How Good a Compact Crossover Choice is the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas?

How Good a Compact Crossover Choice is the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas?


Among the ocean of compact crossover SUV models that are flooding the automotive market, stands a model, the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas that has earned some special position for itself. It came out victorious in fighting the fierce competition, since many auto critics are seen recommending this model to a large section of crossover buyers. The famous San Joaquin Valley Volkswagen dealership informed us that since the release of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas model series, they have to manage a huge crowd everyday that ends up in a swell-selling of this Volkswagen product.

Eye Catching Style

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas is a crossover SUV model that comes from a segment of cars that are tagged as utility cars. So we don’t expect something as unique as a sports car or a sedan, from this crossover from Volkswagen. But when it approaches near, it succeeds in drawing the attention with a positive stare from the onlookers. However we found the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas dressing up in the guises of S, SE, SE Tech, SEL where everything gets better as you climb higher the trim level that justifies the price in terms of increased comfort, convenience and technology support as well as higher performance.

Power Versions

At the base trim model of the lineup, there is a either a 235-hp making 2.0 liter turbo four cylinder engine or you can drive the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas with 276-hp at your disposal that is extracted from a 3.6 liter V-6 engine. Regarding transmission an eight-speed automatic gearbox with front wheel drive as the standard while all-wheel drive is offered only with the V-6 engine powered trims.

Utility Feature Count

As a compact crossover SUV model the 2020 edition of Volkswagen Atlas offers a wide range of standard utility options that include a cargo hold of 55 cubic feet lying behind the rear seats by default, but you can surely expand it to a still bigger space of 96.8 cu.ft. if you can fold down the rear seat, on the occasion, when you need to carry bulkier items rather than hauling more number of people. While the three row crossover SUV can haul a family of seven with ease in its cozy cabin seats.

In Comparison with the Rival Models

The latest crossover SUV, the 2020 Atlas from Volkswagen stands as a strong contender to the other rival models of its segment.

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It stands closest to the features and price range of Jeep Grand Cherokee and Honda Passport are seen to be following the popularity of the Atlas in many respects.

Our Verdict

In every respect, we found the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas making one of the best choices among the other compact crossover models. The sales team of the San Joaquin Valley VW dealer explained that it is mainly because of its value packaging that offers a bevy of comfort and convenient features like a 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system integrated with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, that makes smartphone operations easier for the one who sits behind the wheels while on the move.

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