2021 VW Atlas

2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2020 Honda Pilot Parked

2020 Honda Pilot

2021 Volkswagen Atlas


2020 Honda Pilot


Starting Price

154 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

152.9 cubic feet
96.8 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

83.9 cubic feet
33.7 inches

Third-Row Legroom

31.9 inches

Standard Apple CarPlay

Standard Android Auto

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2020 Honda Pilot

An exceptional midsize SUV is capable, agile, and comfortable — in short, a little bit of everything! And if you’re looking for a stand-out family vehicle in Atlantic City, you’ll eventually compare the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2020 Honda Pilot. We’re here to help, as we weigh the price, performance, and dimensions of the Pilot vs. Atlas!

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Price Range

A Honda Pilot or Volkswagen Atlas for sale in Millville will cost around $31,000 MSRP, and pricing remains comparable throughout both trim lineups. Here’s a quick look at the MSRP range for a Pilot vs. Volkswagen Atlas lease right now in the Wildwood area:

  • 2021 Volkswagen Atlas S — $31,545 MSRP
  • 2021 Volkswagen Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL Premium R-Line with 4MOTION® — $50,695 MSRP
  • 2020 Honda Pilot LX — $31,650 MSRP
  • 2020 Honda Pilot Black Edition — $49,720 MSRP

Despite the similar pricing, features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are standard on the Atlas yet require upgrades on the Pilot.

2021 VW Atlas with Sunset

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Performance Specs

Which SUV delivers better performance for the price? If you’re deciding between a Pilot and Volkswagen Atlas lease, differences in performance may help you decide. Towing capacity is the same for the Atlas and the Pilot, but the Atlas edges out the Pilot on fuel economy estimates and is equipped with a 8-speed automatic transmission for a smoother ride around Wildwood:

  • Engines – While the Pilot only offers one engine option (a 3.5L V6), Volkswagen gives drivers the choice of a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder or a 3.6L V6 engine.
  • Transmission – The Atlas is equipped with a 9-speed automatic transmission, compared to a 6-speed automatic for the Pilot.
  • Fuel Economy Estimates — The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas earns an EPA-estimated 21 mpg city, more than the estimated 19 mpg city for the Pilot.
  • Towing Capacity — When property equipped, the Atlas and the Pilot can both tow a maximum 5,000 pounds.

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Interior Dimensions

Your SUV needs to be quick and agile enough for the streets of Wildwood, robust enough to haul a trailer to Millville, and spacious enough for your favorite camping gear. On top of all that, it needs to keep all your passengers comfortable and entertained! So can the Honda Pilot or Volkswagen Atlas interior features meet the challenge? As these specs show, the Volkswagen Atlas interior has more space for passengers and cargo:

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Dimensions

  • Max Cargo Volume — 96.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to Row 2 — 55.5 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to Row 3 — 20.6 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume — 154 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom — 41.7 in.
  • Row 2 Legroom — 37.6 in.
  • Row 3 Legroom — 33.7 in.

2020 Honda Pilot Interior Dimensions

  • Max Cargo Volume — 83.9 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to Row 2 — 46.8 cubic feet
  • Cargo Volume to Row 3 — 16.5 cubic feet
  • Passenger Volume — 152.9 cubic feet
  • Front Legroom — 40.9 in.
  • Row 2 Legroom — 38.4 in.
  • Row 3 Legroom — 31.9 in.

Find a Volkswagen Atlas for Sale in Egg Harbor Township

Ready to move forward with a new VW Atlas? At Atlantic Volkswagen, we’re proud to serve the Atlantic City and Wildwood areas with certified VW service, fair prices, and a great selection of special Volkswagen Atlas lease specials. You can also compare the Atlas to the Kia Telluride! Get in touch today to learn more!

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