2020 Volkswagen Atlas vs. Competing Midsize SUVs in Lynbrook

Sunrise Volkswagen is proud to sell the Volkswagen Atlas. This midsize, three-row SUV blends the right amount of utility and refinement for effortless daily driving. Come see this VW model for sale near Long Island, NY. While you’re here at our Volkswagen dealership serving Oceanside and Valley Stream, NY, we’d be happy to discuss how this model is distinct from other popular options such as the Lexus GX 460 and Volvo XC90.


If you appreciate options when shopping for a vehicle to suit your needs and personality, the Volkswagen Atlas offers just that. The 2020 model is available in seven distinct trim levels and two powertrain options, while the Volvo XC90 offers just three trim level options and the Lexus GX 460 is capped at two choices. Though the Volvo XC90 matches the Volkswagen Atlas with standard seating for seven riders, the Lexus GX 460 provides standard seating for six passengers, with the option for seven. But the Volkswagen Atlas stands out from both competing models with its innovative tilting and forward-sliding second row that allows for effortless exiting on either side of the second row of seating.


The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas offers a generous 153.7 cubic feet of passenger space. Tall adult passengers will appreciate the 38.5 inches of headroom and 33.7 inches of legroom in the third row. The Volvo XC90’s matches the Volkswagen Atlas when it comes to headroom, but only offers 29.3 inches of legroom in the third row. But the Lexus GX 460 falls even shorter with only 35.2 inches of headroom and 29.3 inches of legroom in the rear-most row.


SUV shoppers want everyday utility, and the Volkswagen Atlas offers that in spades. It exceeds both the Lexus GX 460 and Volvo XC90 in total cargo capacity. The two competitors offer maximum measurements of 64.7 cubic feet and 85.7 cubic feet, respectively. With all the seats folded in the Volkswagen Atlas, you’ll enjoy 97 cubic feet for travel and commuting. The Volkswagen Atlas also beats its competitors with cargo room behind the third row. There’s 21 cubic feet versus 15.8 cubic feet in the Volvo XC90 and just 11.6 cubic feet in the Lexus GX 460.

Learn more about how the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas can accommodate your family’s storage and travel needs. Come speak with our Lynbrook Volkswagen dealers to test drive this versatile family vehicle today.