2020 VW Tiguan vs. 2020 VW Atlas

2020 Tiguan or Atlas? Two Great Cars from Volkswagen

2020 Tiguan and Atlas comparison

CAPACITY

Seating

Doors

ENGINE

Liters/Type

Horsepower (hp)

Torque (lb-ft)

TRANSMISSION

Type

DRIVETRAIN

Type

FUEL CONSUMPTION

Estimated Fuel Economy (city / hwy)

STARTING MSRP

Price (USD)

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan
SEL Premium R-Line with 4MOTION®

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line with 4MOTION® at South Motors Volkswagen in Pompano Beach, FL

CAPACITY

5 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder

184 hp @ 5200 rpm

221 lb-ft @ 4300 rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-Speed Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

All-Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

20/27

STARTING MSRP

$38,795

2020 Volkswagen Atlas
SEL Premium R-Line with 4MOTION®

2020 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium R-Line with 4MOTION® at South Motors Volkswagen in Pompano Beach, FL

CAPACITY

5 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

3.6 L V6

276 hp @ 6200rpm

266 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-Speed Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

All-Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

18/22

STARTING MSRP

$48,195

An SUV for Every Lifestyle

Volkswagen offers an unmatched driving experience across all of its vehicles. The historic company is best known for its smaller vehicles, like the iconic Beetle and the trendy and reliable Jetta. Yet you'll find an immeasurably pleasing experience when you turn to Volkswagen for its SUVs. That includes an exploration of the sporty 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and the powerful 2020 Atlas.

The Tiguan and the Atlas make an impressive showing across their exterior designs, interior layouts, and especially their available tech features. Both are fully equipped to handle city and highway driving in all weather conditions. And you'll find each vehicle comes standard with a must-have suite of safety technology that will keep you and your passengers safe at all angles.

Contact us today to learn more about the 2020 VW Tiguan and the 2020 VW Atlas, or visit our dealership to take these first-class SUVs for a test drive.

Engine Specs and Performance

While the 2020 Tiguan and the 2020 Atlas are distinctly different vehicles, they share an efficiently-engineered 2.0L TInline 4-Cylinder Turbo engine. This engine offers is variably tuned across a large number of trim options currently available for the 2020 Tiguan and Atlas models.

In the Tiguan S trim, the 2.0L Turbo engine offers 184 horsepower and 221 lb-feet of torque. Meanwhile, in the Atlas S trim, this same engine is tuned to 235 horsepower and 258 lb-feet of torque.

For a sportier experience with both vehicles, consider the top-tier SEL Premium trims with 4MOTION ® . Volkswagen's 4MOTION drivetrain delivers a permanent all-wheel-drive system for all trims that carry it.

Additionally, a 3.6L V6 engine comes standard with every in every 2020 Atlas SEL trim. The engine delivers an impressive 276 horsepower and 266-lb feet of torque for an increased towing capacity of up to 5,000 lbs.

Exterior Styling

Both the 2020 Tiguan and the 2020 Atlas were designed with a bold exterior styling. A commanding front grille with the Volkswagen symbol makes for an eye-catching approach. Color options are slightly more varied across the two vehicles, however.

Volkswagen's distinctive Aurora Red Chroma Metallic is available for the Atlas, while the Silk Blue Metallic is available for the 2020 Tiguan.

Desirable technology makes an appearance on the exterior of both vehicles as well. Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) and LED Daytime Running Lights are available for both models. You'll also find available hands-free power liftgate, available power tilting/sliding sunroof, available rain-sensing windshield wipers, and many more.

Additionally, take full advantage of up to 20-inch alloy wheels on select Tiguan trims, and up to 21-inch two-tone alloy wheels on select Atlas trims.

2020 Tiguan interior features

Interior Layout and Technology

Comfort and interior options don't come at a premium in Volkswagen's 2020 Tiguan and Atlas models. Even the introductory S trims deliver amazing interior comfort and convenience features, such as multi-function steering wheels with button controls, 6-way adjustable seating, 60/40 split-folding rear seating, and in the Tiguan S, a 7-seat configuration with 3rd-rowing seating.

You'll find an unmatched technology experience thanks to Volkswagen's focus on user experience and quality, starting with the vehicle information system in the dash. The available Volkswagen Digital Cockpit feeds you every bit of information you need about your with a futuristic design.

Volkswagen is also one of just a few manufacturers that offers an available fullscreen navigation view in the instrument cluster screen.

Outside of the driver-focused instrumentation, you and your passengers will enjoy the 6.5-inch digital display for your entertainment needs. Connect your Android or Apple smartphone via Bluetooth to stream music or to easily go hands-free with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Safety Technology

The future of safety is available in both the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas. Even starting at the basic trim levels, you'll find a plethora of active and passive safety features that include Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR), Engine Brake Assist (EBA), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), and an Intelligent Crash Response System (ICRS).

You'll also find that Volkswagen's Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist), Pedestrian Monitoring, Rear Traffic Alert, and a Rear View Camera all come standard, even at the S trim level.

Unique to Volkswagen is the available Volkswagen Car-Net® Safe & Secure system, which you can subscribe to when you purchase any Volkswagen vehicle. Car-Net Safe & Secure allows you to locate your vehicle from anywhere using a mobile app, and should you need to, lock or unlock doors, turn the engine on or off, or contact emergency services.

Join the Volkswagen Family

Become part of the exclusive Volkswagen family today when you purchase a 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan or a 2020 Volkswagen Atlas. These two SUVs are made for the open road, with varying features and options that suit all types of drivers.

Test drive your next Volkswagen SUV today or contact us to learn more about what the VW Tiguan and VW Atlas have to offer.