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2022 Volkswagen Atlas: price, specs and towing capacity

front view of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

It was in 2017 that this mid-size VW SUV made its appearance in Laval with its 2018 model year, taking the spot of the discontinued Touareg.

With three rows of seats, the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is offered at prices ranging from just over $40,000 to just under $58,000.

The firs thing you will notice as soon as you open the doors of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is its huge interior, but what will really win you over is the thrilling experience behind the wheel. Let's take a closer look.

Interior and exterior design of the 2022 VW Atlas

Regardless of the version or colour you choose, the 2022 Atlas has an imposing silhouette with black rocker panels and wheel arches that give it a sporty allure. With room for up to 7 passengers, the interior is very spacious and ergonomic, and it is packed with great comfort features. What makes it so serene and so comfortable is its sober dashboard, its centre console with armrests, and the decadent comfort of the seats.

Depending on the model, you can choose from the following selection of beautiful exterior colours:

  • Pure White;
  • Deep Black;
  • Platinum Gray;
  • Tourmaline Blue;
  • Pyrite Silver;
  • Aurora Red;
  • White Oryx.
partial front view of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

You are also spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing the interior trim, depending on the model:

  • Titan Black fabric;
  • Titan Black faux leather;
  • Titan Black leather with Stripe Quarzit side inserts;
  • Mauro brown leather with Titan Black side inserts;
  • Shetland Beige leather with Stripe Quarzit side inserts.
view of the two last rows of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

2022 VW Atlas: Price and Versions

Find the four versions of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas and the manufacturer's suggested starting prices here:

Model Price
Trendline $41 095
Comfortline $46 195
Highline $50 995
Execline $57 195

Engines and Power

All versions come standard with all-wheel drive and an 8-speed automatic transmission, but depending on the versions and options you choose, the new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas offers two engines to choose from.

Engine Power Torque
2.0 L turbo 4-cylinder 235 horsepower 258 lb-ft
3.6 liter V6 276 horsepower 266 lb-ft
three quarter front view of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

2022 Atlas: Towing Capacity and Cargo Volume

Besides being very spacious, the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas also offers an impressive towing capacity compared to its rivals. You can find the precise figures here:

Engine Maximum towing capacity
2.0 L turbo 4-cylinder 490 kg - 1 080 pounds
3.6 L V6 2,268 kg - 5,000 pounds
Volume behind the 1st row Volume behind the 2nd row Volume behind the 3rd row
2,741 litres 1,572 litres 583 litres

Another very practical feature of the Atlas is just how easy it makes it to access to the 3rd row of seats. All you have to do is tilt the seat forward.

rear view of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas with the trunk door open

VW Safety and Driver-Assist Technologies

You won’t be surprised to hear that the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas also boasts a very impressive spec sheet. In fact, all versions come standard with:

  • Hill Descent Control with anti-roll back;
  • Cruise control;
  • Rear view camera;
  • Front assist with automatic emergency braking and pedestrian detection;
  • Active Side Assist with blind spot detection and rear cross-traffic alert.
view of the steering wheel and dashboard inside of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

The Execline version keeps you even safer with:

  • Dynamic road sign display;
  • Travel Assist with adaptive cruise control, lane assist, and emergency braking;
  • Park Assist system with front and rear sensors;
  • Automatic high beams;
  • Area View 360° camera system.
close up view of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas touch screen

Conclusion

If you've never had the chance to drive a German vehicle, there’s no better way to live that experience than with the new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas. There is a lot to love here with its impressive spec sheet, its spacious interior packed with great comfort features and advanced technologies, and one of the most thrilling performances on the road.

So come test drive it today with your Arbour VW dealership in Laval, located near Boisbriand and Blainville on the North Shore of Montreal. Also be sure to take advantage of our ongoing promotions and our flexible Volkswagen financing plans that adapt to your needs.

three quarter rear view of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

2022 Volkswagen Atlas: Price and Specs

The table below presents the price, towing capacity and cargo volume of the different versions of the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas for sale at Arbour VW in Laval:

Model Engine Power Torque Towing Payload Price
Trendline 2.0 L turbo 4-cylinder 235 HP 258 lb-ft 490 kg - 1 080 lb 2,741 litres $41 095
Comfortline $46 195
Highline $50 995
Execline 3.6 L V6 276 HP 266 lb-ft 2 268 kg - 5 000 lb $57 195