2022 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

April 28th, 2022 by
2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport parked outside


If you’re looking for a versatile and family-friendly SUV, the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is an excellent option. When compared to similar models like the Audi Q7 and the Subaru Ascent, the Atlas comes out on top, especially in terms of space and power. One of the standout qualities of the Atlas is its towing capacity. The 2022 VW Atlas towing capacity reaches up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped. Plus, with two engine options for El Paso shoppers to choose from, they can customize just how much they’d like for their Atlas model to be able to tow. Keep reading to learn more about the Volkswagen Atlas engine specs and performance features. Then, contact us to schedule a test drive! 

What Are the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Options?

If you need a haul your small family camper or fishing boat, the Volkswagen Atlas SUV towing capacity can help you get the job done with ease. The Atlas towing capabilities are made possible in part due to its strong engine options. Let’s take a look at the Volkswagen Atlas engine specs, below:

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine: 

  • 235 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity
  • 21 City/24 Highway MPG EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

3.6L V6 Engine: 

  • 276 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • 17 City/23 Highway MPG EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

Both of the Volkswagen Atlas engines are paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with standard FWD. You can also opt for 4MOTION® AWD if you’d like some extra power and control during your Las Cruces, NM drives. 

2022 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Specs and Features 

The 2022 VW Atlas towing capacity is ideal for Albuquerque, NM families who are eager to go camping or tackle road trips. However, even if your adventures don’t necessitate towing heavy objects, you’ll have plenty of space in the Atlas cabin for your belongings, while still being able to comfortably accommodate your passengers. The Atlas can seat up to seven passengers, and you’ll have access to up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space. What’s more, the VW Atlas interior is also well-equipped with features that make carrying around belongings seamless:

  • 60/40 split folding second row
  • Third row with easy entry and 50/50 split-folding seats 
  • Under-floor storage with felt lining in cargo area 
  • Four trunk tie-down hooks 

Explore the New Volkswagen Atlas at Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso!

The Volkswagen Atlas SUV towing capabilities and ergonomic interior allow Van Horn commuters to haul their belongings and not have to worry about leaving anything behind. If you’d like to explore the Atlas cabin and experience how it performs when on the road, visit Rudolph Volkswagen of El Paso today! Our sales representatives will help you find the perfect Atlas trim for your lifestyle. Then, you can consult our finance experts to initiate the buying process. We can’t wait to help you drive home in a new Volkswagen Atlas!


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