2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

September 29th, 2020 by

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You will likely see many Volkswagen Atlas SUVs on the roads of Arlington, and it’s easy to see why. The powerful Atlas delivers remarkable towing capability in addition to a wealth of comfort and convenience features. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped, and drivers are able to select the engine that best fits their driving and towing needs. Learn more about the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity with Alexandria Volkswagen below before stopping by the dealership to see the Atlas in person.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Choices

One of the best things about the Atlas is that you don’t have to worry about sacrificing power or fuel efficiency. You can have both thanks to the state-of-the-art Volkswagen Atlas engine options. Below, you can compare the specs for both offerings, so you can choose the engine works best for you. Are you looking for more towing power from your Volkswagen Atlas SUV, or is fuel economy a top priority? No matter the case, there is a Volkswagen Atlas engine for you.

  • 2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine:
    • 235 hp
    • 258 lb-ft of torque
    • 2,000-pound towing capacity
    • 21 city/24 highway mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy
  • 3.6L V6 Engine:
    • 276 hp
    • 266 lb-ft of torque
    • 5,000-pound towing capacity
    • 17 city/23 highway mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy

No matter which Volkswagen Atlas engines you choose, it is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with standard FWD. For Washington DC drivers who want added peace of mind during inclement weather, 4MOTION® AWD is also available.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Utilities

While the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity is certainly impressive, it is not all there is to love about the Volkswagen Atlas SUV. The spacious Atlas can seat up to seven people, but there is still plenty of space for all of your belongings. When it comes to space for suitcases or sporting goods, the Volkswagen Atlas SUV provides up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo room. With a payload capacity of 1,396 – 1,495 pounds, the Volkswagen Atlas is ready to haul whatever you need. It is also well-equipped with features to make hauling hassle-free:

  • 60/40 split folding second row
  • Third row with easy entry and 50/50 split-folding seats
  • Under-floor storage with felt lining in cargo area
  • Four trunk tie-down hooks

Test Drive the Volkswagen Atlas at Alexandria Volkswagen

At Alexandria Volkswagen we are highly impressed by the Volkswagen Atlas engine and Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity, and we’re sure that Springfield drivers will be, too. If you would like to see what makes the Atlas a standout SUV on Arlington roads, visit Alexandria Volkswagen to set up a test drive, or contact us for more information. You can also begin the financing process from the comfort of home.

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