Volkswagen Atlas mpg : fuel economy across trims!

2021 Volkswagen Atlas mpg review
2021 VW atlas cross sport trim (white)

VW Atlas is not only an affordable 7-seat midsize SUV but also has a massive cargo space, spacious interior and impressive towing capacity . The car can comfortably accomodate 8 people if its not a crosssport trim. Volkswagen Atlas mpg is descent with fuel economy ranging between 16 – 21 miles per gallon in the city and 22-24 21 miles per gallon on highway.

VW Atlas gas mileage

VW Atlas fuel economy in 4 cylinder turbocharged 2.0 litre engine is 20-21 mpg in the city. The gas mileage of the SUV on highways for the same engine trim is 24 mpg. The average city/highway VW Atlas gas mileage for 2021 model car is 22 miles per gallon. Also, Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 4motion trim with 2.0L engine has lower mpg in the city due to AWD.

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas fitted with more powerful 3.6L V6 6 cylinder engine delivers EPA-estimated 16 MPG city – 23 MPG highway. 3.6L V6 engine powered Atlas Cross Sport mpg is least in AWD trim which delivers 16 mpg mileage in the city.

Volkswagen Atlas 2021| EPA fuel economyAverage mileage(mpg)CityHighway
VW Atlas 6 cyl, 3.6 L, Automatic (S8)191723
VW Atlas Cross Sport 6 cyl, 3.6 L, Automatic (S8)201823
VW Atlas Cross Sport 4motion 6 cyl, 3.6 L, Automatic (S8)191723
VW Atlas 4motion 6 cyl, 3.6 L, Automatic (S8)181622
VW Atlas 4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (S8)222124
VW Atlas Cross Sport 4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (S8)222124
VW Atlas 4motion 4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (S8)222024
VW Atlas Cross Sport 4motion 4 cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic (S8)222024
2021 Volkswagen Atlas mpg Stats (EPA)

How VW Atlas saves miles per gallon !

The new VW Atlas is equipped with couple useful features to increase your fuel economy for its two engine variants.

Firstly, to help you get the most out of your tank of petrol, this SUV has a Start-Stop technology that turns the vehicle’s engine off when you come to a stop and then restarts it when you take your foot off the brake. This saves gasoline and increases VW Atlas’s gas mileage.

Moreover, Eco driving mode of Atlas assists you by optimizing the performance of your engine and gearbox to save gas consumption. It also lowers the power usage of your air conditioning unit which benefits volkswagen atlas mpg economy.

Volkswagen Atlas configurations & look

Engine Performance: The Atlas is equipped with two engines. The V6 is the most powerful, producing around 280 horsepower. A more fuel efficient four-cylinder engine version is also available. From 2021, AWD trim is added to 2.0L engine option. The towing capacity of VW Atlas ranges between 2000-5000 lbs.

Most cars in this class are not sporty, and the Atlas is no exception. But then, you don’t purchase a car in this class expecting it to be fast, which means that the acceleration and handling are adequate for a car of this size.

Design & Look: The Atlas is VW’s largest SUV to date. It’s boxy shape blends in with the other SUVs in the US car market. The  standard with LED headlights, provides it a cleaner and more attractive front look.

The design, on the other hand, in volkswagen atlas is one of the best in the class. The 7 seater’s cabin fits in seamlessly with the rest of the VW range. The third row styling in Atlas in 2021 has been refreshed. The overall interior quality is satisfactory as compared to other suv’s in the segment.

Price: Despite being slightly bigger and carrying more passengers, Atlas is reasonably priced. The midsize[1] car’s msrp begins from $31.500, which is a decent price for the features provided.