After having a hard time in the SUV sector with the two-row and rather expensive Touareg, Volkswagen lastly exposed the competitive three-row Atlas. With this model still being brand name new, we do not anticipate any huge changes when the 2019 Atlas rolls in.
Volkswagen will invest around $340 million to bring the vehicle to market, in addition to roughly $900 million currently invested to broaden the plant for Atlas production. The five-passenger Atlas variation will mark the 3rd Volkswagen model put together at the Chattanooga factory, which likewise makes the Passat sedan.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Design
As a carryover, we anticipate no visual changes inside or out. The refreshingly new body offers Volkswagen a durability it’s missed out on in the SUV market for ages. The interior continues the refreshingly basic look as the exterior, yet still generates a few of the premium features VW purchasers anticipate, consisting of the readily available Digital Cockpit, complete leather upholstery, and more.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Features
With whatever else staying the exact same, we anticipate the basic features to rollover too. If this shows real, search for the 2019 Atlas to come basic with fabric seats, LED headlights, dual-zone environment control, cruise control, a 6.5-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and more.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Engine
We likewise anticipate no changes under the 2019 Atlas’ hood, so search for it to come basic with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 235 horse power and 258 pound-feet of torque. Bear in mind that this base engine is readily available beyond the base S trim, however just by unique factory order. The optional engine will stay a 3.6-liter V6 with 276 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. The basic transmission in the 2019 Atlas will stay the eight-speed automated. Front-wheel drive is basic, however all-wheel drive is likewise offered.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Safety
In its launching year, the Atlas got the IIHS’ Top Safety Pick ranking– its second-highest honor. It got “Good” rankings in all 5 crash tests and a “Superior” ranking in the front-crash avoidance. What kept it from getting the leading ranking was its “Marginal” ranking in the new headlight test. Without any changes in the works, try to find these scores to stay the exact same in 2019.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Pricing & Release Date
While there’s no main release date, we anticipate to see the 2019 Atlas in display rooms in 2018. Without any changes in shop, we anticipate pricing to stay approximately the exact same in the new year. This would put the 2019 Atlas at $31,425 to $49,415 (location charges consisted of) depending upon devices. Secret rivals consist of the Dodge Durango, Honda Pilot, and Toyota Highlander.