2020 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Volkswagen Atlas | NewCars.com

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2020 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Review

New 2020 INFINITI QX50

2020 INFINITI
QX50

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New 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Volkswagen
Atlas

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MSRP*
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$37,250 to $55,850
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$31,545 to $50,725
Invoice* $35,202 to $52,778 $30,251 to $48,617
MPG - City 22 - 23 16 - 21
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 22 - 24
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 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 back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the INFINITI QX50 than the Volkswagen Atlas. 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 INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the INFINITI QX50 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 INFINITI QX50 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. Both the INFINITI QX50 and the Volkswagen Atlas have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the INFINITI QX50 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 INFINITI QX50, 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 INFINITI QX50 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Handling
The INFINITI QX50 has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Atlas, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the INFINITI QX50 and the Volkswagen Atlas.

Utility
The INFINITI QX50 has less seating than the Volkswagen Atlas, making the Volkswagen Atlas the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The INFINITI QX50 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI QX50 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Volkswagen Atlas.