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2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Ford Explorer

2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Ford Explorer

We’re big fans of doing these head-to-head model comparison pages here at Pohanka Volkswagen of Salisbury on the Delmarva Peninsula because they’re a great way to show why the new Volkswagen models available here at Pohanka Volkswagen of Salisbury are smarter buys than the models offered by the competition.

But we’re extra excited for this 2019 Volkswagen Atlas versus 2019 Ford Explorer model comparison. That’s because the 2019 VW Atlas is, essentially, the new kid on the block – having debuted during the 2018 model year, while the 2019 Explorer is looking to continue that lineup’s long streak of being the best-selling three-row SUV in the country. Will the 2019 Atlas be able to unseat the 2019 Explorer? According to what we’ve found, it surely should.



2019 Volkswagen Atlas

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2019 Ford Explorer

276 HP & 266 lb-ft. V6 Horsepower & Torque (Standard) 290 HP & 255 lb-ft.
20.6 ft.3 Cargo Capacity (Seats In Place) 21.0 ft.3
96.8 ft.3 Cargo Capacity (Seats Folded) 81.7 ft.3
153.7 ft.3 Total Passenger Volume 151.5 ft.3

Comparing the 2019 VW Atlas Lineup and the 2019 Ford Explorer Lineup in Terms of Power and Interior Passenger & Cargo Space

Let’s kick things off in the only place a 2019 Volkswagen Atlas versus 2019 Ford Explorer comparison should begin – under the hood.

As outlined in our 2019 Atlas versus 2019 Explorer table above, the two lineups share pretty similar power ratings. More specifically, the 2019 VW Atlas lineup provides you with a horsepower rating of 276 and a torque rating of 266 pound-feet, whereas the 2019 Ford Explorer lineup provides you with a horsepower rating of 290 and a torque rating of 255 pound-feet.

Moving inside the two lineups, you’ll find that the 2019 Atlas lineup also provides you with more total passenger volume and more total cargo volume, whereas the 2019 Explorer lineup provides you with slightly more cargo volume when the seats are in place.

To learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas lineup and everything that comes along with it, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable staff here at Pohanka Volkswagen of Salisbury on the Delmarva Peninsula.


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