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2019 Volkswagen Atlas 2.0T S Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer
Automotive demand seems to require that all car manufacturers produce SUVs or crossovers and lately that demand has grown to include a three-row SUV. Volkswagen had two very good two-row SUVs: a compact Tiguan and the luxurious Touareg. Unfortunately, the Touareg wasn’t ringing the VW cash register enough and they stopped selling it in the U.S. market after the 2017 model year. It was replaced by the all-new three-row Atlas in 2018. Continue Reading

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February 28, 2014 • News, Volkswagen • Views: 913

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February 21, 2014 • News, Volkswagen • Views: 684

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January 28, 2014 • News, Volkswagen • Views: 760

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