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How strong is the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas?

Engine Options and Maximum Performance Ratings for the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Ultra-powerful, sleek, and versatile, the new 2019 VW Atlas is a true champion for all sorts of drivers. When you need unrelenting, class-leading strength out of your SUV, the Atlas is the only option that you need – join Boucher VW today to check out its engine options, maximum performance ratings, and much more!

2019 Volkswagen Atlas engine specs and powertrain

There are two engines available for the 2019 Atlas, the first one being a 2.0-liter Turbocharged four-cylinder. When loaded up with premium fuel, this motor can crank out 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque; you can also achieve 26 miles per gallon on the highway! For even greater strength, however, we recommend checking out the Atlas’ 3.6-liter V6. It’s an absolute monster, able to crank out 276 horsepower and 266 pound-feet of torque.


Turbocharged four-cylinder engine for the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Isolated view of 2019 Volkswagen Atlas V6 engine


Both Atlas engines, though, come standard with an 8-speed automatic transmission and 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive with Active Control. The latter offers four (Dry, Rainy, Snowy, Rough) selectable drive modes that can help you gain traction and stability no matter the exterior condition!


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2019 Volkswagen Atlas Towing and Payload Capacities

We weren’t kidding when we deemed the 2019 Atlas one of the strongest members of the American SUV class; its V6 engine can handle a towing capacity as high as 5,000 pounds, and payload rating of up to 1,495 pounds. Both of these ensure that you’ll be well-equipped for any journey, long or short!


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Test drive a new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas at Frank Boucher VW in Racine WI

Do you have anything else that you’d like to know about the 2019 Atlas? We’re always here to help – don’t hesitate to contact Boucher VW as soon as you get a chance to. We’ll get you set up with a test drive or financing deal if you’re ready to sign off!


Click here to check out the lease and finance specials we’re offering on the 2019 Atlas!