Volkswagen’s 2020 Atlas SUV is our reigning Family Vehicle of the Year — and the 2018 model is a previous Best Of overall winner — and it’s back for the 2021 model year with updates and a palatable price. VW refined the exterior styling slightly, added a bit more technology and interior refinement inside, and made the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine available across all trim levels. Despite the updates, the 2021 Atlas S still starts at $32,565 for a front-wheel-drive four-cylinder model, the same as a 2020. The range-topping SEL Premium R-Line will cost $51,715 (all prices include destination).
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