Step into a New SUV This Spring With the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

April 11th, 2022 by

2022 VW Atlas Southtowne

Getting to Know the VW Atlas and How to Find it at a Volkswagen Dealership Near You

If you’re looking to roll into spring in style, then you can’t go wrong with the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas, which was recently named a recommended SUV by Consumer Reports.

Considering that the weather is finally getting warmer, you’re probably planning your first camping trip or cross-country journey with the family. A big trip like that means you’re going to need ample cargo space with plenty of seating for your passengers. You also don’t want to skimp on power if you’re traveling with a big party and plan on packing heavy.

This is exactly why the VW Atlas is the perfect vehicle for you and your family this spring. Let’s get to know a little bit more about this amazing SUV by going over some of its main specs.

Comparing the Base and Top Trim Levels of the Volkswagen Atlas

When it comes to selecting an SUV to drive in Utah weather, you want to get the best of both worlds. This should be the vehicle that can handle the most harrowing of blizzards while also serving as your slick summer cruiser. Fortunately, the Volkswagen Atlas achieves exactly that and then some.

The only thing you need to figure out is the trim level that you want to go with. This can be a tough choice for drivers who are considering the Atlas because it’s offered in five different trim levels. Starting with the base VW Atlas SE and moving upwards through the trim level hierarchy, drivers will see additional features in addition to premium offerings and other perks.

For the sake of comparison, we put the base trim level up against the SEL Premium R-Line, which is the highest trim level offering for the VW Atlas.

2022 VW Atlas SE
Starting MSRP: $34,335
Engine: SE 2.0L Turbo 8-speed Auto with Tiptronic
Transmission type: Automatic
Fuel economy: 21 city/25 highway
Drivetrain: FWD
Horsepower: 235 (using premium gasoline)*
Torque: 258 lb-ft.*
Towing capacity: 2,000 lbs./up to 5,000 lbs. (depending on configuration)
Cargo volume: up to 96.8 cubic ft. (with seats folded down)
Wheel diameter: 18”

*The VW Atlas SE can be upgraded to SE with 4MOTION® 2.0L Turbo 8-speed Auto with Tiptronic engine, which improves performance

2022 VW Atlas SEL Premium R-Line
Starting MSRP: $51,505
Engine: 4MOTION® 3.6L V6 8-speed Auto with Tiptronic
Transmission type: Automatic
Fuel economy: 17 city/23 highway
Drivetrain: AWD
Horsepower: 276
Torque: 266 lb-ft.
Towing capacity: 2,000 lbs./up to 5,000 lbs. (depending on configuration)
Cargo volume: up to 96.8 cubic ft. (with seats folded down)
Wheel diameter: 21”

The base level trim of the Volkswagen Atlas should be more than enough SUV to get you through even the most challenging of winters here in South Jordan. However, the SEL Premium R-Line trim edges it out in performance in the horsepower, torque, and towing capacity department (the R-Line comes with a trailer hitch).

Additionally, drivers who opt for the top trim level will get the racing-inspired R-Line trim that features the most advanced feature package. Drivers will also see an upgrade in wheel diameter and the overall design aesthetic of their VW Atlas when going with the R-Line trim.

Standard Offerings on the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

One of the best parts about getting a VW Atlas is that it has one of the best standard offerings out of any SUV in its class. The engineers and design team at VW made sure that the Atlas is both safe and fun to drive while also prioritizing things like convenience and ease of use.

For instance, IQ.DRIVE comes standard on all trim levels of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas. You can think of IQ.DRIVE as the intelligent system that’s watching your perimeter at all times for potential hazards.

Here’s what’s included in the IQ.DRIVE package of features:

  • Travel Assist
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Active Blind Spot Monitor
  • Rear Traffic Alert
  • Front Assist
  • Emergency Assist (automatic transmission only)
  • Lane Assist

Also included with the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is myVW, which gives drivers access to several remote commands and features via their smartphone devices. myVW allows drivers to:

  • Request roadside assistance
  • See routine maintenance and service reminders
  • See vehicle alerts
  • Remotely lock and unlock the vehicle
  • See your last parked location (great for stadiums, theme parks, and big parking lots)

Step Into Carefree Coverage Your Brand-New Volkswagen Atlas

Purchasing a new VW means you get one of America’s leading vehicle warranties – Carefree Coverage. The coverage breaks down as follows:

2 yrs. Service – Scheduled Carefree Maintenance (2 years or 20,000 miles)
3 yrs. Help – Roadside Assistance (3 years or 36,000 miles)
4 yrs. Coverage – New Vehicle Limited Warranty (4 years or 50,000 miles)
5 yrs. Access – myVW Remote Access

When you visit the Volkswagen service center, Carefree Coverage will appear in your records, making the process of getting service simple and easy.

Looking for a Volkswagen Dealership Near You That Carries the VW Atlas? Visit VW SouthTowne!

Now that you know all about the power, performance, and storage that the Volkswagen Atlas brings to the table, the next step is for you to check one out in person. We also happen to carry the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, which is a slightly scaled down version of the Atlas. The best way to see which SUV is right for you and your family is by going for a test drive.

You can either search the phrase “Volkswagen dealership near me” or you can head on over to VW SouthTowne. We’re conveniently located at 11000 South 290 West in South Jordan. You can also call us at 801-988-5825 or email us directly using the contact form on our website.

Not yet in the market for the VW Atlas? No problem!

As one of the leading car dealerships in South Jordan, we carry a wide variety of new cars, used cars and certified pre-owned vehicles that have undergone a 100+ point inspection. Don’t forget to check out our specials for more great deals on VW products and services.

Are you a current VW owner in need of repair, maintenance, or service? Contact the VW service center, which is located right here at VW SouthTowne.

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