How Much Can a 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Tow?

January 31st, 2023 by
2023 Volkswagen Atlas

You’re ready for a family-friendly SUV that can haul more cargo for weekly errands or tow a boat to Lake of the Ozarks or a camper to the St. Francois Mountains for a weekend getaway. Or you want the ability to carry more stuff with you on a cross-country trip for a family vacation. 



The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas SUVhas what you need as a Shiloh vehicle for families and commuters alike. This powerful vehicle delivers strong towing capabilities. The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. Even better, you have two engine options to choose from, depending on how much you want the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas SUV to tow. 

Learn more about the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity with Auffenberg Volkswagen, then contact us or call 618-624-2277 when you’re ready for a test drive! 

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Options 

Fishing, camping, exploring, or hauling, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity gets the job done without sacrificing fuel economy or Madison performance. View the engine options for the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas SUV:

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

Both Volkswagen Atlas engines utilize an 8-speed automatic transmission with standard FWD. Caseyville drivers can upgrade to the 4MOTION® AWD for extra power and traction during inclement weather or if you’re itching for some offroad adventures.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Utilities

The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity is ideal for active East St. Louis families who love camping or sightseeing road trips on the weekends. Its increased cargo capacity and cavernous passenger room ensure comfort for everyone during the ride. 

Your chosen 2023 Volkswagen Atlas SUV can seat up to seven people, offering 96.8 cubic feet of cargo room. You’ll have plenty of space for supplies, luggage, pets, and everything you need for a family vacation. The Volkswagen Atlas is ready for the long haul as the largest Volkswagen available in the United States.

Check out some of the other interior utilities offered on 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 

Test Drive a 2023 Volkswagen Atlas at Auffenberg Volkswagen!

We can talk about the 2023 Volkswagen towing capacity, engine, and utility space all day. But you really have to experience one for yourself. Stop by our showroom for a test drive today in Shiloh.

Looking for something other than this top-rated SUV? Search our new vehicle inventory for your next ride. When you’re ready to take the next step, apply for financing to begin the car buying process. We look forward to helping you in any way we can! We know you’ll look great behind the wheel of the perfect Volkswagen Atlas for your family.


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