CarScoops essentially made this article about the VW Atlas and compares it to the mainstream suv market. They're saying it is late to the party when looking at the CX-9, Explorer, Highlander, etc. but it does win in the interior space and driving dynamics department.
First Drive: The 2018 VW Atlas Is All Over The Mainstream SUV MapWhile it’s full of good ideas and is an altogether compelling package on this short drive, the Atlas is not exactly the revelation it needs to be to sway loyal Ford, Honda or Toyota buyers. Nor does it pull at any heartstrings to attract any VW loyalists not stung by Dieselgate.