Compare 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2022 Volkswagen Atlas
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 2022 Volkswagen Atlas


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


184 hp 235 hp

  MPG (City/Highway)

23/30 * 21/25 *

  Seating Capacity

7 Passengers 7 Passengers

  Max Cargo Space

73.4 cu. ft. ** 96.8 cu. ft. **

  3rd Row Leg Room

27.9 in. 33.7 in.

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan vs 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

Serving Farmington Hills, MI

With exciting possibilities like the 2022 Tiguan and the 2022 Atlas available in the Volkswagen lineup, you may feel torn as you prepare to make a final selection. Both of these models are available with three rows of seating. However, the Tiguan is a small SUV that takes its place below the midsize Atlas in the lineup. With many other differences between the Tiguan and Atlas, a closer look at these possibilities is necessary.


Comparing these models through a test drive will allow you to enjoy different experiences. All four Tiguan trims are loaded with a 2.0-liter turbo, four-cylinder engine. With an eight-speed auto transmission across the board, the Tiguan delivers 184 horsepower to you. The top trim level comes with all-wheel drive. All other trims have front-wheel drive and are offered with optional all-wheel drive. The 2022 Atlas SUV’s first three trims pull 235 horsepower from a turbo 2.0-liter, four-cylinder system. This engine is available with both front-wheel and all-wheel drive. The top three trims receive 276 horsepower from a 3.6-liter, V6 system. This engine is exclusively available with all-wheel drive.


You will find several shared traits throughout the exterior of the Tiguan and the Atlas. These models have a similar grille design, which features horizontal chrome bars that integrate with double-elemental headlights. Both models also show off a pinstripe that runs from the front fender to the rear. They differ in their front fascia design. In addition, the Tiguan has greater curvature through the hood and a molded element that runs across the lower portion of the side doors.


The differences between the Tiguan and the Atlas continue throughout their features. The Atlas has three rows across all trim levels, and the Tiguan only offers three rows in select trims. The Tiguan comes with equipment like a two-zone auto climate control system with touch sensors, wireless smartphone charging, roof rails, wireless smart device integration, ambient lighting, a navigation system, an auto parking system, and leather seats. You will find most of these features in the Atlas. Additional features in the 2022 Atlas include a wireless hotspot, a three-zone climate control system, rear window shades, and USB ports in all rows.

Before you wrap up your comparison of the 2022 Tiguan and the 2022 Atlas, a test drive is in order. Contact our team at Suburban Volkswagen of Farmington Hills today for personalized support with your in-person review of these models.

* Based on EPA estimates. See for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.
** With the rear seats folded down. Cargo capacity measurement for the Tiguan is for the 5-seat model.