Are you looking for a new vehicle that can provide both high-energy performance and a spacious interior? If so, an SUV would probably be the best option for you. These vehicles have taken over the United States by storm and have replaced the sedan as the most popular vehicle choice. From their larger size to their reliable performance, it’s easy to see why they are so popular. There are also many different types of SUVs included full-size, mid-size, compact, subcompact, and crossover.
Since SUVs are so popular, there are many options to choose from across all brands, two of the most popular options are the Volkswagen Atlas and the Kia Sorento. Both of these provide a highly enjoyable experience for both the driver and the passengers. If you’re interested in seeing how these two SUVs compare, keep reading for our 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Kia Sorento. Otherwise, feel free to check out our available inventory of the Volkswagen Atlas.
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2020 Kia Sorento
|235 hp||Engine Power||185 hp|
|258 lb-ft||Engine Torque||178 lb-ft|
|20.6 cu. ft.||Cargo Space||11.3 cu. ft.|
Looking at the table above, we can see that both models have their advantages. The 2020 Kia Sorento has a lower starting price. However, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has the upper hand in the other categories. It has a more cargo space behind the rear seats and has a more powerful engine. The Volkswagen Atlas also has several more performance enhancing features to help you enjoy its full potential.
While the lower trims levels come with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, other trims come with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that delivers up to 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. These engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode. Available 4MOTION® with Active Control allows you to switch between four driving modes: Snow Mode, On-Road Mode, Off-Road Mode, and Off-Road Custom Mode.
If you are interested in getting behind the wheel of a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, schedule a test drive at Weimer Volkswagen today.