After struggling in the SUV segment with the two-row and quite pricey 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 coming in.
Volkswagen will invest roughly $340 million to bring the vehicle to market, in addition to roughly $900 million already invested to broaden the plant for Atlas production. The five-passenger Atlas variant will mark the third Volkswagen model put together at the Chattanooga factory, which likewise makes the Passat sedan.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Design
As a carryover, we expect no visual changes inside or out. The refreshingly new body gives Volkswagen a durability it’s missed out on in the SUV market for ages. The interior continues the refreshingly basic look and feel as the exterior, yet still brings in a few of the premium features VW purchasers anticipate, consisting of the available Digital Cockpit, full leather upholstery, and more.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Features
With everything else remaining the same, we anticipate the standard features to rollover too. If this shows true, search for the 2019 Atlas to come standard 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 look 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. Remember that this base engine is 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 remain the eight-speed automatic. Front-wheel drive is basic, but all-wheel drive is likewise readily available.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Safety
In its debut year, the Atlas received the IIHS’ Top Safety Pick rating– its second-highest honor. It received “Good” rankings in all five crash tests and a “Superior” rating in the front-crash avoidance. What kept it from getting the top ranking was its “Marginal” ranking in the new headlight test. Without any changes in the works, search for these scores to remain the same in 2019.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas Pricing & Release Date
While there’s no main release date, we expect to see the 2019 Atlas in display rooms in 2018. With no changes in store, we expect pricing to stay roughly the very same in the new year. This would put the 2019 Atlas at $31,425 to $49,415 (location charges consisted of) depending on devices. Secret competitors consist of the Dodge Durango, Honda Pilot, and Toyota Highlander.