Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TDI Elegance 5dr DSG Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Volkswagen Arteon facelift front
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RRP £37,435What Car? Target Price£31,924
Review

The Volkswagen Arteon is good to drive, stylish and amazingly practical when considered in the company of other coupés, and even some saloons in the executive car class. The low-speed ride can be a bit thuddy especially on big wheels, but this a spacious and reasonably efficient mile-muncher.

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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 with the front ones heated, keyless entry and more advanced driver assistance features.

Another engine we haven’t tried in the Arteon, 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 MPH9.5 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

58.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

563

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

127

g/km

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