Compare 2019 Toyota Highlander vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

2019 Toyota Highlander
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
Add Vehicle
Get Your Price Get Your Price
Select style
I4 FWD LE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
I4 FWD LE 20 24 $28,787 $31,530
V6 FWD LE 20 27 $30,660 $33,580
V6 AWD LE 19 26 $31,992 $35,040
V6 FWD LE Plus 21 27 $33,288 $36,460
V6 AWD Hybrid LE 30 28 $33,937 $37,170
V6 AWD LE Plus 20 27 $34,621 $37,920
V6 FWD XLE 21 27 $35,989 $39,420
V6 FWD SE 21 27 $37,104 $40,640
V6 AWD XLE 20 26 $37,323 $40,880
V6 AWD SE 20 26 $38,438 $42,100
V6 AWD Hybrid XLE 29 27 $38,555 $42,230
V6 FWD Limited 21 27 $38,921 $42,630
V6 AWD Limited 20 26 $40,254 $44,090
V6 AWD Hybrid Limited 29 27 $41,734 $45,710
V6 FWD Limited Platinum 21 27 $41,771 $45,750
V6 AWD Limited Platinum 20 26 $43,103 $47,210
V6 AWD Hybrid Limited Platinum 29 27 $44,582 $48,830
Select style
FWD 2.0T S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 2.0T S 22 26 $29,628 $30,895
4MOTION 3.6L V6 S 17 23 $32,697 $34,095
FWD 3.6L V6 SE 17 24 $34,040 $35,495
4MOTION 3.6L V6 SE 17 23 $35,766 $37,295
FWD 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology 17 24 $35,765 $37,295
4MOTION 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology 17 23 $37,493 $39,095
FWD 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line 17 24 $37,636 $39,245
4MOTION 3.6L V6 SE w/Technology R-Line 17 23 $39,361 $41,045
FWD 3.6L V6 SEL 17 24 $39,698 $41,395
4MOTION 3.6L V6 SEL 17 23 $41,425 $43,195
FWD 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line 17 24 $41,568 $43,345
4MOTION 3.6L V6 SEL R-Line 17 23 $43,293 $45,145
4MOTION 3.6L V6 SEL Premium 17 23 $46,411 $48,395
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,787
$29,628
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,530
$30,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$526 / month
$515 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.5
6.3
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Toyota Highlander delivers safety, features, comfort, and efficiency in a family-friendly package. The 2019 VW Atlas prioritizes space above pace, which makes it a must-see for families.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.7 41.3
Second Hip Room (in)
57.1 58
Passenger Capacity
8 7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.3 61.5
Third Leg Room (in)
27.7 33.7
Second Head Room (in)
39.9 40.4
Third Hip Room (in)
45.6 45.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
59.6 60.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.2 41.5
Third Head Room (in)
35.9 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
144.9 -
Front Hip Room (in)
57.2 58.2
Third Shoulder Room (in)
55 54.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8 -
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 117.3
Height, Overall (in)
68.1 70
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.2 67.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 78.3
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 67.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.3 55.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
83.7 96.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
13.8 20.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 12.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 18.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 38.1
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60SR18 P245/60HR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60SR18 P245/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
1500 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1500 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4134 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 5622
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 18 X 8
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5800 235 @ 4500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 4200 258 @ 1600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.7 L/163 2.0 L/121
Engine Oil Cooler
- None
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71 1.21
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15 3.99
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 3.14
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.43
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30 5.59
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.36 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42 1.95
Trans Type
6 8
Trans PTO Access
- No
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- No
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.67
Transfer Case Model
- None
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.81
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Toyota Highlander Volkswagen Atlas
Body Code
- S
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.60
Axle Type - Front
- Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- 3.60
Axle Type - Rear
- Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 7.3
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
Next Steps: Get Free Price Quotes!
2019 Toyota Highlander
  • 2019 Highlander on sale now
  • Lease: From $359/mo.
  • Finance: From 3.9% for 60 mo.
  • Rebate: Get $1,000 off
Get Your Price
2019 Volkswagen Atlas
  • 2019 Atlas is here; 2018s are gone
  • Cashback: Unadvertised discounts available
  • Finance: From 1.9% APR for 60 months
  • Lease: From $479 per month for 36 months
Get Your Price

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue