The standard Car-Net feature adds Remote Access, Safe & Secure, Hotspot, and Guide & Inform systems on all models. There's 10-way power-adjustable seats from SE trim onwards, and ambient lighting feature is offered as standard on the SEL Premium.

2021 VW Atlas adds Car-Net as standard features on all models

Otherwise, from the cloth-wrapped seating surfaces in the base model to real leather thrones in the top-spec Premium trims, the 2021 Atlas is no different. And comfort factor has never been a point of concern for the previous owners. But captain's chairs are available from the SE w/Technology trim onwards to make things roomier in the second row.

Models

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Honda Pilot

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

2021 Toyota Highlander

Seating Capacity

7

8

7

8

First Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

41.3/61.5/41.7

40.1/62.0/40.9

41.3/62.1/41.0

41.2/59.0/42.0

Second Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

40.4/60.8/37.6

40.2/62.0/38.4

40.0/62.2/38.4

39.4/58.4/41.0

Third Row (Head/Shoulder/Leg) (in)

38.3/54.9/33.7

38.9/57.6/31.9

38.2/57.5/33.5

36.1/55.0/27.7

Cargo Volume (cu-ft) (Behind: 3rd Row/2nd Row/1st Row) 96.8/55.5/20.6 83.9/46.8/16.5 98.2/57.8/23.0 84.3/48.4/16.0

The VW Atlas is among the most spacious vehicle for carrying passengers and cargo. It offers 96.8 cubic feet of storage behind its third row, which is smaller than only the Traverse by 1.4 cubic feet. When it comes to tech, the 8.0-inch touchscreen uses "capacitive touchscreen" technology to make operation hassle-free.

The 2021.5 VW Atlas gets the next-gen MIB3 infotainment system

This technology enables gesture and multipoint touches like swipe, zoom in, or out. However, Volkswagen has confirmed that it will launch the Atlas with the next-generation MIB3 infotainment system. That will not make any changes to the screen but add nifty features like wireless Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Sirius XM with 360L integrations. Some of the infotainment features in the 2021 VW Atlas are:

  • Bluetooth® Music Streaming technology for compatible devices with the ability to connect 2 phones simultaneously
  • App-Connect smartphone integration
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™
  • MirrorLink®
  • SiriusXM® w/360L integration
  • One-shot voice and typed destination entry with search and auto-complete
  • 480-watt, 12-speaker, 12-channel amplifier Fender Premium Audio System

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV cockpit area
2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV infotainment screen
2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV cockpit area
2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV infotainment screen
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2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV front seats
2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV front seats

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Exterior

7.2/10

"Volkswagen's Atlas benefits from an exterior and interior refresh for 2021, but the German brand plans to further improve its three-row crossover SUV midway through the model year." - MotorTrend

The Volkswagen Atlas gets refreshed exterior styling cues for 2021. It has a front-end that resembles the Atlas Cross Sport quite closely. Upfront, you have a bolder three-bar grille that goes deep into the front light signature. The 2021 Atlas also includes full-LED lighting for high beams, low beams, DRLs, and turn-signal indicators as standard for all models.

The 2021 VW Atlas has been refreshed to look a lot bolder than before

On the SEL and SEL Premium trims that setup includes 900-lumen LED headlights with VW's Adaptive Front-lighting System. Even the front and rear bumpers of the SUV have been restyled. Other standard features include roof rails, in black or silver depending on the choice of trim, and 18-inch wheels.

The redesign of the 2021 VW Atlas adds 2.4 inches to its length

You have the option to go for 20-inch or 21-inch wheels. But the 21-inch rollers have the tendency to harshen up the ride. The 20-inch wheels are the ideal choice according to us. They will come in at an extra price of $1,140. If you want your 2021 Atlas to stand-out even more, opt for the R-Line models that add sportier touches like unique bumpers and side skirts.

Models

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Honda Pilot

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

2021 Toyota Highlander

Curb Weight (lbs)

4248

4036

4362

4330

Length (in)

200.7

196.5

204.3

194.9

Width (in)

78.4

78.6

78.6

76.0

Height (in)

70.1

70.6

70.7

68.1

Ground Clearance (in)

8.0

7.3

7.2

8.0

Wheelbase (in)

117.3

111.0

120.9

112.2

The 2021 model rides on the same MQB platform. But the length of the three-row SUV, at 200.7 inches, has gone up by 2.4-inch in comparison to the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas. So it is now the second-longest SUV after the Traverse measuring 204.3 inches. However, the 8.0-inch of ground clearance offered by all models of the 2021 Atlas remains intact. Other notable exterior features include:

  • Full-LED lighting system for front and rear
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 18-/20-/21-inch wheel designs
  • Power tailgate
  • Roof Rails

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV three quarter view
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2021 Volkswagen Atlas basic SUV front view
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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Safety

8.5/10

"Driver aids work well overall and are easy to switch on and off. Adaptive cruise maintains tight gaps and doesn't overreact to changing traffic conditions." - Edmunds

The 2021 VW Atlas features two new safety features, Traffic Jam Assist and the Dynamic Road Sign Display. Its trims will also include other safety features like blind-spot monitoring, mechanized emergency braking, and alerts for rear cross-traffic.

The underpinnings of the 2021 VW Atlas remain the same as last year

All models also get rearview camera as standard. It features dynamic guidelines on SE and above models. Owners can even opt for features like adaptive cruise control and active lane control at an additional price. Just like the 2020 Atlas, the 2021 model gets full 5 stars from the NHTSA.


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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Competition

9.5/10

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Honda Pilot

The base trim of the 2021 Atlas is less costly than the Honda Pilot and offers better mileage in the city. Meanwhile, the Honda Pilot provides more horsepower and torque, and comes at a lower curb weight than the Atlas. Together, that makes for some robust performance from the Pilot in this segment.

2021 Honda Pilot

But the VW Atlas is not a lot far behind in terms of performance. In fact, the addition of AWD across the lineup has tipped the scales in the favor of this three-row SUV from VW. The addition of multiple new standard features only further helps Atlas's case.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Chevrolet Traverse

The 2021 Atlas has a more efficient powertrain than the Chevrolet Traverse. But the Traverse compensates it with better horsepower, torque, and more cabin space. But that is about it for the Chevy as it is not very fun to drive.

2021 Chevrolet Traverse

The VW Atlas offers a much more composed ride. And now more than ever, the 2021 Atlas turns things around in its favor by offering AWD across the lineup. Even the suite of safety and driver-assistance tech offered by the Atlas is a lot better.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Toyota Highlander

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas offers more fuel tank capacity than the Toyota Highlander, which means more range. It even comes at a lower price. Then again, the list of standard features also puts it at a higher pedestal than the Highlander three-row SUV.

2021 Toyota Highlander

However, the latter provides better horsepower, torque, and still manages to turn up as the more frugal one. It offers more range than the Atlas despite its smaller tank. Clearly, the utilitarian nature of the Toyota Highlander can not be ignored. It is also more reliable.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Final Verdict

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has many improvements, and that too for no extra cost in comparison to before. But it still doesn’t match its competitors under many categories. These mainly include horsepower, torque, acceleration time, and driving around edgy corners.

The facelifted 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

But it compensates for its setbacks with a range of comfort, convenience, and a redesigned outlook. Therefore, anyone who wants a feature-loaded three-row SUV offering great driving range should opt for the new Volkswagen Atlas. Otherwise, the Honda Pilot is the most obvious choice.

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas FAQs

What is the difference between the VW Atlas and the VW Atlas Cross Sport?

Evidently, the Volkswagen Atlas is a three-row crossover SUV, whereas the Cross Sport is a relatively much smaller version of the regular Atlas. Moreover, with the back two rows folded down, the regular Atlas has more cargo space at 96.8 cu.ft., while the Atlas Cross Sport has about 77.8 cu.ft. These are some of the major differences amongst other minor ones.

What platform is the VW Atlas built on?

The Volkswagen Atlas is built on the same platform as that of the Golf. Precisely, the VW Atlas is the largest vehicle from VW to built on the Modular Transverse Matrix abbreviated as the "MQB" platform.

What other SUVs can the 2021 VW Atlas be compared to?

The VW Atlas has rightfully earned itself a place in some of the best family SUVs out there. The other rivals which have achieved the same include the 2021 Honda Pilot, 2021 Chevrolet Traverse, and the 2021 Toyota Highlander amongst others.

What does 4motion mean on the VW Atlas?

4Motion simply means a four-wheel-drive setup. it is Volkswagen terminology to denote 4WD for its lineup. 4WD setup is when the engine delivers power to all 4 wheels at once, instead of delivering it to only 2 wheels.

How often does the VW Atlas need an oil change?

In hindsight, if synthetic oil is used in the car, it should be changed after every 7,500-10,000 miles. Nevertheless, Volkswagen recommends that you change your oil and filter for the Atlas SUV after every 3000-5000 miles.

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Consumer Reviews and Ratings

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Jamia Smith

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

SEL 4dr SUV (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: May 11, 2021

Good at best

Pros - Decent tech features, family hauler, spacious and comfortable

Cons - Atlas infotainment is confusing, visibility is not good, handling is okay-ish

Nothing amazing Infotainment is confusing, to say the least. Takes time to get used to it. Plus, the seats are not very comfortable and need improvement, and the outward visibility is poor too. Other than that, there are no major issues with the interior and everything works just fine. I had a pretty good experience at the dealership as well. They treated me well and answered all my questions and very polite in their conduct. So, if you want a good vehicle then look no more. This is the perfect vehicle for all your daily commuting needs.

8/10
Features
8/10
Interior
8/10
Design
8/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
9/10
Dealer Review

MA

Michael V. Akbar

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

S 4dr SUV (2.0L 4cyl 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: April 29, 2021

Atlas 2021

Pros - Space, seat height for pilot, comfort seating

Cons - Mpg and price

SUV for drive enthusiast I like it, just started driving it, not much to say though, but drives real fine, very smooth engine, no outside noise interference. I have already driven around 2k miles, had it serviced , and get this maintenance cost is negligible. It doesn't require attention of that kind. It is simply good.

7/10
Features
7/10
Interior
8/10
Design
8/10
Safety
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Deal Value
8/10
Dealer Review

PM

Phuong J. Morris

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

SEL 4MOTION 4dr SUV AWD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)

8

User Overall Rating

Posted On: March 26, 2021

Best in the market

Pros - Easy to handle, comfortable, rich interior

Cons - Nothing

The best Even though the market is flooded with SUVs Atlas stood out to me more than the others for a few reasons. The reasons are- Safety, technology, reliability, and design. These were the reasons I chose Atlas at first but now that I have driven it for almost 3 months- things have changed a little. The driving experience is my favorite of all. It is that good to drive. The power is smooth with no lag whatsoever. It doesn’t feel like you are in an SUV when you drive it. It feels as if you are in a smaller car. It wasn’t the first time we went there and it wasn’t the best experience either. The deal was decent and everything else about the experience was average.

9/10
Features
9/10
Interior
7/10
Design
7/10
Safety
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Deal Value
8/10
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