2019 Ford Flex vs 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
If you’re shopping for a new SUV, you want to make sure you get the best SUV out there. And the best way to ensure you get the best SUV out there is to compare one SUV to another, which is exactly what we’re going to do here with this 2019 Ford Flex versus 2018 Volkswagen Atlas lineup comparison.
Both SUVs are in the midst of some big changes. The 2018 model year was the debut year for the new Volkswagen Atlas lineup, as the company is trying its hand at building larger SUVs. The 2019 model year is going to be a breakout year for the new Ford Flex lineup, as it now features updated engine options, upgraded exterior stylings, enhanced interior storage and functionality, and improved safety, technology, comfort and convenience systems. With all that in mind, let’s see how the two SUVs stack up against one another.
2019 Ford Flex
2018 Volkswagen Atlas
|287 HP & 254 lb-ft.||Standard Engine Power Ratings||235 HP & 258 lb-ft.|
|365 HP & 350 lb-ft.||Available Engine Power Ratings||276 HP & 266 lb-ft.|
|155.8 ft.3||Total Passenger Space||153.7 ft.3|
|20.0 ft.3||Total Cargo Space (Seats Up)||20.6 ft.3|
Comparing the Standard and Available Power Ratings, Passenger Space and Cargo Capacity of the 2019 Ford Flex Lineup and the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Lineup
While it doesn’t get the same recognition as its new Ford SUV brethren, the 2019 Ford Flex lineup is one of the more powerful and capable new Ford SUV lineups available today. More specifically, the 2019 Ford Flex lineup offers standard power ratings of 287 horsepower and 254 pound-feet of torque and available power ratings of 365 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. The 2018 VW Atlas lineup, on the other hand, offers standard power ratings of only 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque and available power ratings of only 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque.
The two new SUV lineups are a little more evenly matched when it comes to interior passenger and cargo space, though the 2019 Flex lineup still holds the advantage. That’s because the 2019 Flex lineup features 155.8 cubic-feet of passenger space and 20 cubic-feet of cargo space, while the 2018 Atlas lineup features only 153.7 cubic-feet of passenger space and 20.6 cubic-feet of cargo space.
As you can see, the 2019 Flex lineup is the easy winner and clear choice for anyone shopping for a new SUV. If you’d like to learn more about the 2019 Ford Flex lineup, please get in touch with our staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.