What are the Specs & Features of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas?

By Product Expert | Posted in New VW Models on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 at 6:59 pm
Driver side exterior view of a white 2018 VW Atlas

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Specs & Features

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas was designed with you in mind and provides ample space for the family, friends and everything they need to bring along for the trip.  Whether going across town or cross-country, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas thought of everything needed to make the journey enjoyable.  An innovative interior makes loading up the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas easier than ever and allows for multiple configurations of passengers and cargo.  All of the exciting features on the inside don’t mean a thing if the 2018 VW Atlas doesn’t have the engine specs to back them up, but it does.  Get all the details on the engine specs and interior features of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas right here.

Trims & Options

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is available in five trim levels, the S, Launch Edition, SE, SEL, and SEL Premium.  Only the 2018 Atlas S gets a standard 2.0L Turbo engine under the hood that delivers 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, the VW Atlas S can also be equipped with an optional 3.6L V6 engine that cranks out 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque.  This 3.6L V6 comes standard across the other four trim levels and pairs with an 8-Speed Automatic Transmission with Tiptronic® & Sport Mode to average EPA fuel economy estimates of 18 MPG in the city and 25 MPG on the highway.  4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive is available on all five trim levels and comes standard on the SEL Premium edition and when the 3.6L V6 engine works with 4MOTION®, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas’ fuel efficiency dips slightly to 17 MPG City/ 23 MPG HWY.

Trade-In your current ride for the 2018 VW Atlas

2018 VW Atlas driver's cockpit

Side view of the 2018 VW Atlas' three rows of seats

On the inside, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has spacious seating for up to seven passengers and features a second-row bench seat that can accommodate three child seats and offers quick third-row access with the second-row easy slide seat.  The second-row bench seat also features 60/40 Split-Folding functionality and the third-row can fold in a 50/50 split, this allows the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas to easily transition between carrying max passengers or maximum cargo.  With both rear seats filled with people, the VW Atlas can hold 20.6 cubic feet of cargo and when just the third-row seat is folded flat it can handle five passengers and 55.5 cubic feet of cargo.  Finally, when both rear seats are folded flat the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas can hold 96.8 cubic feet of cargo.  If you are ready to experience everything the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has to offer take it for a test drive today at EVS Auto in Milwaukee, WI.

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