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2020 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2020 Ford Explorer

We could talk for days and days about how impressive the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas lineup is here at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA. But since we’re a Volkswagen dealership – and therefore have an inherent bias – what we say doesn’t always carry much weight with customers who only know they want a new SUV but don’t know which new SUV is right for them.

And we understand that, which is why we’re not just going to tell you why the 2020 VW Atlas is the perfect choice for anyone in the market for a new SUV – we’re going to show you just how impressive it is by comparing it to what’s been the best-selling three-row SUV lineup for over two decades in this 2020 Volkswagen Atlas versus 2020 Ford Explorer head-to-head model comparison.

2020 Volkswagen Atlas


2020 Ford Explorer


Starting MSRP $32,765


Trim Levels 6
153.7 Cubic-Feet Total Passenger Volume 152.7 Cubic-Feet
96.8 Cubic-Feet Total Cargo Volume 87.8 Cubic-Feet


What are the Advantages of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Lineup at Herman Cook VW near Carlsbad and Escondido CA?

As you can see in the first row of our 2020 Atlas versus 2020 Explorer comparison table, there’s one big advantage that will stick out to all SUV customers. And that’s that the 2020 VW Atlas lineup has a lower starting price than the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup.

And that’s not the only way the 2020 Atlas lineup will save you money – as you can see in the second row of our table. Because the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas lineup offers fewer trim levels than the 2020 Explorer lineup, you don’t have to pay more to get more of the features and capabilities you want.

And if you want one of the features your new SUV boasts to be a spacious and roomy interior, then you’re definitely going to want to choose a 2020 Atlas. That’s because it features more passenger space and more cargo space than the 2020 Ford Explorer lineup.

To learn more about everything the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas lineup offers, please contact our staff here at Herman Cook VW in Encinitas, CA.