Comparison - SsangYong Korando ELX 2019 - vs - Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL 4MOTION 2021

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Other Names:

Also called:

SsangYong New Actyon ,Micro Korando

Also called:

Volkswagen Teramont

Model: 
Average Price: 
£
23,995
Updated: 
06 Jan 2019
$
44,195
Updated: 
07 Feb 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2021
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
15.00gals
18.60gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Dandy Blue
#34465F
Space Black
#22252A
Techno Grey
#4F535C
Flaming Red
#830F15
Silent Silver
#87888A
Grand White
#F0F0F0
Color: 
Tourmaline Blue Metallic
#063956
Platinum Gray Metallic
#686C6F
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6
Deep Black Pearl
#000000
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Racing Green
#25412B
Aurora Red Metallic
#D60118
Pyrite Silver Metallic
#9E9E98

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

SsangYongs have been on sale in the UK since the ’90s – the company usually offers big SUVs for less than the majority of their competitors. Sadly, most of their models have proved to be lacklustre alternatives to the likes of the Kia Sportage, Suzuki Vitara and Nissan Qashqai.
To drive, the Korando isn’t much fun, but most people buy one because they need an SUV either for tackling rough terrain or towing – two roles the SsangYong is perfectly suited to.

Pros
Lots of space
Relatively economical
Generous standard kit

Cons
Fast depreciation
Dull styling
Cheap feeling interior

By: 
carwow.co.uk

The SsangYong Korando gives you a lot of car for your money – but nowhere near as much as a Dacia Duster.The SsangYong Korando is the brand’s mid-size SUV, pitched as a low-cost rival to the Nissan Qashqai, Hyundai Tucson and Kia Sportage.
On the move, the Korando isn’t as stable as a lot of its rivals, either – it tends to wallow about when going around corners and has an uncomfortable ride.

Pros
Good value for money
Spacious interior
Low emissions

Cons
Noisy diesel engine
Poor-quality plastics
Uncomfortable suspension

By: 
carbuyer.co.uk

Not only was it a handsome addition to the compact crossover market, it was also the firm’s very first monocoque model – meaning it delivered a far better approximation of a car’s handling characteristics than any of the body-on-frame SUVs that continue to fill out the firm’s modest lineup.
On the plus side, the Korando gets large storage bins, reach and rake adjustment for the steering wheel and generous equipment levels on higher-spec models. It is also competitive on interior space; offering decent leg and headroom for rear passengers, and acceptable luggage space.
The interior is slightly less forgettable, but only because it comes partly clad in the kind of cheap plastic which cannot otherwise find a home in this class. The redesigned dashboard makes ergonomic sense, although it hasn’t lost any of its brittleness.

By: 
autocar.co.uk

The 2021 VW Atlas is a competent family hauler that assimilates into the daily routine without fuss.

Pros
Plenty of space
Good warranty
Good tech
Relative value among competitors
Solid powertrains

Cons
A little boring
Base touchscreen is on the small side
Not fuel-efficient
Cross Sport gets lost

By: 
thecarconnection.com

VW refreshes the 2021 Atlas by adding updated front and rear ends that increase its overall length by almost three inches. Its face is graced by a more attractive three-bar grille and revised headlights, which now feature standard LED elements that continue out back. Models with the R-Line option also get new looks courtesy of its special badging, body kit, and 20- or 21-inch rims. Inside, there's a new steering wheel, updated stitching on the seats, an 8.0-inch touchscreen on most models, and the latest iteration of the company's Car-Net smartphone app. The four-cylinder Atlas is now available with all-wheel drive for the first time.

Pros
No shortage of cargo or passenger space, reassuring driving manners, hard-to-beat value.

Cons
Uninspired interior aesthetic, less fuel efficient than advertised, rides rough on broken surfaces.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.Restyled front and rear bodywork.Upgraded interior appointments.

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

Cons
Lackluster acceleration, even with the optional V6
Fuel economy lags that of most competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
Urban/Extra Urban/Combined(mpg)uk - 33.6/44.8/39.8
Fuel Economy City USA: 
16.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
22.00mpg
Engine type: 
Diesel
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.20L
3.60L
Torque: 
295ft-lbs
at 2 800rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 750rpm
Horsepower: 
176hp
at 4 000rpm
276hp
at 6 200rpm
Turning Circle: 
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: 
Luggage cover and net
Electrically operated & heated door mirrors
Puddle lamps in door mirrors
Heated lower front windscreen
Headlight levelling system
Electric power steering
Reach and rake steering wheel adjustment
Automatic dipping rear view mirror
Electric windows (front & rear)
Electric power assisted rack and pinion
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
173.62in
198.30in
Width: 
72.05in
78.30in
Height: 
67.32in
70.00in
Ground Clearance: 
7.00in
8.00in
Front Track: 
61.93in
Rear Track: 
61.34in
Wheel Base: 
104.33in
117.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.30
Front Hip Room: 
58.20in
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.50in
Rear Head Room: 
40.40
Rear Hip Room: 
58.00in
Rear leg room: 
37.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
46.33cu.ft
96.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.16cu.ft
20.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
22.80degrees
20.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
28.20degrees
22.40degrees
Curb Weight: 
4023.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Automatic power folding door mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Height adjustable driver's seat
Deluxe fabric seats
Front seat warmers
Driver's seat lumbar support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leatherette
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
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
60/40 split rear seats
Luggage cover and net
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
McPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Multi-link rear suspension
Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

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

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
7" touchscreen RDS radio with iPod & Bluetooth connectivity
Steering wheel mounted controls
Six speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof mounted antenna
Roof rails
Chrome twin exhaust tailpipes
Piano black radiator grille with bright insert
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18
20 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Mini spare wheel
Full size spare wheel
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
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
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Vented disc
Ventilated Front Disc
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
Auto delay off headlamps: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
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: 
ISOFIX fittings to outer rear seats
Hill Start Assist (HSA)
Active Rollover Protection (ARP)
Electronic Stability Programme (ESP)
Front seatbelt pre-tensioners
Protection headlamps
Rear spoiler with LED stop lamp
Cornering Lights
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
2nd-Row Dual Captain's Chairs
Exterior Options: 
Side Steps
Wheel Locks
Rear Bumper Applique
Trailer Hatch Extras
Roof Rack
Hood Deflector
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
Carpeted Mats (Bench Seats)
Rearview Mirror W/HomeLink
Rubber Mats Kit (Captain's Chairs)
Luggage Net
Privacy Cover
Rubber Mats Kit (Bench Seats)
Carpeted Mats (Captain's Chairs)

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#474A53
Color: 
Titan Black, leatherette
#000000
Mauro Brown, leatherette
#4B3B37
Shetland Beige, leatherette
#D2CAC3