What is Redesigned in the New 2022 Volkswagen Atlas

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The redesigned 2022 Volkswagen Atlas has a wide range of features that make it one of the most advanced vehicles on the market today and is designed for families looking for an adventure in their next vehicle purchase.  

by

Emily MacKinnon

, Executive Assistant in
HeyAuto Showcase
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The all-new 2022 Volkswagen atlas is finally here. For decades, the Volkswagen Atlas has been known for its spacious interior and versatile cargo capacity. The new model has many of the same features that have made it so popular in previous years. In addition, it includes some exciting updates.

Powertrains

The all-new Atlas is offered in multiple trims with a variety of powertrain options. The first option is the trendline, which features a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that produces 235 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Drivers can also choose from the diesel and gasoline options. Both are equipped with a turbocharged six-cylinder engine. The estimated city and highway fuel economy of the front-wheel (FWD) is 13.5 l/100km and 11.3 l/100km for the all-wheel-drive AWD). Alternatively, drivers can choose the Execline model with a 3.6-litre V6 engine that produces 276 horsepower at 6200 revolutions per minute. It also generates 266 pound-feet of torque with a max towing capacity of 5000lb. The estimated city and highway fuel economy for the FWD is 15.7 l/100km and 11.8 l/100km. Meanwhile, the AWD has a city and highway fuel economy of 16.6 l/100km and 12.3 l/100km.

Exterior Features

The exterior features of this vehicle are stunning. You will also love the standard LED headlights, taillights and taillights. The exterior design of this vehicle is spectacular, with sleek lines that make it look fast even. It has a front grille, which features an aluminum finish. The rear hatch has large vertical window pillars for optimal visibility on the road. Other exterior features include chrome side mirrors, roof rails and 18-inch alloy wheels.

Interior Features

The spacious interior of the all-new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is perfect for families or anyone looking to make trips with friends with available space for 7 person seating. The first row features standard leather seats. It is available in various colours, including black, beige, brown, and grey. There is a power-adjustable driver seat and dual-zone automatic climate control in the new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas. The second row features standard captain chairs that are both heated and cooled. However, such an option is available in higher trim levels. You can upgrade your seats to a bench seat for more room in the top model.

Trim Configuration

The all-new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas is available in six trims. These models include the S, SE, SE with Technology, SEL R-Line Black, SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line.

The SE features front-wheel drive as the standard, LED headlights, a power liftgate, and a 6.5-inch touchscreen. Conversely, the SE with Technology has a hands-free liftgate, 8-inch touchscreen, leather upholstery, and voice controls. In addition, it has a panoramic sunroof, towing package, parking sensors, and adaptive cruise control.

The SEL has features of the SE with Technology. It has the AWD, panoramic sunroof, navigation system, and a heated steering wheel as the standard. Additionally, it has adaptive headlights that adjust as you turn the steering wheel to illuminate the road better. Furthermore, it has a towing package and blind-spot intervention.

The SEL R-Line model has the V6 engine as the standard. It contains features of the SEL trim. The R-Line has dark gray 20-inch wheels and an R-Line interior. Furthermore, the R-Line has sporty rear and front bumpers. The SEL R-Line has a blacked-out appearance, as described earlier. It has black badges, front grilles, mirror caps, and 20-inch gloss wheels. The SEL Premium R-Line is the top-level trim and thus contains most features.

The SEL Premium R-Line has a 21-inch wheel. It boasts a comfortable interior with ventilated and heated seats, leather upholstery, and ambient cabin lighting. In addition, it has heated second-row seats, power-folding mirrors, and a premium Fender audio system. The premium sound system connects to 12 high-quality speakers distributed across the vehicle to enjoy good music.

Technology Features

The all-new 2022 Volkswagen Atlas comes equipped with plenty of standard technology features. You can find modern and luxurious technologies in the top-level trims.

The base model is equipped with a 6.5-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connection, Wi-Fi connection, air conditioning, satellite radio, and HD radio. It also has Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility and an auxiliary audio input jack for connecting your smartphone to listen to music. Higher trim levels feature a power
liftgate, heated steering wheel and ventilated front seats.

Safety Features

The all-new Volkswagen Atlas is available with a bold 360-degree camera system that provides drivers with an impressive view over their shoulders. This feature, combined with automatic high beams and blind-spot monitoring, makes it easy to drive in any condition.

The base model includes the following safety features:
· Seven airbags
· Rearview camera
· Tire pressure monitoring

Safety is a top priority for Volkswagen, which is why the 2022 Atlas offers so many available safety upgrades on this vehicle. The SEL trim comes with has upgraded safety features, including blind-spot monitoring, automatic high beams and adaptive cruise control.

The top-of-the-line model is equipped with emergency braking and semi-automated parking. Furthermore, it has an automated parking system that helps steer the all-new Atlas into the parking space without the driver's intervention.

The all-new Atlas is equipped with various driver aids to ensure you have an easy and safe ride. You can choose from a few other upgrades, including adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist and parking sensors.

If you are searching for an automobile and SUV that can take you around town with your family and friends, the all-new 2022 Volkswagen is perfect. Its updated design and new safety features are sure to be popular with individuals looking for safety, style, and comfort. Be sure to ask your Volkswagen dealer about the available safety upgrades before deciding which model is suitable for you.

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About the author
Emily MacKinnon
, Executive Assistant
Originally from Nova Scotia, Emily has spent the last 9 years in sales and customer service. A jack of all trades. She hopes to be able to help educate and get people excited about their next car purchases through her expression in these blogs.

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