Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TDI EVO SCR Elegance 5dr DSG Review

Category: Coupé

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £36,505What Car? Target Price£30,099
Review

It’s a little pricey but the VW Arteon is good to drive, stylish and amazingly practical next to other coupés and even some saloons in the class

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Trim: Elegance

This mid-level trim is incredibly well equipped: LED headlights, adaptive cruise control, 18in alloy wheels, four-way electric lumbar support, swish ambient interior lighting, nappa leather seat trim, front and rear climate control, heated front seats, a 12.3in digital instrument display, automatic emergency braking, lane departure warning and traffic sign recognition are all standard. Meanwhile, on the infotainment side, you get an 8.0in touchscreen with a DAB radio, Bluetooth, sat-nav, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, an SOS emergency call response and online connectivity for live traffic, weather and parking space availability.

Engine: 2.0 TDI EVO SCR

The 148bhp 2.0-litre diesel isn’t a particularly brisk beast, but it delivers enough mid-range welly to easily build speed on motorways without you having to change down all the time. For most people, then, it will be the one to choose.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.1 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

563

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

105

g/km

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