Volkswagen is trimming the lineup for its Atlas three-row SUV, eliminating all but one four-cylinder version and axing the 2018 model's cheapest, front-wheel-drive V-6 version. It's also making modest price changes and adding some additional standard features, including standard safety tech for lower trim levels. Related: Subaru Ascent Vs. Volkswagen Atlas: The Family (SUV) Feud Begins For 2019, the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, which only comes with FWD, goes from four available trim levels to just one: the base Atlas S. Four-cylinder versions of the higher-up SE, SE With Technology and SEL trims have been dropped. For 2019, the 2.0-liter S starts at $31,890 (all prices include a $995 destination fee), up $145. For the record, Cars.com Detroit Bureau Chief Aaron Bragman found the higher-mileage four-cylinder Atlas "a perfectly respectable choice." Cars.com also named the Atlas our Best of 2018 vehicle after it won our 2017 Three-Row SUV Challenge. You can find … [Read more...] about VW Remaps Pricing, Versions for 2019 Atlas SUV
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Volkswagen has made a few adjustments to the Atlas family in the United States for the 2019MY according to a CarsDirect report. One of them sees the turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which puts out 235 hp (238 PS / 175 kW) and 258 lb-ft (349 Nm) of torque, only available in the S trim level. It starts at $31,890 (€27,756), which is quite competitive, as it undercuts some of its key rivals. For example, the 2019 Ford Explorer can be had from $33,360 (€29,036) with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine, whereas the Toyota Highlander LE, with the base four-cylinder lump, has an MSRP of $32,375 (€28,178). Also Read: First Drive: The 2018 VW Atlas Is All Over The Mainstream SUV Map Customers willing to upgrade have to go to the 276 hp (279 PS / 205 kW) and 266 lb-ft (360 Nm) of torque 3.6-liter V6. The MSRP for this variant is $35,090 (€30,541), and it’s now offered solely with all-wheel drive. The most affordable FWD version of the Volkswagen Atlas is the … [Read more...] about 2019MY VW Atlas 2.0T Will Be Available In A Single Trim Level Priced At $31,890
Is the Fender premium stereo in Cars.com's Best of 2018 award-winning Volkswagen Atlas worth $5,800? After comparing this 12-speaker system in an Atlas SEL Premium with the eight-speaker system in our Atlas SEL, we can say, of course not. We pose the question this way because it isn't an optional feature that you can tack onto the Atlas of your choice; it comes standard only on the highest trim level, the SEL Premium, which itself is sold only with the V-6 engine and all-wheel drive for a grand total of $49,665 with destination fee. This is $5,800 more than the non-Premium Atlas SEL V6 AWD and includes many other standard features. Related: Photo Gallery: VW Atlas Cross Sport Concept Stresses Style Over Seating Get 2018 Volkswagen Atlas DetailsFind a 2018 Volkswagen Atlas Near You Atlas SEL Eight-Speaker Audio Donning my sound-off-judge hat, I tested the stereos with music CDs in stationary Atlases with their engines idling — to prevent factors like crappy audio-file … [Read more...] about Is the 2018 VW Atlas’ Fender Stereo Worth the Cost?
Despite barely being on the market for six months, the 2018 Atlas is getting a mid-year price increase. The move follows a series of price cuts on the redesigned Tiguan worth up to $2,180.At the top of the range, order guides reveal the Atlas has inched even closer to $50,000. Factoring recent price cuts on the Tiguan, our analysis reveals the price gap between some styles has been widened to as much as $7,115.Here's a look at what's changed.Effective January 3, VW has quietly raised base prices by $250 on the 2018 Atlas. All versions are affected, but our analysis shows there have been no subsequent changes in standard equipment.The entry-level Atlas 2.0T S now starts at $31,675, up from $31,425 previously. At the other end of the spectrum, the Atlas V6 SEL Premium with 4MOTION now starts at $49,415 before adding-in options.Mid-year price increases aren't unusual, but the changes come as VW attempts to make the Tiguan more appealing to cross-shoppers with price cuts worth up to $2,180 … [Read more...] about 2018 VW Atlas Gets Mid-Year Price Increases
It's clear from the Jetta's official reveal inside Cobo Center, which used images of Detroit cityscapes and photos of hip young millennials and families, whom Volkswagen is targeting with the new generation of its best-selling vehicle in the U.S. But the company also sees the Jetta as an important piece of rebuilding consumer trust in the wake of the diesel emissions scandal and strengthening its position in the U.S. market.It sounds strange for a company that sold 6.23 million vehicles globally in 2017, an increase of 4.2 percent, and will challenge Toyota for the crown of world's biggest automaker. But VW brass is serious about growing market share in the United States, where its sales last year were 339,700. VW opened its Jetta reveal event by talking about its new Atlas SUV and Tiguan three-row crossover, saying it knew it had to respond to Americans' appetite for big utes."This is just the beginning of our model offensive. We are pushing really hard, and I won't rest until … [Read more...] about 2019 VW Jetta price, new features key to brand’s U.S. strategy