2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

For generations, SUVs have been an iconic mode of transportation among American families. The reasons for this are numerous, mainly revolving around their great exterior styling, interior versatility, and impressive tech innovation to boot. Today, we have two SUVs on display that have shown awesome ability to provide drivers with some of the most responsive drives on the industry. The newcomer 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and established industry favorite 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe are two SUVs that can deliver on every promise, but how well do they match up with each other?

Our team at Neftin VW is committed to bringing you the most informative car buying experience out there, so we did some research on the 2018 Atlas (ahead of its release) and the 2017 Santa Fe. Let’s jump right in and see what these two SUV frontrunners can do for you and your family!

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2018 Atlas vs 2017 Santa Fe


MSRP $30,800
2.0-liter turbocharged Inline 4 / 235 hp Engine / Horsepower 3.3-liter V6 / 290 hp
96.8 cubic feet Cargo Volume 80 cubic feet
5,000 pounds Towing Capacity 5,000 pounds

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Thousand Oaks CA

For the best performance possible out of your SUV, you can’t go wrong with either the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Thousand Oaks CA or the 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe. Both can offer equal amounts of towing capacity for a similar price, but for a more versatile interior experience and smoother overall ride, the 2018 Atlas definitely holds an upper hand. It offers up to 17 more cubic feet of storage space, and 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive combined with an 8-speed DSG® automatic transmission helps the Atlas’ ride be more responsive and reactive than most other vehicles on the road. In addition, the Atlas has every capability to keep you safe and secure behind the wheel, thanks to its available driver assistance and safety features, some of which include:

  • Front Assist
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Lane Assist
  • Park Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Park Pilot
  • Many more!

It’s clear that upon its release later this spring, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas will be able to handle any competition with ease. If you’d like more information on the Atlas or want to reserve your model today, feel free to contact our sales team here at Neftin Volkswagen. We’ll tell you anything you want to know about the Atlas, so come on in and see what all the hype surrounding it is about!

2018 Volkswagen Atlas exterior styling
2018 Volkswagen Atlas performance
2018 Volkswagen Atlas interior features
2018 Volkswagen Atlas technology and safety

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