Research: 2021 VW Atlas SUV

Prepare to be Impressed by the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas SUV

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The 2021 VW Atlas Blends Performance, Technology, and Practicality 

Drivers in the Stamford area expect a lot from a modern SUV. Beyond offering enough room for friends, family, and their gear, a mid-size SUV needs to rise to the challenge of keeping everyone connected and safe while also providing a fun driving experience in the Greenwich, CT area. The 2021 VW Atlas absolutely shines in each of these areas.

Engines, Transmission, and Performance

Choosing the 2021 VW Atlas will offer you two engine options. We have a turbo 2.0-liter inline-four base engine that produces 235 horsepower. VW Atlas upgrades to a 3.6-liter V6 option that cranks out 276 horsepower. Both engines pair to an automatic eight-speed transmission.

This Volkswagen SUV is not limited in trailering. It offers up to 5,000 pounds of towing capability when well-equipped on a V6 towing package. A 3.6-liter V6 provides an impressive acceleration performance. They both offer a smooth drive for family adventures.

2021 Atlas Technology Features

Each of 2021 Atlas models come in an eight-inch display apart from the S model that gets a six-inch touchscreen display. Some of the features offered include:

  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay®
  • Fender audio system (SEL trim)
  • Satellite radio
  • USB ports
  • Three-zone climate control
  • Digital Cockpit (SEL trim)

Drivers will enjoy plenty of safety-technology features as they cruise over Norwalk, CT roads. The features include:

  • Blind-spot monitoring
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Lane-keep assist
  • Rear cross-traffic alert

2021 VW Atlas Trim Levels

2021 VW Atlas ranks highly among midsize three-row SUVs. Greenwich, CT shoppers can choose from seven trim levels, each offering a little something different, including two engine options. The base engine is standard on and SE models, and is optional for SEL and SEL Premium that pairs with an all-wheel-drive model.

Here is the 2021 VW Atlas lineup:

  • S
  • SE
  • SE R-Line
  • SEL
  • SEL R-Line
  • SEL Premium
  • SEL Premium R-Line

The base Atlas comes with variety of standard features, like 18-inch alloy wheels, six-speaker audio setup, and LED headlight. It also offers some standard safety features like:

  • Blind-spot monitor
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Forward collision mitigation
  • Rear cross-traffic warning

When choosing SE or SE R-Line, they have some common standard features like 20-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, simulated leather upholstery, and a heated power driver seat. The SE R-Line comes standard with a V6 powertrain. Its interior appears in a sporty accent.

Those who would go for SEL or SEL R-Line will get more technology features than the SE trim. You will get a standard panoramic sunroof as well as a towing capability package. They both get a V6 engine and a few adds-on like:

  • Heated steering wheel
  • Navigation system
  • 21-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
  • Driver-seat memory setting

If you are looking for more features packed model, then SEL Premium is ideal for you. It picks most of SEL package, adding an all-wheel-drive instead of a front-wheel-drive version. You will also get to enjoy the following features:

  • Heated second-row seats
  • Ambient interior lighting
  • 360-degree camera set up
  • Leather upholstery

Choosing the SEL Premium R-Line gets you an upgrade of what SEL Premium offers. Most of what lower trims offer come standard to the SEL Premium R-Line.

Test and Drive 2021 VW Atlas in Fairfield County, CT

The new VW Atlas SUV for sale near Stamford is perfectly suited for life in the Fairfield, CT area. With loads of tech, safety, and available options, we know you're going to find the perfect VW SUV for your lifestyle and budget. Contact our sales team to schedule a time to come into our showroom to test drive the new VW Atlas today!

Contact Us About the VW Atlas

  1. Prestige VW of Stamford

    42 W. Broad St.
    Stamford, CT 06902

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