Volkswagen Arteon Shooting Brake 2.0 TSI R-Line 5dr DSG Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £39,550What Car? Target Price£37,252
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.

This 187bhp version is our pick because it combines punchy performance from low revs and 0-62mph in 7.9sec, with a reasonable real-world economy of between 35-40mpg.


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Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH7.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxSEMI-AUTO

Available colours

MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

38.7

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

590

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

166

g/km

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