2021 Volkswagen Atlas SUV – Review, features and specs

The new 2021 Volkswagen Atlas car is a Standard Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD (SUV) that has been revealed and brings some interesting features and specs for this model. This edition has new improvements in the engine, speed, power and others. The review for this model with the new specifications are detailed next.

2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas

Vehicle/Engine type

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is a 4-door wagon vehicle type, it has a front-engine, a front- or all-wheel-drive for traction and there are 7-passenger seats in the interior. The engine is a Turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 16-valve 2.0-liter inline-4 or 235 hp (horsepower) or 258 lb-ft (pounds-foot); DOHC 24-valve V-6 or 276 hp (horsepower) or 266 lb-ft (pounds-foot).


On the dimensions specs, the vehicle length is 200.7 in, width of 78.3 in, a wheelbase of 117.3 in and a height size of 70.1 in. It has a passenger volume of 155 ft3 (cubic foot), the cargo volume is about 21 ft3 (cubic foot) and a curb weight of 4300-4750 lb (pounds).

Transmission and Power

This model comes with 8-speed automatic transmission, has a power of 235 hp (horsepower) (16-valve) or 276 hp (horsepower) (24-valve), a torque of 258 lb-ft (pound-foot) (16-valve) or 266 lb-ft (pound-foot)(24-valve).

2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas
2021 Volkswagen Atlas seats


The 4Motion with Active Control all-wheel-drive system is available with both V6 and turbocharged 4-cylinder powertrain.
Vehicle is offered with a choice of two engines-a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder or an available 3.6-liter VR6® engine
Car-Net Services will be offered in 4 areas: Remote Access, Safe & Secure, Hotspot, and Guide & Inform
The Driver controls are positioned for optimal ergonomics and usability
S and SE model trims feature standard 18-inch aluminum-alloy wheels wrapped in 245/60 all-season tires


The base prices for each model version are:

Model Base Price
SE $32,565
SEL 4Motion $35,915
V6 SE $39,315
V6 SE R-Line $40,015
V6 SEL $40,715
V6 SEL R-Line $43,315
S $43,415


The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph nearly (96 km/h) in 7.1-7.8 sec, the standing start quarter (1/4) mile or 402 meter time racing is about 15.5-16.0 sec and reach a top speed of 115 mph (miles per hour).


In the chassis, we have a struts/multilink suspension, 13.2-in disc/12.2-in disc brakes and Aluminium and P265/45HR21 tires.

EPA Fuel Economy

The amount of fuel consumed for the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas in the city is 16-21 mpg, for the highway is 22-24 mpg mpg and gets a combined consuming of about 18-22 mpg.

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