Does the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon Make a Compelling Sedan Choice?

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is a sedan model that has many virtues to boast about. It has in its wrap of an eye-grabbing physique plenty of good features. All this put together makes the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon models a compelling sedan choice, opined the group of auto experts at the Atascadero Volkswagen dealer inventory.

Segment Status

The 2021 model year edition of the Volkswagen Arteon series lines up a bunch of beautifully crafted sedan models that are mostly given the shape of a coupe. The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon sedans are big enough to accommodate five belted seats. Being a successor to its sibling Volkswagen CC, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon models embody the sleekness of the Euro-styled flagship models. The sedans of 2021 Arteon series equip themselves no less than the luxury Audi A5 Sportback models, but they ask for $5,000 lesser than the former brand models. Likewise, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon model series also stand equally strong against the models like the Acura TLX, Genesis G80, and Kia Stinger, making equally good business, if not more.

What Joins as New for the Year 2021?

The latest Volkswagen Arteon series joined the segment of midsize luxury sedans for the year 2021 with a refreshed styling. The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon models now get counted among those curvy sedans that almost infringe the segment of sports sedans, quite because of its state-of-the-art styling. This time, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon got a revised rear end that comes with a more prominent badge while there is also a change in the front end that looks more glamorous with a LED light strip that now run across the front grille across the badge. The front air intakes of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon models sit a little lower than before to help the engine cool down while performing at its optimum level.

New for the year 2021, the Volkswagen Arteon models receive an updated 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system that is now equipped with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto software. This smartphone compatibility is now a standard feature across the entire 2021 model year lineup. Along with this what comes as the new standard is a lovely looking 10.3-inch digital instrument cluster that makes all the other controls easier to operate. A new steering wheel is the other addition for this year while the climate bar now looks more advanced with the new touch-capacitive controls.

What Lies Under the Hood?

The staff members of the Volkswagen dealer Atascadero suggested us to take a look under the hoods of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon. There we saw a 2.0-liter turbo-4 engine that is busy making 268-hp after being mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. To support the creamy rides, irrespective of the road conditions below the tires, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon models make good use of the adaptive dampers and an electronic limited-slip differential that are also responsible for the sportier rides. It is pretty obvious that with all these performance related features, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon  models will display the typical characteristics no lesser than the sports sedans in which the major priority goes to accumulation of better handling capabilities, especially when driving down the hilly winding roads.