2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport Release Date

Wondering when is the 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport release date? You are not the only one—read this article for more details.

If you are a fanboy/girl of VW cars and have been eyeing on Atlas Cross Sport lineup, sure you will be interested in knowing when will you be able to see the 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport get released? Unfortunately, the carmaker spoils little news about it. Interestingly, there are many predictions you can rely on the internet so you can get the image before seeing the car for real. Curious about what this car has to offer? Read the details in this explanation below.

2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport

2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport Exterior

The VW Atlas Cross Sport is a shorter version of the VW Atlas, a full-sized SUV which has three rows of seating. This means, the 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport is a two-row SUV, which surely will remain like that for the upcoming release.

What can we see from its exterior? Well, it seems even the predictions cannot say much about what changes we will be able to see. Some sources mentioned the look will remain as its 2021 version but come with minor changes.

The changes are expected to be seen on its body line, bumper, grille, and head/taillights. Aside from that, a change in the color lineup will also be predicted to come with this release. What we can say about this lineup is that the body lines will be made to help build the sporty design looks legit.

This will also include infusing the idea of SUV into the details. By that, we mean the grille, the bumper, as well as the headlights and taillights will be made up to date and suitable to what we expect in an SUV. Looking sporty, strong, and unbeatable.

After all, it is unfortunate that there is no official information that we can rely on to get to know the VW Atlas Cross Sport 2023 version. So, we can only learn about this car through its predictions.

What’s Inside the Cabin?

According to sources, the interior of the VW Atlas Cross Sport 2023 version will keep its quality top-notch. However, it may not be as lux as Audi cars, for example. This lineup is expected to be able to provide a heated seats for its passengers. Aside from that, the upholstery too will get makeup. This means that you may expect a leather upholstery instead of low-end materials.

Overall, many sources mentioned that the interior of the 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport has a clean design although there isn’t much innovation to offer. Instead of renewing the look as a makeover project, VW seems not to plan it for this release of its Atlas Cross Sport lineup.

What about the infotainment aspects? Well, some sources mentioned that the car will be equipped with a 6.5-inch touchscreen (color) that is connected to its 6-audio speaker. Added to the feature are the smartphone connectivity features, such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.

Also, you may expect that the VW Atlas Cross Sport will also come with satellite radio, VW Car Net-App, and onboard navigation. As for the gauge cluster, you will see that this car will be equipped with an 8-inch digital cluster for its standard trim.

2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport

What About the Engine?

As for the engine, you can expect the car to remain its available feature which is the standard turbocharged 2.0-L 4-cyl engine. With this engine as the car’s powertrain, the car is expected to be able to produce 235 HP at maximum with 258 lb-ft torque following it. As an upgrade option, you may take the 3.6-L V6 engine that is capable to produce 276 HP and 266 lb-ft torque, much larger than the previous engine detail.

Both engines of the 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport are expected to be paired with 8-speed auto transmission. While for its drivetrain, you will be able to find it comes with front-wheel drive. As an optional feature, you may consider picking the all-wheel drive for its drivetrain.

The Expected Release Date

Although there is still no information regarding the 2023 VW Atlas Cross Sport release date, rumors are mentioning that the car will be released in the H2 of 2022. Some also say that the car will arrive at dealers before 2022 ends. As for the price, it is expected this car will take $35,000-$52,000 in price—trims will define the price as well.