How Powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas?
The largest SUV model in the entire Volkswagen lineup, the Atlas has impressed drivers for years thanks to its impressive performance and capability. Even with its ample amount of space for passengers or cargo, along with its abundance of technology and features, the new Atlas is truly one of the most exciting new SUVs available today. So, just how powerful is the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas?
Coming standard with new Atlas models is a powerful 2.0-liter turbo I-4 engine, which is capable of 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque when using premium fuel. This model, while powerful, still offers a great fuel economy rating of 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway ratings.
Does the VW Atlas Have a V6 Engine?
Available with an upgrade is an even more powerful and exciting 3.6-liter V6 engine. This engine takes the performance of the Atlas to the next level, outputting 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. This engine also helps the Atlas offer a fuel economy rating of 17 city and 24 highway mpg.
For those looking to upgrade to the more powerful engine, drivers can also equip their new Atlas model with the VW 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive system. Along with improved performance on slick roads or rugged terrain, drivers also have access to multiple drive modes to best accommodate the weather from dry roads to wet roads from rain, snow and even rough conditions off-road or in the mountains.
Now that you know how powerful the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is, you can see the SUV in action for yourself by visiting us at Findlay Volkswagen today in Henderson, Nevada, near Las Vegas. Be sure to keep up to date with our blog as well for even more news and information on your favorite VW vehicles. We would be more than happy to assist you in any way we can with your next car purchase.