2023 Volkswagen Atlas: Release Date, Interior, Technology

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The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas is a powerful and spacious three-row SUV perfect for shepherding your entire family to and from all of their commitments. Your kids will have plenty of space to stretch out in the back two rows, and the cutting-edge technology in this sleek VW vehicle will keep you and your other passengers comfortable, even on long trips.

This article will explore the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas SUV's performance potential, interior, technology, and more. Read on to learn if this impressive new offering is the right car for you and your loved ones.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Specs

There are two available engines for this dynamic and muscular SUV. The base engine is a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 235 horsepower. The four-cylinder offers enough juice to send you flying down the highway, but the Volkswagen brand has an even more potent option available. The 3.6-liter V-6 engine makes 276 horsepower. Both of these choices are paired with a smooth eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, though 4Motion all-wheel drive is available.

These 2023 Volkswagen Atlas specs are compelling. Both engines offer plenty of power, and the smooth transmission will keep everyone calm when riding. The VW Atlas boasts a refined suspension and dynamic handling, making it a blast to drive.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Specs
2023 Volkswagen Atlas Fuel Economy

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Fuel Economy

There are four different ratings for the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas fuel economy. The front-wheel drive version of each engine and the all-wheel drive ratings have slightly divergent numbers. We've laid them out there:

  • 2.0-liter engine with front-wheel drive: an EPA-estimated 21/25/23 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1
  • 2.0-liter engine with 4Motion all-wheel drive: an EPA-estimated 20/24/22 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1
  • 3.6-liter engine with front-wheel drive: an EPA-estimated 18/24/20 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1
  • 3.6-liter engine with 4Motion all-wheel drive: an EPA-estimated 18/23/20 MPG (City/Highway/Combined)1

All of these ratings are competitive in the non-hybrid three-row SUV vehicle class. The efficient fuel economy of the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas is another example of how this muscular SUV can serve your family well.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Interior

The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas interior is where the vehicle shines. Unlike many other three-row SUVs, this car offers plenty of room in its third row for adult passengers. With 33.7 inches of legroom and 38.3 inches of headroom in the third row, all of your passengers will have the space to stretch out. As the driver, you'll enjoy 41.7 inches of legroom and 41.3 inches of headroom.

The cabin of this car is also replete with cutting-edge features. The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas technology includes a 6.5-inch touch screen in the front row, a six-speaker sound system, and a subscription-based Wi-Fi hotspot. Paired with an abundance of charging ports and storage cubbies, this technology lineup makes the VW Atlas a fantastic family vehicle.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Interior

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Technology

As noted above, technology is integral to the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas interior. The base SE trim offers a 6.5-inch touch screen and Wi-Fi. Adding the Technology package to this trim throws a trio of USB ports into the back rows, grows the touch screen to eight inches, and brings SiriusXM® satellite radio into the mix. Higher-tier trims are even more impressive, featuring goodies like leather upholstery and heated seats.

Reserve Your 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Today

Volkswagen hasn’t yet told us when this car will be released to the public, but industry experts think it will be in Fall 2022. That date is imminent, and we're quite excited about it. However, we currently offer compelling Volkswagen Atlas deals for the 2022 version. As your new favorite Volkswagen dealer in Jacksonville, FL, we also have a wide range of new and used vehicles available. No matter the specific vehicle you're interested in, we've got you covered. Visit us today for a test drive of the new Volkswagen Atlas for sale.

FAQs About the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas

Which 2023 Volkswagen Atlas trim level is the safest?

Every trim of the new VW Atlas is replete with safety features that can try to keep your family safe on the road. The base SE trim comes with forward-collision warning, automated emergency braking, and blind-spot monitoring technology with rear cross-traffic alerts. The available Technology package offers parking assistance technology in the front and rear of the vehicle, in addition to adaptive cruise control. The SEL trim adds to the SE trim offerings with lane-keeping assist, high-beam assist, and adaptive front lights. Finally, the top-tier SEL Premium R-Line trim adds a surround-view camera and self-parking technology.

What colors does the VW Atlas come in?

The 2023 VW Atlas is available in seven different exterior colors. Some of these choices do require you to pay a small additional fee. The options are:

  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Aurora Red Metallic
  • Racing Green Metallic
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic
  • Tourmaline Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Pure White

These different available colors run the style gamut, offering choices for folks of all preferences. See how they sparkle under the sun when you visit our dealership. Your stylish interior color options include Mauro Brown, Shetland Beige, and Titan Black, which you can view on a test drive.


1EPA estimates only. Your results will vary.

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