2018 Volkswagen Atlas Springfield VA
It’s common to be afraid of new things, because anything new can feel like a risk. Luckily, we have technology today that allows us to assess the risk that has been taken on by others. For those in the Springfield VA area wondering if the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a worthy entry into the three-row SUV segment, the reviews are in and they are astounding. The Atlas is already earning high praise as a model that’s so roomy, even adults are comfortable in the third row. Not only that, but the robust model has two engine options to provide a range of performance options. This may be the first large vehicle from VW to be presented for the U.S., but its instant success shows that VW was waiting to do things right.
Features in the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Though there are two engine options for the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, it is worth noting that the 2.0-liter 4-cylinder is offered exclusively on the base S trim level. This engine offers up to 235 max. horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. The upgrade to the 3.6-liter V6 engine, which is available for the S trim and standard for all others, means an output of 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque.
What about interior space? The seven-passenger SUV offers 153.7 cubic feet of passenger volume and 96.8 cubic feet of cargo volume behind the first row. This makes it a roomy choice perfect for most families.
Standard features include all of the following:
- Engine start-stop
- Dual-zone climate control
- Cruise control
- Remote entry
- Volkswagen Car-Net App-Connect
- Rearview Camera
- Bluetooth with audio streaming
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Are you wondering just how good the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is? Stop by Karen Radley Volkswagen for a test drive. We’re always happy to see customers traveling from Tysons Corner, Vienna, Lorton, Springfield, Manassas, Woodbridge, Fairfax, Gainesville and Washington D.C.