2019 Volkswagen Atlas towing a trailer

How Much Can the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas Tow?

Tow Rating of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas 

If you’re looking for a versatile and capable new midsize crossover SUV that offers seating for up to seven passengers while also being able to give you an impressive amount of cargo space, you’ve just found it. The new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas has everything you’ve been looking for in a new crossover SUV and so much more. With two powerful engine options to choose from, you’ll also be able to get the horsepower, torque, fuel efficiency and tow rating you need. Keep reading to find out how much the new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas can tow. 

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas Tow Rating 

When choosing the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas as your next midsize crossover SUV, you’ll get the opportunity to pick from two engine options that offer different horsepower, torque and tow ratings so, you’ll be able get exactly what you want and need. The following information will show you how much each engine option available in the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas can tow. 


2.0-liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder – This engine pushes out 235 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. 

Tow Rating = 2,000 lbs.* 

3.5-liter V6 – This engine delivers 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque. 

Tow Rating = 5,000 lbs.* 


2019 Volkswagen Atlas 2.0-liter Turbocharged 4-Cylinder engine

2019 Volkswagen Atlas 3.5-liter V6 engine


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*When properly equipped and factory-installed towing hitch. Vehicle load, other accessories, and options may reduce maximum towing capacity. See vehicle’s owner’s manual for details.