Comparison - Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION 2020 - vs - Toyota 4Runner TRD OFF-Road 2019

General

Other Names:

Also called:

Volkswagen Teramont

Also called:

Toyota Hilux Surf

Is the 2020 VW Atlas V6 R-Line 4Motion the RIGHT midsize SUV for you?
The 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport is a Perfect Car for Small Families with Big Dogs
The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Interior is Super Spacious
2021 Volkswagen ATLAS – In-Depth Walkaround – Features, Design, Interior
Volkswagen Atlas Off Road
2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport SEL 2.0T - Ultimate In-Depth Look in 4K
2017 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium 4Motion Car Review
2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro- Ultimate In-Depth Look in 4K
2019 Toyota 4Runner Limited - Ultimate In-Depth Look in 4K
2020 Toyota 4Runner Limited - Ultimate In-Depth Look
10 Reasons To Buy a 2019 Toyota 4Runner
Hells Revenge in Stock 4Runner, hill, sand
Is the 2021 Toyota 4Runner Trail Edition the PERFECT Great Outdoors SUV?
2017 Toyota 4Runner TRD Off-Road Premium Review
2019 Toyota 4Runner Limited - Ultimate In-Depth Look in 4K
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
44,395
Updated: 
23 Jan 2020
$
38,485
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2020
2019
Total Seating: 
7
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
5-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.60gals
23.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Pure White
#FFFFFF
Platinum gray metallic
#4D5760
Deep black pearl
#0B0B0C
Tourmaline blue metallic
#1B3D58
Pacific Blue Metallic
#016BA6
Color: 
Barcelona Red Metallic
#68070E
Classic Silver Metallic
#8E8E8E
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#38373C
Midnight Black Metallic
#03020C
Nautical Blue Metallic
#303C64
Super White
#DADADA

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

TRD Pro has new Fox shock absorbers, new skid plate and roof rack, and standard sunroof and JBL sound system.New Limited Nightshade Edition with black-out color scheme.The 2019 Toyota 4Runner is a midsize SUV whose hardware, ground clearance and cargo storage make it perfect for off-road adventures. Like many Toyotas, the 4Runner comes in just a handful of trim levels. These trim levels have few, if any, options, making the selection process a little easier.

PROS
Off-road capability few other competitors can match
Variety of configurations to suit many buyers and price points
Versatile cargo area, especially with optional slide-out floor

CONS
Choppy ride quality compared with more modern crossovers
Lacks the latest driver safety aids
V6 engine is not particularly fuel-efficient
Tall step-in height makes for ungraceful entry and exit

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Toyota 4Runner ranked #19 in Midsize SUVs. Currently the Toyota 4Runner has a score of 7.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 55 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Ample cargo space
Excellent off-roading abilities

Cons
Aging interior design
Below-average fuel economy
Stiff ride quality
Small infotainment screen

By: 
usnews.com

The dated but charming 2019 Toyota 4Runner is a throwback to ‘90s-era SUVs.

Pros
Superb off road
TRD Pro’s plush ride
Old-school charm
Power rear window

Cons
Not a great commuter
Lackadaisical ride and handling
Subpar safety scores
Lacks some important features

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
20.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
V
6
v
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
4.00L
Torque: 
266ft-lbs
at 2 750rpm
278ft-lbs
at 4 400rpm
Horsepower: 
276hp
at 6 200rpm
270hp
at 5 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.10Feet
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
no
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
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: 
Keyless Ignition
Leather Steering Wheel
Heated Steering Wheel
Manual Rear Seat Easy Entry
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
198.30in
191.30in
Width: 
78.30in
75.80in
Height: 
70.00in
71.50in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
9.60in
Front Track: 
67.20in
63.00in
Rear Track: 
67.80in
63.20in
Wheel Base: 
117.30in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.30
39.30
Rear Head Room: 
40.40
38.60
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
37.60in
32.90in
Front Hip Room: 
58.20in
56.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.50in
57.80in
Rear Hip Room: 
58.00in
55.70in
Rear Shoulder room: 
60.80in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
96.80cu.ft
89.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
20.60cu.ft
47.20cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.40degrees
33.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.40degrees
26.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4750.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Hands-Free Entry
Heated Mirrors
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
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
8-Way Power Driver Seat
4-Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Cloth
Bucket front seats
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Center Armrest
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding with storage center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
Stabilizer Bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Front Independent Suspension

Comfort

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

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Memory Card Slot
USB With External Media Control
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
8 total speakers
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.0 In.
17 X 7.5-In
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Fullsize Matching Spare Tire
Underbody mounted spare tire
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
70
Diameter: 
R17

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 Front Disc
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
rear ventilated 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
no
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
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
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System

Options

Packages: 
VW Care
Combination Assistance Kit
Roadside Assistance Kit
2nd-Row Dual Captain’s Chairs
Keep It Wild Savings
Wilderness Package
Four Season Floor Mat Package
All-Weather Floor Liner & Cargo Tray
Convenience Package
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Locks
Splash Guards
Side Steps
Trailer Hitch Extras
Hood Deflector
Rear Bumper Applique
Roof Rack
Alloy Wheel Locks
Blackout Badges
Door Edge Guards
Mudguards
Predator Tube Step
Hood Protector
TRD 17" Gray Wheels W/Wheel Locks
Roof Rack Cross Bars
High Performance LED Fog Lights
Ball Mount
Rigid Running Boards
Exhaust Tip - Chrome
Running Boards
Paint Protection Film
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)
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Divider
Sliding Rear Cargo Deck
Cargo Tote
Entune Premium Audio W/Integrated Navigation
Carpet Floor Mats & Carpet Cargo Mat
Cargo Cover
Cargo Net - Envelope
Carpet Cargo Mat
Coin Holder/Ashtray Cup

Colors

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