2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2021 Hyundai Palisade

When it comes to three-row SUVs, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is a name to reckon with. It’s got a lot going for it in terms of design, power, and comfort. However, if you’re in the market for a seven-seater family hauler, you must have also considered the 2021 Hyundai Palisade, which falls in the same price segment as the VW Atlas. It will be interesting to see how the two stack up against each other, and if you’re curious, that’s exactly what we’re going to be doing here at McMinnville Volkswagen in McMinnville, OR.

Check out our online 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Inventory or continue reading below to determine why the 2021 VW Atlas is the perfect bang for your buck.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas


2021 Hyundai Palisade

2.0L inline 4-cylinder turbocharged/ turbocharged/ intercooled engine Base Engine 3.8L 6-cylinder engine
235 hp @ 5,400 rpm Horsepower 291 hp
258 lb.-ft. @ 1,600 rpm Torque 262 lb.-ft.
96.8 cu.-ft. with the rear seats folded down Cargo Capacity 86.4 cu.-ft. with the rear seats folded down
21/24 MPG (City/Highway) EPA MPG Ratings 19/26 MPG (City/Highway)

Features Available on the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

As you can see from the comparison table above, the 2021 VW Atlas delivers an almost similar performance to the 2021 Hyundai Palisade, despite being powered by a lower displacement four-cylinder engine. However, the 2021 VW Atlas shines where it really matters. The Atlas offers 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the front seats, 55.5 cu.-ft. behind the second row and 20.6 cu.-ft. behind the third-row seats. The Atlas also offers better legroom even in the third row at 33.7 inches, which means it is roomier even for the back seaters. The Atlas outdoes the Palisade when it comes to fuel efficiency in the city, making it the ideal urban SUV to buy in McMinnville, OR,, and surrounding areas. Add intuitive technologies like standard VW Digital Cockpit, the ability to wirelessly connect your smartphone and use your favorite apps via App-Connect and VW Car-Net, which lets you command the Atlas remotely from your phone, get family guardian alerts, parking info, and much more and you get the perfect family SUV.

Buy or Lease the 2021 VW Atlas in McMinnville, OR

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