What’s the Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity?

June 3rd, 2019 by

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Trailer

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas has everything that Madison and Caseyville drivers need. A spacious, comfortable cabin and a flexible cargo bay let you tons of equipment, and for everything else, there’s the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity! With this vehicle, you’ll be able to pull up to 5,000 pounds towing. Learn more about the Atlas performance by reading on!

Volkswagen Atlas SUV: Engine Options

  • The base Atlas comes equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. With 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, the Volkswagen S has little trouble keeping up with rivals. With this engine, you’ll have a maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds.
  • Even in the base trim, you can upgrade with a 3.6-liter V6 engine, delivering 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. All other models include this larger engine, standard. This engine gives you the higher, 5,000-pound towing capacity.

No matter which Volkswagen Atlas configuration you choose, you’ll receive an 8-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard on all but the top-level SEL Premium trim, but you can always opt for 4MOTION® all-wheel drive if you’re looking for more control.

Volkswagen Atlas SUV: Utility

Of course, if you drive the three-row Volkswagen Atlas SUV, you won’t always need to break out the trailer when you’re transporting lots of cargo. With the seats up or down, you’ll enjoy plenty of space in the cargo hold:

  • All Seats Upright – 20.6 cubic feet
  • All Rear Seats Flat – 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space

You’ll also be able to handle heavy payloads. Depending on the trim you select, you’ll have a maximum cargo capacity of 1,396 to 1,495 pounds.

A 60/40 split-folding 2nd row and a 50/50 split-folding third row are standard in the VW Atlas interior, except in models that ditch the 2nd-row bench seat for 2nd-row captain’s chairs. You’ll also benefit from the inclusion of under-floor storage, four trunk tie-down hooks, and a grocery hook in the cargo area. All these features give the Atlas a major advantage over competitors like the Honda Pilot.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Cargo

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