2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Honda Pilot

VW Atlas and Honda Pilot in comparison image

In the full-size SUV market, your two top options are undoubtedly the Volkswagen Atlas and Honda Pilot – each of these vehicles are true class leaders, and their respective automakers have spent tireless hours building and developing them with the ultimate goal of keeping your drive enjoyable whenever you press on the pedal. To the benefit of us all, you can’t go wrong with either of these SUVs, but we want to help you decide which one best fits your desires.

To do this, we’ve put together some research on the Atlas and Pilot to assess their features and specs – come in and find your new favorite!

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas  vs 2020 Honda Pilot
$30,895  Starting MSRP  $31,550 
3.6-liter V6 / 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque  Largest Engine / Horsepower and Torque Output  3.5-liter V6 / 280 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque 
5,000 pounds / 1,213 pounds  Maximum Towing and Payload Ratings  5,000 pounds / 1,418 pounds 
Up to 96.8 cubic feet with seat area / Seven Passengers  Interior Cargo Space / Seating Capacity  Up to 83.9 cubic feet with seat area / Eight Passengers 

Test drive the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas at Garnet VW near Philadelphia PA

There should be no misunderstanding as to why the Atlas and Pilot are such fierce competitors to one another, as they can achieve basically equal amounts of performance and versatility. Where the Atlas really shines over its competition, however, is how that power is shifted and the tech innovations that have helped make it such an innovative piece of engineering. You’ll have class-leading All-Wheel Drive, a smooth 8-speed transmission, and app integration technologies all included with your Atlas experience, largely unequaled by that of the Pilot. Plus, with the following safety features by your side, you can always ride forward in confidence:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Light Assist & Lane Assist
  • Area View
  • Park Distance Control
  • Many more!

You’re more than welcome to give Garnet VW a call if you’d like to schedule a test drive of the 2019 Atlas – we're happy to help you get inside!


Profile view of silver 2019 VW Atlas
Steering wheel and touchscreen interface inside 2019 VW Atlas