2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Ford Explorer

2019 atlas compared to 2019 explorer

In search of a new SUV that has enough space for the whole family? There are plenty of options on the market today, but which one is right for you? In this model comparison page, we take a look at a couple popular SUVs that have plenty of room – the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2019 Ford Explorer.

After comparing these two SUVs, we found that drivers who would like more cargo space and a more efficient vehicle would be better off with the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas. Although both vehicles have a seating capacity of seven total passengers, the 2019 Atlas has more cargo space with the rear rows of seats folded down. Along with this, the Atlas also has a better fuel economy to save drivers some trips to the gas pump.

Continue reading to view the comparison and to learn more about the 2019 Atlas or click on the button below to view our current Atlas inventory!

2019 Atlas


2019 Explorer

2.0L 4-cylinder Engine 3.5L V6
22 / 26 mpg Fuel Economy (City / Highway) 17 / 24 mpg
7 Seating Capacity 7
96.8 cubic feet Cargo Capacity with rear seats down 81.7 cubic feet

2019 Atlas Dimensions and Capacities

The bold design of the 2019 Atlas has a sleek look to it that ties together its size. The surprising amount of room inside the Atlas is great for hauling the whole family or hauling enough gear for a weekend camping trip. The second and third rows of seats can easily split and fold flat so you can optimize your cargo space or set up the configuration that works best for you.

The second row of the 2019 Atlas has enough room for three child safety seats, so the children are within reach. Even with safety seats in the second row, the third row of seats is still easily accessible. The second-row seats can tilt and slide forward allowing you to access the third row using just one hand.

Whether you are looking for a vehicle to bring the kids to school in or one for weekend camping trips, the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas has got you covered. Click on the button below to receive more information!