The upcoming 2019 Ford Atlas is a full-size pickup truck that is hard to beat when it comes to performance. It also offers a long list of available amenities, safety, and technology features. Fuel economy is excellent and the payload is impressive.
The interior is boosted even more and the new Sync3 infotainment system is upgraded and is more responsive. Everything started in 2013 when Ford introduced one of the brightest concepts ever. Since then, Atlas concept is moving forward in order to compete with rivals such as GMC Sierra or Chevy Silverado. Ford introduced Atlas as a fuel-efficient pickup with plenty of improvements like high-tech features and increased capacity.
2019 Ford Atlas Exterior will use Aluminum Materials
Blue Oval carmaker says that the upcoming 2019 Ford Atlas is a few pounds lighter thanks to an extensive use of aluminum materials. As a result, reduction of weight improved payload capacity and fuel economy. The aluminum work is more expensive than hard steel materials and the price of new Ford Atlas is higher.
Thanks to numerous trim levels, there are plenty of different body styles available, just like different bed lengths and other exterior options. We could say that Atlas looks like a future F-150 model. The overall design looks boxy and square, however, the aerodynamics is improved. New and large radiator grille comes with rimmed shutters. The retractable spoiler is another feature that will boost aerodynamics even more. The LED lighting system is included as standard, and the wheels are 22-inch chrome.
2019 Ford Atlas Interior is outstanding
The interior of 2019 Ford Atlas is packed with high-tech features and safety amenities. Standard features like telescopic steering wheel, infotainment display, additional speakers, Bluetooth, and USB ports are all standard.
The upholstery is of cloth materials, while leather is optional. Ford Atlas offers a Luxury 302A package that adds a panoramic sunroof, 110-V power outlet, Sync3 infotainment system, inflatable seatbelts, adjustable front seats and 8-inch touchscreen.
As you can see, the upcoming Atlas offers plenty of features. Furthermore, Atlas comes with great safety rating as well. Safety is boosted by some amenities like rear parking sensors, rear-cross traffic alert, and blind-spot monitoring.
2019 Ford Atlas Engine, Acceleration and Fuel Economy
As most of Ford vehicles, even 2019 Atlas comes with several engine options. The base engine is a 3.5-liter V6 that returns 282 HP and 253 lb-ft of torque. This drivetrain offers only 6-speed automatic transmission.
However, the second engine is 2.7-liter V6 that can produce up to 325 HP and 375 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, new 2019 Ford Atlas hits from 0 to 60 mph in 6.4 seconds.
The most powerful engine is an optional 5.0-liter V8, and even that it does not feature a turbocharged technology, this powertrain cranks 385 HP and 387 lb-ft of torque. This pickup’s fuel economy with base engine at 17mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. An all-wheel-drive setup is an option that will cost $1,000.
2019 Ford Atlas Release Date and Price
Approaching 2019 Ford Atlas will go on sale in the second half of 2018. This is just a rumor as the Blue Oval company didn’t produce any official information yet. Atlas will starts at $27,000.