2021 Volkswagen Atlas: What to Expect?


Crossovers being the jack of all trades, master of none, surely serves the purpose as a family car that occasionally tread through the unknown routes to find some weekend adventure. In this family of three-row crossovers, the Atlas looks more like an SUV from the house of Volkswagen earning the brand substantial profit with its soaring sales rate.

The 2021 model year edition of Volkswagen Atlas are refreshed for good. After we got to see the recently released 2021 model year edition of Volkswagen Atlas at the showroom premise of the Seaside Volkswagen dealership showroom, we could know the difference in comparison to its earlier version, without causing much stress on the memory. The 2021 edition of Volkswagen Atlas looks much more complete now with a prettier exterior styling while the newly added features helped it increase its overall value in the market.

New Feature Additions for 2021

The year 2021 brought the Volkswagen Atlas a new face that has transformed the three-row crossover overnight from a simple generic family SUV to a handsome looking roadster. The design changes see a more prominent looking front grille that bears the new logo of Volkswagen and is even more naturally highlighted through the integrated headlights.

The front and rear bumpers are also given a new shape adding around 2.4 inches to the overall length of the crossover.

Inside, the cabins of the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas stay nearly untouched in comparison to the 2020 model of its own, but changes have come in the instrument controls as well as in the steering wheel that now come with a more substantial feel.

A wireless charging pad is there in the list of newly added features, which is located below the center stack. But is an available feature, not a standard one. The 2021 Atlas now gets a greater number of enhanced safety and driver assistance features like adaptive cruise control, engines are given the stop-and-go capability. The lane-assist camera gets improved to do a better job smoothly especially while centering the vehicle in its drive lane. A traffic-sign recognition system also joins the list of safety features that had already got features like automated emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert as standard.

The 2021 model year edition of Volkswagen Atlas  offer many distinct feature option packages, VW has bundled these features according to the seven trim levels, that climb up evenly not only in price but also I overall ride comfort, since things get better in terms of both quality and quantity, which is why there are seven trims. To make sure that you pay for only those items you will make use of, do not forget to check that option boxes while choosing the right trim level for yourself.

Here we must make a mention that the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas can tow a maximum weight of 5,000-pound and comes with a dealer-fitted hitch. Our experience with the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas at the showroom premise of Volkswagen dealer Salinas made us admit the fact that even in interior designing Volkswagen has the acumen to influence its rivals.