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2022 Chrysler Pacifica vs. 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Review

Picture of the 2022 Chrysler Pacifica

2022 Chrysler
Pacifica

MSRP*: $37,095 to $56,840
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2022 Volkswagen
Atlas Cross Sport

MSRP*: $45,355
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 - 8 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 140.5 ft3 77.8 ft3
Engine
  • 287-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 235-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 9-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 287 hp 235 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 204.3 in 195.5 in
Exterior Width 79.6 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.1 in
Rear 39.0 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 40.4 in
Head Room Front 38.4 - 40.1 in
Rear 38.0 - 39.6 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Chrysler Pacifica than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport. The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Chrysler Pacifica.

Convenience
The Chrysler Pacifica 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). The Chrysler Pacifica is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Dimensions
The Chrysler Pacifica is a little wider than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Chrysler Pacifica, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Handling
The Chrysler Pacifica 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 Chrysler Pacifica has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

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

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