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2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs 2020 Nissan Murano 

Would you like to get behind the wheel of a midsize two-row SUV? The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is a superb choice, with its sporty design, off-road capabilities, excellent driving dynamics, high-level utility, a roomy and upscale interior, and a wide array of advanced technologies. One of the SUV competitors of the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is the Nissan Murano. See how the two models stack up in this 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vs 2020 Nissan Murano comparison.

The 2020 Atlas Cross Sport is quite impressive on the performance front. Its available 3.6-liter V6 engine cranks out 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The 3.5-liter V6 engine in the 2020 Murano manages just 260 horsepower and 240 lb-ft of torque. Do you have towing needs? The 2020 Atlas Cross Sport boasts a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, compared to just 1,500 pounds for the 2020 Murano. While both SUVs offer an available all-wheel drive system, the Atlas Cross Sport is more suitable for off-road use with its Active Control feature, with selectable settings for Off-Road, Custom Off-Road, Snow, and On-Road.


2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

VS

2020 Nissan Murano 

276-hp/266 lb-ft

Max. Horsepower/Torque 260-hp/240 lb-ft

5,000 pounds

Max. Towing Capacity 1,500 pounds
77.8 cu-ft Maximum Cargo Capacity 67.0 cu-ft
Standard Crash Response System No

 


Compare the 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport and 2020 Nissan Murano

Both SUVs have two rows of seating, with the ability to seat up to five people. However, the Atlas Cross Sport offers more storage space, with a maximum cargo capacity of 77.8 cu-ft, compared to 67.0 cu-ft for the Murano. The Atlas Cross Sport also offers a plethora of premium interior features, such as the Dual-zone Climatronic Climate Control System, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration, a 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and the 12-speaker Fender Premium Audio System.

With its protective structure and advanced airbag system, the Atlas Cross Sport provides a very safe ride. The Atlas Cross Sport also comes standard with advanced electronic safety features like the Intelligent Crash Response System, which turns off the fuel pump, unlocks the doors, and turns on the hazard lights if the vehicle gets into an accident. The Murano doesn’t offer a similar feature.

If you’re from the South Bay of Los Angeles and would like to get behind the wheel of the 2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport, then contact us at Pacific Volkswagen!


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