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2022 Ford Edge vs. 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Review

Picture of the 2022 Ford Edge

2022 Ford
Edge

MSRP*: $37,945 to $46,485
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2022 Volkswagen
Atlas

MSRP*: $34,335 to $51,505
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MPG - City 19 - 21 MPG 17 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 28 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 73.4 ft3 96.8 ft3
Engine
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 335-hp, 2.7-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 7-Speed A/T, 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 250 - 335 hp 235 - 276 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 - 3,500 lbs 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 188.8 in 200.7 in
Exterior Width 75.9 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 42.6 in
Rear 40.6 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 40.3 in
Front 41.3 in
Rear 40.4 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Edge than in the Volkswagen Atlas. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Ford Edge and the Volkswagen Atlas.

Convenience
The Ford Edge requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Volkswagen Atlas, 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 Ford Edge is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Edge is much slimmer than the Volkswagen Atlas, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Ford Edge, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Atlas.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen Atlas is clearly the choice over the Ford Edge for pulling heavy loads. The Ford Edge has a little less horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Ford Edge transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Utility
The Ford Edge has less seating than the Volkswagen Atlas, making the Volkswagen Atlas the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Ford Edge has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas.