2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Chevy Traverse
Until recently, Volkswagen didn’t have a three-row crossover SUV that could compete with others like the Chevy Traverse. Now with the all-new 2018 VW Atlas customers can enjoy a family-friendly vehicle that adds the premium comfort, features and space a growing family needs. Customers in the market for a new three-row SUV should take a look at the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Chevy Traverse comparison.
On the performance front, the Atlas and Traverse are rather similar in their engine offerings. Both models offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder or a 3.6-liter V6 engine. The Traverse's engine specs have not been released just yet but the Atlas receives 235 and 276 horsepower and all V6 powered models are capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds. The Atlas also features an available all-wheel drive system that helps drivers handle various road conditions from snow, off-road, rain and more.
|2018 Volkswagen Atlas||VS||2018 Chevy Traverse|
|2.0-Liter Turbo or 3.6-Liter V6||Engine Options||2.0-Liter Turbo or 3.6-Liter V6|
|8-Speed Automatic Transmission with Tiptronic and Sport Mode||Transmission||9-Speed Automatic Transmission|
|Yes||Apple CarPlay & Android Auto||Yes|
|Yes||Digital Cockpit||Not Available|
2018 VW Atlas Technology and Safety Features
Volkswagen designed the all-new Atlas with the average American family in mind. The 2018 Atlas is meant to be a great alternative to a minivan or for customers that need more towing power. The Atlas is filled with the latest in VW technology and safety features to provide a level of confidence and comfort for Atlas drivers and passengers. With standard smartphone connectivity, passengers can connect their smartphone for easy and convenient access to messages, music, phonebook and more. Other highlighted features include the all-new Volkswagen Digital Cockpit which replaces the standard gauge cluster with a digital high-resolution screen that is fully customizable for up to four drivers.
Those interested in learning more about the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas can contact us at Vic Bailey Volkswagen in Spartanburg, SC.