Anticipating the All-New Volkswagen Atlas: What You Need to Know
Volkswagen’s all-new full-size SUV with room for up to seven is finally here. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas made an appearance at the Vancouver International Auto Show, and has given Cowell Auto Group a glimpse at the brand new model expected in stores this summer. Starting at $35,690, this show stopper is sure to take home a few fans.
The Atlas comes with plenty of room to fit your changing needs, including an adult-sized third-row, stowaway middle row and plenty of cargo space. Spaciousness and comfort blend together for a practical and versatile ride. Even though the Atlas is big inside and out, Car and Driver notes that the 4MOTION driving capabilities allows the big vehicle to feel small when driving. This versatility is a key feature that makes the Atlas a hot new model.
The Atlas is designed to accommodate multiple types of power train with 4MOTION all-wheel drive, driving mode selection and engines options of either 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo, with 235 hp sent to the front wheels, or a 3.6-litre VR6 engine offering a bolder 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. Whichever you choose, the Atlas is sure to impress.
The Atlas is filled with technology to get you where you’re going and keep your passengers entertained. App-Connect smartphone integration is on hand and a 12-speaker Fender audio system is optional. Additional safety features include forward-collision alert, blind-spot detection and lane-departure warning with steering assist. The Volkswagen Digital Cockpit is on hand to help you keep track of all this technology. Sure to impress, the Digital Cockpit lets you see important information including speed, fuel consumption and navigation