2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Are you looking for a new SUV? If you’re looking for one with premium features without a luxury-like price tag, Mazda and Volkswagen are your best options. Both are marketed as conventional automakers, but they tend to compare favorably against other similar models. See how each automaker’s largest SUV compares to the other as we put the 2019 Mazda CX-9 vs 2019 Volkswagen Atlas in a head to head matchup.

In this comparison, you’ll see some useful information that may be helpful when it comes time to make that final decision. While we sell Mazdas here at Hall Mazda, we also sell Volkswagens at Hall Volkswagen as well. Check out the table below for some more specifics and head to head comparisons and some additional comparisons below those.

2019 Mazda CX-9


2019 Volkswagen Atlas

$32,280 MSRP $30,895
227 hp/310 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 235 hp/258 lb-ft
7 passengers Max Seating Capacity 7 passengers
71.2 cubic ft Max Cargo Volume 96.8 cubic ft

How else do they compare?

As you’ll notice from the table above, the Atlas actually comes in at a lower MSRP, which may make it a better choice for drivers on a budget. It also has a greater cargo capacity with the second and third rows folded down as well as a greater towing capacity (5000 lbs compared to 3500 lbs in the CX-9). With that in mind, it may seem like the Atlas is a better option, right? when you dig a little deeper you’ll see where the CX-9 has its own set of advantages. With more trim levels to choose from in the CX-9, you can either choose to get the base model for a great value or upgrade to the Grand Touring Reserve or Signature trim levels for luxury that rivals other big-name automakers like Mercedes-Benz and Lexus. Both models come with smartphone integration with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which ensure that you stay connected on the road.

You’ll find a bounty of features to enjoy inside either the 2019 CX-9 or the 2019 Atlas. Luckily, we have both models available for you! If you’re interested in the CX-9, we have it here at Hall Mazda while the 2019 Atlas can be found right next door at Hall Volkswagen. Schedule a test drive on our website today!

grey 2019 Mazda CX-9 exterior profile with wording in bottom right corner
red 2019 Mazda CX-3 with wording in bottom right corner