Hailed as the perfect SUV for the modern family, the Volkswagen Atlas provides everyone in your gang with a driving experience that is second now. While impressive features like high-end technology, family-friendly comfort options, and so much more make this SUV a dream, its capability is also noteworthy.

You can find out why when you read this 2019 VW Atlas towing capacity guide. Created by the team at Fred Beans Volkswagen of Doylestown, it will show drivers in the Doylestown, Philadelphia, and New Britain region just what this powerful SUV can do.

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Lineup

Before we can figure out how much this SUV in tow, we need to discuss what makes that all happen-the engine. The VW Atlas comes with one of two engines, both powerful and ready to hit the road with vigor.

Standardly, this SUV boasts a 2.0L turbocharged engine that is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. This gives you 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque behind the wheel.

Also available is the upgraded 3.6L V6 powertrain which is also paired with the 8-speed automatic transmission. However, it adds on 4MOTION® all-wheel drive to the mix. This results in a whopping 276 horsepower and a torque of 266 lb-ft.

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VW Atlas Towing Capacity

With that much power under the hood of the Volkswagen Atlas, it's ready to tow! When properly equipped with the V6 engine and the tow hitch package (which is available on most trims), this SUV can tow up to 5,000 pounds with ease.

This means taking the family on a camping trip with a camper or boat, loading up a horse trailer for the next show, or really diving deep into a weekend project with your handy utility trailer. Plus, the 2019 VW Atlas also offers a max payload of up to 1,213 pounds!

Interior Room in the Volkswagen Atlas

Even though you can tow quite a lot with the VW Atlas, the inside offers even more options for your next trip. The SUV can seat up to seven inside, which is perfect for large or growing families. Plus, it features a cargo space that can be configured to your needs.

If you need extra room in the rear but still need to seat the kiddos, fold down the third row and open the space up while still having the ability to seat five. You can also fold one of the seats down, as well for longer items while keeping two seats open in the second in the row.

For the most space, fold down all the rows and your cargo areas transform into a generous 96.8 cubic feet of space. Imagine what kind of things you can move with this much space and towing capacity combined!

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Learn More About the 2019 VW Towing Capacity Today!

Now that you know how much you can load up your vehicle, as well as about its impressive towing rating, it's time to experience it in person. To do so, schedule a test drive at Fred Beans Volkswagen of Doylestown today! We proudly serve drivers in the Doylestown, Philadelphia, and New Britain area.

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