The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is designed and built in America. It is designed while keeping in mind the taste of the Americans. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is the company’s latest model and is the largest vehicle ever produced by Volkswagen. It is also Volkswagen’s first ever three-row mid-size crossover SUV. The Touareg SUV that has been around in the market lacks the third-row seating. Great passenger and cargo space has been provided to the customers. The Atlas not only comes loaded with a lot of features but also does well in terms of overall value. It is exactly the type of car which the American families demand.
Just like all the other Volkswagens, even the Atlas gets a basic and trailblazing interior. The interiors are simple and amazing at the same time.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas was most certainly worth the wait. A cabin space for seven has been provided and the best part is that the two people seated in the third row also get a lot of comforts even with luggage stored behind them.
Premium offers plenty of technology features as well, but their inclusion never makes the cabin seem overly complicated. When compared with the base model which comes with above average quality material, a lot of technology features have been included in the top-end SEL and SEL Premium offer without making the interior look complicated. It is the much needed midsize crossover.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas EXTERIOR
2018 Volkswagen Atlas will certainly make its presence felt on the road with its bold design. A panoramic sunroof running the length of all the three rows has been provided. The overall design of the SUV looks very bold. The ceased lines in the front and the sides make it look powerful and muscular.
Tires play a very important role and add a lot to the overall looks of such big SUV’s. The 20″ alloys that are provided compliment the design of the Atlas and make it look bold. The brick like shape gives it a Herculean look. The macho appearance of the Atlas is boosted up with the presence of standard LED headlamps and daytime running lights as well as tailpipes jabbing through the rear bumper.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas INTERIOR
The interior of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is quite clean and looks very sleek. The high-quality material used gives it’s interiors great boost. Volkswagen has kept it simple which has made it very easy to use. The touch screen provided makes it user-friendly. The second row is very spacious while the third row comprises a bit on leg space but it’s not an issue as you can easily slide the second-row seats up to add more space to the third row. All the seats are quite comfortable as well as supportive. A lot of attention has been paid to make sure that the passengers get a lot of headroom and legroom. Even in the third row, the Atlas provides enough space.
A lot of soft material has been used in the cabin and the presence of wood and metal accents give it a more stylish look. Also, there is cargo space of 583 liters which can be increased by folding the second and third rows. When the third row is folded the boot space is increased to 1571 liters and finally with the second row folded it offers 2741 liters of boot space approximately. All the general features like Bluetooth, USB port etc. has also been provided.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas ENGINE
The Atlas’s V-6 engine work fines with the eight-shift automatic transmission which provides refined gear shifts. However, sometimes it feels a reluctant to downshift while driving at low speeds.
The Atlas 3.6-liter V-6 engine serves up 276 horsepower. Although with the V-6 engine it feels a bit weak and it seems that it will be a tad slower than what one would expect when loaded with passengers and cargo. The handling is really good and it seems to be a disciplined vehicle. Still, it works just fine in the city.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas Price :
2018 Volkswagen Atlas will surely give stiff competition to the other competitors out there in this segment. The base Atlas Launch Edition will be starting at $33,500. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas will surely create a lot of buzz and will satisfy the needs of big families. If you have a big family or you travel a lot then this car would be perfect companion for you. The only drawback is the slow acceleration and lack of power but even that would be fine in normal city drives. Other than this The Atlas is a great car with fabulous looks and clean interiors.
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