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2020 Dodge Durango vs. 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

New 2020 Dodge Durango

2020 Dodge
Durango

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New 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2020 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

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MSRP*
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$30,795 to $62,995
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$30,545 to $49,795
Invoice* $30,502 to $61,496 $29,292 to $47,754
MPG - City 13 - 19 16 - 21
MPG - Hwy 19 - 26 22 - 24
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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
The Dodge Durango offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Dodge Durango and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Dodge Durango, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

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 Dodge Durango is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. 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 Dodge Durango is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Dodge Durango is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Durango, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the Dodge Durango and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Dodge Durango has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport for pulling heavy loads. The Dodge Durango has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Utility
The Dodge Durango offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Dodge Durango has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Dodge Durango is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.