2018 Volkswagen Atlas Performance

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

Brand new to the Volkswagen family is the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, an SUV that offers robust performance on top of all of its great features. You’ll be able to take more adventures outside of Santa Monica with its capable towing abilities, and two engine options let you choose the right power for your lifestyle. Fitting for families as well as those who frequently take many passengers or large cargo, the new Volkswagen Atlas can do it all! Learn more below before you get behind the wheel at Volkswagen Santa Monica today.


Performance Highlights

V6 Engine

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

With an impressive output of 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque, the standard engine proves itself a robust option for great acceleration and capable towing.

4MOTION with Active Control

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

Remain in control while power is distributed to all four wheels with this AWD technology that also allows you four options for maximum traction in various road conditions.

Towing Capacity

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

When you’re equipped with the V6 engine and a factory-installed trailer hitch, you can tow up to 5,000 lbs. to bring your favorite toys on vacation.


The 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic and Sport mode allows you to go from gear to gear with smooth transitions.

More About the Volkswagen Atlas Performance

Volkswagen is proud to debut its full-size SUV, the new Volkswagen Atlas, with capable performance for a variety of lifestyle needs. While the 3.6L V6 engine is standard, a turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder is soon to be available to offer you an impressive output of 235-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. While this engine has not yet been rated for fuel economy, the V6 engine gives you up to 25 mpg highway** and 18 mpg city**. While 4MOTION automatically distributes power to the wheels that need it, you can also select between Dry, Rainy, Snowy, or Rough modes to make it easier to take on the weather.

Test Drive the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Santa Monica

Schedule a test drive of the new Volkswagen Atlas at Volkswagen Santa Monica today. You can call our sales team at 855-722-5003 to make an appointment, or come down to our dealership at 2440 Santa Monica Blvd. to see our inventory seven days a week. We’ll help you find and finance a new or pre-owned vehicle you’ll be proud to drive home. You can also contact us online with any questions you have!