The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon comes in 3 possible trims: SE, SEL R-Line and the SEL Premium R-Line. This Volkswagen sedan is powered by a 268-hp turbocharged 2.0L 4-cylinder engine mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The Arteon comes standard with adaptive suspension dampers and comes with several different driving modes including, Comfort, Normal and Sport. Drivers can expect great fuel economy with the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon, front-wheel drive models are rated at 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway. The all-wheel drive models have a slight decrease but can still reach up to 20 mpg in the city and 31 on the highway.
The base SE Arteon comes stock with a handful of premium features, including 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone front automatic climate control, the Volkswagen App-Connect featuring Android Auto/Apple CarPlay integration, KESSY keyless entry with push button start, power heated front seats, an 8-inch touchscreen and an 8-speaker sound system with SiriusXM and HD radio.
The mid-level R-Line trim adds even more standard features, such as adaptive headlights, adaptive cruise control, leather seating, power sunroof, power folding outside mirrors, remote engine start, and a voice-activated navigation system.
The SEL Premium R-Line adds a 12-speaker 700-watt premium sound system, heated steering wheel, separate rear HVAC controls, heated and cooled front seating, heated rear seats and auto high-beam headlights. The high-end model also comes standard with several safety features including Lane Keeping System, Park Distance Control, Active Side Assist blind-spot monitoring and Area View camera system and tracker system.
Standard safety features on the Arteon include 8-airbag system with side-curtain airbags that cover front and rear occupants, blind spot warning, a Front Assist forward-collision warning system with Autonomous Emergency Braking, hydraulic brake assist, Rear Traffic Alert, Pedestrian Monitoring, and perimeter approach lights.