What’s Under the Hood of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas Lineup at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas CA?

side view of a silver 2019 VW Atlas

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Engine Options and Powertrain Features

The new Volkswagen Atlas lineup at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA, turned a lot of heads when it debuted during the 2018 model year. And when we say it turned a lot of heads, we mean it, as the VW Atlas quickly became one of the most popular models offered here at Herman Cook VW. And now that the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas lineup has arrived, that popularity is only going to grow. Now, there are a lot of reasons for this, but one of the main reasons is what’s under the hood of the 2019 VW Atlas lineup. With that in mind, we’re going to take an in-depth look at the engine options and powertrain features of the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas lineup.

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Examining the Pair of Engine Options Available for the 2019 VW Atlas Lineup at Herman Cook Volkswagen near Carlsbad CA

You’ve probably figured out by now that the 2019 Volkswagen Atlas lineup has two engine options to choose from here at Herman Cook VW – each of which is featured in a different 2019 Atlas trim level. New 2019 VW Atlas 2.0T models feature a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder FSI turbocharged engine offering a horsepower rating of 235 and a torque rating of 258 pound-feet. New 2019 VW Atlas V6 models feature a 3.6-liter V6 engine offering a horsepower rating of 276 and a torque rating of 266 pound-feet. The 2.0-liter engine can only be paired with front-wheel drive, though the 3.6-liter engine can be paired with either front-wheel drive or 4MOTION® all-wheel drive.

front view of a white 2019 VW Atlas

Which 2019 VW Atlas Engine is the Most Fuel Efficient?

As you can probably guess, the two 2019 Atlas engine options offer different gas mileage ratings. The 2.0-liter engine gets up to 20 city MPG and 26 highway MPG. The 3.6-liter engine gets up to 17 city MPG and 24 highway MPG when paired with front-wheel drive, and up to 17 city MPG and 23 highway MPG when paired with 4MOTION® all-wheel drive.

For more on the 2019 VW Atlas lineup and all of our other new Volkswagen models, please contact our staff here at Herman Cook Volkswagen in Encinitas, CA.