Why The Subaru Ascent Is The 3-Row SUV For Cape Cod Families Over The Volkswagen Atlas

SUVs have become the vehicle of choice for families around Bourne with flexible cargo space, seating for up to 8, and powerful performance. There are also more SUVs to choose from than ever before and this can make it difficult to decide which SUV is just right for you and your family. The Subaru Ascent and Volkswagen Atlas are both newcomers to the 3-row SUVs market. But when comparing the two SUVs, the Subaru Ascent has a lot more to offer and is ready for everything your family has in mind.


Subaru Ascent vs. Volkswagen Atlas

  • Safety is one of the most important features a new SUV has to Barnstable families and something that the Subaru Ascent comes standard with. The Volkswagen Atlas does include some advanced safety features but not Adaptive Cruise Control or Rear Seat Reminder. The Atlas is also not available with LED Steering Responsive Headlights, Reverse Automatic Braking, High Beam Assist or Automatic Collision Notification, all of which are features the Ascent brings to the table.
  • While the Volkswagen Atlas may have two engine options and is slightly more powerful than the Ascent, you won't get more towing power as well as significantly less fuel economy. The Atlas with its 3.6L V6 engine generates 276 horsepower but only gets 23 highway mpg. and tows up to 5,000 lbs. Volkswagen all-wheel-drive will also cost you extra and can't compare to Subaru's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive with X-Mode standard on every Ascent. The Ascent can also tow up to 5,000 lbs. with a 2.4L turbocharged BOXER engine with 260 horsepower and gets up to 27 highway mpg.
  • There is a lot to love about the Subaru Ascent and that includes up to 8 USB ports, available 4G LTE Wi-Fi, and 19 standard cupholders. The Atlas only has a total of 5 USB ports, does not offer Wi-Fi connectivity, and doesn't have nearly as many cupholders.

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