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Volkswagen Atlas vs. Volvo XC90

When we compare the Volkswagen Atlas to the Volvo XC90, the Volkswagen Atlas has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Volvo XC90 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Volkswagen Atlas versus the Volvo XC90, the two cars are fairly comparable.

Volkswagen Atlas versus Volvo XC90 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Volkswagen Atlas ranges from $31,083 to $48,266 while a used Volvo XC90 from the same model year range is priced between $45,236 to $64,885. For a new model, the Volkswagen Atlas's price is between $36,537 and $53,685, with the Volvo XC90 priced between $53,530 and $72,862.

Volkswagen Atlas versus Volvo XC90 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Volkswagen Atlas is 7.6 out of 10 while the Volvo XC90's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Volkswagen Atlas being ranked 15 out of 25 Best Midsize SUVs and the Volvo XC90 being ranked 1 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs.

Volkswagen Atlas versus Volvo XC90 Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency

For engine performance, the Volkswagen Atlas’s base engine makes 235 horsepower, and the Volvo XC90 base engine makes 247 horsepower. The Atlas is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 465 miles. The XC90 is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 526 miles. The Atlas uses regular unleaded, and the XC90 uses premium unleaded.

Volkswagen Atlas versus Volvo XC90 Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities

The Volvo XC90 has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Volkswagen Atlas.

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2023 Volkswagen Atlas

2023 Volvo XC90

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$36,537 - $53,685

Used Asking Price:

$31,083 - $48,266

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.4%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$53,530 - $72,862

Used Asking Price:

$45,236 - $64,885

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.9%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.6 / 10

Reliability:

5.7 / 10

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.9 / 10

Reliability:

8.8 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

7 / 25
8 / 31
12 / 25
14 / 61
15 / 31
15 / 25
16 / 25
20 / 31
22 / 31
33 / 61
37 / 61
48 / 61

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 67
1 / 25
1 / 21
3 / 21
4 / 67

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

2.0T SEL 4Motion, 2.0T SE 4Motion, 2.0T SE, V6 SEL R-Line Black 4Motion, V6 SEL 4Motion, V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion, V6 SE, V6 SE 4Motion

Trim Levels

B6 Core, B6 Plus Bright Theme 6P, B6 Plus Bright Theme 7P, B6 Ultimate Bright Theme 6P, B5 Core, B6 Ultimate Bright Theme 7P, B5 Plus Bright Theme

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

235 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.055 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

247 hp @ 5400 rpm

Torque:

258 foot-lbs @ 1800 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.054 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

21 / 25 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

391 / 465 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 28 / 25

Range (city/hwy):

414 / 526 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41.3 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.7 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

61.5 inches

Rear Head Room:

40.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.6 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

60.8 inches

Cargo Space:

20.6 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

96.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

174.6 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

40.9 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.5 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.6 inches

Cargo Space:

15.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

85.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

119.6 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4261 lbs

Width:

78.4 inches

Height:

70.1 inches

Length:

200.7 inches

Wheelbase:

117.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

7.1 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4589 lbs

Width:

84.3 inches

Height:

69.9 inches

Length:

195 inches

Wheelbase:

117.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.5 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P245/60R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/55R19