Connectivity that Goes Above and Beyond

October 19th, 2020 by
Front view of a 2021 Volkswagen Atlas in motion

Connectivity that Goes Above and Beyond


Enhanced Capability and Connectivity

The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas has taken a bold step in technology upgrades. It’s new enhancements in driver-assistance and in-car Wi-Fi will keep you better protected and better connected. Come visit Volkswagen of Gainesville and see the exciting new standard and available tech features on the many Volkswagen Atlas’ on sale now.

Next-Generation Technology

Volkswagen Atlas technology uses the latest in smartphone and tablet features in their second-generation MIB II infotainment system. Most vehicle monitors have resistive touchscreens that require a lot of pressure. The second-generation MIB II innovative touchscreen uses a 10-inch Thin Film Transistor display that allows for easier gesture controls like swiping and zooming. This is perfect when you’re driving.

Choose Your Level of Connectivity

The Volkswagen Atlas S (base model) is fitted with a Composition Color unit. This includes a 6.5-inch capacitive touchscreen, multimedia interfaces, a rearview camera, and standard Bluetooth® technology for compatible devices. Users have the ability to run select smartphone apps on the vehicle’s display through Apple CarPlay®, Android™ Auto, or MirrorLink®.

All higher trim levels come with a glass-covered 8.0-inch capacitive touchscreen display and wireless phone charging. They feature the ability to send and receive SMS text messages via Bluetooth® and can pair two smartphones simultaneously. Volkswagen also included an HD Radio and a SiriusXM® radio 3-month trial as well.

The SEL and SEL Premium models come standard with the more advanced Discover Media unit. This gives you 2.5D navigation that includes: one-shot voice entry, typed destination entry with search and auto-complete, and destination prediction based on frequently used routes.

Car-Net Keeps you Ultra-Connected

Volkswagen Car-Net, introduced in earlier model years, is Volkswagen’s suite of connected features. These features allow owners to interface with their vehicles via an iPhone, Android phone, or computer.

The 2021 VW Atlas takes these features further with the next generation of standard Car-Net capability. Download the mobile app for five years of no-charge services. You’ll also have access to available subscriptions for Remote Access, Safe & Secure, Hotspot, and Guide & Inform services.

With the mobile app, these services can be accessed miles away from the vehicle and offer features that include:

  • Remote Start and Stop (if equipped)
  • Remote Door Lock and Unlock
  • Remote Honk and Flash of Lights
  • Last Parked Location
  • Remote Vehicle Status Display

Owners can also look forward to several new features coming their way. These include a VW app that supports Apple Watch® and Android™ Wear and a VW Car-Net account that connects them to their smart home devices via voice command.

Volkswagen: Innovations for Savvy Drivers

Come visit Volkswagen of Gainesville and see the new technology on the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas. Let us demonstrate how these forward-thinking innovations can add ease and convenience to your drive.

Our store is a proud member of the Morgan Auto Group of car dealerships. That means we’re dedicated to selling quality vehicles and giving you excellent customer service. Come in and let us show you what we, and the 2021 Volkswagen Atlas, can do for you.

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