It can be hard to decide which SUV to buy with so many excellent options available for drivers to purchase. Wondering what’s different between the 2021 Kia Telluride vs the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas? We’ve highlighted the differences in performance, safety and available technology features between these two SUVs below.
The 2021 Kia Telluride is available in four trim levels, which include LX, S, EX and SX. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas can be found in S, SE, SE w/ Technologyt, SE w/ Technology R-Line, SEL, SEL R-Line, SEL Premium and SEL Premium R-Line trims. The standard engine found in the 2021 Telluride is a 3.8-liter V6 with 291 horsepower and 262 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Kia Telluride
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
|8.0 in. Touchscreen
||6.5 in. Touchscreen
||Lane Keeping Assistance
The 2021 Kia Telluride has the edge over the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas when it comes to technology and safety features. Drivers who take the time to compare the standard infotainment systems inside these two SUVs will notice that the 2021 Telluride comes standard with an eight-inch touchscreen display, while the 2021 Atlas utilizes a 6.5-inch touchscreen.
Similarly, the 2021 Telluride comes standard with more driver assistance features than its Volkswagen competitor. Lane keeping assistance comes standard inside the 2021 Telluride but is limited to only select trim levels of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. The 2021 Telluride also comes standard with adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and a forward collision mitigation system.
Comfort and convenience features available for the 2021 Kia Telluride include: Three-zone climate control, dual illuminating vanity mirrors, front and rear door pockets, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, an overhead storage console and more.