2018 Volkswagen Atlas
The all new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is built in America for the modern American lifestyle, the seven-passenger SUV offers outstanding technology and spaciousness with hallmark Volkswagen driving dynamics. Join Automotive expert Lauren Fix, The Car Coach® and Paul Brian as they review this beauty.
Five distinctive trim levels, all priced to make waves in the midsize SUV market.
High-tech interior features include available Volkswagen digital cockpit.
Two engine options: four-cylinder turbo or VR6, both with eight speed automatic transmissions.
2L with 235hp, 258 torque
3.6L with 276hp and 266 torque
V6 mpg – 18/25/20 FWD
Towing capacity: 5000 with factory installed hitch on V6 only.
Available 4Motion all wheel drive system on VR6 models
Drive Modes: Eco, Normal, Sport, Individual
Snow, off-road and custom off-road versatility.
Excellent passenger and cargo space with flexible seating for up to seven adults
Innovative second row tilts and folds forward, even with child seats in place
R-Line Package adds design enhancements to the Atlas SE and SEL trims
Standard features include: full LED front lighting including DRL, 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels, start stop technology, rearview camera, automatic Post Collision braking, App Connect smart phone integration, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Mirror Link.
Available options: LED taillights, R-Line package, 20 inch alloy aluminum wheels, panoramic sunroof, power tailgate with easy open.
On the interior, heated rear seats, three zone Climatronic, remote start, optional second row captains chair are highlights the the features. Diamond pattern leather.
Audio: 8-inch glass infotainment screen, Fender Audio system with unique 3rd row audio system.
Safety: front assist and autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian monitoring, blind spot monitor, rear traffic alert with braking, lane assist, area view, adaptive cruise control with stop and go, park. distance control with maneuvering braking, park assist with parallel and forward/rear perpendicular parking and light assist.
Built in the Chattanooga assembly plant.
On sale Spring 2017
Pricing for 2018 Volkswagen Atlas starts at: $33,500
Test vehicle: SEL Premium
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