What is the difference between the Atlas and the Tiguan?

November 10th, 2017 by

2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 

Are you on the search for a new vehicle? Are you interested in a new Volkswagen model? We’ll help you by comparing two of our Volkswagen models to show you the differences and similarities of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. We hope this helps you and you can learn more about these exciting vehicles. Let’s get started.

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The biggest difference between the Volkswagen Atlas and the Tiguan is the size. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is larger than the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. The Atlas seats up to 7 passengers and is equipped with a larger engine that delivers 235 horsepower. Both of these vehicles also have several interior amenities that drivers might enjoy like three 12V power outlets, rear view camera and Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect. Now that you know a little more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, let’s talk about the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan. 

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The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan seats up to 7 passengers and has a cargo volume of 65.7 cubic feet. The Tiguan is smaller than the Atlas and that is why the Atlas has 96.8 maximum cargo space. Tiguan drivers and their passengers have spacious legroom with 40.2 inches and 36.5 inches in the front and rear rows respectively. The Tiguan also has automatic headlights and LED taillights while the Volkswagen Atlas does not.

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After looking at the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan comparison, you now have a better idea of what each vehicle can offer. If you would like to learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas or the 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan, check out our online inventory for our available models and schedule a test drive with Speedcraft Volkswagen today.