Looking for an SUV that’s equal parts modern, powerful, and affordable? Both the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2021 Kia Telluride offer a great deal of versatility and engine power. However, when comparing the VW Atlas vs. Kia Telluride, the turbocharged engine and roomier interior of the VW Atlas make it the better choice. Let The Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside walk you through the differences between the 2021 VW Atlas and the 2021 Kia Telluride.
2021 VW Atlas vs. Kia Telluride: Price
If you’re a cost-conscious consumer in LaGrange, you’ll find that both the Atlas and the Telluride come in around the same starting cost. However, the starting price on the 2021 VW Atlas is still slightly lower at $31,555 MSRP* compared to the 2021 Kia Telluride base trim starting price of $32,190 MSRP. For more on why the Atlas is a better bang for your buck, read on! Here is the full 2021 VW Atlas pricing by trim level:
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Trim Levels
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas S – $31,555*
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SE – $34,905*
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SE w/Technology – $36,945*
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SE w/Technology R-Line – $39,745*
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL – $42,325*
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL R-Line – $44,025*
- 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium – $47,225*
2021 VW Atlas vs. Kia Telluride: Cargo Space & Features
Compare the 2021 Atlas and Telluride, and you’ll find comparable interior dimensions for both of these two models. However, when you consider the room you’ll get for when you need to stow your stuff, you’re getting quite a bit of extra value with the VW Atlas. The 2021 Atlas has 96.8 cubic feet of cargo storage for you to work with when you completely fold down the seats behind the first row, compared to the relatively modest 87 cubic feet of cargo volume inside the 2021 Kia Telluride.
In addition to all the room you get, you can take advantage of these great features on the inside:
- Panoramic sunroof, perfect for getting light and fresh air into the cabin
- Remote power liftgate to make grocery trips in Naperville easier
- USB charging ports to keep you connected
- Wireless smartphone charger for maximum convenience
- And so much more!
Don’t need all that cargo space but want the same kinds of cutting-edge features? For those who want a smaller SUV that still doesn’t skimp on technology, consider the new VW Atlas Cross Sport!
Find Your Next 3-Row SUV at The Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside
Test drive the 2021 Atlas today at The Autobarn Volkswagen of Countryside, where our VW experts can fully demonstrate what sets this SUV apart from competitors like the Kia Telluride and even the Honda Pilot. Browse our new Atlas inventory online, and contact us to learn more!
*Starting MSRP excludes destination, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. Specifications, equipment, options, and prices are subject to change without notice. Some items may be unavailable when vehicle is built. Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment you ordered.Ask your dealer about availability of options and verify that the vehicle includes the equipment your ordered.