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2019 Volkswagen Atlas engine performance specs

The Volkswagen Atlas is the largest SUV currently produced by the company, so naturally, it comes with certain performance expectations. Drivers may be hoping the Atlas is potent and capable. Here, we are going to explore just that. What engine comes with the Atlas? How powerful is it? Learn that and more below. 

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What engine does the 2019 VW Atlas have? rear of yellow volkswagen atlas on rural road

There are two different engine options under the hood of the Atlas. The S and SE models come standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine powered by 235 horses. The SEL trim only comes with the following upgraded engine and the S and SE models can also be equipped with it. The other option is a 276-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that puts out 266 lb.-ft. of torque. With this engine, the SUV’s maximum towing capacity comes in at 5,000 lbs. when properly equipped. The Atlas is the most capable model in the lineup and one of the most capable in its class. 

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There is much more you will want to know about the 2019 Atlas. Come on down to Capistrano Volkswagen in San Juan Capistrano and our salespeople will make sure you know everything you need to know. We can talk about available features, color options, pricing details, and financing options. We are your one-stop Volkswagen shop and we can answer any and all questions you have. Come on down to Capistrano Volkswagen and we will guide you on your car-buying journey! 

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