Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot

2021 VW Atlas


2021 Honda Pilot

Starting MSRP

21 mpg

Best City MPG

20 mpg

Engine Configurations

154.0 cubic feet

Passenger Capacity

152.9 cubic feet

Smartphone Integration

200.7 inches

Exterior Length

196.5 inches

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot

If you’re in the market for a new, family-oriented SUV to upgrade your daily drives throughout O'Fallon, consider signing onto a Volkswagen Atlas lease. To prove all the ways in which this outstanding SUV will improve your commutes and errands, we’ve put together this comparison of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot. Read on below to learn more about the Volkswagen Atlas interior, engine configurations, and other outstanding features that outshine its competitors.

Volkswagen Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Performance

Taking a look at the Atlas vs. Pilot performance, you’ll soon realize the value of the Atlas. The Atlas offers two engine configurations so you can choose which suits your East St. Louis driving needs best, whereas the Pilot solely offers a 280-hp V6. Additionally, you can enjoy up to 5,000-pounds of trailering power when the Atlas is equipped properly. Depending on which Volkswagen Atlas for sale you have your eye on, here’s the engine specs associated with each configuration:

VW 2.0L Turbo

  • 235 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy 21 city/24 highway/22 combined MPG (FWD)
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy 20 city/24 highway/22 combined MPG (AWD)

VW 3.6L V6

  • 276 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy 17 city/23 highway/19 combined MPG (FWD)
  • EPA-estimated fuel economy 16 city/22 highway/18 combined MPG (AWD)

Volkswagen Atlas Interior vs. Pilot Interior

Settling into the Volkswagen Atlas interior, you’ll be welcomed by standard sophisticated tech, convenience, and comfort features that you won’t find until you reach the upper trim levels of the Honda Pilot. Even on the base model Volkswagen Atlas S, here are the standard features you’ll enjoy in the cabin as you cruise throughout Madison that you won’t get on the base model Honda Pilot:

  • Auto-dimming interior rear view mirror
  • LED interior lighting
  • App-Connect for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto™ integration
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® Remote Access
  • 50/50-split folding 3rd row
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • And more!

Find A Volkswagen Atlas for Sale at Auffenberg Volkswagen

After seeing the 2021 VW Atlas vs. Honda Pilot, it’s clear to see the performance, efficiency, and interior engineering prowess the Atlas provides. To find a Volkswagen Atlas for sale that best suits your Caseyville lifestyle, contact us today. Or, see how the Atlas compares to the Atlas Cross Sport. We look forward to getting you behind the wheel of the 2021 Atlas and telling you about our current Volkswagen Atlas lease offers. Compare the Atlas vs. Tiguan to learn more!

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