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2023 Honda Passport vs. 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

Picture of the 2023 Honda Passport

2023 Honda
Passport

MSRP*: $41,100 to $46,560
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Picture of the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2023 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

MSRP*: $34,460 to $51,625
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MPG - City 19 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 100.7 - 100.8 ft3 77.8 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 276-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 hp 235 - 276 hp
Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 189.1 in 195.5 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 40.9 in
Rear 39.6 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 40.0 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.8 in

*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 Honda Passport offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Honda Passport and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Passport as you will with the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, 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 Honda Passport is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Dimensions
The Honda Passport is about the same width as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. The Honda Passport is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, which may make it easier to park.

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

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Honda Passport will do just as well as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Honda Passport and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Honda Passport and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Honda Passport and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. With the Honda Passport, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.