Volkswagen Atlas 2018

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Road Trip: Kansas City, Here We Come

By Matt Schmitz on September 25, 2018

The summer travel season officially came to a close three weeks ago as the Labor Day holiday offered up one last long, warm-weather weekend to indulge that most quintessentially American of recr... Read More
Third Row's a Charm: Volkswagen Atlas Can Haul Adults Back There

By Kelsey Mays on September 14, 2018

Family size might be on the decline, but many parents still need a whole lotta seats in their family haulers. Pew Research found in 2015 that nearly 4 in 10 mothers have three or more kids, a br... Read More
2018 Volkswagen Atlas: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on September 7, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 9,700 model-year 2018 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs The Problem: During production, the air-conditioning system drain tube may have been twisted, causing water to dr... Read More
I Lived in a Volkswagen Atlas Down by the River!

By Matt Schmitz on August 28, 2018

Whether it's my very personal bias against SUVs or my unlikely-yet-unironic infatuation with minivans, I keep underestimating Cars.com's Best of 2018 and long-term tester the Volkswagen ... Read More
8,400 Volkswagen Atlas SUVs, Passat Sedans: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on August 28, 2018

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,400 model-year 2017-18 Volkswagen Passat sedans and model-year 2018 Atlas SUVs The Problem: The brake caliper bracket mounting bolts on these vehicles may ... Read More
Be Cool! Avoid These 4 Mistakes You're Making With Your A/C

By Matt Schmitz on August 23, 2018

Remember that scene in "Raiders of the Lost Ark" when that dude's face melts off? Getting into a car that's been parked for a while in the summertime can feel a lot like that. ... Read More
Perfect Pairings: Labor Day #LifeGoals and the Best Cars to Get Us There

By Patrick Masterson on August 17, 2018

It happens every year: You wait around for the snow to end so you can stop shoveling, you wear shorts and flip-flops the first time the sun offers even a hint of warmth, and you pore over maps p... Read More
Not to Throw Shade, But Fixing Our 2018 VW Atlas' Sunshade Was a Pain

By Kelsey Mays on August 6, 2018

Cars.com's 2018 Volkswagen Atlas, a long-term test vehicle we bought in December after naming it our Best of 2018, has come down with a case of moonroof maladies. Our SEL-grade SUV sports a ... Read More
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Vs. 2018 Volkswagen Atlas: He Said, She Said

By Matt Schmitz and Jennifer Geiger on August 6, 2018

We get it: Your growing family has outgrown your car, but you're still not ready to turn in your cool card and become one of those ... those, ulchhh, minivan people. On second thought, TBH, ... Read More
Video: 5 Great Cars for First-Time Parents

By Jennifer Geiger on August 2, 2018

Getting ready for your first baby is a lot like preparing to ride out a hurricane: Hoard the supplies and hunker down for a wild ride, one that is often messy, unpredictable and dripping —... Read More