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VW rearranges 2019 Atlas options with fewer trims and increased prices

Why is a V6 with front-wheel drive more expensive than with AWD?

Why is a V6 with front-wheel drive more expensive than with AWD?

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APR built a 2018 VW Atlas with a bit of off-road cred and a lot more power

It uses the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder

It uses the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder

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2018 VW Atlas SEL V6 Quick Spin Review

Great packaging let down by a goofy ride

The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is a strange beast. It's both exactly what the company needs in the U.S. marketplace right now, and it's also a crossover that leaves us a bit cold. Crossovers aren't exactly a genre that engenders a great deal of passion in buyers concerned with practicalities, like fuel economy, interior storage, and safety. But the Atlas is more passionless than most, a strange turn for Volkswagen, a company whose most pedestrian vehicles have had some baked-in European goodness. Tha

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VW Atlas Tanoak: Would it make sense to build it?

As a car-based truck, it could face some challenges

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the New York Auto Show was the Volkswagen Atlas Tanoak pickup truck. And one of the things that make the Tanoak so intriguing is how it seems pretty feasible to bring to market. It's based on the Atlas, which already has powertrains certified for emissions in America, and at least the front half wouldn't likely need much, if any work to make sure it passes U.S. safety standards. And like the Atlas, it uses the MQB modular platform found in everything from the afor

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VW pickup is real: Atlas picks up a truck bed and the name Tanoak

It's German for Ridgeline

The rumor was true. Volkswagen did indeed create a pickup truck based on the Atlas for this year's New York Auto Show. In keeping with Volkswagen tradition, it even has a name that looks weird and isn't straightforward to say "Tanoak." We'd say that's weirder than Tiguan, but not quite to Touareg levels.

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Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is a near-production look at the future

The Volkswagen Atlas Sport Concept previews a five-seater Atlas soon joining Volkswagen's SUV arsenal for the U.S. market. To be built in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 2019, this lightly disguised concept mixes seven-seater Atlas exterior with a cues from the recent new-generation Touareg and some hybrid powertrain tech we haven't seen from VW yet.

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VW reportedly will introduce a pickup concept at New York Auto Show

Will there be an Atlas-based unibody truck?

Way back in 2010, Volkswagen presented the Amarok body-on-frame pickup truck it has sold on several markets, but not in the U.S. In case you feel the lack of a Volkswagen midsize pickup truck is a significant omission, there might be good news for you: Automotive News is reporting that VW could be bringing a pickup concept to the New York Auto Show. The truck is said to be based off the Atlas SUV structure. Expect it to be unveiled on Wednesday.

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Volkswagen Atlas 5-passenger concept to be unveiled in New York

The big Atlas is getting a more intimate version.

At last year's New York Auto Show, VW's CEO Hinrich Woebcken told reporters that a five-passenger version of the Atlas crossover would spring from a further investment in the company's Tennessee manufacturing plant. And now, VW has confirmed that it's indeed a two-row Atlas that will be produced there, joining the three-row job in the VW lineup.

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Volkswagen Arteon could get V6 option, shooting brake version

The Phaeton never got a wagon, but the Arteon might

Volkswagen's flagship Arteon may not be the flight of fancy the venerable Phaeton was, but it might have one trick up its sleeve, one the Phaeton never got. The British AutoExpress is reporting that the Arteon is going to get a shooting brake version, and another addition to the Arteon portfolio could be the 3.6-liter V6 engine that's currently fitted in the Atlas SUV.

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These are our favorite large utility vehicles of 2018 (for now)

We'll keep this list updated as we keep driving new models.

If you have a large family, lots of cargo to haul, or big stuff to tow, you might need a fullsize SUV. These are our favorite large utility vehicles.

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2018 VW Tiguan and Atlas in Yellowstone National Park

These two crossovers provide room to roam

There are very few things in this word that I enjoy more than a road trip through the mountains, so I didn't hesitate when Volkswagen invited us to take their newest SUVs, the Tiguan and Atlas, on a road trip through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park.

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Volkswagen plans an 'Atlas family' of SUVs and crossovers

Volkswagen filed trademark applications for the names "Atlas Cross Sport" and "Atlas Allsport."

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Volkswagen Touareg is killed off in the US

The less expensive Volkswagen Tiguan will fill the gap in the lineup.

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas | Drivers' Notes

This is the right model for Volkswagen at just the right time.

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas priced right for the midsize SUV segment

It's one of the most affordable three-rows available.

The top range model gets Volkswagen's venerable VR6 six-cylinder.

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Volkswagen's latest ad is not subtle | Autoblog Podcast #509

James Riswick joins us to discuss the many new cars he's driven, we rant about a VW ad, and then it's time to spend your money.

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