2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

October 28th, 2020 by

2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL with 4MOTION

One of the many reasons why the Volkswagen Atlas has become a fan-favorite among Bethlehem drivers is its impressive towing capability. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity can reach up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. Drivers can choose between two great engine options depending on their towing needs. Learn more about the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity below before visiting Young Volkswagen to set up a test drive. 


2021 Volkswagen Atlas Engine 

When you opt for the Volkswagen Atlas SUV, you can select from two outstanding engine options depending on your performance and towing needs. You will find your Volkswagen Atlas engine options below:

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine: 

  • 235 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity
  • 21 city/24 highway mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy

3.6L V6 Engine: 

  • 276 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • 17 city/23 highway mpg EPA-estimated fuel economy

No matter which Volkswagen Atlas engine you choose, the engine will be paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with standard FWD. If you prefer additional control on the Stroudsburg roads, consider equipping your Volkswagen Atlas SUV with 4MOTION® AWD. This system is ideal for inclement weather or outdoor adventures. 

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Utility Features 

You already know that the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity puts this SUV in a class of its own, but its cavernous cargo capacity and ample passenger space guarantee that everyone will be comfortable and you won’t have to leave your belongings behind. The Volkswagen Atlas SUV provides seating for up to seven passengers, and you can take advantage of up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo room. When it comes to payload capacity, those figures range from 1,396 – 1,495 pounds. Other Volkswagen Atlas utility features worth mentioning include:

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

Test Drive the Volkswagen Atlas at Today

Now that you know a little more about the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity and Volkswagen Atlas engine options, you may be interested in taking the Volkswagen Atlas SUV for a spin. We can’t blame you! Visit Young Volkswagen today to set up a test drive. You can also contact us for more information. If you prefer to shop for a used Volkswagen Atlas SUV, the 2019 model also delivers remarkable towing power


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