Over the years, the midsize SUV class has grown to be one of the most crowded and competitive markets in the entire automotive industry. Despite this stiff competition, the Volkswagen Atlas has remained one of the most popular and successful midsize SUV models available. But what about the newest Atlas, the 2018 Atlas? Does it still hold up?
That's what we're here to answer with this model research page! Researching cars can be difficult, which is why we make these helpful pages that offer tons of information drivers need to know about the latest vehicles! We're going to break down everything you need to know about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas from its engine options and specifications to its all-wheel drive capability to its technology to its safety features! Let's see exactly what the Volkswagen Atlas can do!
No better place to start than underneath the hood! The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas offers two robust engines. First, there's the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that offers 235 horsepower, 258 lb-ft of torque and up to 26 mpg highway! Then, there's the available 3.6-liter V6 engine that can deliver 276 horsepower, 266 lb-ft of torque and still get up to 25 mpg highway!
For those times when two wheels just isn't enough, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has its 4MOTION All-Wheel Drive with Active Control! The 2018 Atlas's AWD offers better traction and capability no matter what the conditions. And, drivers can use the active control to pick which AWD they want based on the conditions from dry, rainy, snowy and rough!
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas isn't just powerful and capable, it's also fun! Feel like you're always front row at a concert with the Atlas' 480-watt Fender Premium Audio System! And, get all your favorite music and some of your favorite apps right on your Atlas with the Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capability!
What's more important than everything else, though, is safety. Drivers want to be sure that when they drive a vehicle, it'll do everything possible to keep them and their passengers safe. That's why the 2018 Atlas is engineered to be as safe as possible.
The body of the 2018 Atlas is built with front and rear crumple zones in order to absorb crash energy, and there's a rigid safety cage to help deflect the energy away from passengers. Plus, the Atlas offers safety features like the Automatic Post-Collision Braking system which mitigates collisions by automatically bringing it to a stop.
Want to learn more about the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas? Ready to get behind the wheel of one? Contact our staff at Broadway Automotive for more information or to schedule a test drive today!