2018 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2018 Ford Flex

2018 VW Atlas vs 2018 Ford Flex

In order to make absolutely sure you are getting the perfect SUV to fit your needs and lifestyle, we have created an in-depth comparison to see how the all new model of Volkswagen SUV matches up with the latest model of the Ford SUV/station wagon hybrid vehicle. Keep reading to see which model is better in this 2018 VW Atlas vs 2018 Ford Flex comparison.

In order to guarantee a fair, impartial comparison between the two vehicles, we have chosen to compare the base trim for both vehicles, which are the closest to each other in terms of price and features. For both the Atlas and the Flex, this is the 4 door, two wheel drive model.

You can see how the two models look side-by-side in this picture, and if you want to know how these two compare with more specific qualities and features, you can continue reading below. If you live or work in the Brookfield area, and are already considering buying a new 2018 VW Atlas, check out our latest inventory of the Atlas by clicking the link below.

2018 VW Atlas


2018 Ford Flex

24 mpg Combined MPG 19 mpg
72 mo/72,000 miles Bumper-to-Bumper Warranty 36 mo/36,000 miles
96.8 cubic feet Cargo Capacity 83.2 cubic feet
IIHS Top Safety Pick IIHS Crash Test Awards None

Which SUV is Better for You?

When looking at the specifications of each vehicle, the choice between the two is completely obvious. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is easily the safer, more practical and more efficient vehicle by far.

The combined mpg of the all new Atlas, at 24 mpg, completely eclipses the mpg of the 2018 Ford Flex. This huge difference in gas mileage could potentially save hundreds and hundreds of dollars in gas every year, especially for long commuters and road trippers.

The bumper-to-bumper warranty of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas guarantees that if you buy a VW vehicle, they have your back for an incredible 6 years to come. The VW warranty is double that of Ford, giving you trust in your vehicle and Volkswagen as a whole.

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