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VW thinks big with Atlas SUV

Charles Fleming, Los Angeles Times on

Published in Automotive News

Highs: Big cargo, with creature comforts, at a fair price

Lows: Poor fuel economy, clumsy handling

Vehicle type: Four-door, seven-seat SUV

Base price: $31,425

Price as tested: $49,415

Powertrain: 3.6-liter V-6 gasoline engine

Transmission: Eight-speed automatic with all-wheel drive


Horsepower: 276

Torque: 266 pound-feet

EPA fuel economy rating: 17 miles per gallon city / 23 highway / 19 combined

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