What's the Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity?
Sure, the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is a spacious midsize SUV with impressive fuel economy ratings, safety features, and interior comforts — that's not all, though! It's also a capable tower and hauler for your many adventures. In fact, the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity is 5,000 pounds. Heading out for a family camping trip near Brentwood? The VW Atlas can tow a camper or small boat with ease. Read on for more information about the new Atlas SUV's towing capabilities and engine power!
Volkswagen Atlas SUV: Engines
The VW Atlas allows you to customize the amount of power you need. Choose from the following two engines:
- 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine: Standard on the Atlas S,this engine produces up to 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
- 3.6L V6 Engine: Other Atlas configurations come with this engine. It generates up to 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque.
No matter the engine you choose, you'll enjoy the smooth shifting of an 8-speed automatic transmission. You can also choose between standard front-wheel drive or available 4MOTION® all-wheel drive for added traction.
Volkswagen Atlas SUV: Other Utility Highlights
You'll have plenty of power to tow with the VW Atlas, but what about interior space? With the rear seats folded, you'll have up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo room — a massive amount of space for a midsize SUV. Leaving the seats in place grants you 20.6 cubic feet. Additionally, the VW Atlas has a payload capacity of 1,396 to 1,495 pounds, so you can feel confident it has the strength to haul everyone and everything. Other thoughtful features inside the Atlas interior include the following:
- Grocery hook in the cargo area
- Under-floor storage with felt lining in the cargo area
- Third row with easy entry and 50/50 split-folding seats
- 60/40 split folding second row
- Four trunk tie-down hooks
Test Drive the VW Atlas at Volkswagen Santa Monica!
Do you have additional questions about the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity? Schedule a test drive at Volkswagen Santa Monica near Beverly Hills! Our team can help you lease or finance the right trim level for your everyday needs. While you're here, be sure to ask about the Volkswagen warranty and protection plans.