The Volkswagen Group is in a large SUV-Crossover offensive. The new SUV is called Atlas and is the largest SUV ever produced by the company, which is significantly higher than the Touareg. It is intended exclusively for the US market, where size is still the most important. In Volkswagen, they emphasize that the 2019 VW Atlas is intended primarily for large families, who often travel, and have a tendency to adventure excursions to nature. It is in the SUV model extended over five meters in length and a short two meters wide, while the height of 1,767 mm rounds the impression of the model’s volume.
2019 VW Atlas – Exterior Expectations and Luxurious Interior Design
It starts on a modular MQB platform. With the dimensions it owns, this will be the largest VW model in sales in America. Atlas is a car adapted to the tastes of American buyers, and as such, will not come to Europe, although Volkswagen has not ruled out the possibility that it will appear in the Chinese market in the near future.
The recognizable design from the inside and outside makes Atlas the most competitive Volkswagen in the US market. From the security system there is everything that the Volkswagen Group can offer at the moment, even more than that.
One of the main arguments of this model is three rows of seats. So, the special attention was paid to the interior. Atlas offers space for seven people. The third row of seats is fordable, which ensures a satisfactory dose of convenience. The equipment is first-class, and includes a home-based digital cockpit with a powerful infotainment system.
Apart from space, there are plenty of luxury, for example, an audio system with a 480-watt amplifier and 12 speakers. The new model will have a system thanks to which it activates the brakes even after the activation of the airbags, as according to statistics it is determined that many accidents would have more mild consequences that the car after the first stroke stopped moving.
2019 VW Atlas – Powerful Engine and Performance
The manufacturer has announced that the new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas will initially be available with two petrol engines. The basic, four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo engine with 241 hp is matched with an eight-speed automatic transmission. The powerful 3.6-liter six-cylinder has 282 hp and comes with the same 8-speed transmission.
The new 2019 Atlas with a four-cylinder petrol engine can be ordered exclusively with front-wheel drive, while the V6 unit is also available in 4×4 variants with the 4Motion system. Buyers will be able to choose between front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, allowing drivers to choose between several driving programs depending on the condition and type of vehicle.
2019 VW Atlas – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
The new 2019 VW Atlas will be presented to the audience for the year of the current year. Pricing information is still official. However, there are speculations that the starting price of the model will be around $ 36,000. Actually, the price of the 2019 VW Atlas will depend on the package of equipment you choose.