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How Much Towing Capacity Does the Volkswagen (VW) Atlas Have?

how much towing capacity does the volkswagen (vw) atlas have?

What Is The Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity?

Tow capacity of the Atlas is as much as 5,000 when paired with the 3.6L V6 engine and equipped with the factory-installed tow hitch. This pairing is available with the Atlas SEL Premium, SE Tech, SE Tech R-Line, SEL, SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line trims. All of these trims come with standard-equipped 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode, which grants drivers peace of mind, no matter what they may be towing.

How Much Horsepower In The Volkswagen Atlas Engine?

How Much Horsepower In The Volkswagen (VW) Atlas?

The Atlas has from 235-276 hp, depending on which engine option you choose. The available 3.6L, 24-valve, DOHC, narrow-angle V6 engine puts out 276 hp. The standard 2.0L TSI®, 16-valve, DOHC, in-line-4cylinder turbocharged engine puts out 235 hp. Regardless of which trim level you choose, you’ll find the Atlas is packed with enough power for most drivers.

Vehicle Weight of the Atlas

What Is The Weight of the Volkswagen Atlas?

The VW Atlas curb weight is 4,248-4,612 lbs. Weight of the VW Atlas will vary depending on trim level and which engine option you choose. The Atlas with the standard 2.0L TSI®, 16-valve, DOHC, in-line 4 cylinder turbocharged engine has the lowest weight of 4,248 lbs. The VW Atlas paired with the 3.6L V6 engine and SEL Premium trim has the highest weight of 4,612 lbs.

Ground Clearance of the Volkswagen Atlas

Atlas Ground Clearance

The Atlas has a ground clearance of 8 inches. While hitting the trails might not be a part of your typical drive, the additional security of 8-inches of ground clearance height can still help in town. Steep parking lot entrances and large speed humps will be no match for your Atlas.



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Great service! I got a new Atlas My sales guy was super helpful really kind showed me everything I needed!! Walked me through the process to make everything seem so simple !!! Not complicated at all!! Very smooth !!! I would recommend this place !! If you need a car and good honest people !! Thank you Mike.S

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Cars Oct 9, 2021

From the time I pulled up to service center I was greeted with a smile and excellent customer service. Armando thoroughly explained the service that I was receiving as well as answering my questions. I highly recommend this dealership hands down.

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Cars Sep 28, 2021

They are always busy, but do a great job. Ask for Sal. He goes the extra mile and will always take great care of you.

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Cars Sep 10, 2021

Great environment the whole process was very easy thank you again Mike and everyone on the sales team. I would definitely recommend Volkswagen and this dealership Thank you

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Cars Aug 28, 2021

My car was done when they said it would be. My service advisor, William McAuliff really knew a lot about my vehicle, 2003 Eurovan Weekender. It's running great.

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