How Much Cargo Can the Volkswagen Atlas Tow?

By Product Expert | Posted in FAQs, New Models, Volkswagen Atlas on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 at 1:44 pm
Silver 2019 VW Atlas Parked in a Driveway with Family and Kids

What Are the 2019 VW Atlas Power and Towing Specs?

A welcome addition to the Volkswagen family of vehicles, the family-friendly Volkswagen Atlas is a fan favorite at Karen Radley VW. With room for seven friends and family members, the VW Atlas is tailor-made for family adventures and families who want to tow a boat, trailer or camper want to know – what are the 2019 VW Atlas power and towing specs? Learn more about how much cargo the Volkswagen Atlas can tow with this guide provided by Karen Radley Volkswagen.


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VW Atlas Engine Options and Specs

When you choose the Volkswagen Atlas, you will have a choice of two engine options. Entry-level VW Atlas entries employ a 235-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that manufactures 258 pound-feet of torque. Married to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the 2.0-liter VW Atlas will earn 22 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway. Families who want to upgrade power and performance can opt for a 276-horsepower 3.6-liter VR6 engine that makes 266 pound-feet of torque and pairs with an eight-speed automatic transmission and Start-Stop technology to achieve 18 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

Blue 2019 VW Atlas Rear Exterior in a Driveway with a Trailer Hitch
White 2019 VW Atlas in the Woods with a Tent, Campfire and Man Camping

VW Atlas Cargo Space and Towing Specs

The Volkswagen Atlas is perfect for family road trips and provides 20.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third-row seats that will expand to 96.8 cubic feet with the rear seats laid flat – perfect for day-to-day errands or larger chores. When you need to tow a boat, trailer or camper on your next adventure, the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas will fit the bill. Equipped with the 2.0-liter powertrain, the VW Atlas will tow up to 2,000 pounds of cargo with ease. An upgrade to the more powerful 3.6-liter engine will increase your towing capacity to 5,000 pounds – more than enough for a single-axle vacation trailer.


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Do you have your heart set on the Volkswagen Atlas? Do you want to know – what are the 2019 VW Atlas power and towing specs? Learn more about how much the all-new Volkswagen Atlas can tow with this quick guide provided by Karen Radley VW. Visit the Karen Radley Volkswagen online inventory today to find a Volkswagen car or crossover that will fit your lifestyle and budget!