Super Street Network

 |   |   |  2019 Volkswagen Arteon Makes U.S. Debut in Chicago
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Makes U.S. Debut in Chicago

Swoopy sedan arrives in dealers later this year

Courtesy of Manufacturer
Feb 8, 2018
Writer: Kirill Ougarov

Nearly a year after we first saw it at the 2017 Geneva auto show, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon has arrived for its North American closeup.

The U.S.-spec model of the new stylish four-door made its U.S. premiere on the floor of the 2018 Chicago Auto Show and the automaker says you'll be able to roll away in one from your local dealer by the third quarter of this year.

2019 Volkswagen Arteon rear side view Photo 2/78   |   2019 Volkswagen Arteon Makes U.S. Debut in Chicago

It will be available in three trims—SE, SEL, and Premium—but only one engine. All 2019 Arteons receive Volkswagen's workhorse 2.0-liter turbo-four, which is tuned to make 268 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Power is managed exclusively by an eight-speed automatic transmission. Buyers will get the choice of front- or all-wheel drive, however.

Standard features on all Arteons will include heated front seats, LED headlamps, forward collision assist, autonomous emergency braking, blind spot monitor, and an 8.0-inch touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and AndroidAuto support.

Items on the options list will include adaptive cruise control, Volkswagen's Digital Cockpit full-LED gauge cluster, a panoramic sunroof, ventilated front seats, massaging driver's seat, and heated rear seats.

2019 Volkswagen Arteon interior Photo 3/78   |   2019 Volkswagen Arteon Makes U.S. Debut in Chicago

We spent some time behind the wheel of a European-spec Arteon this past summer and had positive things to say about Wolfsburg's latest. Apart from having attractive styling inside and out, the four-door impressed us with its handling and comfort,

Volkswagen didn't announce pricing, but expect the 2019 Arteon to start no less than $35,000 when it arrives in showrooms early this fall.

Source: Volkswagen

By Courtesy of Manufacturer
6 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

Proving that JDM style has a lasting power that requires only small updates to stay relevant
Austin LottAug 17, 2018
Preview the October 2018 issue of Super street, featuring a VIP widebody RB26DETT Cima; 1,000hp pro drift E30 M3; Nissan vs. Toyota turbo inline-6s; and much more!
Bob HernandezAug 17, 2018
While Infiniti's previous Pebble Beach concept was inspired by race cars from the 1930s, the Prototype 10 is more of a reimagined speedster from the 1950s.
Collin WoodardAug 16, 2018
A Viper Green Metallic paint job isn’t just for the Lamborghini Huracán anymore. Soon you can order a 2019 Volkswagen Golf R in one of 40 custom colors.
Ed TahaneyAug 16, 2018
Super Street Network has teamed up with ENEOS to offer one lucky fan the chance of a lifetime - a spot for his or her vehicle to appear at the largest aftermarket trade show in the world: SEMA!
StaffAug 15, 2018
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP