2021 Honda Pilot vs 2021 Volkswagen Atlas

2021 Honda Pilot vs 2021 Volkswagen Atlas


With the release of the 2021 Honda Pilot SUV model, what does the competition of 3-row SUVs look like in the automotive market of 2021 model year vehicles? The most recent 2021 vehicle that qualifies as a competitor to the 2021 Honda Pilot would be that of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas model, being very similar in size, price, and audience market. So, let’s compare the two of these vehicles, today! From Atlantic Honda in Long Island, New York, it’s the 2021 Honda Pilot vs the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas!


2021 Honda Pilot


2021 Volkswagen Atlas

3.5L V6 Baseline Engine 2L Turbocharged Inline 4
280 hp / 262 lb-ft Horsepower / Torque 235 hp / 258 lb-ft
9-Speed Automatic Standard Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
20 City MPG* / 27 Highway MPG* Fuel Economy 21 City MPG / 24 Highway MPG

2021 Honda Pilot Long Island, NY

The 2021 VW Atlas has a slight advantage in terms of size, but the 2021 Honda Pilot surely shows its strength in performance. As for additional highlights of the updated Pilot, available features include:

  • Available Black Edition
  • Available Special Edition (SE)
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®
  • Dual Moonroof
  • Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
  • Heated Seating and Steering Wheel
  • iVTM-4® AWD System
  • Leather Seating
  • One-Touch Walk-In Feature
  • Second-Row Captain Chairs
  • Wireless Smartphone Charging
  • And More!

Currently arriving at Honda dealerships across the country, contact your local Honda dealership for more information on the 2021 Honda Pilot. For drivers in the area of Long Island and New York City, please feel free to reach out to us here at the Atlantic Honda dealership of Bay Shore, New York within Suffolk County. We’re happy to help with all of your Honda needs!


*Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.