2022 VW Atlas vs. Subaru Ascent

2022 VW Atlas versus 2022 Subaru Ascent
2022 Volkswagen Atlas


2022 Subaru Ascent

Starting MSRP

2.0-liter turbocharged 4--cylinder

Base Engine

2.0-liter turbocharged 4--cylinder
153.5 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

148 cubic feet
Up to 96.8 cubic feet

Cargo Volume

Up to 86.5 cubic feet

Wi-Fi Hotspot




If you’re in the market for a new SUV for your El Paso drives, you might be wondering how the 2022 VW Atlas vs. Subaru Ascent compare. Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso can help! Check out this Atlas vs. Ascent comparison, and when you’re ready to get behind the wheel of a new Volkswagen Atlas, reach out to us. That way, you can explore it for yourself and see what the excitement is about.

VW Atlas vs. Subaru Ascent: Pricing & Performance

The first thing Las Cruces, NM drivers ask us about when comparing the Volkswagen Atlas vs. Subaru Ascent is price and performance. The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas does cost about $1,000 more than the 2022 Subaru Ascent, but in other areas, like dimensions, it has the edge. The engines on these two SUVs are identical–both come equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine.

VW Atlas vs. Subaru Ascent: Cabin Dimensions

Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso knows that you and your passengers want to stretch out on those long drives to Albuquerque, NM and the VW Atlas makes it easy! The 2022 VW Atlas is remarkably spacious with more interior cargo volume and passenger volume than the Subaru Ascent. That means you’ll have more room to store all your gear! Check out the Atlas vs. Ascent dimensions below:

  • Passenger Volume:153.5 cubic feet in the Atlas and 148 cubic feet in the Ascent
  • Front Head Room: 41.3 inches in the Atlas vs. 41.3 inches in the Ascent
  • Front Hip Room: 58.2 inches in the Atlas vs. 57.7 inches in the Ascent
  • Front Shoulder Room: 61.5 inches in the Atlas vs. 61.1 inches in the Ascent
  • Cargo Volume: Up to 96.8 cubic feet in the Atlas and only 86.5 cubic feet in the Ascent

VW Atlas vs. Subaru Ascent: Technological Features

For the 2022 model year, Volkswagen debuts the third generation of its proprietary infotainment system, and it’s extraordinary! It includes an 8-inch touchscreen display with an improved voice recognition system. Both the 2022 Atlas and the 2022 Subaru Ascent provide available Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, but the Atlas allows Van Horn drivers to connect multiple devices to the infotainment system at once. Both SUVs also offer an available Wi-Fi hotspot.

Explore the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas at Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso

Now that we’ve compared the Atlas vs. Ascent, are you ready to experience the Atlas in person at Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso? The team at Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso wants to help you find the best 2022 VW Atlas for your El Paso lifestyle and budget. Come in today for a test drive and to hear about offers and incentives. Contact us today, or start the car buying process by completing an online financing application.


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*Starting MSRP of $33,475 for a 2022 Volkswagen Atlas SE 2.0L TSI® with 8-speed automatic transmission. Prices exclude transportation, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price.

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