2023 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

September 1st, 2023 by
2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cargo Space


Easily conquer your next family adventure with the Volkswagen Atlas. Popular among Washington DC families and commuters alike, the Atlas boasts a powerful engine and impressive towing capabilities. The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped, and two Atlas engine options allow you to find the right performance that fits your lifestyle. Learn more about the capabilities of the Volkswagen Atlas SUV with Alexandria Volkswagen, then reach out to our team to test drive a model today!

Volkswagen Atlas Engine Specifications

Whether you need more storage with a trailer during the workweek or you are ready to haul a camper to the campsite, the VW Atlas towing capacity and engine are ready for the job. Explore the engine specs below:

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine: 

  • 235 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity
  • 21 City/25 Highway MPG EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

3.6L V6 Engine: 

  • 276 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • 18 City/24 Highway MPG EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

Confidently take on the roads around Arlington without sacrificing fuel efficiency. The Atlas comes equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission and standard FWD. 4MOTION® AWD is available with an upgrade for increased handling and control on uneven terrain or during inclement weather.

Volkswagen Atlas Interior Amenities

The spacious midsize Volkswagen Atlas SUV is perfect for when you need more storage space or room for your family to relax on extended road trips. The Atlas can comfortably seat seven passengers and offers up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo room with the seats folded. Loaded with versatile interior utilities and leatherette or leather surfaces, you and your passengers can easily settle in for scenic drives around Springfield. Here are just some of the utilities found in the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas:

  • 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

If your adventures call for an attached bike rack or rooftop storage, customize your Atlas with genuine Volkswagen accessories.

Explore the Capabilities of the Atlas with Alexandria Volkswagen!

The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity and engine specs allow you to easily transfer from daily commutes around Springfield to your next weekend getaway. Explore how the Atlas compares to other models like the three-row Toyota Highlander or the smaller Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.


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