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2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Volkswagen
Atlas

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Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

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MSRP*
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$31,545 to $50,725
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$39,995 to $48,175
Invoice* $30,251 to $48,646 $38,396 to $46,248
MPG - City 16 - 21 104 - 107
MPG - Hwy 22 - 24 89 - 91
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 201-hp, (electric), 295-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 7 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Atlas than in the Volkswagen ID.4. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Volkswagen Atlas and the Volkswagen ID.4.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Volkswagen Atlas, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen ID.4.

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 Volkswagen Atlas will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen ID.4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Volkswagen Atlas carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Dimensions
Since the Volkswagen Atlas is much wider than the Volkswagen ID.4, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Volkswagen Atlas, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen ID.4.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Volkswagen Atlas transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Volkswagen Atlas has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Volkswagen Atlas is clearly the choice over the Volkswagen ID.4 for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Volkswagen Atlas greatly out-muscles the Volkswagen ID.4.

Utility
The Volkswagen Atlas offers greater seating capacity than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Volkswagen Atlas, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Warranty
The Volkswagen Atlas comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen ID.4.