A Battle Between Popular Family SUVs

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Kia Telluride

2021 Atlas in motion through a coastal road

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)

2021 Volkswagen
Atlas V6 SEL 4MOTION® AWD

2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL 4MOTION® AWD at South Motors Volkswagen in Miami, FL

CAPACITY

7 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

3.6L V6

276 hp @ 6200 rpm

xxx lb-ft @ xxxx rpm

TRANSMISSION

8-Speed Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

16/22

STARTING MSRP

$44,195

2021 Kia
Telluride SX

2021 Kia Telluride SX

CAPACITY

7 Adults

4 Doors

ENGINE

3.8-liter Lambda DOHC 24-valve V6

291 hp @ 6,000 rpm

262 lb.-ft. @ 5,200 rpm

TRANSMISSION

Electronically Controlled 8-Speed Automatic

DRIVETRAIN

Active On-Demand All-Wheel Drive

FUEL CONSUMPTION

20/26

STARTING MSRP

$42,190

Comparing the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride

There's no denying that the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride is a tough competition. Both of these family SUVs exude style, space, comfort, and power. However, at South Motors Volkswagen, we've seen how the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas outshines the competition. We know, though, that our valued clients have choices which is why we're presenting a comparison of the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride.

Once you're armed with the specs of both of these SUVs, we are confident that you'll see that the real winner of the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride is the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. Discover an innovative driving experience when test driving the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas today at South Motors Volkswagen.

Exceptional Interior and Exterior Style

Both the 2021 Atlas and the 2021 Telluride feature stylish exterior features. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, though, offers more upgrades for this model year. This family SUV now features a redesigned grille that demands presence and enhanced rear bodywork. The 2021 Kia Telluride does feature a stylish look, but it hasn't changed much from previous model years.

The interior of both of these SUVs offers impressive modern upgrades and comfortable seating for seven. The 2021 Kia Telluride comes standard with cloth seating with the option to upgrade to heated and ventilated Nappa leather seats.

It's the attractive trim of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas that makes this SUV stand out from the competition. A look at the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride shows that the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas offers similar seating accommodations, but the available double-stitched leather seating brings more durability and style to the drive. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also brings more interior storage to the drive with multiple compartments and a spacious center console.

High-Performance in the Turbocharged 2021 Atlas

Find more variety and power when driving the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs Telluride. The VW Atlas offers two engine options compared to the one V6 available in all trims of the 2021 Kia Telluride. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is powered by a standard 235-horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder that is paired with an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission and either front-wheel or 4MOTION® all-wheel drive.

Premium trims of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas are powered by a 276-horsepower V6 with both front-wheel and all-wheel drive options and the smooth handling of the automatic transmission. A comparison of the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride shows that the Kia Telluride only offers one 291-horsepower V6 engine option. This engine is paired with an electronically controlled 8-speed automatic transmission.

Intuitive Technology for an Entertaining Drive

Pump up the tunes and stay aware of your surroundings with the impressive infotainment system and entertainment system available in the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. This SUV comes standard with the Car-Net mobile app to remotely check fuel efficiency, performance, and mileage. In addition, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas offers available high-end features such as an 8” touchscreen infotainment display and available wireless charging.

A comparison of the 2021 Atlas vs Telluride shows that the Kia Telluride is equipped with Apple CarPlay® and Android™ Auto integration to sync smartphone apps, maps, and contacts. However, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas takes connectivity to another level with onboard Wi-Fi capabilities. It's easy for you and your family to stay connected, entertained, and informed in the 2021 Atlas. See for yourself when test driving this SUV at South Motors Volkswagen.

Full interior view of the 2021 Atlas

Impeccable Safety At Every Turn

It's easy to feel good about driving the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas that is loaded with standard safety features such as electronic stability control, blind-spot monitoring, and anti-lock brakes. When upgrading to premium trim levels, drivers gain even more innovation with park distance control that helps drivers navigate tight parking spots. The 2021 Atlas is also available with rear cross-traffic alerts to enhance visibility and adaptive cruise control that adjusts the speed based on following distance on the highway.

The 2021 Kia Telluride also offers innovative technology on premium trims which overlap with the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. This SUV, though, does add driver attention warnings to its list of driver-assist technologies.

See the Real Winner: The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

South Motors Volkswagen is committed to providing our loyal clients with the details they need to make an informed car-buying decision. Now that you can see how the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas outshines the competition, it's time to make your way to our VW dealership to test drive this family SUV.

Find ample space, comfort, style, and performance in the 2021 Atlas for sale at South Motors VW. Our team is eager to showcase the capabilities of this high-end SUV.