2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Mazda CX-9

2019 VW Atlas exterior back fascia and driver side going fast on town road vs 2019 Mazda CX-9 exterior front fascia and passenger side parked on side of town road

Finding the right family SUV can be a difficult endeavor. We hope to help you figure out which model is in your future by comparing the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas and the 2019 Mazda CX-9. Let’s take a look at the perks and downfalls these two models have. We are going to look at the base trim of both models. That means you’ll see the specs and features of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas S and the 2019 Mazda CX-9 Sport.

At first glance, it is a bit difficult to see which model is more powerful. After all, the 2019 Atlas has more horsepower but the 2019 CX-9 has more torque. In the end, the CX-9 Sport does beat out the Atlas S in terms of overall power. However, if you are looking at power as well as transmission, then you might lean towards the Atlas S, which as an 8-speed shiftable automatic transmission. But let’s look at what else you can see in the Atlas and CX-9.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas S


2019 Mazda CX-9 Sport

235 hp & 258 lb.-ft. Horsepower & Torque 227 hp & 310 lb.-ft.
8-speed shiftable automatic Transmission 6-speed shiftable automatic
7 people Seating Capacity 7 people
20.6 cu. ft. Cargo Space 14.4 cu. ft.

Advantages of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Both the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas S and the 2019 Mazda CX-9 can seat up to 7 people. If you are looking for something just to transport a large group of people you might like the CX-9. However, if you are looking for cargo space to go along with that large seating capacity, you might want the Atlas. This Volkswagen model has 20.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the last row, which is quite a bit more than the 14.4 cu. ft. of cargo space that the CX-9 Sport has to offer.

Are you ready to see the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas up close? We are proud to say a screen doesn’t do the Atlas justice, so come on over to Ventura Volkswagen today to test drive your future VW vehicle! If you have any questions don’t hesitate to contact us, or you can check out the other research pages and blogs that we’ve created.

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