2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Mazda CX-9

Are you thinking about getting behind the wheel of a three-row SUV? Here at Capistrano Volkswagen, we encourage you to take a look at the 2019 VW Atlas, with its roomy and well-equipped interior, superb driving dynamics, excellent performance, and generous warranty coverage. See how the 2019 Atlas stacks up against the three-row SUV competition in this 2019 Volkswagen Atlas vs 2019 Mazda CX-9 comparison.

On the performance front, the Atlas offers the available 3.6-liter VR6 engine, which churns out 276 horsepower. The CX-9 comes equipped with the turbocharged SKYACTIV®-G 2.5T engine, which generates 250 horsepower. The Atlas is the better option for towing, with a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, compared to 3,500 pounds for the CX-9. While both SUVs offer an available all-wheel drive system, the Atlas uniquely has an Active Control function, with four different modes for various terrain conditions.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas VS 2019 Mazda CX-9
276-hp Max. Horsepower 250-hp
153.7 cu-ft Total Passenger Volume 135.1 cu-ft
96.8 cu-ft Max. Cargo Capacity 71.2 cu-ft
6-years/72,000-miles Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty Warranty Coverage 3-years/36,000-miles Basic Warranty; 5-years/60,000-miles Powertrain Warranty

Compare the 2019 VW Atlas and 2019 Mazda CX-9

Another advantage of the Atlas is its roomy interior. While both SUVs can seat up to seven passengers, the Atlas offers more passenger space, with a total passenger volume of 153.7 cu-ft, compared to 135.1 cu-ft for the CX-9. The Atlas also offers more storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 96.8 cu-ft, compared to 71.2 cu-ft for the CX-9.

Do you place a premium on warranty coverage? The 2019 Atlas has the backing of a very generous 6-years/72,000-miles Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty. The 2019 CX-9 has a 3-years/36,000-miles basic warranty and a 5-years/60,000-miles powertrain warranty.

Visit us at Capistrano Volkswagen and see for yourself why the 2019 VW Atlas is such an outstanding choice for a three-row SUV!

Silver 2019 Volkswagen Atlas towing an Airstream trailer
Dashboard and white seats in 2019 Volkswagen Atlas
Silver 2019 Volkswagen Atlas parked next to a house
Steering wheel, gauges, and touchscreen in 2019 Volkswagen Atlas