Volkswagen Touareg 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.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
MSRP
$33,445
Invoice
$32,075
Average Price Paid
$32,489
64 listings nationwide

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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
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2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
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2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,880
11 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
1 GOOD deals

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,922
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
Eric Tallberg Preview:

There are a few tweaks to Volkswagen’s high-end Touareg midsize 5-door 5-passenger crossover for 2017. Don’t worry, though--the most expensive and luxuriously appointed offering in the...

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 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.

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
70
Tek writes:
I tested drive this vehicle and was very impressed with it. A couple of key features that was missing that you...
bdub24 writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"The leather/suede combination are utlralux and ventilation on the seats are great!"
Value Ranked 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk 4WD better.
"So many upgrades incorporated into the trim, smart interior styling, air suspension that is adjustable, tow package with enhanced engine cooling and antisway tech, skid plates protecting the underbelly and greater than standard articulation. Fantastic!"
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
50
Carla writes:
Overall vw did a good job on the Atlas but there is still much work to do to make it better and to make it num...
Looks/Style Ranked 2021 Volvo XC90 T6 Momentum 7-Passenger AWD better.
"Everything about this car is class and beauty..but the VW says budget and a little beauty."
Would Buy Ranked 2021 Volvo XC90 T6 Momentum 7-Passenger AWD worse.
"Because I have not won the lottery yet to be able to afford the Volvo XC90 T6 Momentum 7-awd"

Specs

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2.0T S 4Motion AWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 26.4 gal 18.6 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
280 hp @ 6,200 RPM
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Torque
266 lb-ft @ 2,500 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
9.6:1
Displacement
3,600 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.8 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
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 36.7 in 37.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 32.1 cu ft 20.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,239 lbs 1,080 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,716 lbs 2,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.8 in 200.7 in
Width 76.4 in 78.4 in
Height 68.2 in 70.1 in
Wheelbase 113.9 in 117.3 in

Available Options

2017 Volkswagen Touareg
V6 Executive

Exterior Colors

  • Black Oak Brown Metallic
  • Canyon Gray Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Deep Red Metallic
  • Moonlight Blue Pearl
  • Pure White
  • Reef Blue Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Sand Gold Metallic

Option Packages

  • Roof Edge Spoiler
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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