Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TSI 272 Elegance 5dr 4MOTION DSG Review

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Volkswagen Arteon

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 TSI 272

With a thumping 276bhp and a willingness to rev, this flagship petrol Arteon is properly fast, as its 0-62mph time of 5.6sec attests. What's more, its automatic gearbox shifts slickly on the move, even if it can be a little jerky at parking speeds. What counts against is its high purchase price.

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Fuel TypePetrol
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Urban: NMotorway: N
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