2018 Volkswagen Atlas Offers The Most Premium SUV Features On The Market
Volkswagen has already made the 2018 Atlas' pricing official way back in January. During the Detroit Auto Show, the company has confirmed that the vehicle's pricing will start at around $30,000. Now, Volkswagen has given out the exact pricing and features of all the variants of the Atlas SUV.
As per Motor1, even the base model of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas that's up for $30,500 will give out a generous array of features. This includes LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, stainless steel roof rails, rearview camera and 18-inch alloy wheels. There's also a 6.5-inch infotainment inside and it packs Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, MirrorLink integration, USB connectivity and Bluetooth connection. It also has cruise control and a fancy 6-speaker audio system. Do note that this base model is an entry-level Atlas packing 2.0-liter TSI engine with front-wheel-drive.
People who are willing to shell out more cash can opt for higher variants with beefier engines. The 3.6-liter V6 for the base model starts at $31,900 for the FWD variant. It will be $33,700 for the model with 4Motion AWD setup.
The next model in the line is the limited-run V6-only called Atlas S Launch. It has a starting price of $33,500 for the FWD and $35,300 for the AWD model. There will be a panoramic sunroof, 8-inch touchscreen, garage door opener, SiriusXM satellite radio and footwell lighting for this variant.
There are a few more variants and configurations for the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicle wherein additional niceties are included. For a little extra cash, buyers can get automatic headlights, automatic wipers, heated mirrors, keyless access, and leather-wrapped steering wheel. There are also options for fog lights, 10-way power driver seat, extra USB ports, Blind Spot Monitor with Traffic Alert and heated front seat.
For almost $40,000 buyers can also get the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas model with Adaptive Cruise Control, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Departure Warning, and Autonomous Emergency Braking. Remote start, 3-zone climate control, power liftgate and auto dimming rear view mirror are also included in the features.
A little over $40,000 can also get buyers added treats like easy open liftgate, memory driver's seat and mirrors, front and rear park distance control, 8-way passenger seat and a tow hitch. The flagship model of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, on the other hand, is worth almost $50,000 and it adds a few more things to the table. This includes a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster, puddle lights, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, 12-speaker Fender sound system, parking steering assistant, power folding mirrors, automatic high beam, ambient lighting and Area View camera among others.
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