The Volkswagen Atlas vs. the Volkswagen Tiguan: Which VW SUV Is Right for You?

If you're shopping for a new SUV, you can't go wrong with a vehicle in the Volkswagen lineup. The challenge can be choosing between the excellent SUV options Volkswagen has to offer.

If you're trying to decide if you'd like to purchase a new Volkswagen Atlas or a new Volkswagen Tiguan for sale near Philadelphia, PA, we are here to help you. These two Volkswagen SUVs for sale near Deptford Township offer drivers advanced safety technologies, comfortable interiors, and excellent performance. Keep reading for a quick look into the features of each of these vehicles so you can decide which model works best for you.


Both of these models offer a 2.0-liter turbo engine. But when you choose the Volkswagen Atlas, you have the option to drive it with a 3.6-liter V6 engine for added horsepower. This V6 engine allows the Atlas to tow up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.

And no matter if you choose the Atlas or the Tiguan, you'll be able to take advantage of 4MOTION® all-wheel-drive with Active Control which allows you to switch between four drive modes, snow mode, on-road mode, off-road mode, and off-road custom mode.

When it comes to fuel economy, the Volkswagen Tiguan performs slightly better than the Volkswagen Atlas. The EPA estimates that the Tiguan can get up to 29 mpg on the highway, while the EPA estimates the Atlas can get up to 24 mpg on the highway.

So if you're looking for an efficient SUV, the Tiguan is a great option. And if you want a powerful SUV with exceptional towing capacity, you might want to consider the VW Atlas.

Interior Space and Cargo

While both of these vehicles are small SUVs, they both offer an excellent amount of room for your family or for when you need to bring home an extra-large grocery haul.

When it comes to interior space, the Volkswagen Atlas offers more at 154.0 cubic feet of passenger space. The Volkswagen Tiguan has 123.9 cubic feet of passenger space. Both of these vehicles can seat up to seven passengers.

And when it comes to cargo volume, the Tiguan offers 65.7 cubic feet of space with the rear seat folded. The Volkswagen Atlas offers 96.8 cubic feet with the second and third-row folded down.


The Volkswagen Tiguan offers a Wi-Fi hotspot with 4G LTE coverage for folks who want to stay connected. This technology allows your passengers can stay entertained on long car trips.

The Tiguan and the Atlas both come with App-Connect. This technology allows you to pair your smartphone to the touchscreen display to access your navigation or music apps while on the go. And you can take advantage of SiriusXM® on both these models, which comes with a 3-month trial subscription.


Both of these VW SUVs come with excellent safety features. You can find driver assistance technologies like a Blind Spot Monitor and Forward Collision Warning standard on both vehicles.

And these two models come with a safety cage that will help absorb crash energy in an emergency. So no matter which VW SUV you choose, you can be sure you're well protected.

Get in Touch With Our Volkswagen Dealership in Turnersville Today

If you're interested in taking a new Volkswagen Tiguan or Volkswagen Atlas out on a test drive, we would love to help you! You can give us a call, and we can schedule a time for you to visit our VW dealership near Washington Township. Our staff is available to help you decide which new VW SUV for sale near Sicklerville is suitable for you.

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