If you’re looking for a new SUV, you might be overwhelmed by all of the options. Not only are there different types of SUVs, there are also several different brands to choose from. If you’re struggling to pick an SUV, we’re here to help. A popular and well-loved option is the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas. This three-row SUV is comfortable and makes a strong impression. However, the 2020 Subaru Forester is also another popular option. If you’re interested in seeing how these two models stack up, keep reading our 2020 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Subaru Forester comparison.
Starting out with their starting MSRP, the 2020 Subaru Forester has a lower price than the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas. However, when we look at the engine performance specs, the Volkswagen Atlas is more powerful. The Atlas engine produces 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque compared to the 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft from the Forester engine. Finally, the Volkswagen Atlas can seat up to 7 passengers compared to the 5 passenger capacity of the Subaru Forester.
2020 Volkswagen Atlas
2020 Subaru Forester
|235 hp||Horsepower||182 hp|
|258 lb-ft||Torque||176 lb-ft|
|7 passengers||Seating Capacity||5 passengers|
As our comparison shows, the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas has many advantages. However, the available convenience features help to seal the deal for this SUV. One of our favorites is the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. This display provides you with important driving information on a high-resolution digital display in the gauge display. You can also program up to four driver profiles for a more personalized driving experience. You’ll also be able to avoid missing a turn with the full-screen navigation mode.
The hands-free Easy Open power liftgate makes putting your shopping bags away much easier. If your hands are full and you don’t want to set your items on the ground, all you have to do is kick your foot under the rear bumper. You can also press the remote liftgate button on the key fob to open the hatch before you get to the Volkswagen Atlas.
Ready to get behind the wheel of a 2020 Volkswagen Atlas? Reach out to the team at Weimer Volkswagen today to schedule a test drive.