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2021 Lincoln Corsair vs. 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

Picture of the 2021 Lincoln Corsair

2021 Lincoln
Corsair

MSRP*: $36,105 to $50,390
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2022 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

MSRP*: $32,775 to $49,945
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MPG - City 21 - 22 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 57.6 ft3 77.8 ft3
Engine 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 266-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas) 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel), 276-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T, Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 250 - 266 hp 235 - 276 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 180.6 in 195.5 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 43.2 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.8 in
Overall Safety Rating** ***** Info not available
Frontal Crash Rating** ***** Info not available
Side Crash Rating** ***** Info not available

**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 Lincoln Corsair than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. The Lincoln Corsair offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln Corsair 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 Lincoln Corsair is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Dimensions
Since the Lincoln Corsair 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. If you go with the Lincoln Corsair, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is clearly the choice over the Lincoln Corsair for pulling heavy loads. The Lincoln Corsair has a little less horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lincoln Corsair transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively 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 Lincoln Corsair and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. The Lincoln Corsair has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lincoln Corsair than that of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.