2018 Volkswagen Atlas

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

2018 Honda Pilot

2019 Honda Pilot*

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot

Compare the Volkswagen Atlas vs Honda Pilot to help you decide which full-size SUV works best for your next Lynbrook vehicle. Both models offer great powertrains and spacious cabins, but in a head-to-head comparison, the Volkswagen Atlas comes packed with features that make every Rockville Centre drive more exciting. Check out our new Volkswagen Atlas models, and take the trip to Sunrise Volkswagen to see it for yourself!

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Price

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is less expensive than the 2019 Honda Pilot, meaning you’ll likely enjoy lower monthly lease payments with the Atlas. Here’s a quick look at their base-level and range-topping trims’ prices:

  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas S: Starting from $30,750 MSRP
  • 2018 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium w/ 4MOTION®: Starting from $48,740 MSRP
  • 2019 Honda Pilot LX: Starting from $31,450 MSRP
  • 2019 Honda Pilot Elite: Starting from $48,020 MSRP
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Close Up of Tailgate

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Performance

The Volkswagen Atlas and Honda Pilot offer powerful performance, but which is best for you?

  • Engine: At the base level, the Pilot gets a 280-hp 3.5L V6 engine, while the Atlas gets a 235-hp 2.0L inline-4 engine.
  • MPG Ratings: Fuel economy is comparable. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas earns an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city/26 mpg highway, while the 2019 Honda Pilot earns 19 mpg city/27 mpg highway.
  • Towing Capacity: The Atlas is the stronger tower with a towing capacity of up to 5,000 pounds. The Pilot tows up to 5,000 pounds but only with optional AWD.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Parked in Driveway

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Cargo Space & Features

Inside the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and 2019 Honda Pilot, you’ll find many of the same features, such as a rearview camera, USB ports, and a multi-function steering wheel. Only the Volkswagen Atlas, however, offers the following:

  • Roof rack
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability
  • 3 front power outlets
  • Optional Volkswagen Digital Cockpit (includes a 12.3-inch display with driver personalization and a wide map navigation view)

Additionally, the Volkswagen Atlas interior is more spacious than the Honda Pilot. With the rear seats up, it offers 20.6 cubic feet of cargo space vs. 16.5 in the Pilot. Folding the seats down expands the Atlas SUV’s cargo area to 96.8 cubic feet. You’ll get just 83.9 inside the Pilot.

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Seating

Find a Volkswagen Atlas for Sale at Sunrise Volkswagen in Lynbrook!

For more information on the Volkswagen Atlas and how it compares to the Honda Pilot, take the trip from Long Beach to Sunrise Volkswagen so you can see it in person! If you have any questions, be sure to contact us.

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