How Far Will One Tank Get Me in My VW Atlas?

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Atlas on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 3:52 pm
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2019 Volkswagen Atlas Driving Range and Fuel Economy

Volkswagen provides families with the ultimate family-friendly SUV, built to handle anything your family can throw its way. With its impressive cargo space and knockout fuel economy, there’s nothing the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas can’t take on. Thanks to the driving range and fuel economy in the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, there’s no stopping this SUV.


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2019 VW Atlas Engine Options and Fuel Specs

The new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is available in seven different trim levels – S, SE, SE with Technology, SE with Technology R-Line®, SEL, SEL R-Line®, and SEL Premium – with two engine options among the lineup. The base Atlas S comes standard with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, while all other Atlas modes are powered by a 3.6-liter VR6® engine. Drivers interested in the Atlas S are able to upgrade the power in their model to the 3.6-liter engine.

2.0-Liter Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine

Horsepower: 235 horsepower at 4,500 rpm

Torque: 258 pounds-foot of torque at 1,600 rpm

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 22 city/26 highway MPG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.6 gallons

Driving Range: 409.2 city miles to 483.6 highway miles

3.6-Liter VR6® Engine

Horsepower: 276 horsepower at 6,200 rpm

Torque: 266 pounds-foot of torque at 2,750 rpm

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy: 17 city/23 highway MPG

Fuel Tank Capacity: 18.6 gallons

Driving Range: 316.2 city miles to 427.8 highway miles

Silver 2019 Volkswagen Atlas parked
Blue 2019 Volkswagen Atlas driving
Silver 2019 Volkswagen Atlas parked in driveway

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The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas provides families with their most reliable drive yet. This SUV gives drivers an impressive driving range in both engine options, so there’s no wrong choice when it comes to choosing the Atlas. Are you thinking the Volkswagen Atlas is the perfect SUV for you? Check out our online inventory to view our full lineup of in-stock Atlas models and be sure to schedule a test drive to get yourself behind the wheel of an Atlas today!

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