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The all-new 2020 VW Atlas is a pickup truck based on the Atlas SUV. This truck comes with a powerful V6 engine, modern interior, and great safety rating. V6 is also providing good tow rating and even the fuel economy rating is more than satisfying. The ride is comfy and the exterior looks very stylish and attractive.
Atlas started as a concept, however, plenty of styling cues are closer to the SUV model than to the original concept. Whatsoever, it is a handsome pickup truck with so much to offer.
2020 VW Atlas Design and Dimension
The forthcoming 2020 VW Atlas is a mid-size pickup truck. This model is 214 inches long, which is 15 inches longer than the Atlas SUV model. Wheelbase is 128.3-inches long. With such proportions, pickup is closer to the full-size segment. The exterior adds beautiful lines and it looks muscular. Rugged appearance is present and Atlas truck rides on standard 20-inch aluminum wheels.
LED headlights and LED taillights are standard as well. We like the LED strip in the back, right above the tailgate. Styling is modern and it looks very close to the SUV variant. However, most of the features and styling cues are e larger on the pickup truck variant.
2020 VW Atlas Offers Comfortable Interior
Exterior slightly departs from the original SUV model. However, the interior will be very similar, if not the same. The 2020 VW Atlas comes with a unique layout but cabin design is the same. It is a comfortable interior that is also quiet and inviting. Dashboard sports illuminated bar and it looks very modern. Also, ambient lighting is available.
For an instance, this light glows in numerous colors, depending on the chosen driving mode. Yellow light is on when the city drive mode is active. Off-road driving mode turns the cabin into a blue color. One thing that is exactly the same as on the original concept is the center console. The latest infotainment system is available and Atlas offers an impressive list of standard features. There will be room for five passengers and leather upholstery will be optional.
The truck model will use the same powertrain as its SUV sibling. The 2020 VW Atlas comes with a 3.6-liter V6 that produces 276 horsepower and 265 lb-ft of torque. This V6 engine is available with an 8-speed automatic gearbox. On top of that, Volkswagen’s 4Motion AWD setup is optional.
Knowing that all of the figures and systems are the same as on the SUV model. Pickup sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 8.3 seconds. As we mentioned, the customers can choose between the numerous driving modes. Moreover, strong V6 unit is offering a low-range gear reduction system.
2020 VW Atlas Price and Release Date
Volkswagen is about to release the official pricing for its latest pickup truck. The 2020 VW Atlas truck is offering a superb ride, comfortable interior, and strong performances. According to reliable sources, this model won’t start below $30,000. The mid-size pickup will hit the dealerships in the last quarter of 2019. The U.S. markets will get a new Atlas truck at the beginning of 2020.