Comparison - Subaru Ascent Onyx Edition 2022 - vs - Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION 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
$
44,395
Updated: 
23 Jan 2020
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2022
2020
Total Seating: 
8
7
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
18.60gals
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: 
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Platinum gray metallic
#4D5760
Deep black pearl
#0B0B0C
Tourmaline blue metallic
#1B3D58
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

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 City USA: 
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
26.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Flat
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.40L
3.60L
Torque: 
277ft-lbs
at 2 000rpm
266ft-lbs
at 2 750rpm
Horsepower: 
260hp
at 5 600rpm
276hp
at 6 200rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet
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: 
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.)
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: 
196.80in
198.30in
Width: 
76.00in
78.30in
Height: 
71.60in
70.00in
Ground Clearance: 
8.70in
8.00in
Front Track: 
67.20in
Rear Track: 
67.80in
Wheel Base: 
113.80in
117.30in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.30
41.30
Rear Head Room: 
40.00
40.40
Front Leg Room: 
42.20in
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.60in
37.60in
Front Hip Room: 
57.70in
58.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.10in
61.50in
Rear Hip Room: 
57.50in
58.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.30in
60.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
86.50cu.ft
96.80cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
17.80cu.ft
20.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.60degrees
20.40degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.80degrees
22.40degrees
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
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse

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
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
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
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: 
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
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: 
4 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
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
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
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
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
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: 
Popular Package - Onyx
Panoramic Power Moonroof + Multimedia Plus Navigation System + Cargo Cover
Standard Model
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
2nd-Row Dual Captain’s Chairs
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
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards
Side Steps
Trailer Hitch Extras
Hood Deflector
Rear Bumper Applique
Roof Rack
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 (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: 
Gray StarTex, leatherette
#5B5F62
Color: 
Shetland Beige, leatherette
#D2CAC3
Titan Black, leatherette
#000000