2023 Volkswagen Atlas: Everything You Need to Know

May 8th, 2023 by

The new Atlas navigates uncharted territory, venturing ahead of the competition with standout styling, advanced technology, and all the comfort features your family craves. Named the “Best Value” SUV in Parents® 2022 Best Family Cars shopping guide, the Volkswagen Atlas is equipped to transport your most precious cargo – and look good doing it! Read on to learn more.


Exterior Look

Whether you’re cruising through the carpool lane or hitting the open road, the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas is sure to turn heads. Its sleek, modern body design is accented by the following (depending on trim):

  • Updated LED headlights with integrated fog and cornering lights
  • Silver or black roof rails
  • 18-, 20-, or 21-inch  alloy wheels with all-season tires
  • Hands-free, remote power liftgate
  • Chrome detailing
  • Rain-sensing front wipers
  • Trailer hitch

Interior Design

The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas raises the standard for comfort, offering a roomy cabin that leaves nothing to be desired. With seating for up to seven and an impressive 96.8 cubic feet of cargo space (with rear row folded), the Atlas is ready to ride – no matter your destination! Check out these interior assets during your test drive:

  • Climatronic® tri-zone automatic climate control
  • Ambient lighting
  • Front reading lights
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Heated, leather-wrapped, multifunction steering wheel
  • Leatherette, V-Tex leatherette, or leather upholstery options
  • Heated/ventilated, eight-way power front seats with lumbar support
  • Heated rear seats
  • Customizable, memory driver’s seat


The 2023 Volkswagen Atlas is every modern driver’s dream, with the most innovative tech at your fingertips. These infotainment and connectivity features are worth the mention, beloved by drivers and passengers alike:

  • Keyless access
  • Wireless charging⁠
  • Remote start
  • VW Car-Net Safe & Secure⁠
  • VW Car-Net Hotspot⁠
  • Advanced navigation with turn-by-turn route guidance
  • SiriusXM with 360L (with three-month Platinum Plan trial subscription)
  • Fender® Premium audio system
  • IQ.DRIVE safety and driver assistance tech
    • Travel Assist
    • Adaptive Cruise Control
    • Active Blind Spot Monitoring
    • Rear Traffic Alert
    • Emergency Assist
    • Lane Assist
    • Park Distance Control
    • Park Assist
    • Dynamic Road Sign Display
    • And more!


Consider your lifestyle and budget before choosing from two available engines, including these power-packed options:

  • 3.6L V6 engine
    • 276 horsepower
    • 266 lb-ft of torque
  • 2.0L 4-cylinder engine
    • 235 horsepower
    • 258 lb-ft of torque (premium fuel)

Boasting a 5,000-pound max towing capacity, this versatile Volkswagen SUV shifts effortlessly between four all-wheel drive modes (Snow, On-Road, Off-Road, Off-Road Custom) to maximize traction and handling.

Have More Questions About the 2023 Volkswagen Atlas? Call Today!

The 2023 Atlas is more adventure-equipped than ever before, making it the perfect choice for active families! It’s no wonder locals love this VW model – and we’re confident that one test drive will add you to their ranks! Contact Low Country Volkswagen in Mount Pleasant, SC to learn more, or just stop by to get behind the wheel!