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2021 Volkswagen Atlas (VW) Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

VW hasn’t however clued us into all the options and deals for the 2021 Atlas...

VW hasn’t however clued us into all the options and deals for the 2021 Atlas and Atlas Cross Activity, but the principles will remain the same from very last year. 

The 2021 Atlas and Atlas Cross Activity will be out there in S, SE, SEL trim with a handful of tech, high quality, and R-Line deals introducing different creature comforts and colorful accents scattered in the course of. The base Atlas expenditures $32,565 in the base configuration and can arrive at up toward about $50,000 fully loaded. The Atlas Cross Activity is largely identical, besides for a couple tiny variations, and expenditures about $one,000 much less than a comparably equipped Atlas.

It’s a 7 for features thanks to good tools in each edition such as the base Atlas S and it will get an additional position for a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty that’s even now generous among competition. 

The base Atlas S will get a 6.five-inch touchscreen for infotainment, active security features (lined above), fabric upholstery, eighteen-inch wheels, and three rows of seats (two in the Atlas Cross Activity). 

The top rated SEL goes more with an eight.-inch touchscreen, driver-support features, synthetic leather upholstery, twenty-inch wheels, three-zone computerized local weather control, high quality audio, panoramic sunroof, out there captain’s chairs, wi-fi smartphone charger, and remote start. R-Line variations add sporty inside and exterior touches. 

We’d opt for the Atlas SE with engineering package deal that expenditures $41,215 with a V-6 and all-wheel generate with a single caveat—the audio program doesn’t sound fantastic to us. We’ll convenience our bodies alternatively with an eight.-inch touchscreen, synthetic leather upholstery, three-zone local weather control, twenty-inch wheels, and 5 USB ports. 

The high quality audio program built by Fender (yeah, the guitar folks) is reserved for SEL trim amounts, and whilst it seems fantastic, it also seems like quite a few thousand far more dollars tacked on to the base line. 

VW infotainment

VW’s infotainment is a single of the far more simple systems out there from an automaker, and its simplicity is refreshing. We endorse it for practically each operate besides for navigation, which is not all that fantastic. 

Each Atlas will get smartphone compatibility software such as Apple CarPlay and Android Automobile that can sub in for navigation. Invest in new cords however each Atlas for 2021 is possible to be equipped with more recent USB-C connectors for phones. 

An optional ten.3-inch electronic instrument cluster is out there on top rated trims and can be tailored to exhibit gauges, navigation maps, or other information. It’s primarily sharp and lag-no cost, while some menus and other icons can obscure information like the vacation meter, and icons for some security systems can be complicated to read.

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