How Much Can the Volkswagen Atlas Tow?

October 15th, 2017 by

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

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For years, Alexandria families have been enjoying the capabilities and amenities of the VW SUV lineup. Now, the German automaker is taking the game to the next level with the release of the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Atlas. Check out what the 2018 VW Atlas can tow when equipped with:

  • 3.6L V6 engine
  • 4MOTION® all-wheel drive
  • Manufacturer-installed towing hitch

Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is getting a lot of attention for its large interior and premium technology, but when equipped with the aforementioned engine and features, it’s also able to tow up to 5,000 pounds! That’s enough for:

  • Trailers
  • Recreational boats
  • Small towable RVs

Other Performance Capabilities

In addition to its robust towing capacity, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas also features a range of bonus standard and available performance features, including:

  • Standard 2.0T Engine – This turbocharged inline-four engine is able to put out a capable 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque while getting up to an EPA-estimated 26 mpg highway and 22 mpg city.
  • Available V6 Engine – Upgrade to the 3.6L V6 engine for an output of 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque.
  • 4MOTION® with Active Control – This interactive all-wheel drive system comes with settings suited for a range of driving conditions, including Dry, Rainy, Snowy, and Rough terrain.
  • 8-Speed Automatic Transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport Mode – This interactive transmission helps improve efficiency via Tiptronic® mode while also giving you the ability to shift between gears manually when you want to.

Haul Your Heavy Gear with the 2018 VW Atlas

Finally, a VW midsize SUV with robust towing numbers to meet a wide variety of demands! Browse our inventory of 2018 Atlas models, and check out everything that makes this vehicle a standout in the segment, including:

  • A comfortable, cavernous interior with three rows of seats
  • Volkswagen Car-Net® App-Connect
  • Fender® Premium Audio System
  • Hands-free Easy Open Power Liftgate

Experience all of this and more at Lindsay Volkswagen, your Dulles area VW dealer at 22455 Lindsay Cars Court in Sterling, VA. Contact us for more info on the 2018 VW Atlas at 844-230-4217.

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