Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake 2.0 TDI Elegance 5dr Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake front
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RRP £36,695What Car? Target Price£31,045
Review

There’s no doubting that the Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake is a more practical alternative to its hatchback sibling. Not only is boot capacity increased substantially, there’s also more head room for rear seat passengers. It’s not as classy inside as premium rivals, and not as practical as the best estates out there, however it’s still a spacious and comfortable alternative to a dowdy old wagon.

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If you’re fond of life’s little luxuries, Elegance is worth a look. For a reasonable extra fee, you get larger 18in wheels, adjustable suspension, part leather seats that are heated up front, keyless entry and more advanced driver assistance features.

Another engine we haven’t tried in the Arteon Shooting Brake, although it looks to be the best bet for company car users who don’t want a plug-in hybrid.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.4 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

57.6

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

590

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

129

g/km

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