2023 VW Atlas in Pyrite Silver Metallic

Is the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas a Capable SUV?

Cargo and Towing Capacity of the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas

Offering a competitive level of technology and spaciousness, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas is a reliable three-row SUV available at a price designed to draw attention in the family SUV segment. Under the hood, the Atlas has an optional 3.6L V6 engine with 276 hp and 266 lb-ft of torque or a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine with 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque to bring power to every drive. Answering the needs of families by offering enough space, comfort, and towing capacity, the seven-passenger 2023 VW Atlas is home to a spacious third row. Let’s learn more about the cargo and towing capacity of the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas in this blog by Hall Volkswagen in Brookfield, WI.

Cargo Capability in the 2023 VW Atlas

Thanks to the large cabin of the 2023 Atlas SUV, the vehicle transforms into a useful tool for hauling cargo with the second and third-row seats folded. Across all three rows, a list of available inputs (12V, USB, auxiliary), storage nets, bottle holders, cup holders, and cargo containers provide convenience for all seven passengers. The 2023 Atlas has a maximum cargo volume of 96.8 cu-ft behind the front-row seats when all rear seats are folded down. When the third row is folded, the cargo capacity will be 55.5 cu-ft, and the cargo capacity will be 20.6 cu-ft. with all seats up.

Front shot of the Atlas shown in Tourmaline Blue Metallic
Rear cargo space of Atlas shown in Tourmaline Blue Metallic

2023 VW Atlas: Towing Capacity

All five Atlas trims are equipped with the VR6 engine, now have a factory-installed trailer hitch, and offer a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds with a braked trailer. Atlas models with the 2.0T engine provide a towing capacity of 2,000 pounds with an aftermarket hitch and a braked trailer.

[Read: 2023 Volkswagen Atlas SE Features and Specifications]

Find the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas in Brookfield, WI

If you want to soon own a 2023 Volkswagen Atlas, visit us at Hall Volkswagen in Brookfield, WI. You can check out our online vehicle inventory and explore our financing options for a hassle-free buying process. Feel free to contact our dealership if you need any information on any vehicle.