When you have a family, you need a vehicle that provides exceptional interior space, entertainment, safety, and performance. While the minivan was seen as the stereotypical family vehicle for a while, we’re starting to see more families choose an SUV instead. Although there are many different types of SUVs, the best choice for a family is a full-size SUV. There are many full-size SUVs for you to choose from, but two popular options are the 2021 Mazda CX-9 and the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas.
These models are both great options to provide you with the features that you desire in a family vehicle. This includes enough passenger space for your family when you go on a trip, reliable performance when you’re driving the kids all around town for sports practices, and plenty of cargo space for when you go grocery shopping. If you are curious to see how these two full-size SUVs stack up, keep reading for our 2021 Mazda CX-9 vs 2021 Volkswagen Atlas comparison.
2021 Mazda CX-9
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
|227 hp||Engine Power||235 hp|
|310 lb-ft||Engine Torque||258 lb-ft|
|22 / 28 / 24 mpg||Fuel Economy (city/hwy/combined)||21 / 24 / 22 mpg|
Looking at the comparison table, you can see that both models have their own advantages. Breaking it down, both models are affordable, but the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has a lower price tag. Moving on to the next two rows, we can see that both models have strong and powerful engines. The Volkswagen Atlas engine has more power, but the 2021 Mazda CX-9 has more torque. This is a plus for any families that like to go on camping trips.
Finally, we have their fuel economy rating. While both of them offer great fuel efficiency, the Mazda CX-9 wins by a few miles per gallon. If you are interested in the 2021 Mazda CX-9, be sure to check out our available inventory at Fontana Mazda and then schedule a test drive.