2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

February 2nd, 2021 by

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The Volkswagen Atlas SUV is one of the top midsize SUVs with Irvine drivers, thanks to its fantastic performance and high-tech amenities, but does it offer the capabilities that you need for your toughest jobs? The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity reaches a whopping 5,000 pounds when properly equipped – which is enough for most midsize trailers and motorized boats! Add in a versatile layout and plentiful storage options, and you’ve got one fantastic ride. Take a closer look at the Volkswagen Atlas SUV with Volkswagen South Coast, and take a look at our Volkswagen Atlas inventory in Santa Ana today!

Volkswagen Atlas Engine

The impressive specs start with your choice of two great Volkswagen Atlas engine choices. The standard Volkswagen Atlas engine is a 2.0L turbocharged model that generates up to 2,000 pounds of towing power, while the optional V6 upgrade will get you to the full 5,000-pound max. Take a quick look at the specs below:

  • 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC 16-Valve I-4 Engine — 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • Available 3.6L DOHC 24-Valve V6 Engine — 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque

Volkswagen Atlas SUV Storage

Whether towing a boat to Costa Mesa or packing the car with boxes for work, the Volkswagen SUV offers the storage that you need for any task. Not only does the Atlas have tons of cargo space and storage features, but it also has a flexible layout with folding seats to customize your interior based on your needs for the day.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Seating

  • Maximum 20.6 cubic feet of cargo space in the trunk area
  • 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space behind the third row
  • Standard 60/40 split-folding second row seats
  • Standard 50/50 split-folding third row seats
  • Available second row captain’s chairs

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Storage

  • Four trunk tie-down hooks
  • Cargo-area grocery hook
  • Under-floor storage

Find Your Volkswagen Atlas SUV with Volkswagen South Coast

You’ve read all about the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity, now see what else this midsize SUV can do for you at Volkswagen South Coast. If you’re in the Orange area, visit our dealership in Santa Ana to get behind the wheel or contact us for more information on this model, learn about the VW Tiguan towing capacity, the VW Atlas Cross Sport trim levels, VW Atlas interior, our VW Atlas lease deals, and more. Prefer to shop online? Check out our virtual showroom!