2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport
2020 Volkswagen Tiguan 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport


2.0L Turbo I-4 2.0L Turbo I-4


184 235

  MPG (City/Highway)

22/29 * 21/24 *

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

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The Volkswagen Tiguan was redesigned in the past few years, which means that it only gets minor changes for the 2020 model year. The Tiguan ranks high among compact SUVs with three rows of seats by taking the #2 spot. There is plenty of space for passengers in all three rows, and the third row of seats can fold to make way for more cargo. The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is a midsize SUV. The Atlas Cross Sport also earns high rankings. The main difference between the two is the fact that the Atlas Cross Sport has two rows of seats for a total seating capacity of five. The Atlas Cross Sport also gets a slightly sportier and more aggressive appearance and is larger overall.


All trims of the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan have the same engine. They are configured with a 2.0L turbocharged engine that produces up to 184 horsepower and a maximum torque of 221 lb-ft. The engine is powered by gasoline, and it is connected to an eight-speed automatic transmission. The standard drivetrain for the Tiguan is front-wheel drive, although all-wheel drive is available. The Atlas Cross Sport comes with a choice of two engines. The base engine is a four-cylinder with a power output reaching 235 horsepower. You can also choose a more powerful V6 engine with a power output of 276 horsepower. All-wheel drive is available on the Atlas Cross Sport as well.


The 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan combines a sporty and stylish look. All trims get some notable upscale touches such as dynamic contours and LED lighting. Chrome accents along the front grille and wheels add to the refined appearance of the Tiguan. There are six exterior paint colors available, and you can add on features such as roof rails. The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport comes standard with 18-inch wheels, LED headlights, and LED lighting in the back. Larger 20-inch wheels and adaptive headlights are standard on the higher-level trims.


An assortment of useful features is standard on both Volkswagen SUVs. The Tiguan comes with a 6.5 infotainment display screen that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Heated seats and a larger eight-inch display screen are standard beginning with the second trim, called the SE. A panoramic sunroof is included on the top trims. The Atlas Cross Sport comes with heated seats, an eight-inch display screen, and a power outlet in the second row. Heated and ventilated leather seats are added to the top trims.

To learn more about the 2020 Volkswagen Tiguan and Atlas Cross Sport, contact our dealership today.

* Based on EPA estimates. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.