Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TDI SCR 190 Elegance 5dr DSG Review

Category: Executive car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
semi-auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £38,225What Car? Target Price£31,358
Review

The VW 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

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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.

With 187bhp, this engine is noticeable faster than the 148bhp diesel when you rev it, but it doesn't feel significantly stronger when you just rely on the engine's torque, as you might when overtaking on the motorway.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH8 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxSEMI-AUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

50.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

563

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

147

g/km

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