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2022 Chevrolet Traverse vs. 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

Picture of the 2022 Chevrolet Traverse

2022 Chevrolet
Traverse

MSRP*: $33,700 to $53,400
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2022 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

MSRP*: $33,635 to $50,805
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MPG - City 17 - 18 MPG 18 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 27 MPG 24 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 98.2 ft3 77.8 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 276-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 310 hp 235 - 276 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 205.9 in 195.5 in
Exterior Width 78.6 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 41.4 - 42.8 in
Rear 39.0 - 40.0 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 37.8 in

*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
The Chevrolet Traverse offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, with comparable head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Traverse will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Traverse requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Chevrolet Traverse or the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Chevrolet Traverse is about the same width as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. If you go with the Chevrolet Traverse, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Handling
The Chevrolet Traverse has a smaller turning radius than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Chevrolet Traverse has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Powertrain
With similar torque, the Chevrolet Traverse and the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Traverse more than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Traverse, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.