Side profile view of the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Outperforms Competition


Fun Behind the Wheel of the Atlas Cross Sport

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is a smaller version of the larger Atlas with a third row of seats. Besides missing the third-row rear seat, this SUV is identical to its brother, right down to the Volkswagen performance specs. With two available engines to choose from and plenty of advanced technology, the new VW Atlas Cross Sport can take you anywhere. Visit South Motors Volkswagen to see the Atlas Cross Sport in Miami, FL.

Two Potent Engines to Choose From

It doesn't matter which engine option you choose; you gain potent power that gets the job done. Standard with the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is the 235-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. This reliable VW engine also pumps out 258 lb-ft of torque. However, you have the option to upgrade to the 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 276 horsepower and 266 lb-ft of torque if you need more. Both of these engines work seamlessly in conjunction with a smooth-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission.

If you opt for the V6 engine, you might expect a 0 to 60 mph time of just 7.5 seconds, which is comparable to the Honda Passport and Jeep Grand Cherokee. These are the same powertrain options found in the 2020 Atlas Cross Sport too. Even though this VW mid-size SUV is small, it's big in power.

Complete Control in Any Condition

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport does come standard with front-wheel drive, but you can quickly upgrade to 4MOTION® with Active Control. This all-wheel-drive system includes four drive modes that can be easily switched with a handy dial. You choose the drive mode that best suits your driving situation. If you are heading down the street in optimal conditions, you will want to utilize the On-Road Mode. However, the Off-Road Mode is perfect for maintaining traction when heading down steep grades or traversing uneven ground.

Comfortable Interior to Enjoy Volkswagen Performance

Having a powerful engine and seamless configuration is vital, but it means nothing if you don't have comfortable, supportive front seats to enjoy it from. As with the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, you have access to several trim levels that provide all the interior comfort you could desire. If you were to choose the 2021 Atlas Cross Sport SEL Premium, you would gain access to Climatronic® dual-zone automatic climate control to create the perfect environment. You can also have confidence with the latest safety features, such as blind spot monitoring.

Find the VW SUV to Fit Your Lifestyle

While the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is a superior SUV, it isn't for everyone. You might decide that you need the three-row Atlas instead, and that's okay. Thankfully, whether you choose the smaller version or the regular Atlas, you gain access to the same powertrain options and the latest technology. When you visit South Motors Volkswagen, you can see the new VW models in Miami, FL. Schedule your test drive today.0 Atlas Cross Sport. We also have a full inventory of the VW Atlas if you need a third row of seats. Schedule your test drive in Miami today.