How much can the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas tow?
Utility is one of the key factors car shoppers look at when considering an SUV. Models like the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas are designed to provide a comfortable interior and impressive technology paired with rugged capabilities. How much can the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas tow?
The 2021 VW Atlas maximum towing capacity checks in at 5,000 pounds, when the SUV is equipped with the V6 Towing Package.
2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 Engine Performance
The best towing numbers for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas come via the available V6 engine. Performance numbers for this engine are rated at 276 horsepower. Torque numbers for the engine have not been announced, but the 2020 Atlas equipped with a similar engine was rated at 266 pound-feet of torque.
In addition to the V6 engine, the 2021 Atlas offers a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 235 horsepower. Towing numbers for the four-cylinder engine are not currently available.
New VW Atlas Interior Features
Inside, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas provides an extensive roster of comfort, technology and safety features. The SUV can be equipped with the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, Fender Premium Audio System, wireless charging, remote start and heated seats.
A variety of driver assistance and safety systems will also be available on the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. Features offered on the SUV include: Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring (Front Assist), Blind Spot Monitor, Rear Traffic Alert, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop and Go, Lane Keeping System (Lane Assist), Park Distance Control (PDC), Park Steering Assistant (Park Assist) and Overhead View Camera (Area View).