Compare 2019 Subaru Ascent vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

2019 Subaru Ascent vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas
2019 Subaru Ascent 2019 Volkswagen Atlas
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Ground Clearance
  8.7 in. 8.0 in.
All-Wheel Drive
  Standard Optional for additional expense

2019 Subaru Ascent vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

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The 2019 Subaru Ascent and the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas are both capable mid-sized SUVs. However, you may be wondering which one of these top selling SUVs is best for you and your family. That's why Suburban Subaru has assembled this head-to-head review of both the 2019 Subaru Ascent and the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas. This review will take a look at both mid-sized SUVs in three categories. First, the appearance of both vehicles will be compared. Second, we will show off the exterior features. Finally, we will detail the standard interior features of the 2019 Subaru Ascent and the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas.


The 2019 Subaru Ascent is a mid-sized SUV that offers a large grille with projection headlights at its front. The side view of the Ascent reveals large windows that offer excellent visibility. The rear of the Ascent shows off an integrated body-color spoiler and LED taillights. On the interior, the cabin has enough room for up to for three rows of passengers. The materials used throughout the cabin provides a surprising level of luxury and comfort. The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas has the traditional style VW chrome accented grille highlighted by the classic VW badge. The Atlas also has an aerodynamic exterior design including stylized alloy wheels. The rear of the Atlas shows off well-designed LED taillights. Moving on to the interior of the Atlas, you will find room for up to three rows of passengers and easy to reach controls on the center console. Overall, the Subaru Ascent offers a sportier look on the outside with a more luxurious layout and materials on the inside.

Exterior Features

The 2019 Subaru Ascent comes is rich with exterior features including 18-inch alloy wheels, 245/60 R18 105H all-season tires, projector beam halogen headlights, and rear window wipers. Optional exterior features on the Ascent include 20-inch alloy wheels and a power moonroof. The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas exterior features include LED headlights, 18-inch alloy wheels, silver roof rails, and power-operated side mirrors. Optional equipment includes a power moonroof. Overall, the Subaru Ascent offers superior exterior features versus the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas.

Interior Features

Moving on to the interior, the 2019 Subaru Ascent offers luxurious and capable interior features that blend luxury and capability. Interior features on the Subaru Ascent include auto power windows, 4G Wi-Fi capability, first & second row USB ports, and tri-zone climate control. The 2019 Atlas also offers an array of interior exterior features including a 6-way manual driver's seat, a rearview camera system, dual-zone climate control, and USB ports. Overall, the 2019 Ascent offers a luxurious and stylized interior features superior to that of the 2019 VW Atlas.

Suburban Subaru would like to assist you with a test drive of the 2019 Subaru Ascent today. Our sales team will show you all the amazing features of Subaru's flagship SUV.

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