2023 Atlas Cross Sport

2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport

The 2023 Atlas Cross Sport

Big on style.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2023 Atlas Cross Sport

Engine: 2.0 TSI and 3.6 L

Horsepower & Torque:
2.0 TSI: 235 HP, 258 lb-ft (2.0 TSI)
3.6 FSI: 276 HP, 266 lb-ft (3.6L L)

Transmission: 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic®4MOTION®

Fuel efficiency:

Engine City Highway Combined
2.0 TSI 11.8 9.8 10.9
3.6 L 13.1 10.0 11.7
2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport driving on highway with mountains in the background
Bold Design

Combining the bold footprint of an SUV with the sleek, stylish profile of a coupe, the Atlas Cross Sport breaks boundaries and defies convention.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport parked in desert
All-World All-Wheel Drive

Confidence comes standard in the Atlas Cross Sport thanks to standard 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive.

Person Leaning Against a parked 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross
Available Car-Net® app*

Use your smartphone to remote start your engine or lock/unlock your doors from virtually anywhere. With more than 20 connected features on the Car-Net® app, the power is quite literally in your hands.

Design and Comfort

Panoramic Sunroof

Views all around

The available panoramic sunroof changes your whole perspective and creates an open, airy drive. Enjoy the warmth of the sun and the twinkle of the stars as your road trips take you to new places.

LED lights

Brilliant design

A shining example of safety and style, the Atlas Cross Sport comes with standard LED headlights with daytime running lights and tail lights. Plus, its available LED Adaptive Front-light System bends with your steering for safer turning on precarious corners.


Above the rim

Roll in and stand out. Atlas Cross Sport offers standard 18” Slide and available 18” Slide machined wheels, as well as available black 20” Capricorn wheels, 20” Rizla and 21” Braselton wheels standard on the Execline. For an even bolder look, step up to the coveted R-Line Black package with black 20” Trenton alloy wheels on the Highline trim.

Climate-controlled seats

Year-round comfort

No matter how hot or cold it gets outside, the standard heat, and available ventilation in the leather front seats of the Atlas Cross Sport are always comfortable in Canadian weather.

Trailer hitch

Pull your weight

This SUVW is ready for any adventure – and has the gear to prove it. When paired with the available 3.6L engine, Atlas Cross Sport comes pre-loaded with a trailer hitch to help you stow and haul up to 5,000 lbs of fun, including most campers, boats, and trailers.

Comfort and innovation

User friendly

With an available power liftgate, it’s easy to get your stuff in. With available navigation and standard Apple CarPlay® and Android AutoTM, it’s easy to get around.


Standout styles

Our coveted R-Line Black Package is available on the 3.6L Highline. It features striking blacked-out elements including 20” Trenton black alloy wheels, brushed stainless-steel pedals and a leather-wrapped multifunction heated steering wheel.

Alternatively, the R-Line Package that comes standard on the Execline features all the same R-Line upgrades listed above, plus larger 21” wheels. Just because it’s sporty, doesn’t mean it can’t still be premium.

IQ DRIVE and Driver Assistance


Features include:

  • Travel Assist ( Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist and Emergency Assist)
  • Front Assist with Autonomous Emergency Braking and Pedestrian Detection
  • Side Assist (Blind spot monitor) with Rear Traffic Alert

Driver Assistance

Features include:

  • Light Assist
  • Park Assist
  • Park Distance Control (front and rear) with Maneuver Braking
  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • Area View 360°
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Interior View Of Rear Row Seating
Flexible cargo space

With a spacious second row and an ample 2,203 L of flexible cargo space with the seats folded down, Atlas Cross Sport is long-weekend-adventure ready. Load in everything from indoor plants to outdoor gear, and still have room to spare.

Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Parked In Driveway
Remote Start

With available Car-Net®, you can start your Atlas Cross Sport from afar, and set the temperature long before you ever climb inside.

Park Assist
Park Assist

Available Park Assist helps make it a breeze to steer into and out of any space.

info icon What are the maintenance costs for Atlas Cross Sport?

Over 5 years, the expected maintenance cost is as little as $2,127 on the Trendline, which is surprisingly low for the category. But don’t take our word for it, see how Atlas Cross Sport compares with this independent cost of maintenance tool from Vincentric.

info icon Does the Atlas Cross Sport require premium gas?

It depends on which powertrain you choose. We recommend AKI 91 fuel for our 2.0 TSI Atlas Cross Sport, while the 3.6 L option requires regular AKI 87.

info icon How many seats does the Atlas Cross Sport have?

The Atlas can comfortably seat up to 7 fully-grown adults. There is also an alternate seating option for up to 6 people, featuring the added comfort of second row Captain's Chairs.

info icon What’s the towing capacity of the Atlas Cross Sport?

The 2.0 TSI powertrain can comfortably tow up to 2,000 lbs. or 907 kg. For larger items like boats and campers, Atlas with the 3.6 L engine can handle up to 5,000 lbs. or 2,268 kg.

info icon What are the fuel economy numbers for the Atlas Cross Sport?

With the 3.6 L engine, the city, highway, and combined fuel economy is 13.8, 10.2, and 12.2 L / 100 km.*

*Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Fuel consumption for the Altas 2.0 AWD has not yet been confirmed. Refer to the EnerGuide 2023 for Natural Resources Canada’s estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle’s condition, weight carried and additional equipment.

info icon What’s the difference between Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport?

The Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport both share the same wheelbase and same engines. The primary difference is that the Atlas is a three row SUV that can seat up to 7 people, while the Atlas Cross Sport is a two row vehicle, with 5 seats, a lower roofline, and a more dramatically angled rear hatch.

info icon Does the ACS have a digital cockpit?

All Trendline models feature a standard VW Digital Cockpit. The standard Digital Cockpit features an 8" screen and has three main views; digital speedometer with secondary displays, classic display with a speedometer dial in the centre, and a classic display with a tachometer in the centre.

VW Digital Cockpit Pro features a much larger 10.25" screen and is available on Comfortline trim and above. This is a highly intuitive, customizable display that includes integrated turn-by-turn navigation, full stereo controls, and more.*

*Please do not drive distracted.

info icon Is wireless charging available in the Atlas Cross Sport?

Wireless device charging and wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ are available on Comfortline trims and up.*

*Please do not drive distracted.

info icon What interior materials and finishes are available in the Atlas Cross Sport?

The Trendline comes with cloth seats, while the Comfortlne features leatherette seating surfaces. Our Highline and Execline trims feature premium Vienna leather seating surfaces, with the Execline offering a choice of three different colour options.

1. Base MSRP of a new and unregistered 2023 Atlas Cross Sport with 8-speed automatic is $40,895. $1,950 freight and PDI, $100 air conditioning levy, license, insurance, registration, levies, options, dealer administration fees (if applicable) and applicable taxes are extra. Dealer may sell for less. Dealer order/trade may be necessary.

2. Fuel consumption figures are estimates based on Natural Resources Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. Refer to the EnerGuide 2023 for Natural Resources Canada’s estimated fuel consumption figures. Actual fuel consumption will vary based on driving conditions, driver habits and the vehicle’s condition, weight carried and additional equipment.

3. Requires compatible mobile device running iOS 12, Android 8, or higher, with cellular service. Access to the desktop web portal requires a compatible internet browser. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supported.

4. Up to 26% savings compared to the cost of paying for maintenance, on a per service basis. Potential savings percentage determined using the average savings amount of all model/year plans vs. the retail cost of individual services in 2022. See dealer for details