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Here's how the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2021 Toyota Highlander measure up.
2.0T S FWD *Ltd Avail*
$31,545
Starting MSRP
L FWD (Natl)
$35,085
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 4-door -
Seats
7 8 -
Engine

235.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

295.0-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
22 24 -
Size
198.3" length, 70" height 194.9" length, 68.1" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black / Copper

Dark Gray

Black

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Transmissions

Transmissions

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

8-Speed A/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Small SUV 2WD -

Wheels

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 18 X 8 in -
Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in 18 X 8 in -
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 150 -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 1600 263 @ 4700 -
Displacement
2.0 L/121 3.5 L/211 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded V-6 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
235 @ 4500 295 @ 6600 -

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
446.40 mi 519.10 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
390.60 mi 375.90 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
22 MPG 24 MPG -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG 29 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link -

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in 13.3 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in 13.3 in -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
18.6 gal 17.9 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.1 ft 37.4 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -
Front Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65VR18 -
Rear Tire Size
P245/60HR18 P235/65VR18 -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 500 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A 500 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 5000 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A 5000 lbs -
Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A 5000 lbs -

Weight Information

Maximum Payload Capacity
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Base Curb Weight
4253 lbs 4145 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
N/A N/A -

Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
96.8 ft³ 84.3 ft³ -
Third Head Room
38.3 in 36.1 in -
Front Head Room
41.3 in 41.2 in -
Front Hip Room
58.2 in 57.2 in -
Third Shoulder Room
54.9 in 55 in -
Height, Overall
70 in 68.1 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
20.6 ft³ 16 ft³ -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
N/A N/A -
Third Leg Room
33.7 in 27.7 in -
Rear Door Opening Height
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
55.5 ft³ 48.4 ft³ -
Length, Overall
198.3 in 194.9 in -
Track Width, Front
67.2 in 65.3 in -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
117.3 in 112.2 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A N/A -
Second Hip Room
58 in 57 in -
Second Leg Room
37.6 in 41 in -
Second Head Room
40.4 in 39.4 in -
Track Width, Rear
67.8 in 65.4 in -
Rear Door Opening Width
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
60.8 in 58.7 in -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
7 8 -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
61.5 in 59 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
78.3 in 76 in -
Passenger Volume
153.7 ft³ 141.3 ft³ -
Third Hip Room
45.1 in 45.6 in -
Front Leg Room
41.5 in 42 in -

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