2019 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2019 Ford Explorer
Drivers looking for a new SUV typically search for seating capacity, cargo space, and safety features. Here at Karen Radley Volkswagen, we have a popular pick and a likely match for you if an SUV is what you are searching for. The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas debuted in 2018 and is already one of the most popular SUVs in the market. Why is it so popular? Let’s compare it to another SUV to get a better idea. Here, we will look at the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Ford Explorer.
To help you understand what features are guaranteed with each SUV, we have chosen the standard trims to compare. The S is standard for the Atlas and the Base is standard for the Explorer. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s start comparing!
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2019 Ford Explorer
|8-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual||Standard Transmission||6-speed automatic w/OD and auto-manual|
|96.8 cubic feet||Maximum Luggage Capacity||80.7 cubic feet|
|Standard||Blind Spot Monitoring||Not Available|
|Standard||Forward Collision Warning||Not Available|
Advantages of the 2019 VW Atlas SUV
The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is proving to be the superior option between these two SUVs. To begin, the starting MSRP is just $30,895. Compared to the $32,365 price tag of the Ford Explorer, you have plenty of money to save. The transmission in each is different, with the Atlas providing two extra speeds. Getting to the spacious interior, the Atlas can carry much more cargo. Both SUVs seat seven with folding rear seats. With both rows down, the Atlas provides 96.8 cubic feet of room while the Explorer has just 80.7 cubic feet. Once you take a look at these SUVs, it’s clear that this is a very big difference. Finally, the 2019 VW Atlas offers blind spot monitoring and forward collision warning standard. That means you won’t have to pay extra for these safety features as every 2019 VW Atlas will have it included. Unfortunately for the Explorer, the standard model doesn’t offer you the opportunity to add this technology.
To learn more details about this hot SUV, visit us here at Karen Radley Volkswagen in Woodbridge, VA! We will be happy to show you one of our many Atlas models and tell you more about it.