2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Austin, TX

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The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is the all new model of SUV for VW, replacing the Touareg for the 2018 model year. With a standard third row, towing capacity and increased storage, the brand new Atlas is much bigger than any previous model of Volkswagen SUV. If you are interested in test driving or purchasing the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas in Austin, TX, Onion Creek Volkswagen is available to help.


The impressive 2.0L Turbo engine in the 2018 Atlas delivers 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque, more than enough for any job thrown at it. With this much power, it's certainly no surprise that the Atlas has 5,000 pounds of towing capacity. Additionally, 26 highway mpg, this engine does not sacrifice power for fuel efficiency, which is rare in SUVs.

On top of this power comes an equal amount of control and stability, thanks to the 4Motion system that comes standard in the Atlas. This system allows the driver to customize the amount of power distributed to the wheels based on any weather and road condition, such as rain, snow, off-road and more, to keep the Atlas stable no matter what.


One of the most distinct qualities that separates the 2018 Atlas from other Volkswagen SUVs is the incredible amount of space. With a third row of two seats, making it a total of 7, the Atlas has more than enough space, even with larger families, not to mention far more leg room in the third row than any other SUV.

With the extra space for seating also comes significantly more storage space than the other Volkswagen SUVs. At an impressive 96.8 cubic feet of storage in the 2018 VW Atlas, this vehicle has enough storage space to fit a wide variety of different lifestyles.


The 2018 VW Atlas has numerous new technological safety features that work to prevent collisions in a lot of ways. One of the best new features is Pedestrian Monitoring, which will alert the driver, and can even hit the brakes, if the vehicle detects a pedestrian in the road.

The Atlas also has various sensors all around the vehicle to constantly keep the driver aware of its surroundings. These sensors keep you aware of the blind spot, the back of the vehicle, and even the sides of the car.

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