The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has been prepared slide in California, United States. Even the production facilities has been ascertained created in Chattanooga. A Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) is composed of seven seats. The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas formed with a length of 5,037 mm, a width of 1,979 mm and a high of 1,768 mm. Believed to be greater than the VW Touareg and other Volkswagen vehicles ever designed in America.
“This is the biggest Volkswagen car ever built in the United States. Boasting a design that we are prepared to accommodate seven passengers, “said Hinrich J. Woebcken, Volkswagen CEO of North America Region.
The selection of the strongest gasoline engine is the 3.6L VR6-powered 276 HP while the most efficient engine is a 2.0L TSI four-cylinder, combined with turbocharger with a power of 235 HP. For entertainment system, is equipped with an audio device that is formulated by the Fender Premium Audio System with 12 speakers and 480-watt amplifier support.
VW uses LED technology for the headlamps, Daytime Running Lights, as well as rear combination lamps. VW designed the cabin of the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas to accommodate seven adult passengers and offers a spacious cargo space. Third row seats can be easily reached with a solution that is innovative folding seat, even though the second row seat fitted with a child seat.
The displays on the dashboard is made to center around the driver so as not to interfere during driving. As a premium SUV, crammed myriad of driver assistance systems: Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking (Front Assist); Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC); Lane Departure Warning (Lane Assist), which actively helps the driver returns the steering wheel to get into the track; Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert; and the Parking Steering Assistant (Park Assist).
VW claims that 2018 Volkswagen Atlas will be the only car in its class that bagging Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, in which the system will apply the brakes as the primary collision is detected by airbag sensor, thereby helping to reduce the kinetic energy waste and the possibility of additional damage.
Regarding fuel consumption, VW will announce in the spring of 2017. Reportedly, VW USA will sell Atlas in 5 trim levels. The price of the VW Atlas itself, this time has not been announced.
The Atlas will be produced alongside VW Passat in Chattanooga Volkswagen assembly plant, and is part of an additional investment of USD 900 million.