2019 Volkswagen Atlas 2.0T S FWD

2019 Volkswagen Atlas

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S FWD

2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan

2019 Volkswagen Atlas


2019 Volkswagen Tiguan
2.0L four-cylinder FSI engine


2.0L four-cylinder TSI engine
235 hp

Maximum Horsepower

184 hp
258 lb-ft

Maximum Torque

221 lb-ft

Third-Row Seating

153.7 cubic feet

Maximum Passenger Volume

123.9 cubic feet
96.8 cubic feet

Maximum Cargo Space


Many Chicago customers struggle to choose between the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. Volkswagen Tiguan, and who can blame them? These exciting SUVs deliver some serious style and expert engineering to the Orland Park area. Today we help make your decision easier as we compare these two side-by-side in categories like powertrain specs and interior dimensions below!


Even though both vehicles fall into the midsize SUV range, the Volkswagen Atlas specs differ quite a bit from the Volkswagen Tiguan specs:

  • 2019 Volkswagen Atlas: This vehicle packs a 2.0L four-cylinder FSI engine, which produces a hefty 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The Atlas also provides up to an EPA- estimated 20 mpg city / 26 mpg highway.
  • 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan: The Tiguan is built with a 2.0L four-cylinder TSI engine that produces a lively 184 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque. Efficiency tops out at an EPA-estimated 22 mpg city / 29 mpg highway.

Interior Space

The Volkswagen Atlas is the larger of the two vehicles, offering more room for passengers and cargo. If you don’t require a third row or the extra space that comes along with it, you will still find plenty of room inside the Tiguan:

  • 2019 Volkswagen Atlas: The Atlas interior includes a third row and seating for seven. Your friends and family can enjoy a spacious 153.7 cubic feet in passenger volume during your Countryside outings. When it comes to cargo, you can carry it all with the 96.8 cubic feet of cargo volume and 60/40-split second row and 50/50-split third row.
  • 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan: Choose between the two and three-row Tiguan interior configurations to enjoy seating for up to seven. Occupants get 123.9 cubic feet of passenger volume and you can still carry quite a bit of cargo with the ample 65.7 cubic feet of cargo space.

Explore Your VW SUV Options at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen

Whether you’ve made up your mind or still can’t decide which VW SUV you’d like, come to Mike Haggerty Volkswagen for your test drive. We’d be happy to help you with a personalized SUV comparison, so you can truly buy or lease the Tiguan or Atlas you need. We can also show you each of the 2019 Atlas configurations in depth!

Contact us today to get started and to learn more about the VW Atlas vs. Honda Pilot and technologies like 4MOTION® all-wheel drive, which is available for both the Atlas and Tiguan.

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