2021 Volkswagen Arteon Specs and Features Overview

What’s New with the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

By Product Expert | Posted in News, Safety, Technology, Volkswagen Arteon on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 at 8:00 am
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2021 Volkswagen Arteon Specs and Features Overview

Volkswagen has just held a world premiere for the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon model. So, what has changed with this new model year update for the VW Arteon premium sedan? Today, we’ll take a look at the specs, features, trim levels, color options, release date, and more, concerning the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon!

Volkswagen Arteon – Color Options

2021 Volkswagen Arteon – Engine Specs and Performance Features 

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon is equipped with a 2L turbocharged inline 4 engine that produces up to 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. This is paired with a standard 8-speed automatic transmission with Tiptronic® shifting. Additionally, 4Motion® all-wheel drive is available on the SEL R-Line trim level and standard on the SEL Premium R-Line trim level. 

2021 Volkswagen Arteon – Trim Levels 

For American drivers, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon will be available in the following trim levels: 


SEL R-Line

SEL Premium R-Line

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon exterior side shot with red paint color parked on a bridge between cobblestone paths

2021 Volkswagen Arteon – Color Options 

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon adds 3 new color options for its 2021 model year. Those are: 

Kings Red Metallic

Lapiz Blue

Oryx White

2021 Volkswagen Arteon – Features and Technology 

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon adds in new design elements, comfort features, interior technology, and more. Some of these highlights and changes include: 

  • Additional Air Intake Openings 
  • All-New MIB3 Infotainment System 
  • Aluminum Décor 
  • Central Light Bar Grille 
  • New Daytime and Nighttime Lighting Signature 
  • New Leatherette Seating Surfaces 
  • Redesigned Dash Panel 
  • Three-Zone Climatronic® Automatic Climate Control with Touchslider 
  • Travel Assist System 
  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit with 10.25” Display 
  • Wireless Charging 
  • And More! 

2021 Volkswagen Arteon – Shooting Brake 

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon will introduce a Shooting Brake model, which is a wagon version of the Arteon, in the vein of a Golf SportWagen or Alltrack. Unfortunately, the Shooting Brake model will only be available in Europe, at least for the time being. 

2021 Volkswagen Arteon – Pricing and Release Date 

Pricing and release date information on the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon for the North American automotive market is currently unknown. We expect to learn more after the model’s European release. 

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We’ve got the current VW Arteon in stock right now and hope to have the upcoming VW Arteon enter our inventory soon! For more information, please schedule a test drive, continue to read our blog, and contact us here at the Volkswagen of Downtown LA dealership! 

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