Comparison - Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition 2022 - vs - Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport SEL 2020

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Viziv-7

Also called:

Volkswagen Teramont

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Model: 
Average Price: 
$
37,995
Updated: 
16 Jun 2021
$
41,445
Updated: 
13 Oct 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2022
2020
Total Seating: 
8
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
4
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.30gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Abyss Blue Pearl
#2B4566
Ice Silver Metallic
#D7D9EB
Crystal Black Silica
#000000
Crystal White Pearl
#E7E7E7
Crimson Red Pearl
#8D1111
Magnetite Gray Metallic
#505666
Autumn Green Metallic
#7C805D
Color: 
Deep black pearl
#000000
Platinum Gray Metallic
#686C6F
Tourmaline blue metallic
#063956
Aurora Red metallic
#D60118
Pure Gray
#9B9B9B
Pyrite Silver metallic
#9E9E98
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6
Pure White
#FFFFFF

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Pros
Lots of standard safety and technology features
Adult-friendly seating
Above-average cargo capacity
Standard all-wheel drive

Cons
Rivals are more engaging to drive

By: 
usnews.com

For 2022, the only change to the Ascent lineup is the new Onyx Edition. An appearance package based on the seven-seat Premium model, it includes unique black-out exterior elements and 20-inch rims. It also comes standard with a hands-free power liftgate, a heated steering wheel, passive entry with push-button start, and rear automated emergency braking. The lone option package for the Onyx Edition adds onboard navigation, a panoramic sunroof, and a retractable cargo cover.

Pros
Multi-configurable second-row captain's chairs,
standard all-wheel drive and lots of safety tech,
quiet,
smooth ride.

Cons
Highway passes require patience,
engine noise isn't well masked,
third row not fit for adults on long trips.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Atlas Cross Sport is a stylish mid-size two-row SUV, but it's too similar to its three-row namesake to stand out from the crowd.

Pros
Spunky styling,
tons of available features,
roomy interior.

Cons
Ho-hum driving dynamics,
truncated cargo space,
shorter powertrain warranty than main rivals.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport comes with front wheel drive, and all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.All-new two-row midsize SUV based on the popular three-row Atlas.Introduces the first generation of the Atlas Cross Sport.

Pros
Spacious interior with straightforward cabin design
Good combination of athletic handling and everyday comfort
Stylish exterior design

Cons
Not very quick to accelerate, even with the optional V6
Lower fuel economy than some competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

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

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
20.00mpg
18.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
23.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
2.00L
Torque: 
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
258ft-lbs
at 1 600rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 5 600rpm
235hp
at 4 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet

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: 
no
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: 
Adaptive Cruise Control
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.80in
195.50in
Width: 
76.00in
78.30in
Height: 
71.60in
67.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
Wheel Base: 
113.80in
117.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
Rear leg room: 
38.60in
40.40in
Front Hip Room: 
57.70in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.10in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
86.50cu.ft
77.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
2000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.80cu.ft
40.30cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.60degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.80degrees
Curb Weight: 
4472.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
2 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
Heated 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: 
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Leatherette
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Bucket front seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Leatherette
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Folding center armrest
Reclining Rear Seats
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear 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
Heated Steering Wheel
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
6 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 7.5 In.
20 X 8.0 In.
Wheels more: 
Temporary Spare Tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
All Season Tires
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
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 Brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
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
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: 
LED Headlamp
Adaptive Headlights
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
4-Wheel ABS
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
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: 
Popular Package - Onyx
Panoramic Power Moonroof + Multimedia Plus Navigation System + Cargo Cover
Standard Model
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards - Crystal Black Silica
Black Wheel Lug Nut And Lock Set
Alloy Wheel Locks
Body Side Molding - Crystal White Pearl
Body Side Molding - Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Ice Silver Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Crystal White Pearl
Door Scuff Protector
Door Edge Guards - Crimson Red Pearl
Door Edge Guards - Abyss Blue Pearl
Body Side Molding - Magnetite Gray Metallic
Body Side Molding Crystal Black Silica
Body Side Molding - Abyss Blue Pearl
Splash Guards
Body Side Molding - Crimson Red Pearl
Auto-Dimming Exterior Mirror W/Approach Light
Trailer Hitch
Body Side Molding - Autumn Green Metallic
Door Edge Guards - Autumn Green Metallic
Aero Crossbar Set
Black Chrome Rear Bumper Cover
Side Steps
Wheel Locks
Accessory Towing Kit
Hood Deflector
Roof Rack
Splash Guards
Interior Options: 
USB Charging Ports
Wireless Charger
LED Upgrade - Map And Reading Lights
All-Weather Floor Liners
Windshield Sunshade
Footwell Illumination Kit
3rd Row Bench Rear Seatback Protector
Cargo Net
Cargo Tray
2nd Row Captain's Chairs Rear Seatback Protector
Cargo Separator
3rd Row Sunshade
Rockford Fosgate Audio Upgrade
Cargo Cover
Side Sill Plate
Rubber Mats Kit
Rearview Mirror W/HomeLink
Carpeted Mats
Luggage Net
Privacy Cover

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Gray StarTex, leatherette
#5B5F62
Color: 
Titan Black, leatherette
#000000
Dark Beige, leatherette
#D9B382