Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake 2.0 TDI Elegance 5dr DSG Review
Category: Executive car
Section: Version review
The Arteon Shooting Brake offers a stylish alternative to the VW 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 trimSee full equipment
If you’re fond of life’s little luxuries, Elegance is worth a look. For a reasonable extra fee, you get larger 18in wheels, part leather seats that are heated up front, keyless entry and more advanced driver assistance features.
The engineSee full engine specs
This entry-level diesel engine has the option of a seven-speed automatic gearbox, 148bhp and hits 0-62mph in 9.5sec. Officially it averages nearly 60mpg and is well worth considering if you do a lot of miles.
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