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Compare 2020 Dodge Durango vs 2020 Volkswagen Atlas

2020 Dodge Durango
2020 Volkswagen Atlas
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Citadel AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Durango Citadel AWD 18 25 $43,975 $45,595
Durango Citadel Anodized Platinum AWD 18 25 $43,975 $45,595
Durango Citadel Anodized Platinum RWD 19 26 $41,416 $42,995
Durango Citadel RWD 19 26 $41,416 $42,995
Durango GT AWD 18 25 $36,455 $37,595
Durango GT Plus AWD 18 25 $36,455 $37,595
Durango GT Plus RWD 19 26 $33,896 $34,995
Durango GT RWD 19 26 $33,896 $34,995
Durango R/T AWD 14 22 $45,291 $46,995
Durango R/T RWD 14 22 $42,732 $44,395
Durango SRT AWD 13 19 $61,496 $62,995
Durango SXT AWD 18 25 $33,108 $33,395
Durango SXT Plus AWD 18 25 $33,108 $33,395
Durango SXT Plus RWD 19 26 $30,502 $30,795
Durango SXT RWD 19 26 $30,502 $30,795
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2.0T S FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Atlas 2.0T S FWD 20 24 $30,251 $31,545
Atlas 2.0T SE FWD 20 24 $33,272 $34,695
Atlas 2.0T SE w/Technology FWD 20 24 $35,526 $37,045
Atlas 2.0T SEL FWD 20 24 $39,122 $40,795
Atlas 3.6L V6 S 4MOTION 16 22 $33,320 $34,745
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE 4MOTION 16 22 $36,341 $37,895
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE FWD 17 23 $34,615 $36,095
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology 4MOTION 16 22 $38,595 $40,245
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology FWD 17 23 $36,870 $38,445
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $40,706 $42,445
Atlas 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line FWD 17 23 $38,979 $40,645
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL 4MOTION 16 22 $42,575 $44,395
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL FWD 17 23 $40,849 $42,595
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4MOTION 16 22 $47,178 $49,195
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $44,205 $46,095
Atlas 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line FWD 17 23 $42,478 $44,295
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T S 4MOTION 18 23 $31,116 $32,445
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T S FWD 21 24 $29,292 $30,545
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE 4MOTION 18 23 $34,376 $35,845
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE FWD 21 24 $32,553 $33,945
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology 4MOTION 18 23 $36,294 $37,845
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology FWD 21 24 $34,471 $35,945
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology R-Line 4MOTION 18 23 $37,637 $39,245
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SE w/Technology R-Line FWD 21 24 $35,814 $37,345
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL 4MOTION 18 23 $39,747 $41,445
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL FWD 21 24 $37,923 $39,545
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL Premium 4MOTION 18 23 $44,396 $46,295
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 18 23 $46,028 $47,995
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL R-Line 4MOTION 18 23 $41,376 $43,145
Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL R-Line FWD 21 24 $39,555 $41,245
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology 4MOTION 16 22 $37,637 $39,245
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology FWD 17 23 $35,814 $37,345
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $38,979 $40,645
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line FWD 17 23 $37,156 $38,745
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL 4MOTION 16 22 $41,473 $43,245
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL FWD 17 23 $39,650 $41,345
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 4MOTION 16 22 $46,123 $48,095
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $47,754 $49,795
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line 4MOTION 16 22 $43,102 $44,945
Atlas Cross Sport 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line FWD 17 23 $41,281 $43,045
Pricing
Invoice Price
$43,975
$30,251
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,595
$31,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$760 / month
$526 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.7
5.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Dodge Durango takes on family crossover SUVs with brute strength, and some old-school compromises. Space comes before pace with the roomy 2020 Volkswagen Atlas.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Third Leg Room (in)
31.5 33.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.8 40.4
Passenger Capacity
6 7
Third Hip Room (in)
42.8 45.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 60.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.3 41.5
Third Head Room (in)
37.8 38.3
Front Hip Room (in)
57 58.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 54.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.6 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 41.3
Second Hip Room (in)
42.8 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 61.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 153.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
63.9 67.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.1 -
Length, Overall (in)
201.2 198.3
Height, Overall (in)
70.9 70
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.1 67.8
Wheelbase (in)
119.8 117.3
Liftover Height (in)
32.2 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 78.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
47.7 55.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
84.5 96.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
17.2 20.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13 12.2
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 13.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
24.6 18.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TKJ NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
TKJ NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50TR20 P245/60HR18
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6200 NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
6200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
620 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
620 NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6500 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 4222
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 X 8 18 X 8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Engine
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 2.0 L/121
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6400 235 @ 4500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4000 258 @ 1600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 1.95
Trans Type
8 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.81
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
All Wheel Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.14
Trans Order Code
DFT NZ
Transfer Case Model
None -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.67
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.60
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Dodge Durango Volkswagen Atlas
Body Code
S -
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.45 -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Axle Type - Rear
Independent -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.45 -
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.1
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2020 Dodge Durango
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  • Factory rebate up to $3,600 + $1,750 finance bonus
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2020 Volkswagen Atlas
  • Refreshed 2021 Atlas is here; 2021.5s are on the way
  • Cashback: Unadvertised discounts available
  • Finance: From 0.9% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $299 per month for 36 months

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