The second half of the year is exciting for automotive brands and automotive fans. This time of year is when the next model year starts to show up on websites and at dealerships. As 2021 models have started to arrive at dealerships, we’ve already seen people wondering how they compare to other 2021 models. Two models that have been placed head-to-head are the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2021 Kia Sorento.
Both of these models are mid-size SUVs with second and third-row seating, more than one engine option, and stand-out style. If you are someone who wants to see how these two SUV models stack up, keep reading for our 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2021 Kia Sorento comparison. We will be focusing on the starting MSRP, engine power, seating capacity, and maximum cargo space of their base trim levels. If you already know that you prefer the Volkswagen Atlas, check out our available inventory at Quirk Volkswagen in Braintree, MA.
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Kia Sorento
|Engine Power||191 hp|
|7 passengers||Seating Capacity||7 passengers|
|96.8 cubic feet||Maximum Cargo Space||75.5 cubic feet|
Looking at our comparison table, you can see why people compare these two SUV models. However, it’s also obvious which one is the winner of this battle. Let’s break this down a bit. Starting with their MSRP, the 2021 Kia Sorento takes the win by being about $1,000 lower in price. In the seating capacity category, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas and Kia Sorento tie. No matter which you choose, you’ll be guaranteed a maximum space for seven passengers.
Although the Sorento took the win for the MSRP and then tied with the Atlas for seating capacity, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas steals the crown for the two final categories. The Volkswagen Atlas engine outpowers the Kia Sorento engine by 44 horsepower and it has a larger cargo space by 21.3 cubic feet.
Now that you have seen that the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is the champion of this battle, we highly recommend that you schedule a test drive at your nearest convenience. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our team!