2020 Volkswagen Atlas
#15 of 2020 SUVs
#22 of all 2020 vehicles
The Atlas, which Volkswagen introduced in 2018, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 7. The Atlas has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Having better than average EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and pollution. With optional all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily handle mud, snow, and sand. Volkswagen offers a 6-year, 72,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.
We estimate that the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0302% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.4519%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0302% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.4519% chance of being injured.
Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas is 35% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas is 26% less likely to result in a fatal accident.
Active safety features on the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas can protect loved ones by reducing accident severity and preventing accidents. All trims and versions of the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas include the following active safety system: Front Assist. There are optional safety features on the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas which may add to the cost but should be strongly considered --- Lane Assist and Blind Spot Monitor.
Safety features can still make a vehicle safer, even if not as flashy as emergency automatic braking. Standard side mirror turn signals alert others of your intention to turn or switch lanes allowing them to react accordingly, which can prevent accidents caused by not seeing a vehicle in the blind spot. Optional Cornering Headlights / Leveling Head Lamps points head lamps towards where the vehicle is heading, better lighting the road ahead.