How much can the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas tow?

How much can the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas tow?

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has an impressive array of performance features. This is especially true when one considers the towing capacity of this remarkable family SUV. There are many different trim configurations available in the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas available, but each delivers an excellent towing capacity, as well spacious cargo volume, and extreme horsepower and torque, all under one sleek hood. The towing capacity as well as other key performance specifics will reassure you as to this family SUV's strength and performance and utter versatility as an SUV for 2021.

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How much can the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas tow?

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

When it comes to towing capacity, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is impressive and ahead of many other vehicles in its class. At its best, when properly equipped with a factory-installed trailer hitch, and with the 3.6-liter V6 engine option, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has a maximum possible towing capacity of 5000 pounds. So although there are many differences between the large variety of trim options, and engine choices, for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, you do not have to sacrifice power or performance no matter which one meets your needs best.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity
  • 5000-pound maximum possible towing capacity



2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing & Performance Features

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also features many impressive performance configurations, in addition to the towing capacity. There are two engine options among the many trim options of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. First there is a 3.6-liter V6 engine with a horsepower of 276 and a torque of 266 pounds per foot. Comparatively, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas also features an option for a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine which is capable of 235 horsepower and 258 pounds per foot of torque. So no matter which trim or engine option you end up selecting, you will be purchasing a powerful 2021 SUV.


  • 3.6-liter engine 276 horsepower
  • 3.6-liter engine 266 pounds per foot torque
  • 2.0-liter engine 235 horsepower
  • 2.0-liter engine 258 pounds per foot torque
2021 Volkswagen Atlas Towing & Performance Features



2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cargo/Storage Volume

While the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas delivers big on power, as is evident in its towing capacity, horsepower, and torque, it also features extensive spacing as well. In addition to its 7-person seating, the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has a spacious cargo storage area as well. Every trim option of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has a maximum 96.8 cubic feet of storage space, with the 2nd and 3rd row seats folded down. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is sure to keep you and any group of passengers or large or awkward cargo riding comfortably.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cargo/Storage Volume

  • 7-person seating capacity
  • 96.8 cubic feet maximum cargo space



Why Buy From Green VW in Springfield, IL?

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is an amazing SUV that is sure to impress you over and over with its performance and power as well as its spaciousness. There is no better place to buy your new 2021 Volkswagen Atlas than at Green Volkswagen near Springfield, IL. The team at Green Volkswagen has the know-how of Volkswagen products to make sure you find the perfect vehicle for you. Stop on out to see them today at 3881 Wabash Ave. Springfield, IL, 62711 or call for a sales appointment at 217-698-3100.

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