2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2017 Mazda CX-9

Choosing an SUV can be tough when there are so many options available, but it's easy to see why the 2018 Atlas has become one of the most popular vehicles on our lot. Today, we're comparing the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and 2017 Mazda CX-9 to help you choose the model that best fits your lifestyle and driving needs. 

If you'd like to get behind the wheel of the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, give us a call or schedule a test drive appointment online. Our Volkswagen experts are happy to answer any of your questions and show you all of the best features that the Atlas has to offer. Stop in and see what makes the Atlas stand out, and why this roomy SUV is making waves as the largest VW ever made. 

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2017 Mazda CX-9
$30,500 Starting MSRP $31,520
2.0-Liter I-4 Standard Engine 2.5-Liter I-4
Yes Available AWD Yes
8-Speed Automatic Transmission 6-Speed Automatic

2018 Atlas vs 2017 CX-9 Maximum Cargo Space

When it comes to engine power and performance, the 2018 Atlas has a few ways that it races ahead of the CX-9. Both vehicles have a standard four-cylinder engine that produces over 220 horsepower and 250 lb-ft of torque. The Atlas, however, has a few extra horses under the hood, and a standard eight-speed transmission to make for an exciting drive every time you get behind the wheel.  

The sleek exterior of the Atlas stands out when compared to the CX-9. The horizontal lines and athletic stance of the Atlas, when combined with a versatile and roomy interior, makes this SUV both enjoyable to drive and look at as it passes by. The 2018 Atlas offers up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space, while the 2017 CX-9 only measure up to 71.9 cubic feet of cargo space at the maximum. 

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Rear Passenger Space
2018 Volkswagen Atlas First Row Seating Space
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Exterior Color options
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Rear Hatch Measurements

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