2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2020 Honda Pilot: Head to Head

2019 Volkswagen Atlas (Top) / 2020 Honda Pilot
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Three-Row SUVs With Safety and Space to Spare

The Honda Pilot and Volkswagen Atlas are three-row SUVs that prioritize cabin space, cargo room, and a comfortable ride. Based on their specifications, the difference between these two midsize sport-utilities appears to be razor-thin. That’s why a deeper dive into their pros and cons is needed, to see where each of these family-friendly SUVs shines or falters. 

Both the Pilot and Atlas remain relatively fresh among a wide range of rivals, which include the Mazda CX-9, Nissan Pathfinder, Kia Telluride, and Toyota Highlander. The Pilot was extensively updated for the 2019 model year, while the Atlas debuted as a new vehicle in 2018. 

To put each into perspective, we’ll break things down into segments. Everything, from price and interior quality, to cargo space, fuel economy, and engine power, will be considered. In the end, a clear picture will emerge of which of these SUVs is the best choice for your driving needs. 

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