What’s the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity?

February 4th, 2019 by

Family Silhouette at Beach with 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

The VW Atlas offers impressive capability with a payload capacity of 1,495 pounds. Additionally, the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity is 5,000 pounds. However, not only is the Altas strong, it also offers a wide selection of safety features, interior features, and more! Learn more about this SUV’s specs and features below.

Engine Options

The 2019 VW Atlas offers two engine options. The first is a 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder engine that produces 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. This engine is standard on the Atlas S, which is the base model. The second engine offered is the 3.6L V6 engine. This engine generates 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque. Every other model besides the S comes standard with the 3.6L V6 engine.

No matter which engine you choose, your Atlas will comes equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission. Also, while front-wheel drive comes standard on the Atlas, you can opt for 4MOTION® all-wheel drive if you want more traction on Des Moines roads.

Utility

The impressive nature of the Volkswagen Atlas doesn’t stop with the powerful engine options and exceptional towing capacity; this SUV also offers roomy cargo space and a variety of utility features. The Atlas offers 20.6 cubic feet of cargo space behind the rear seats. When you fold down the second-row seating, the cargo area expands to 96.8 cubic feet. The Atlas also comes with:

  • Four trunk tie-down hooks
  • 60/40 split folding second row
  • Third row with easy entry and 50/50 split-folding seats
  • Under-floor storage with felt lining in the cargo area
  • Grocery hook in cargo area

2019 Volkswagen Atlas interior driver connecting Android Auto

Explore the Atlas in Johnston!

If you want to experience all this SUV offers in person, contact us at Lithia Volkswagen of Des Moines to schedule a test drive with one of our new Atlas models! When you visit our dealership near Ubandale, be sure to ask one of our team members about our new vehicle specials!
 

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