2018 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

September 25th, 2018 by

Silver 2018 VW Atlas towing a trailer in front of a lake
Whether your family road trips regularly require a trailer/camper or you just want to be prepared for the next move, the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity has you covered. Capable of towing up to 5,000 pounds, the 2018 Atlas shows that Chicago and Orland Park drivers don’t have to compromise on their SUVs — you can have style, seating for up to 7, and plenty of towing power.

Towing and Hauling Specs


The modern SUV can give light-duty trucks a run for their money and seat the whole family at the same time. Here’s what you can expect from the entry-level Volkswagen Atlas:

  • Towing Capacity: The Volkswagen Atlas can tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped, but even the turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder can tow as much as 2,000 pounds.
  • Payload: Loading up something heavy in the expansive cargo area of the Atlas? The standard Atlas S has a payload capacity of 1,213 pounds.

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Blue

Find Your Atlas at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity makes it one of the most competitive vehicles in its class, offering a combination of features and specs that competitors like the Honda Pilot have trouble matching. Of course, there’s more to this 7-passenger SUV than its towing capacity — contact Mike Haggerty Volkswagen today to learn more about the Atlas or schedule your test drive and experience it firsthand.

Learn More About the Volkswagen Atlas Features

More From Mike Haggerty Volkswagen

  • What Does Volkswagen Roadside Assistance Include?

    There are few things worse than blowing a tire or getting stuck on the side of the road when you’re in a hurry. In those circumstances, you can get the help you need right away by taking advantage of Volkswagen Roadside Assistance: your ticket to peace of mind on Countryside and Orland Park streets. Whether you’ve…

  • Volkswagen Beetle Accessories

    Today’s Volkswagen Beetle has as much personality as any vehicle on the road, and when you customize this iconic model with unique VW Beetle accessories, you can give it a flavor that’s all your own. Our Oak Lawn Volkswagen parts department has everything you need, from practical add-ons to design features that will help you stand…

  • 2019 Volkswagen Jetta Interior

    The 2019 Volkswagen Jetta interior has undergone a significant redesign, giving Chicago and Orland Park drivers a new, handsome sedan. Outfitted with some of the latest in auto convenience and connectivity tech and featuring a spacious cabin, we think there’s a Jetta trim level for nearly any driver at Mike Haggerty Volkswagen. New Volkswagen Jetta Learn More Jetta…