Compare 2023 Volkswagen AtlasNear Lincoln, NE

Family walking away from a parked Atlas shown in Tourmaline Blue Metallic with a lake and forest in background.

If you're looking at the rankings for top SUVs for families, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas is likely near the top of that list. The new Atlas -- for sale now at Baxter Volkswagen La Vista -- impresses in so many ways, from the spacious dimensions to its forward-thinking technologies and potent performance.

But how do the results play out when you compare the 2023 VW Atlas vs. 2023 Honda Pilot? The Pilot is one of the Atlas SUV’s biggest competitors, yet the results in our Atlas vs. Pilot side-by-side comparison speak for themselves.

Check out our charts below, then visit our Volkswagen dealership near Lincoln to experience the greatness of the 2023 Atlas yourself!

Interior shot of the steering wheel and an entire family inside the Atlas with its vast seating space.

Compare 2023 VW AtlasDimensions vs. Competitors

The spacious 2023 VW Atlas SUV is a top pick among families who are looking for a perfect companion to any Nebraska road trip. While both competing Honda and Volkswagen models come with third-row seating, the 2023 Atlas changes your storage accommodations for the better by offering close to 10 cubic feet more cargo space behind the first row.

The longer Atlas also comes with more front legroom and third-row legroom, giving it the edge over the boxier Honda Pilot. If you want to take a closer look at the VW Atlas interior dimensions, visit Baxter Volkswagen La Vista.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas

  • 3-Row Seating: Standard
  • Cargo Volume Behind First Row (cu. ft.): 96.8
  • Length (in.): 200.7
  • Front, Rear & 3rd-Row Legroom (in.): 41.7 / 37.6 / 33.7

2023 Honda Pilot

  • 3-Row Seating: Standard
  • Cargo Volume Behind First Row (cu. ft.): 87.0
  • Length (in.): 199.9
  • Front, Rear & 3rd-Row Legroom (in.): 41.0 / 40.8 / 32.5

2023 VW AtlasSpecs Comparison

More than just a roomy vehicle, the new Volkswagen Atlas also turns up the notch to its performance capabilities in a variety of ways. The 2023 Atlas V6 engine has a greater capacity than the Honda Pilot V6, resulting in more torque for the Volkswagen SUV. Wondering about the Atlas mpg ratings? This VW SUV can return up to 21 city mpg -- a better mark than the 2023 Pilot.1

The Pilot and Atlas towing capacities are equal, yet VW excels past Honda in terms of innovation by offering hands-on semi-autonomous driving capabilities through IQ.Drive® -- a comprehensive suite of technologies designed to protect you and your loved ones.

Atlas in Pyrite Silver Metallic seen driving on a mountain road.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas

  • V6 Engine Displacement: 3.6 liters
  • Max Torque (lb-ft): 266
  • City MPG: 211
  • Towing Capacity (lbs.): 5,000
  • Semi-Autonomous Driving: Available

2023 Honda Pilot

  • V6 Engine Displacement: 3.5 liters
  • Max Torque (lb-ft): 262
  • City MPG: 19
  • Towing Capacity (lbs.): 5,000
  • Semi-Autonomous Driving: N/A

2023 VW Atlas for Sale Near Me

Volkswagen vs. Honda is a matchup for the ages, yet it’s clear that this round goes to the stunning new VW Atlas. If you want to compare Atlas vs. Pilot specs in more detail, contact Baxter Volkswagen La Vista to schedule a test-drive and speak with our team about your options!

1 Based on 2023 EPA mileage/highway estimates and driving range ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery age/condition, and other factors. For additional information about EPA ratings. visit

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