2019 Volkswagen Atlas

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas Reliability Ratings

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas Recalls

There have been 5 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY Recall Date: 08/20/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas vehicles. The suction jet in the fuel tank may have been welded in the incorrect position allowing fuel to leak. Additionally, the vehicle may stall due to uneven fuel distribution.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 6
  • Consequence: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began August 30, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BU.
  • Dates of Manufacture: JUL 22, 2019 to JUL 24, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 20BU
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V614000
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS Recall Date: 05/21/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas vehicles. The blocking cap disabling the adjustment of the headlight's horizontal aim may not have been installed. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 662185
  • Consequence: Without the blocking cap, the headlight aim can be adjusted out of specification, reducing visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, block the headlight horizontal adjustment, free of charge. The recall began July 16, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94L9.
  • Dates of Manufacture: NOV 16, 2016 to FEB 11, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 94L9
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V389000
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW Recall Date: 03/19/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas and 2020 Passat vehicles. An incorrect driver and/or front passenger side impact air bag may have been installed.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 3
  • Consequence: In an event of a side impact crash, an incorrect side airbag may not deploy as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen has inspected and replaced the side air bags, free of charge. The recall was completed in April 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Y8.
  • Dates of Manufacture: OCT 30, 2018 to FEB 11, 2019
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 69Y8
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V218000
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS Recall Date: 12/18/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas, 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles. The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 6322
  • Consequence: If a coil spring fractures while driving, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. The recall began January 31, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42J2/42J3.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAY 13, 2018 to OCT 25, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 42J2/42J3
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V904000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT PANEL Recall Date: 11/25/2018
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan and 2019 Volkswagen Jetta vehicles that do not have keyless entry. The instrument cluster may not provide an audible warning to let the driver know that the key is still in the ignition when the door is open. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, "Theft Protection."
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 73549
  • Consequence: If the driver is not notified by an audible noise that the key is left in the ignition, it can increase the risk of vehicle theft or crash.
  • Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall began December 13, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 90L3 and 90L4.
  • Dates of Manufacture: DEC 21, 2016 to NOV 09, 2018
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 90L3 / 90L4
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 18V824000

2019 Volkswagen Atlas Warranty

Volkswagen covers the 2019 Atlas with a six-year/72,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty. That’s one of the best warranties in the class.

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