The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is a mid-size pickup truck that is heavily based on the Atlas SUV model. The list of available interior features is really long, and the safety aids are astonishing. Powered by a 3.6-liter V6 engine, Atlas truck comes with good tow rating and even payload is great. Fuel economy is above average for this segment and the exterior is looking really modern.
The whole concept started not so long ago, and now, you can get your 2019 VW Atlas. So, if you want a mid-size pickup with great power, great fuel economy and comfortable ride, new Atlas might be a perfect choice.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas dimension and design
The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Atlas will ride on a long wheelbase, 128.2-inches to be exact. This mid-size pickup truck is 214 inches long and that is almost 16 inches longer than the SUV model. However, overall dimensions of this mid-size truck are closer to the full-size pickup.
Whatsoever, the exterior holds muscular design and rugged appearance. 20-inch aluminum wheels are standard, and both front and rear parts are looking stylish. LED technology is present up front and at the rear LED strip above the tailgate is looking gorgeous.
Most of the styling cues are taken from the Atlas SUV model, but all those cues are looking either longer or wider.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas interior is similar to the SUV model
The interior is very similar to the SUV model. Plenty of shapes, styling cues and materials are shared between the pickup and SUV models. Generally, the interior is inviting and very comfortable. The dash comes with a single illuminated bar and the ambient lighting is looking fantastic, especially during the night.
The interesting part is that the ambient light glows yellow when the city drive mode is on. Moreover, the light turns blue in the off-road mode. The center console is exactly the same as on the concept and the latest infotainment system is in the offer as well.
The seating position is higher than usual and the interior offers great technology systems. Moreover, upscale and premium materials are all over the cabin. Leather seats are optional and there is room for five persons.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas engine output
Engine department is no different, as the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas pickup will share the engine with the SUV variant. A 3.6-liter V6 powertrain is in the offer. This engine delivers up to 276 HP and 266 lb-ft of torque. Interestingly, the same figures are present in the SUV model.
This unit is available with an 8-speed automatic transmission and VW’s 4Motion all-wheel-drive configuration is available too. This pickup sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds. Additionally, the engine offers numerous driving modes and systems. You can pick between the on and off-road driving modes and V6 also features a low-range gear reduction.
2019 Volkswagen Atlas price and release date
The price of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas is yet to be announced. However, some reports are suggesting that the new Atlas will cost at least $30,000.
This mid-size pickup truck will go on sale in the last quarter of 2019 and the U.S. markets will have to wait a couple of months more.