VW Announces 2018 Atlas Will Start at $31,425

VW's 2018 Atlas will start at $31,425. The Atlas is VW's crossover with three rows of seats. Models will come with a 2.0L turbocharged four cylinder engine or a 3.6L V6 engine. The Atlas will compete against the Ford Explorer, Toyota Highlander and the Chevrolet Traverse. 

The Atlas will be assembled at VW's Chattanooga plant. It is scheduled to start arriving at VW dealerships in May.

VW also announced a special "Launch" trim. The trim level will include a panoramic sunroof and a 8" touch screen infotainment system. Other available trim levels will be the S, SE, SEL and SEL Premium.