Known for being reliable and well engineered while maintaining a stylish and modern appearance, the 2018 line-up of Volkswagen SUVs have a vehicle to suit every lifestyle. From powerful full-size seven passenger transportation to compact crossovers that can take on any road conditions, there is a Volkswagen SUV that can do the job while providing passenger comfort and make driving an experience you look forward to.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas
With seating for seven and plenty of room left over, the 2018 Atlas is Volkswagen’s full-size SUV designed for whatever adventure you have planned.
The classic SUV design provides lot of ground clearance with a wide stance for stability and a wheel base that translates to extra leg room for rear seat passengers.
With sleek and contoured body lines and sloping roof the Atlas delivers a stunning visual appeal when on the road.
The front LED headlights are bold and the unique design of the daytime running lights are different from anything else on the road.
Engineered to be a vehicle that is comfortable both on a city street or on gravel during your weekend adventures, the Atlas provides the power your need for any kind of driving.
A 2.0 L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine is paired with an 8-speed transmission and puts out 235 horsepower.
You can step up to a 3.6 L V6 engine that creates 276 horsepower and is also matched with an 8-speed transmission.
Available 4Motion All-Wheel Drive automatically directs power to the wheels that need it the most when you are driving in less than ideal conditions. You also have the choice of accessing the 4Motion Active Control that allows you to manually select a drive mode based on road conditions.
Inside, the driver’s cockpit is comfortable, well designed and allows easy access to all vehicle controls.
Ample seating for rear passengers is easily accessed and the 60 / 40 split third row can be folded down flat if you need some extra cargo space.
Technology is at your fingertips on the main console and you can send or receive text messages hands-free so you are never distracted from watching the road.
You can download your favourite apps and employ Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, or Mirror Link, on the dash screen via voice commands.
Driver assist functions help you get in and out of tight spaces and warn you when the is trouble anywhere near your vehicle. Available driver assist features include Multi Collision Braking, Rearview Camera, and Pedestrian Monitoring.
The 2018 Volkswagen Atlas provides everything you need in a full size SUV and does it with the legendary German engineering that Volkswagen is known for.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan is one of the most highly anticipated vehicles of this year.
Redesigned for 2018 with many exciting new features, the Tiguan is receiving great reviews from the professionals who report on the automotive industry.
At just over ten inches longer than previous years, the extra length translates to more legroom in the rear seats and a larger cargo area. In fact there is new a third row seating option that means you can now transport up to seven passengers.
Its sporty stance, sweeping lines, and smooth curves make this vehicle a favourite among urban dwellers and rural travellers alike. It’s as fun to drive as it is versatile.
The new Tiguan has a more refined appearance than previous versions but still maintains the rugged capability of an SUV.
The rear liftgate opens with a simple kick of your foot under the bumper to make loading easy and practical when you’ve got your hands full.
Once you have the liftgate open the 40-20-40 split folding rear seats allow you to maximize cargo space when you need it.
The interior is well designed and practical with a comfortable drivers seat with console and controls that are within easy reach.
Safety and technology are at the forefront of Volkswagen engineering and variety of driver assist functions are available.
Available Adaptive Front headlights rotate
13 degrees so when you hit a curve in the road they provide extra llumination in blind spots.
Driver assist functions include available Park Distance Control, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Lane Assist.
You can stay connected with an available 8-inch centre console touchscreen that allows you to hook-up multiple compatible phones and take advantage of satellite navigation. Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink provide the ability to plug in your smartphone and use your favourite apps with the touchscreen or with voice commands.
Whether you’re in the city or on a country road, the Tiguan has the power to conquer any driving situation.
Powered by a 2.0 L TSI I-4 engine that produces 184 horsepower and 221 lb.-ft of torque, the powertrain is completed with an 8-speed automatic transmission with an available 4Motion all-wheel drive system.
Four driving modes can be selected depending on road conditions.
The all new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan offers style, reliability, and practicality in one impressive package.
2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack
The Alltrack is vehicle engineered to get you where you are going no matter what road conditions throw in your way.
With a low profile and wide stance, the Alltrack allows easy access while maintaining a high ground clearance that provides easy passage over rougher terrain. Fender flares and running board covers protect your vehicle from salt and the elements.
Depending on driving conditions you can select from four distinct driving modes including an Off-Road mode that adds hill-descent control and optimizes traction for better control on off-road terrain.
The standard 4Motion All Wheel Drive calculates the optimal drive torque then transfers power to the rear axle to ensure optimum traction on most surfaces.
In the back, 60 / 40 fold-flat rear seats allow for plenty of options when you need extra space to store your gear. The centre fold-down armrest allows you to carry longer items like skis and still have room for four passengers.
Powered by a 1.8 L engine that produces an impressive 170 horsepower, the Alltrack maintains fuel efficiency while giving you the power you need for less than perfect road conditions.
Heading to out of the way places doesn’t mean you can’t stay connected to the world.
A centre console screen allows you to use your favourite apps while on the road. With Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and MirrorLink, you can send and receive texts and use navigation to make sure you are on the right path.
Driver assist functions will help you monitor what is going on around your vehicle and a standard rearview camera helps you see objects that may not be visible in your mirrors.
Available driver assist functions include Adaptive Cruise Control, Intelligent Crash Response, and a Collision Warning system.
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack is the vehicle for people who enjoy the convenience of extra space and ease of access for daily functions like
grocery shopping while appreciating the all weather capability of all-wheel drive.
Visit Orangeville Volkswagen on Highway 10, just north of Orangeville
and see the entire line-up of 2018 Volkswagen vehicles.
Written by Brian Lockhart