2022 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

July 1st, 2022 by
2021 Volkswagen Atlas on the road

The Volkswagen Atlas SUV is a popular choice in Arlington as a family fun machine or a competent daily driver. This is because it’s got a powerful engine with plenty of towing (among other reasons). The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped, but you have to pick the more powerful of the two engines to achieve this. Washington DC drivers have a lot of choices to outfit their Volkswagen Atlas towing as they see fit, and Alexandria Volkswagen is going to cover it all.

2022 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Options

No matter if you’re bringing a small camper or a fishing boat out to the lake, the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity can get the job done without giving you too much grief at the pump. Check out the engine options for the VW Atlas towing capacity in this handy chart:

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

Both of these engines are coupled with an 8-speed automatic transmission with standard FWD. Springfield drivers can get 4MOTION® AWD if they’re looking for extra power when the weather gets crazy.

2022 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Utilities

If you’re looking to tow or haul in general, you don’t just need brute force. You need smarts as well. You’ve got seating for up to seven people in the Atlas as well as a maximum of 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space, meaning you can fit everything and everyone inside. Check out the interior utilities offered on the 2022 VW Atlas here:

  • 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

The Atlas to Adventure Is in Alexandria

Now that you’ve gotten your Atlas, it’s time to find adventure. We’re right here in Alexandria and ready to help you find the perfect vehicle for your needs. We suggest trying out our vehicle finder service to locate the right car. Apply for financing today to get started!


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