2022 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2022 Honda Pilot

2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2021 Honda Pilot
2022 Volkswagen Atlas


2022 Honda Pilot
$33,475 MSRP*

Starting Price

$39,060 MSRP
5,000 pounds

Base Towing Capacity

3,500 pounds
153.7 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

151.7 cubic feet
96.8 cubic feet

Max Cargo Volume

75.8 cubic feet

Standard Drivetrain


When it comes to family-friendly midsize SUVs, trusted brands like Volkswagen and Honda have a lot to offer Vineland drivers. In the head-to-head comparison below, we’ll be looking at how the VW Atlas vs. Honda Pilot stack up in terms of price, standard features, dimensions, and more. Check it out below, and be sure to follow up with our team if you’d like to learn more about the new Volkswagen Atlas.



VW Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Price & Trim Levels

Every car buyer is looking to bring home more for their money. When you compare the Honda Pilot vs. Volkswagen Atlas base MSRP, the VW SUV has a clear advantage — costing nearly $4,000 less than the Honda CR-V:

  • The base Atlas S carries an accessible starting MSRP of $33,475*.
  • However, the entry-level 2022 Honda Pilot has a significantly higher starting price of $39,060 MSRP.

Looking for an even lower monthly payment on your next SUV? You’ll find it with VW Atlas lease deals here at Volkswagen of Salem County! Or, consider a certified used Atlas with low mileage that drives like new — without the new model sticker price!

VW Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Towing Capacity

Many Millville-area families want an SUV that can tow moderately-sized equipment like boats and popup campers. The Atlas can tow 1,500 pounds more than the CR-V at the base trim, making it the more versatile and affordable choice. See below for the Honda Pilot vs. Volkswagen Atlas towing specs:

  • At the base trim, the Volkswagen Atlas S can tow up to 5,000 pounds.
  • At the base trim, the Honda Pilot trim can tow up to 3,500 pounds.
  • The Pilot can be equipped to tow up to 5,000 pounds, but only with an optional AWD system or a trim upgrade.

VW Atlas vs. Honda Pilot: Cargo Space & Technology

Whether you’re packing for a family road trip or adventuring off the grid, you want an SUV that can carry your cargo with ease. Here again, the Atlas has the edge: 96.8 cubic feet of room for cargo with the rear seats folded down vs. 75.8 cubic feet inside the Pilot.

What can you expect from these two contenders when it comes to comfort, convenience, and entertainment? Long story short, the VW Atlas delivers more for your money. Compare key Honda Pilot vs. Volkswagen Atlas standard features, below:

Volkswagen Atlas Features

  • Touchscreen sound system with 6.5-inch color display
  • Bluetooth® technology with audio streaming
  • App-Connect
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Auto-dimming interior rearview mirror
  • LED interior lighting
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Intelligent Crash Response
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Rear View Camera System
  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Blind Spot Monitor

Honda Pilot Features

  • Bluetooth Streaming and Audio
  • Advanced Rear Entertainment System
  • 5-inch Color LCD Screen
  • Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
  • Multi-functional center console storage

Test Drive a Volkswagen Atlas for Sale in Monroeville

If you’re thinking that a new VW Atlas or Atlas Cross Sport could be the right fit for you in Washington Township, visit us at Volkswagen of Salem County for a test drive today! While you’re here, our auto finance experts will be happy to tell you more about your Volkswagen lease and finance options.


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