2019 Volkswagen Arteon in Lincoln, NE

Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Arteon parked on a beach.

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon fully embodies its classification of “premium sedan.” Some (okay, Volkswagen themselves) have referred to it as being analogous to a work of modern art. Even if you don’t quite go that far in your praise, it’s hard to argue with their modern incarnation of a classic fastback design, from which style and performance seem to ooze nonstop.

Coming in five different trim levels, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon is a vehicle with something for everyone. And it’s newly born, having just been released for the current model year. So let’s take a closer look at some of the highlights of the latest incredible creation from our favorite German automaker.

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The first thing that jumps out is the look of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon- this is one handsome ride. The above-mentioned fastback appearance is accentuated with modern touches like LED headlights and taillights. Available elements such as alloy wheels round out the sparky looks.

For those desirous of even more style, the R-Line package is available to bestow the sedan with a sporty twist. This package includes both a special exterior and interior design. As Top Gear confirms, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon will turn heads.

The style doesn’t end when you get inside, either. The interior is plush and spacious, boasting features including ambient lighting, heated seats, a heated steering wheel, a ventilated and massaging driver’s seat, 3-zone Climatronic® automatic climate control, and a power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroof.


The design isn’t just for looks- a variety of features liven up convenience to hyper-modern levels of ease. One example is the Hands-Free Easy Open trunk, which when triggered reveals the versatile interior cargo space fitted with a 60/40 split rear seat, removable rear deck cover, and pass-through for long items.


The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon lives up to its appearance with its powerful, optimized performance. Its aerodynamic shape is joined by features including 4MOTION® all-wheel drive, a progressive steering system, CDS® Cross Differential System, and DCC® adaptive chassis control.

A 2.0L TSI® turbocharged engine comes standard on the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. This powerplant boasts hefty power, making 268 hp and 258 pound-feet of torque. It’s wedded to an 8-speed automatic transmission.


Interior tech on the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon includes:

  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility
  • Customizable Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
  • Dynaudio® Premium Sound System
  • Touchscreen Navigation System
  • VW Car-Net® Security & Service