Volkswagen announces pricing of new Atlas starting at $30,500

(April 4, 2017) HERNDON, Va. — Volkswagen of America today announced pricing of the all-new, seven-passenger 2018 Atlas. With a starting price of $30,500 for the four-cylinder turbo 2.0L TSI S FWD model (late availability), and $31,900 for the 3.6-liter V6 S FWD model, the Chattanooga-built SUV is loaded with standard equipment and available technology features. Those prices do not include destination charge, which Volkswagen did not divulge.

For maximum utility and comfort, the Atlas of
fers a spacious interior, with innovative access to the third row.

Based on the award-winning Modular Transverse Matrix (MQB) architecture, the Atlas is also fun-to-drive, a signature of Volkswagen vehicles. Atlas models will be available with two engine options, both with an eight-speed automatic transm
ission: the four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection 2.0-liter TSI engine, which produces 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque (achieved using premium fuel), and the 3.6-liter VR6 engine, which makes 276-horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. An optional 4Motion all-wheel-drive system is available on VR6 models.

The 2018 Atlas is scheduled to arrive in dealerships in May, and will be available in five trim levels to meet the diverse needs and tastes of U.S. customers.