2021 Volkwagen Arteon from driver's side

How fast is the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

2021 VW Arteon Performance Features and Capabilities

The Volkswagen sedan lineup is loaded with capable models that provide potent performance while offering a slew of technology for both drivers and passengers to enjoy. The largest model in this lineup is the Volkswagen Arteon, which also happens to be the brand’s flagship sedan. The 2021 VW Arteon is loaded with a long list of features and amenities, but today we are going to focus on the sedan’s performance features and capabilities. Continue reading below to learn more about the key performance highlights of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon.


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2021 VW Arteon on pier

What kind of engine is in the 2021 VW Arteon?

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 268 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Thanks to the sedan’s quick-shifting 8-speed automatic transmission, the Arteon provides a quick 0 to 60 mph acceleration speed of 6.5 seconds when using a front-wheel drive configuration and 6.0 seconds when using 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive. The 2021 VW Arteon provides a top speed of 127 mph and can drive a quarter mile in 14.5 seconds.

Drivers who want to enjoy enhanced performance can opt with the SEL R-Line or SEL Premium R-Line, which offer available 4MOTION® All-Wheel Drive, which proves especially useful while driving through slippery conditions. When it comes to fuel economy, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon can stretch a tank of gas an EPA-estimated combined 26 mpg, which totals out to about 450 miles per tank of gas.


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Shop for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon near Clearwater, FL

Those interested in experiencing the 2021 VW Arteon near Clearwater, Florida, are invited to view our new Arteon inventory at Volkswagen of New Port Richey, where we offer a wide selection of new Volkswagen models to choose from. Feel free to read through our informative model research and schedule a test drive. Give us a call at 833-905-0365 if you have any questions.