2020 Volkswagen SUV Models
For 2020, Volkswagen adds a fourth model to the SUV lineup it’s offering buyers in the United States.
So now the US market can opt to go with the Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, Tiguan, or ID.4 EV. And you can think of them respectively as large, medium, and small EV.
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Full-size/Midsize – Atlas
By EPA class definition the 2020 Atlas is a midsize crossover SUV. But it’s arguably a full-size crossover SUV. Because it offers more cargo space than some definitively full-size SUVs like Chevy Tahoe. Plus, it’s 3-rows of seating is spacious enough for 7-adult passengers. And being able to comfortably fit adults in a 3rd-row can be a major factor for some buyers.
- Class: Midsize/full-size
- Starting price: $31,545
- Seating: 3-rows, 7-passenger
- MPG range: 16 to 23 mpg
Midsize – Atlas Cross Sport
The Atlas Cross Sport is new for 2020. And the Atlas Cross Sport shares the same wheelbase of 117.3-inches as its bigger sibling Atlas. However, the Atlas Cross Sport is shorter overall at 195.5″ to the Atlas’s 198.3″. Both of the 2020 VW SUV models are great looking. But the Atlas Cross Sport poses slightly more athletic with it’s raked rear roof.
- Class: Midsize
- Starting price: $30,545
- Seating: 2-rows, 5-passenger
- MPG range: 18 to 23 mpg
Compact – Tiguan
The Tiguan is Volkswagen’s 2020 compact SUV model. And like both it’s larger siblings, it’s big and comfortable inside. It’s worth noting that the optional 3rd-row of seating is sized for children. Or adults that are pretty small. :0) Tiguan is a fun crossover SUV to drive. Because it’s turbocharged 4-cylinder balances nicely with the vehicle’s less than 3,900 curb weight.
- Class: Compact
- Starting price: $24,945
- Seating: 2-rows w/ optional 3rd-row, 5 to 7-passenger
- MPG range: 20 to 29 mpg
Compact Electric Vehicle
ID.4 is the first electric vehicle in the United States on Volkswagen’s new MEB platform. And the ID.4 is a compact sport utility electric vehicle. The modular electric drive matrix platform is already in use for the ID.3 sedan. But that’s available in Europe only. With ID.4 the Volkswagen SUV models increase to four. With it being the first EV.
- Class: Compact Electric Vehicle
- Starting price: Unconfirmed
- Seating: 2-rows
- Range: Up to 310 miles w/ full charge
Ontario Volkswagen’s 2020 Volkswagen SUV Models
For deep-dive details on all 2020 Volkswagen models including crossover SUVs be sure to check out our reviews.
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