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2022 Lincoln Corsair vs. 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Review

Picture of the 2022 Lincoln Corsair

2022 Lincoln
Corsair

MSRP*: $36,580 to $51,810
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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 21 - 22 MPG 17 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 MPG 23 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 6 - 7 seats
Cargo Space 57.6 ft3 96.8 ft3
Engine
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 266-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Plug-In Electric/Gas)
  • 280-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 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, Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 250 - 266 hp 235 - 276 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 2,000 - 5,000 lbs
Exterior Length 180.6 in 200.7 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 78.3 in
Leg Room Front 43.2 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 41.7 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 39.5 in
Rear 38.7 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
The Lincoln Corsair offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volkswagen Atlas, with comparable head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lincoln Corsair and the Volkswagen Atlas.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lincoln Corsair 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 Lincoln Corsair or the Volkswagen Atlas, it's going to cost you about the same.

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

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

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

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