2018 VW Atlas Redesign, Power, Engine

This new 2018 VW Atlas will be totally different from everything you`ve used to from Atlas. This time, it`s going to be potential leader in the three-row SUVs. It is more than obvious that Volkswagen have serious plans with this model so they`ve decided to make some big changes on him. We can notice that he have become bigger than he was before. Next, it is obvious that this time, Atlas will drop the trunk and he won`t be truck anymore. It is better for him to go on SUV market, it is where he can make better influence. Let`s see will that happen with new Atlas. Take a look on everything he`s capable to do.

2018 VW Atlas front

2018 VW Atlas Exterior and Interior Redesign

As we`ve said, first thing you`re going to notice about new 2018 VW Atlas is that he`s way bigger now than he was before. The way true three-row SUV need to look like. It has massive, sharp edges with great bumpers. Both of the bumpers are designed perfectly so they can look nice and so they can have great functionality. Front bumper is slightly lower than you`ve expected him to have but it`s going to work just fine, even on the off-road driving experience. This new 2018 VW Atlas will arrive on 19.0-inch alloy wheels which will make him look classier than before.

Great thing about this entire vehicle is that his weight will be even reduced thanks to more lightweight materials usage. Every light on this SUV is made using top quality lamps, LED ones. Front fascia on this car will definitely be the nicest thing on him. There will be great lines added on the hood and great grille design. This time, grille will be made using only chrome and with some great vertical bars.

One thing is sure, interior design of new 2018 VW Atlas will be all about the passengers. First, you`re going to have premium materials inserted inside. Seats, as almost any other part of the cabin, will be made using top quality Alcantara leather which is more than amazing. Other than that, those seats will have both heating and cooling options available, maybe even in the basic trim level. Also, his instrument board will be made from that same leather in combination with wood and with carbon fibers.

On the middle of it, there will be one larger touchscreen, larger than before, which is there to replace some of the buttons. When it comes to the buttons, there will be some additional ones added to the steering wheel inside new 2018 VW Atlas as well. All the functions we`ve seen in previous version of Atlas will be transferred in this one as well, with some software upgrades made.

2018 VW Atlas side

2018 VW Atlas Engine, Power, Transmission

So far, there are two engine options available for new 2018 VW Atlas and we expect at least one more. First choice will definitely be 2.0-liter inline-4 turbocharged unit. This one can produce 235 hp and 258 lb/ft as maximum torque amount. This one will have estimated fuel consumption about 22/26 mpg city/highway. Second choice for new Atlas will be 3.6-liter V6 unit. This powerful engine can produce 276 horsepower and torque amount of 266 lb/ft as maximum. This engine, as the first one will be paired with 8-speed automatic transmission system and it`s going to make him have fuel consumption about 18/25 mpg city/highway. Great thing about this 2nd engine option is that he`s going to be available to have all it`s power transferred to every four wheels on this SUV.

2018 VW Atlas rear

2018 VW Atlas Price and Estimated Launch Date

Starting price for new 2018 VW Atlas will be around $32.000 while his most equipped trim level can go over $50k easily. We expect to see him released at the beginning of summer 2018, somewhere around July 2018.

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