Comparison - GMC Terrain Denali 2019 - vs - Volkswagen Atlas SEL 2019

General

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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Volkswagen Teramont

Model: 
Average Price: 
$
39,500
Updated: 
01 Apr 2019
$
41,395
Updated: 
01 May 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2019
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
9-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.60gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue Steel Metallic
#3c4d67
Red Quartz Tintcoat
#711f1f
Quicksilver Metallic
#dadedd
Summit White
#ffffff
Ebony Twilight Metallic
#000000
Graphite Gray Metallic
#32373a
Satin Steel Metallic
#9ba0ab
Smokey Quartz Metallic
#878278
Color: 
Reflex silver metallic
#848487
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Terra Brown Metallic
#50483B
Platinum gray metallic
#4D5760
Deep black pearl
#0B0B0C
Tourmaline blue metallic
#1B3D58
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6
Fortana red metallic
#7E0825

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
Comfortable and upscale interior
Optional engines offer efficiency and power
MyLink user interface is intuitive and easy to use
Extensive list of optional safety features

Cons
Midrange trims offer fewer standard safety features than competitors
Base 1.5-liter is disappointing all around
Less cargo space behind the back seat than most competitors
Price with options runs higher than average for the class

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 GMC Terrain is another contender for crossover shoppers’ consideration, but its high price and lack of active safety features keep it on the bench for now.

Pros
Handsome exterior shape
Composed ride
Tony Denali trim has luxury bona fides
Smooth 9-speed automatic
Apple CarPlay compatibility

Cons
Part-time all-wheel drive
Diesel adds thousands to bottom line
No more sliding second row
Active safety features cost extra, on all trims

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 GMC Terrain ranked #11 in Compact SUVs. Currently the GMC Terrain has a score of 8.0 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale interior
Spacious seats
Smooth ride
Excellent fuel economy

Cons
Poor rearward visibility
Higher starting price than most competitors

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 VW Atlas prioritizes space above pace, which makes it a must-see for families.

Pros
Exceptionally spacious
Comfortable ride quality
Slide-forward second row
Decent value
Excellent warranty

Cons
Neither fast nor frugal
Low-buck interior trim
No AWD with turbo-4
Ungainly styling

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas ranked #8 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Volkswagen Atlas has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 27 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Three rows of spacious seats
Lots of cargo space
Intuitive infotainment system
Drives like a smaller vehicle

Cons
Sluggish acceleration
Some cheap cabin materials

By: 
usnews.com

Volkswagen has made few changes to the Atlas for its sophomore year and mostly it's just a shuffling of standard equipment. Automated emergency braking, forward-collision warning, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers, and heated exterior mirrors are all now standard across the lineup. The mid-range SE model receives three-zone automatic climate control as standard this year and the top-spec SEL trim now comes standard with a digital gauge display, LED taillights, navigation, and a heated steering wheel.

Pros
Expansive cabin,
lively handling and velvety ride,
cutting-edge infotainment.

Cons
Unimpressive acceleration and fuel economy,
functional but uninspired interior.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas SUV comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Two new trim levels debut.Expanded availability of features for 2019.

Pros
Spacious interior offers ample room for passengers in all three rows
Great compromise between precise handling and everyday comfort
Straightforward cabin design makes everything easy to use

Cons
Not very quick to accelerate, even with the optional V6
Fuel economy lags that of some competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
24.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.60L
Torque: 
260ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 750rpm
Horsepower: 
252hp
at 5 500rpm
276hp
at 6 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
41.60Feet
38.10Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Sun sensor
universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
182.30in
198.30in
Width: 
72.40in
78.30in
Height: 
70.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
8.00in
Front Track: 
67.20in
Rear Track: 
67.80in
Wheel Base: 
107.30in
117.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.00
41.30
Front Hip Room: 
54.40in
58.20in
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
41.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.20in
61.50in
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
40.40
Rear Hip Room: 
51.80in
58.00in
Rear leg room: 
39.70in
37.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
55.60in
60.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
63.30cu.ft
96.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
29.60cu.ft
20.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
3801.00lbs
4343.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no
More Instruments: 
descent control
Center limited slip differential

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
2 -way manual passenger seat adjustment
multi-level heating driver seat
fold flat passenger seat
leather
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
6 -way power passenger seat
6 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Center Armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
four-wheel independent suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
memory card slot
speed sensitive volume control
Bose premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
7 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
8 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
18 X 8.0-In
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
polished alloy wheels
temporary spare tire
All season tires
All-Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
no
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
tire pressure monitoring
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
LED headlamp
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Dual Front With Head Protection Chambers Side-Mounted Airbags
Turn Signal Mirrors
LED Headlamp
Pre-Collision Safety System
Blind-Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Cornering Lights
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
Roadside Safety Package
Cargo Package
Fleet Convenience Package (Fleet)
Comfort Package
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
20” Black Triple 5-Spoke Wheels
20” Silver Triple 5-Spoke Wheels
2nd-Row Dual Captain’s Chairs
Exterior Options: 
Front and Rear Splash Guards
"Hit the Road" Package
Wheel Locks
Skyscape Power Glass Sunroof
Molded Assist Steps
Front License Plate Mounting Package
Roof Rack Cross Rails
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards
Side Steps
Trailer Hitch Extras
Hood Deflector
Rear Bumper Applique
Roof Rack
Interior Options: 
Powered Universal Tablet Holder
Premium Carpeted Floor Mats
Floor Liner Package
Cargo Area Organizer
Universal Tablet Holders
Rear Seat Infotainment System w/DVD Player
Protective Seat Cover
Interior Protection Package
Rear Seat Infotainment System w/out DVD Player
Horizontal Cargo Net
Rubber Mats Kit (Bench Seats)
Rubber Mats Kit (Captain's Chairs)
Luggage Net
Rearview Mirror W/Homelink

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Jet Black, leather
#000000
Light Platinum/Taupe, leather
#bdb2ac
Color: 
Shetland Beige, leatherette
#D2CAC3
Titan Black, leatherette
#000000