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2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Review

New 2020 Alfa Romeo Stelvio

2020 Alfa Romeo
Stelvio

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New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Volkswagen
Atlas

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MSRP*
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$41,400 to $80,500
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$31,545 to $50,725
Invoice* $39,378 to $75,350 $30,251 to $48,646
MPG - City 17 - 22 16 - 21
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 22 - 24
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Atlas than in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Volkswagen Atlas will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio as you will with the Volkswagen Atlas, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Atlas.

Dimensions
Since the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Atlas, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Atlas.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Atlas is clearly the choice over the Alfa Romeo Stelvio for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Volkswagen Atlas.

Utility
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has less seating than the Volkswagen Atlas, making the Volkswagen Atlas the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Warranty
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen Atlas.