2023 Atlas

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The 2023 Atlas

Bigger is better.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas

2023 Atlas

Starting MSRP: $31,495

Engine: 2.0 TSI or 3.6 FSI

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

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 13.4 10.1 11.9
Blue 2023 Volkswagen Atlas driving through windy mountain road
Standard 4Motion All-Wheel Drive

Feel confident with standard 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive in the 2023 Atlas.

Kids sitting in back seats of 2023 Volkswagen Atlas
7 spacious seats

With best-in-class third-row legroom and 2,741L of flexible cargo space, all eager adventurers have more than enough room in their 7 spacious seats.

Person checking car net app on smartphone
Available Car-Net® app*

It’s easy to connect to your Volkswagen from anywhere with select features in your Atlas, like Remote Start, directly from your smartphone.


Function meets style


Designed for life

The 7-seat 2023 Atlas has been sculpted into a streamlined SUV. Add even more style without compromising the huge space Atlas is renowned for.

LED lights

Be seen in more ways than one

The 2023 Atlas has LED headlights and taillights with daytime running lights that bring bright style and even brighter views.


We’re on a roll

Elevate your style and your drive with a great collection of wheels on the 2023 Atlas. And for those looking to really make a statement, enjoy our R-Line Black package with 20” Trenton black alloy wheels available on the 2023 Atlas Highline or 21” Braselton alloy wheels available on the Execline.

Panoramic sunroof

Here comes the sun(roof)

The available panoramic sunroof creates a bright, scenic drive. When you’re on the highway, slide it open for a cool breeze without the loud window-buffeting noise.

Easy-access third row

Spacious seating

It won’t take an acrobat to get in this backseat. With a car seat installed, simply tip the seat forward and access the third row at a moment’s notice.

Climatronic® three-zone front and rear electronic air conditioning

Big vehicle, big comfort

No more fights over the thermostat. Available Climatronic® three-zone automatic climate control ensures the temperature for everyone in your Atlas is just how they like it.


Turning heads comes standard

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. It’s true, you and your family can now enjoy an even more premium experience in our biggest SUVW.

IQ DRIVE and Driver Assistance


Features include:

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

Driver Assistance

Convenient, cutting edge tech designed to enhance your driving experience. Features include:

  • Park Distance Control (front and rear) with Maneuver Braking
  • Park Assist
  • Light Assist
  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • Area View 360°
Learn More about IQ.Drive & Driver Assistance
Volkswagen IQ Drive
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KESSY Keyless Entry

Easy entry

Available KESSY keeps your key in your pocket. Now you can easily access your vehicle as you approach hands free.

2023 Volkswagen Atlas using park assist technology to detect oncoming traffic while backing out of driveway
Park Assist

Easy assist

Available park assist helps you steer into and out of any space.

Volkswagen Atlas with open trunk parked next to camping trailer
Standard Tow Hitch Receiver on 3.6 Litre

Bring everything along

With a 3.6 FSI engine you can easily haul up to 5,000 lbs of anything from trailers, to boats, to campers.

info icon What is the size of the fuel tank in the Atlas?

The roomy, 7-seat Atlas has an equally large 70.4 litre fuel tank.

info icon Does VW Atlas have eco mode?

Yes, the Atlas and Cross Sport has an eco mode, and it’s standard on all trims.

info icon How many seats does the Atlas 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 Does the Atlas have Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™?

Yes. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™both come standard in the Atlas and Cross Sport. Select the Comfortline trim and you'll get Wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ and Wireless device charging too.*

*Please do not drive distracted.

info icon Does the Atlas Have All-Wheel Drive?

Absolutely. All trim levels of the Volkswagen Atlas feature standard 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive.

info icon What is the towing capacity?

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 is the fuel economy ?

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 is the difference between 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 Atlas 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?

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

*Please do not drive distracted.

1. Colour varies in production model.

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.

  • Prices shown are MSRP where indicated. MSRP is the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price and excludes taxes, freight and PDI ($1,750 (Jetta, Jetta GLI, Golf GTI, Golf R), and $1,950 (Tiguan, Taos, Cross Sport, Atlas, ID.4), levies, fees, optional equipment, license, insurance, registration, and any dealer or other charges (where applicable). If MSRP is not mentioned, prices shown include freight and PDI, environmental levies and a representative dealer admin fee (actual fee amount is set by dealers and varies). Environmental or related levies and taxes may vary by jurisdiction. Dealer may sell for less. Prices are in Canadian dollars. This is not an offer to sell at a certain price. Actual selling prices and terms are set by dealers. European or American models may be shown. Specifications, equipment, options and prices are subject to change without notice. Although we endeavour to ensure that the information contained on the website is accurate, as errors may occur from time to time, customers should contact their local Volkswagen dealer for details. Photos for illustration purposes only. Some items, such as wheels, may be unavailable on some trim levels when vehicle is built or may not be available in Canada.
  • Due to supply chain disruptions, certain trim levels may not be readily available and require a factory order from your Volkswagen dealer. Wait times will vary as a result of these supply chain disruptions, with current lead time for factory orders estimated between 6 – 8 months for most models, and approximately 18 months for the ID.4, subject to change without notice. Actual delivery dates could be affected by various factors beyond Volkswagen Canada’s and Volkswagen Canada Dealer’s control. Volkswagen Canada or Volkswagen Dealers will not be liable for any such delay in delivery. Supply chain disruptions can cause changes in available standard and/or optional equipment. The MSRP for a vehicle will be adjusted if specific equipment is not included. Please contact your dealer for more information.