So what does the Atlas offer up? Here’s a brief introduction:

2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Santa Monica, CA

The Volkswagen lineup just grew a little bit larger with the all-new 2018 VW Atlas finally making its way to dealership lots across the U.S. Drivers in the market for a spacious, affordable SUV are sure to be impressed with everything the Atlas has to offer. With seating for seven, it’s the largest vehicle available on the VW lineup.

Our team here at Volkswagen Santa Monica is going to explore the performance capabilities as well as the available safety, technology, entertainment and comfort features in detail to give drivers a better idea of what this new SUV has to offer. Those interested in getting behind the wheel won’t have to wait much longer for the Atlas to arrive here in Southern California.



There are nine trims available for the 2018 VW Atlas, and drivers will have the option between a later available 2.0L Turbo engine or a 3.6L V-6 engine.

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All 2018 VW Atlas trims will be set standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic mode and Sport mode for more control.

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In order to keep the climate temperature under control, there’s an available three-zone automatic climate control system for the driver as well as all the passengers.

Test drive the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Santa Monica

As we mentioned above, there are nine trims available to choose from for the 2018 VW Atlas: Launch Edition, Launch Edition with 4MOTION, SE, SE with 4MOTION, SE with Technology, SE with Tech. and 4MOTION, SEL, SEL with 4MOTION and SEL Premium with 4MOTION. The Atlas Launch Edition trims are “big on everything” with standard power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroofs and SiriusXM Satellite Radio for entertainment.

The entry-level SE trim includes standard features such as four USB ports, a composition media touchscreen sound system and a Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert. The SE with Tech. and 4MOTION add on the 4MOTION all-wheel drive system as well as the Climatronic three zone climate control and Front Assist.

We’re going to highlight additional available features below to give drivers a better idea of what the Atlas has in store:

  • Rain sensing windshield wipers
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Keyless access with push-button start
  • Heated seats, 1st and 2nd rows

Those interested in learning more are welcome to contact us here at Volkswagen Santa Monica for further details.

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