New Volkswagen Atlas | Santa Monica, CA

The Benefits of Buying a New Volkswagen Atlas from Our Dealership

The Volkswagen Atlas slots in as a spacious, three-row SUV that manages seating for up to seven, an optional V6 engine, and a variety of driver assistance features. If you're a Santa Monica driver looking for a new family vehicle that comes with all the modern features you'd expect, then a new Volkswagen Atlas is a great model to consider. The Volkswagen Atlas can be had in six different trim levels: SE, SE with Technology, SEL, SEL R-Line, SEL R-Line Black, and SEL Premium R-Line.

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Powering the Volkswagen Atlas is one of two engines, with the base engine being a spritely 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that makes 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The Volkswagen Atlas offers up a choice between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive along with an 8-speed automatic transmission. If you're a Hawthorne driver interested in more power, then the Atlas offers up a 3.6-liter V6 engine that makes 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque. This engine also can be had with front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. The Volkswagen Atlas boasts up to 5,000 pounds of towing capacity.

Interior Features

With six different trims to consider, there's plenty of interior features to enjoy. The base SE trim of the Volkswagen Atlas comes equipped with heated front seats, a power adjustable driver's seat, a power liftgate, and faux leather upholstery. The SE with Technology trim improves on the base trim by adding in remote engine start, tri-zone automatic climate control, and a hands-free liftgate. The SEL makes some changes, including a heated steering wheel, a power adjustable passenger seat, and increased driver assistance features. The SEL R-Line gains R-Line interior trim accents. The SEL R-Line Black gains black badges while the SEL Premium R-Line boasts leather upholstery, ventilated front seats, heated second row seats, and ambient interior lighting.


Tech features range greatly, with even the base SE Trim coming with an impressive set of features. The SE trim comes with a 6.5-inch touchscreen infotainment display, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto connectivity, a 6-speaker audio system, and in-vehicle Wi-Fi functionality. The SE with Technology lives up to its name by offer Santa Monica drivers an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment display, voice controls, and a wireless charging pad. The SEL trim adds a navigation system while the SEL Premium R-Line adds a 12-speaker Fender premium audio system and a 360-degree camera system.

Safety Features

The Volkswagen Atlas comes standard with a suite of driver assistances. Standard driver assistance features include forwards collision mitigation, blind spot monitoring, and rear cross traffic alert. The SE with Technology trim offers Inglewood drivers additional features, including adaptive cruise control and front/rear parking sensors. The SEL trim gains lane keeping assist, adaptive headlights, and blind spot intervention. Other notable driver assistance features include an automated parking system.

2023 VW Atlas Trim Levels

The 2023 VW Atlas organizes an abundance of comforts, conveniences, and tech features across five feature-filled trims. Here's a quick rundown of what each tier offers.


The Atlas's base trim level offers many desirable amenities, ensuring Inglewood families can enjoy a nicely equipped drive no matter which tier they choose. The Atlas SE comes standard with:

  • Available 4MOTION® all-wheel drive
  • 18-inch alloy wheels
  • LED headlights with low-speed corner illumination
  • Roof rails
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Heated mirrors
  • Proximity keyless access
  • V-Tex leatherette upholstery
  • 10-way power-adjustable driver seat with power lumbar
  • Heated front seats
  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
  • 6.5-inch App-Connect touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

SE with Technology

True to its name, the Atlas's second tier adds a bevy of tech enhancements, including upgraded infotainment and additional driver aids. The SE with Technology builds on the base trim with:

  • Available 4MOTION® all-wheel drive
  • 20-inch alloy wheels
  • Remote start
  • Easy Open hands-free liftgate with remote open/close
  • Tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Pro
  • 8-inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Wireless smartphone charging
  • Dual rear USB-C charge ports
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Park Distance Control with Maneuver Braking


In the middle of the lineup, the Atlas SEL provides an appealing blend of features and value for your Torrance travels. It comes standard with 4MOTION AWD and adds amenities like:

  • Steering-adaptive LED headlights
  • Automatic high beams
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Driver position memory
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power-adjustable front passenger seat
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • Travel Assist, Lane Assist, Emergency Assist

SEL R-Line Black

For drivers seeking a splash of sporty style for their family-friendly crossover, the Atlas's penultimate trim adds unique styling cues, including:

  • R-Line bumpers and badging
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • R-Line interior trim

SEL Premium R-Line

At the top of the Atlas lineup, the SEL Premium R-Line adds the finishing touches for Hawthorne drivers seeking a fully equipped driving experience. It includes unique R-Line design details and additional amenities like:

  • 21-inch alloy wheels
  • Leather upholstery
  • Ventilated front seats
  • Heated rear seats
  • Area View 360-degree camera
  • Park Assist
  • Fender® Premium Audio System

Trim Overview

The Volkswagen Atlas makes six trim levels available to Inglewood drivers. Inglewood drivers can look forward to trim options like the SE, SE with Technology, SEL, SEL R-Line, SEL R-Line Black, and SEL Premium R-Line.

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Want to check out a new Volkswagen Atlas in person in the Santa Monica area? Feel free to contact our team of professionals to set up a test drive. Our team is prepared to work with Inglewood area drivers with nearly every aspect of the Atlas purchasing or leasing process. Be sure to check out our array of online shopping tools to get an early start on many different leasing/purchasing steps.

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