2022 Volkswagen Atlas Towing Capacity

January 28th, 2022 by
2022 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport parked outside


The Volkswagen Atlas SUV is back for 2022 with a powerhouse engine that supports an exceptional towing capacity. You have your pick of two Volkswagen Atlas engine options when choosing a 2022 Atlas that alter the towing capacity a bit, but the Atlas can tow up to 5,000 pounds when properly equipped.



There are also a number of different utilities inside and outside the cabin of the Volkswagen Atlas SUV to make towing easier and more convenient around the Bellaire area. The team at Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City has all the details on the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity and more in the guide below.

2022 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Options

The 2022 Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity is supported by two possible engines: a standard 2.0L 4-cylinder and a more powerful 3.6L V6. Both engines come with an 8-speed automatic transmission and impressive performance specs. You can also opt for the 4MOTION all-wheel drive system if you’re planning on taking your Volkswagen Atlas SUV through inclement weather or hazardous road conditions.

Thanks to the engine power, you’ll never have to sacrifice fuel economy or performance when you’re hauling cargo. Here are the Volkswagen Atlas engine specs:

2.0L Turbo 4-Cylinder Engine:

  • 235 hp
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 2,000-pound towing capacity
  • 21 City/24 Highway MPG EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

3.6L V6 Engine:

  • 276 hp
  • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • 5,000-pound towing capacity
  • 17 City/23 Highway MPG EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

2022 Volkswagen Atlas Interior Utilities

If you’re planning on using the Volkswagen Atlas towing capacity for vacations or road trips, you’ll be pleased to know that the interior cabin boasts plenty of room for passengers and cargo alike. With three rows of seats, you can comfortably seat up to seven passengers inside the 2022 Atlas, and if you fold the rear two rows down, you’ll get up to 96.8 cubic feet of cargo storage!

The Atlas also comes equipped with a few key features designed to make carrying cargo a bit easier and more convenient for your Kalkaska rides. Here’s what you’ll be getting inside the cabin:

  • 60/40 split folding second-row
  • Third row with easy entry and 50/50 split-folding seats
  • Under-floor storage with felt lining in cargo area
  • Four trunk tie-down hooks

Experience The Volkswagen Atlas at Serra Volkswagen of Traverse City!

Ready to see how the 2022 Volkswagen Atlas handles on the road? Contact our office or stop by the dealership to set up a test drive around the Lake City area! We’re also happy to give you more information about the features and benefits of the 2022 Atlas or answer any questions you might have. And don’t forget to look for the Atlas among our new vehicle specials if you’re interested in saving on your next Volkswagen!


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