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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited vs. 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

New 2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited

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New 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2020 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

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MSRP*
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$31,795 to $42,195
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$30,545 to $49,795
Invoice* $31,241 to $40,277 $29,292 to $47,754
MPG - City 17 16 - 21
MPG - Hwy 23 22 - 24
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited than in the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Convenience
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, making it more convenient to drive.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited will have less of an impact on your bank account 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is much higher than that for the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 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. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is slightly shorter than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, which may make it easier to park.

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

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has the same turning radius as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is clearly the choice over the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has less cargo space than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.