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2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas

vs.

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan
$31,555 MSRP*

Starting Price

$25,245 MSRP*
5,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity

1,500 pounds
21 mpg city / 24 mpg highway**

EPA-Estimated MPG

23 mpg city / 29 mpg highway^
154.0 cubic feet

Max. Passenger Volume

123.9 cubic feet
96.8 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

65.7 cubic feet
2.0L 4-Cylinder or 3.6L V6

Engine Options

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder

Looking for a spacious, feature-packed, and affordable new SUV for sale or lease near Burnsville? Chances are, you’ve already considered the Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Atlas if you find yourself here. But exactly how do these two SUVs stack up in the areas that matter most? That’s why we’ve compiled this VW Tiguan vs. Atlas comparison. With that said, let’s compare the Tiguan vs. Atlas now to find out which is the better choice for you!


VW Tiguan vs. Atlas: Starting Price

When comparing the 2021 VW Atlas vs. Tiguan, you’ll note that the Tiguan is the more affordable of the two choices by about $6,300. However, that doesn’t mean the Tiguan is going to leave you wanting for features or performance. Both of these VW SUVs are packed with performance and features sure to impress. Here is a breakdown of price points for the two models.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

  • Base MSRP: $31,555 MSRP* (Atlas S 2.0L TSI®)
  • Top MSRP: $50,725 MSRP* (Atlas SEL Premium R-Line)

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Base MSRP: $25,245 MSRP* (Tiguan S 2.0L Turbo)
  • Top MSRP: $39,095 MSRP* (Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line)

VW Tiguan vs. Atlas: Performance & Efficiency

The Volkswagen Atlas is more powerful than the Tiguan, but the Tiguan is also more efficient than the Atlas. Here’s the information you need to know about how the VW Atlas vs. Tiguan compare with regard to both power and fuel consumption.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

  • Standard Engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder w/235-hp
  • Available Engine: 3.6L V6 w/275-hp
  • Max. EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 21 mpg city / 24mpg highway**

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Base Engine: 2.0L 4-cylinder w/184-hp
  • Max. EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 23 mpg city / 29 mpg highway^
2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

VW Tiguan vs. Atlas: Interior Dimensions & Cargo Space

While the Volkswagen Tiguan and Volkswagen Atlas are both three-row SUVs, the amount of space there is for each passenger varies pretty significantly. If you frequently need to cart around more than five people from Savage to Bloomington, then the Atlas is likely a better choice. But, if you often carry up to 5 passengers and sometimes require a third row, the Tiguan may be a more cost-effective option. Here’s how these two SUVs stack up inside.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

  • Passenger Volume: 154.0 cubic feet
  • Max. Cargo Volume: 96.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 55.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row): 20.6 cubic feet

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan

  • Passenger Volume: 123.9 cubic feet
  • Max. Cargo Volume: 65.7 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 2nd row): 33 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume (behind 3rd row): 12 cubic feet
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Front Interior

Compare the VW Atlas vs. Tiguan Today at Luther Burnsville Volkswagen!

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn all about how the VW Atlas vs. Tiguan compare across the categories from a surface level, we invite you to Luther Burnsville Volkswagen to test-drive both SUVs and figure out once and for all which is right for you. Meanwhile, value your trade online and use our online payment calculator to see how much a new Atlas or Tiguan could cost you!

You can also take some time to compare the 2021 Tiguan vs. 2021 Honda CR-V.


New Volkswagen SUVs for Sale in Burnsville

*Price excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

**21 city/24 highway mpg (2021 Atlas 2.0L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

^23 city/29 highway mpg (2021 Tiguan 2.0L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

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