The Impressive Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

August 11th, 2020 by

2021 Atlas

Are you in the market for a 2021Volkswagen Atlas SUV, but you’re wondering if it can handle towing your boat or camper? Then you may be in for a pleasant surprise like many of our Bayside customers are when they find out about the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity. Whether you’re looking to buy or to sign up for a Volkswagen Atlas lease, you can’t go wrong with this SUV.



Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity by Engine

The base model 2021 Atlas is no slouch when it comes to hauling and towing. But when you opt for the bigger V6 engine, which is available on all trims except for the Atlas S, you get more horsepower and torque, with an even greater towing capacity. Here are the specs by engine:

Volkswagen Atlas SUV with Standard Equipment

  • 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine and an 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 235 horsepower
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Maximum towing capacity of 2,000 pounds

Equipped for Maximum Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

  • 24-valve 3.6L V6 engine (popular with Huntington customers)
  • 276 horsepower
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • Maximum Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity of 5,000 pounds

Volkswagen Atlas SUV: Towing-Enhancing Features

Whether you buy or start a Volkswagen Atlaslease, you’ll be driving a vehicle packed with features that make towing that much easier. Here are just a few:

  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR)
  • Electronic Differential Lock (EDL)
  • Engine Brake Assist (EBA)
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake-pressure Distribution (EBD)
  • Hydraulic Brake Assist (HBA)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Power assisted, dual circuit, vented 335 mm front disc brakes
  • High Beam Control (Light Assist)
  • Overhead View Camera (Area View)
  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • Rear View Camera System

Check Out the New Atlas at Platinum Volkswagen of Hicksville

You can see the new Atlas right now at Platinum Volkswagen. While you’re here, make sure to check out ourVolkswagen Atlas lease deals. We make it easy for you to get behind the wheel of your next vehicle. You can evenapply for financing online. Our dealership is conveniently located near Hempstead, but you can also browse our entire inventory from the comfort of your own home! So, contact us today!

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