Volkswagen has revealed all new mid-size SUV called 2018 VW Atlas. This model is designed to accommodate seven passengers and it will be offered on the American market. Production of new Atlas SUV was based on the famous MQB platform, which was already used in VW Tiguan and Passat models. 2018 Atlas will feature very muscular design, along with LED lights, both front and back. Inside the cabin, 2018 Atlas has more than enough space for passengers to really enjoy the drive. Various equipment will include ventilated leather seats, high quality Fender sound system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and optional Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. Safety features installed are adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, parking assistant and front-collision warning.
2018 VW Atlas engine and fuel economy specs
2018 VW Atlas engine range will consist of two different powertrains. First one is 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged unit, which is capable of producing 238 horsepower. Second choice is 3.6-liter VR6 engine generating 280 horsepower. Both engines will send power to the wheels through 8-speed automatic transmission. 2018 Atlas with VR6 engine can be had with 4Motion all-wheel drive system. 2018 Atlas fuel economy specs are still unavailable at the moment.
2018 VW Atlas release date and price review
2018 VW Atlas release date is expected sometimes during next year. Production will be done in Chattanooga factory in the U.S. However, Volkswagen will produce and offer new 2018 Atlas in China as well. Current information indicates that Atlas will not be sold in Europe. 2018 VW Atlas price should be slightly over $30,000.