Because there are so many different SUV models available for purchase in the modern automotive market, many drivers find it difficult choosing between certain models. Wondering what the differences are between the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs the 2021 Kia Telluride? Below, we’ve compared the trim levels, engine options and interior storage space measurements of these two SUVs to help drivers decide which of these two models is the better choice for them and their passengers.
The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas offers a broader degree of configurability and personalization than its Kia competitor. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas features double the amount of trim levels than the 2021 Kia Telluride, as well as double the amount of engine options. Engine options available for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas include a turbocharged, four-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine (235 horsepower, 258 pound-feet of torque) and 3.6-liter V6 engine (276 hp, 266 lb.-ft. of torque).
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Kia Telluride
|Eight Trims||Trim Level Selection||Four Trims|
|96.8 cu.ft.||Maximum Cargo Capacity||87 cu.ft.|
|41.5 in.||Front Leg Room||41.4 in.|
The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is also more spacious than the 2021 Kia Telluride. This is most noticeable when drivers compare the maximum cargo capacity ratings of each model: While the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas offers 96.8 cubic feet of available storage space, the 2021 Kia Telluride only includes 87 cubic feet.
Passengers will also find the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas more comfortable in terms of seating space. The front row of the 2021 Atlas features 41.5 inches of front leg room, compared to the 41.4 inches found in the 2021 Telluride.
The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas can be found in many exterior color options, including: Pure White, Aurora Red Metallic, Racing Green Metallic, Platinum Gray Metallic, Pyrite Silver Metallic, Deep Black Pearl and Tourmaline Blue Metallic.