Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake 1.4 TSI eHybrid R-Line 5dr DSG Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
hybrid
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £42,930What Car? Target Price£40,818
Review

The Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake offers a stylish alternative to the Volkswagen Passat Estate, without losing very much at all in the way of practicality. It's really practical, well equipped, has a pleasant interior and a decent range of engines, including the company car tax-saving plug-in hybrid. It is a bit pricey, though, and the resale values aren't great next to some of the competition, so do make sure you get a hefty discount.

The 1.4-litre turbocharged petrol engine and electric motor combined adds up to 215bhp, which means punchy performance and 0-62mph in 7.8sec. The official electric range is 38 miles, which will be more like 25 miles in the real world, and the battery takes around 3.5 hours to charge (0-100%) from a 7kW wall box. It's a great option for company car users.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.8 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol/Plug-In Elec Hybrid
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

201.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

590

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

31

g/km

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