Comparison - Mazda CX-5 GT Sport SKYACTIV-G 2021 - vs - Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

CX-5 Maxx

Also called:

Volkswagen Teramont

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Volkswagen Atlas Off Road
Model: 
Average Price: 
£
34,330
Updated: 
11 Mar 2021
$
44,395
Updated: 
23 Jan 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
14.70gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
arctic white
#DEDEDE
soul red crystal
#B22126
machine grey
#3E3E3E
polymetal grey
#757E8D
jet black mica
#1C1C1E
eternal blue mica
#427A95
deep crystal blue
#365178
snowflake white
#D6D9D8
Color: 
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Platinum gray metallic
#4D5760
Deep black pearl
#0B0B0C
Tourmaline blue metallic
#1B3D58
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

A good-looking small SUV that drives rather well. Worth considering if you're in the market.

PROS
Intelligent,
good-looking design inside and out,
excellent infotainment

CONS
Could do with a plusher ride.
Turbo-less petrols can feel a bit weedy.
No electrified option

By: 
topgear.com

PROS
Classy interior
Tidy handling
Very well equipped

CONS
Overly firm ride
No seven-seat option
Rivals have more space for passengers and luggage

By: 
whatcar.com

Space comes before pace with the roomy 2020 Volkswagen Atlas.

Pros
Massive interior
Rides well
Easy third-row access
Spacious cargo area

Cons
Not fast
Not efficient
Not stylish
Not luxurious

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas's #7 ranking is based on its score within the Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Volkswagen Atlas has a score of 8.0 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Roomy seats in every row
Cavernous cargo bay
User-friendly infotainment system
Carlike handling
Great fuel economy

Cons
Underpowered engines
Some downmarket cabin materials

By: 
usnews.com

Now standard with VW Car-Net telematics app, free for five years.SE w/ Technology R-Line models and up get hands-free liftgate and parking sensors.SE w/ Technology models and up get 20-inch wheels; SEL Premiums upgrade to 21-inch wheels.The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.

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
Lags some competitors in fuel economy

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Combined Fuel Consumption (WLTP) 38.7 mpgUK
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: 
157ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 750rpm
Horsepower: 
162hp
at 6 000rpm
276hp
at 6 200rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
36.00Feet
38.10Feet

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: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
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: 
179.10in
198.30in
Width: 
72.50in
78.30in
Height: 
66.20in
70.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.50in
8.00in
Front Track: 
62.70in
67.20in
Rear Track: 
62.70in
67.80in
Wheel Base: 
106.20in
117.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.30
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
39.00
40.40
Front Leg Room: 
41.00in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
39.60in
37.60in
Front Hip Room: 
55.20in
58.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.10in
61.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.30in
58.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.80in
60.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
59.60cu.ft
96.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
2000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
30.90cu.ft
20.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
3552.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
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: 
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
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: 
Folding Center Armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
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
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Zone Front Climate Control
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: 
10 Total Speakers
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
1 Subwoofer(S)
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Bose Premium Brand Speakers
Apple Car­play & Android Auto
10.25” Co­l­our dis­play
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Memory Card Slot
USB With External Media Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Elec­tric­ally ad­just­able, heated auto power-fold­ing door mir­rors
Rain-sens­ing front wipers
Front wiper de-icer
Pri­vacy glass (rear side and rear win­dows)
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19"
20 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
All Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated disc
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Disc
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
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Self-Leveling Headlights
Pre-Collision Safety System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
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: 
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
2nd-Row Dual Captain’s Chairs
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards
Side Steps
Trailer Hitch Extras
Hood Deflector
Rear Bumper Applique
Roof Rack
Interior Options: 
Rubber Mats Kit (Bench Seats)
Rubber Mats Kit (Captain's Chairs)
Luggage Net
Rearview Mirror W/Homelink
Carpeted Mats (Bench Seats)
Privacy Cover
Carpeted Mats (Captain's Chairs)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Shetland Beige, leatherette
#D2CAC3
Titan Black, leatherette
#000000