White 2018 VW Atlas with Snowy Mountains in the Background

Where is the wiring harness for the Volkswagen Atlas tow hitch?

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas boasts impressive capabilities, including its powerful engine, off-road prowess, and advanced multimedia and safety features. The Atlas is also impressive on the towing front, with a maximum towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

If you’re trying to find the wiring harness for making a vehicle-to-trailer connection with the Volkswagen Atlas, look at the left side of the tow hitch. You’ll find a small rectangular plate. Remove this and replace it with a Trailer Hitch 7-Pin Connector, which can be purchased at a VW Parts and Accessories store.

Volkswagen Trailer Hitch 7-Pin Connector, Screws, and Washers

Towing Prowess of 2018 VW Atlas

The impressive towing prowess of the Volkswagen Atlas can be credited to its powerful engine options. This includes the available 3.6-liter VR6 engine. With its crossflow aluminum-alloy cylinder head design, it generates 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. The VW Atlas also offers the standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which has an output of 235 horsepower and 235 lb-ft of torque.

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The standard eight-speed automatic transmission in the Atlas delivers smooth shifting and maximizes efficiency. With the available 4Motion with Active Control all-wheel drive system, you’ll have confident handling and traction in adverse weather conditions and when driving over challenging terrain. Also, the Atlas provides a very safe ride with its numerous advanced safety features, including the standard Automatic Post-Collision Braking System and available Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring.

Purchase a Tow Hitch Wiring Harness for the Volkswagen Atlas

Are you interested in purchasing a tow hitch wiring harness for the Volkswagen Atlas? You can easily order it from the online Capistrano Volkswagen Parts and Accessories store. If you need help with the installation and live in Southern California, then come visit our dealership and we’ll quickly get your Atlas ready to do some serious towing!

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