2017 Volkswagen Atlas vs Toyota Highlander: The Bigger, The Better?

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The 2017 Volkswagen Atlas is taking on the Toyota Highlander and the latter is bigger, but in this case is bigger really better?

The 2017 Volkswagen Atlas comes in at 198.3 inches in length, it is 77.9 inches wide and 69.6 inches in height. This is a mid-sized crossover SUV that can carry up to seven people and it’s available with the V6 engine or turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. It is available in all-wheel drive and options include collision avoidance technology, driver assistance, modern infotainment system and convenience driver assistance.

The 2017 Volkswagen Atlas is available with the 2 litre 4-cylinder engine offering up 238 horses. There is the V6 3.6 litre offering 280 horses and it comes with the 4Motion all-wheel drive system with Driving Mode Selection technology.

The Toyota Highlander is 191.1 inches in length, 75.8 inches wide and 68.2 inches in length. It is offered in the LE package with front-wheel drive and four cylinder engine. There is the upgraded V6 3.5 litre engine available and this offers up 295 horses and 263 of torque. The SE comes with a look that is sporty, it offers up 19 inch wheels and suspension tune up that it tight. The hybrid version comes in the XLE and this features premium finishes along with accents.

So when it comes to the 2017 Volkswagen Atlas and the Toyota Highlander, is bigger really better?

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