VW Atlas Gas Mileage

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Tourmaline Blue Metallic

Here’s the good news: the Volkswagen Atlas can achieve fuel economy ratings of up to an EPA-estimated 20 city/26 highway MPG.1 However, there’s a lot more to the picture than just that, which is why our Andy Mohr Volkswagen team created this comprehensive guide to the VW Atlas and its gas mileage numbers. Got any questions? Feel free to get in touch with us right away!

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Volkswagen Atlas: Fuel Efficiency Breakdown

Volkswagen Atlas V6 SE Tourmaline Blue MetallicDepending on which trim level you pick, you’ll enjoy different fuel efficiency capabilities as well as power.

For example, the configuration that we outlined above is the VW Atlas S trim level. Its 2.0L Turbo engine gives you those fuel efficiency specs as well as up to 235 horsepower. However, with the 3.6L V6 engine, you’ll achieve an EPA-estimated 17 city/23 highway MPG.2 As for the VW Atlas V6 SE, this model rewards its drivers with an EPA-estimated 17 city/24 highway MPG.3 With the 3.6L V6, the Volkswagen Atlas delivers a robust 276 horsepower.

Fuel-Saving Technology in the VW Atlas

What enables these VW Atlas trim levels to offer you such great fuel efficiency? Well, it utilizes fuel-saving technology in many of its performance systems!

Its first notable feature is an 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® and Sport mode. The advent of eight different speeds makes for better efficiency and performance during every mile of the journey.

There’s also 4MOTION® with Active Control, the all-wheel drive technology that tailors your SUV’s performance settings to whatever the road demands, promoting efficiency in a variety of settings.

Tips and Tricks: Improving Your Fuel Economy

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Tire The VW Atlas comes equipped with fuel-saving technology to help you stop at the gas pump less, but what can you do as a driver? Here’s a list of six tactics, three for in the garage and three for behind the wheel:

  1. Keep up with maintenance and repairs.
  2. Make sure your tires are properly inflated.
  3. Park somewhere out of the sunlight.
  4. Don’t carry around any unnecessary weight.
  5. Take it easy—don’t accelerate too rapidly
  6. Don’t idle for more than 60 seconds.

Of course, these strategies are just the icing on the cake. The most important thing that you can do is to pick an inherently fuel-efficient vehicle, such as an SUV like the Volkswagen Atlas. Contact us today!

Contact Us Today at Andy Mohr Volkswagen

We’d also be happy to answer any of your questions about how you can improve your fuel efficiency using the tips and tricks above. Simply call us on the phone, chat with us on our website, or stop by our VW dealership in person to get started. We’re here to serve all our customers around Indianapolis, Plainfield, Avon, and the rest of Indiana.

1 20 city/26 highway mpg (2019 Atlas 2.0L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

2 Based on EPA estimates. See www.fueleconomy.gov for details. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.

3 17 city/24 highway mpg (2019 Atlas 3.6L, 8-speed automatic transmission). EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.