Volkswagen is introducing new full-size crossover for upcoming season. It will be 2018 VW Atlas. All fans are eager to see it, although some of the details are already out. Nevertheless, SUV is something new in the dealerships. Comfortable and safe, interior is announcing updates in all VW vehicles. Outside, bold and big, Atlas is making a statement of attractive vehicle. Also, this crossover is using powerful engines, with output of more than 200 hp. It will available in US at first time, and after that in Russia and Middle East. Pricing is still unknown, but fans should be patient for some more time.
2018 VW Atlas design
There are many highlights on the 2018 VW Atlas styling. First of all, its front is very attractive, with big grille and bumpers. Also, headlights are very aggressive. On the rear end, there are double exhaust tips. Then, door is huge and access to storage area is excellent. This family vehicle has truck big enough for all 7 passengers. With folded third row seats, total space is almost 100 cubic-feet. As we already mentioned, interior has three-row layout for seating. Travelers have enough room for legs and head. Second row of seats can move, so access to third row is easy and simple.
2018 VW Atlas drivetrain
Under the hood of the 2018 VW Atlas is a 2.0-l four-cylinder engine. This gasoline drivetrain features direct injection and turbo charger. With this equipment, it can make 240 hp. Other possibility is bigger V-6 unit. Without charger and direct injection, this engine is capable to produce 280 hp. Eight-speed transmission distributes power to wheels. New Atlas is using front-wheel drive as default system. Nevertheless, there is also 4motion all-wheel drive system as additional option. Furthermore, driver can select specific mode of driving with special feature. Estimated fuel economy is unknown yet, and we will find out more as time of release approaches.
2018 VW Atlas release date
With many details out in public, there is no doubt that crossover is coming soon. We believe that SUV will be available for purchase by the end of this year. American buyers will have a chance to get 2018 VW Atlas first. Also, this vehicle is going to be assembled in VW factory in US.