Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake 2.0 TDI SE Nav 5dr DSG Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £36,815What Car? Target Price£31,158
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, but there’s also more head room for rear seat passengers. It isn't as classy inside as premium rivals or as practical as the best estates out there, but it’s still a spacious and comfortable alternative to a dowdy old wagon.

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Even entry-level SE Nav trim comes well equipped with sat-nav (unsurprisingly) controlled with an 8.0in touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, adaptive cruise control, LED headlights, three-zone climate control, an electric tailgate, AEB and part electric seat adjustment. All the kit you need, in other words.

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
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

56.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

590

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

130

g/km

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