Volkswagen Tiguan vs Volkswagen Atlas Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$26,245
Invoice
$25,195
Average Price Paid
$23,511
1,237 listings nationwide

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD
MSRP
$33,445
Invoice
$32,075
Average Price Paid
$29,192
565 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Fair Price
$24,453
Good Price
$22,378
Great Price
$21,191
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD
Fair Price
$30,579
Good Price
$28,327
Great Price
$27,040

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,893
99 listings nationwide
7 GREAT deals
19 GOOD deals

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,768
1 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
Jeff Sabatini Test Drive Review:

The Volkswagen Tiguan is one of only two compact crossover SUV’s that currently offer third-row seating. (And the other is the hopelessly outdated Mitsubishi Outlander.) To fit the ext...

2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Introduced for the 2018 model year, the Atlas is Volkswagen's latest attempt to win over American buyers. Built in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the VW Atlas competes in the three-row crosso...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 9
  • Safety 6
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7
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  • Look and Feel 6
  • Performance 6
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 7
  • Safety 7
  • Cost-Effectiveness 6

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
10
Guru94G2P4 writes:
Although the Tiguan was slightly noisier than the CX-5, the Tiguan won for cargo space and backseat room (also...
Power Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD better.
"Similar power, although 0-60 on Tiguan is slow. "
Handling Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Great on highway tight turns. Hugged the road"
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"On par"
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Better support and easy to adjust"
Back Seats Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"These seats are adjustable and can move up or back"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"A good 5-6 longer and maybe wider."
Family Car Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"The back seat and capacity. "
Value Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD better.
"Mazda had a lift gate and a few more tech features, but those didnt win out on comfort and visibility"
Would Buy Ranked 2020 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"I fit better in the Tiguan. Wasnt distracted by the dash. Excellent visibility to the road. Cargo space and back seat. "
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Gregg writes:
Looks/Style Ranked 2020 Subaru Outback Premium AWD better.
"Outback has much more style"
Family Car Ranked 2020 Subaru Outback Premium AWD better.
"Roomy"
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.9 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
184 hp @ 4,400 RPM
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Torque
221 lb-ft @ 1,600 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.7:1
9.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 7 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 40.2 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 38.7 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 37.6 cu ft 20.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 926 lbs 1,080 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 185.1 in 200.7 in
Width 72.4 in 78.4 in
Height 66.3 in 70.1 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 117.3 in

Available Options

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
S 4Motion AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Silk Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • 3RD Row Seat Package
  • Rear Roof-Edge Spoiler
  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)
  • TIGUAN Three-Row MDO Package
  • TIGUAN Two-Row MDO Package
  • Trailer Hitch Electrical Kit & Receiver Kit
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4MOTION AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Accessory Towing Kit
  • Atlas Adventure Package
  • MDO Package (Bench Seat)
  • Side Steps (Set Of 2)

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