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2022 Genesis GV70 vs. 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Review

Picture of the 2022 Genesis GV70

2022 Genesis
GV70

MSRP*: $41,500 to $53,100
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Picture of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

2022 Volkswagen
Atlas

MSRP*: $34,335 to $51,505
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MPG - City 19 MPG 17 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 56.9 ft3 96.8 ft3
Engine
  • 300-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 375-hp, 3.5-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 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 300 - 375 hp 235 - 276 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 185.6 in 200.7 in
Exterior Width 75.2 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 37.2 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 38.6 - 39.6 in
Rear 38.3 - 39.1 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen Atlas than in the Genesis GV70, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Volkswagen Atlas will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Genesis GV70.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Genesis GV70 as you will with the Volkswagen Atlas, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Genesis GV70 or the Volkswagen Atlas, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Genesis GV70 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 Genesis GV70, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Volkswagen Atlas.

Handling
The Genesis GV70 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 Genesis GV70 for pulling heavy loads. The Genesis GV70 has a little more horsepower than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Genesis GV70 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Volkswagen Atlas.

Utility
The Genesis GV70 has less seating than the Volkswagen Atlas, making the Volkswagen Atlas the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Genesis GV70 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas.