2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

Since its debut three years ago, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport has become a favorite in the midsize SUV market. Derived from the larger, three-row Atlas, this two-row version offers a sportier feel and distinct aesthetics. It mirrors the luxury, refinement, comfort, and tech-savviness of its larger counterpart but stands out with greater agility and unique design elements. The 2024 Atlas Cross Sport undergoes comprehensive upgrades, boasting a revamped interior and exterior, alongside a more potent yet fuel-efficient powertrain. This latest model harmonizes functionality with style, luxury with driving fun, and power with efficiency. Starting with a turbocharged engine that ensures peak performance and better fuel economy, the 2024 Atlas Cross Sport also features an even more luxurious interior, enriched with premium materials and advanced technologies to enhance every drive.

What’s new on the 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport?


The sophisticated exterior of the 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is immediately noticeable, starting with its new grille, showcasing a sleek four-bar design, complemented by LED headlights equipped with an adaptive front lighting system. This system aligns with the steering wheel’s direction, providing enhanced illumination during cornering. The model’s distinctive LED light bar, extending across the grille, is further accented by a prominently illuminated Volkswagen logo, adding to the vehicle’s unique visual identity. The newly designed air intakes contribute to a sportier appearance, while fresh wheel designs, such as the exclusive 21-inch aluminum alloy wheels available in the R-Line trim, blend refinement with a sporty edge, emblematic of the Atlas Cross Sport. The 2024 model sets itself apart from the larger three-row Atlas, notably with its front fascia’s blacked-out grille, distinguished by an exclusive X-pattern, underscoring the more athletic nature of the Atlas Cross Sport.

Progressing to the rear, the 2024 Atlas Cross Sport’s sleek and almost coupe-like silhouette is highlighted by a larger spoiler, contributing to its dynamic profile. The addition of a new rear diffuser finalizes the vehicle’s design, striking a balance between boldness and modern sophistication. This rear diffuser, more assertive than in previous models, injects an extra degree of dynamism into the new Volkswagen SUV, enhancing its overall sporty appeal.

2024 VW Atlas Cross Sport


In its latest version, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport continues to excel in craftsmanship and quality. When you get behind the wheel, the interior impresses with its harmonious blend of premium materials and finishes, defining the newly designed cockpit. Every trim of the Atlas Cross Sport features soft-touch leather across the dashboard, door panels, and console, cultivating an environment of luxury. This level of sophistication extends to the rear door panels, ensuring a consistent, upscale ambiance throughout the cabin. The dashboard is enveloped in high-quality trim, adding to the interior’s refined aesthetic. A standout addition is the 30-color ambient lighting system, offering the flexibility to tailor the cabin’s mood. This feature is complemented by a striking backlit design that integrates the Atlas emblem into the dashboard, creating a unique and customizable atmosphere in the evening.

The Atlas Cross Sport distinguishes itself from its three-row sibling, the Atlas, by foregoing the third row and instead focusing on practicality and versatility. Its cargo space exceeds 1,800 litres, making it an ideal choice for families on the go. Despite its smaller dimensions compared to the Atlas, the Atlas Cross Sport doesn’t skimp on comfort and is generous with the rear leg and headroom space it provides. In addition, it boasts several luxurious features to make your driving experience more enjoyable. In contrast to its sleek appearance, the Atlas Cross Sport is a supremely functional vehicle that offers many features designed with the driver’s comfort in mind. Heated steering wheels and front seats are standard on every trim, keeping you warm during harsh winter weather.

Standard ventilated front seats, a rare feature in this market segment, effortlessly combat the heat even during blazing hot summer months. The passenger seat is now height adjustable as well, making for an even more pleasant driving experience. Overall, the Atlas Cross Sport is a practical and upscale vehicle built with top-quality materials. It stands out with its exceptional features, such as the heated and ventilated seats and the height-adjustable passenger seat. In short, the Atlas Cross Sport is a highly capable SUV with a distinct coupe-like design that does not come at the expense of practicality.

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Unique Features

The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport brings notable advancements in technology. It features the standard IQ Drive suite of driver assistance technologies, offering semi-automated driving with lane centering capabilities for highways, which enhances safety and reduces fatigue during long drives. This system gently keeps the vehicle centered in its lane, making subtle adjustments as needed. The IQ Drive also includes advanced forward monitoring to alert drivers of unexpected obstacles in urban settings.
The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport offers various advanced safety technologies, including adaptive cruise control and a head-up display. These features are designed to blend seamlessly into the driving experience and only spring into action when real danger is present.

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Safety & Navigation

The primary focus of the safety technologies is to ensure that they do not overly interfere or distract the driver. In addition to safety features, the 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport also offers various connectivity options. The new three-row midsize SUV comes equipped with a new 12-inch floating centre touchscreen that features the latest Volkswagen infotainment system. The touchscreen is user-friendly and has intelligently organized features. The 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster is another high-tech feature of the car. This display can be customized to show the most crucial information in the driver’s line of sight. There are also connectivity features available through the Volkswagen Car-Net app. The app provides remote access to the Volkswagen SUV, allowing users to control various features like engine and door functionality. There is also an option to find the Atlas Cross Sport using a mobile phone, among other functions.

New Versions

For 2024, the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is available in three distinct trims: Trendline, Comfortline, and Highline. This range maintains similarity to the previous Atlas Cross Sport models but distinguishes itself with an enhanced array of standard features across all versions.

Engine and Powertrain

The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport transitions to a standard turbocharged four-cylinder engine, surpassing the performance of its predecessor’s V6 while achieving superior fuel economy. This new engine produces 269 horsepower and an impressive 273 pounds of torque, outperforming the standard torque offered by the previous 3.6L V6. Notably, it maintains a fuel consumption rating of just 10.8 L per 100 km, marking a significant improvement in efficiency for the 2024 model. This increase in torque translates to swift accelerations and smooth passing capabilities on highways. The standout trait of this powertrain is its ability to couple enhanced performance with unparalleled efficiency. Continuing with the tradition, the 4MOTION all-wheel drive system remains standard, linked to the engine via an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters for an engaging driving experience. This AWD system ensures consistent stability and safety, even under challenging driving conditions. Additionally, the 2024 Atlas Cross Sport boasts a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds, reinforcing its versatility.

Frequently Asked Questions About The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport is currently on sale.

The 2024 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport has a starting price of $51,560 for the Comfortline entry-level trim. The new 2024 Atlas Cross Sport Highline model starts at $58,560 while the top-of-the-line Execline trim starts at $61,560.

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