1st Gen (2018 – 2018) Volkswagen Atlas Problems

The 1st generation of the Atlas has a cumulative PainRank™ of 8.96. That can be compared against other Volkswagen generations. Shopping for a Volkswagen? You could do worse (but you could also do better).

Owners of the 2018–2018 Atlas model years have sent in 23 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the body (30%) followed by the engine (17%) and the cooling system (8%).

Comparing Years in This Generation

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Volkswagen model years.

Watch out for the 2018 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Reliability PainRank (?)
2018 23
8.96

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