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The Arteon



The Arteon lettering on the rear holds out the promise of more; it is guaranteed to turn heads and leave a lasting impression. The name is taken from the Latin word for art and alludes to the coherent, aesthetic lines of the design.

Evocative lighting concept.

The modern LED taillights are a token of the Arteon’s potency and outstanding dynamic range. The optional dynamic turn signal featured in the R-Line and Elegance trim levels are a striking, safety-enhancing feature.

Frameless side window. Infinitely impressive.

You won’t just look good in the Arteon, you’ll also enjoy amazing views out of the frameless side windows. They don’t just typify the Arteon as a fastback but also very discreetly underline its elegant appearance.

Space concept.

Fascination to touch in the Arteon R-Line. The look-and-feel of the interior is truly inspirational.

Design, that you can feel.

The look-and-feel of the cockpit in Arteon’s R-Line trim is truly inspirational. The multifunction, leather sports steering wheel bears the “R-Line” badge and boasts decorative stitching; it is complemented by “Silver Rise” inlays in aluminium. The optional “top-comfort” seats in “Nappa” leather with “carbon-style” inner faces of the side sections and decorative stitching and braiding, not to mention the “R-Line” badge embroidered into the front seats make each ride a feast for the senses.

Panoramic tilting/sliding sunroof and ambient lighting.

The Arteon affords an incomparable field of vision. The optional panoramic tilting/sliding sunroof teamed with the pleasant ambient lighting inside are certain to brighten your day, whatever the weather.

Ambience package.

Add your own very personal style to the Arteon’s high-quality interior design with “Brushed Aluminium” trim and optional background lighting. Let it shine brightly or dimmed – it’s up to you. Simply select from three pleasant colours at the press of a button – however your mood takes you. And the decorative strips light up to suit your mood.


For those who want even more – the Arteon Basis, Elegance and R-Line trim levels are the ultimate in comfort, sportiness and design.

Arteon R-Line.

Sporting excellence. Its strength: feel the dynamics.


Arteon Elegance.

Eye-catching beauty. A noble design statement of a high calibre.



Effortless superiority. Uniting everything the senses desire.



Beneath the bonnet of the Arteon are a range of efficient engine and drive variants, providing maximum dynamism. For example, the Arteon Elegance and R-Line are available with a 176 kW (240 PS) biturbo engine (fuel consumption, l/100 km: urban 7,1 / non-urban 5,1 / combined 5,9; CO2 emissions combined, g/km: 152; efficiency class B**), which number among the most powerful diesel engines currently on the market. 4MOTION four-wheel drive, the XDS electronic differential lock and the DCC adaptive chassis control all come as standard with this engine. The same applies to the Arteon’s leading petrol engine, which boasts an impressive 206 kW (280 PS) and is exclusively available for the equipment lines Elegance and R-Line. (Fuel consumption, l/100 km: urban 9,2 / rural 6,1 / combined 7,3; combined CO2 emissions, g/km: 164; efficiency class C**)


The features of the Arteon are as impressive as the car itself. They turn every ride into a unique experience that will tantalise all your senses.


Lean back and enjoy the exquisite interior with its exclusive materials and comfort. The optional 14-way ergoComfort seats in Nappa leather in the colours “mistral grey” and “raven grey” provide special support to the back.

ergoComfort seat.

Simply and conveniently adapt your driver’s seat to your needs. Use the optional 14-way setting to define its longitudinal position, seat height, seat and backrest tilt and the position of the seat depth adjustment. The optional electrical 4-way lumbar support with massage and memory function provides particular comfort, even on longer journeys.

Multifunction steering wheel and Active Info display.

The multifunction leather steering wheel* lets you stay in charge of the vehicle and your information while on the move. And with the innovative Active Info display, content such as rev counter, speedometer and mileage indicator – even detailed data on the trip and the various driver assistance systems – are arranged in your direct line of sight at the heart of the dash display. * for Elegance heated multifunction leather steering wheel available

Spacious boot with easy-open and easy-close functions.

In the Arteon, comfort and convenience begin even before you set off. Offering a good up to 563 litres of luggage space, the boot is generously proportioned by fastback limousine standards. And thanks to the easy-open function, a flick of the foot under the rear of the vehicle is all it takes to unlock the electric hatch. The time-delayed electric closing function means you can close the luggage compartment at the touch of a button, leaving you free to load and unload at your leisure.

Assistance systems.

Attention to detail: the Arteon offers premium design as well as driving pleasure. It leads the way in terms of the latest driver assistance systems.

Adaptive Cruise Control with predictive cruise control.

By far one of the most useful driver assistance systems is Adaptive Cruise Control with predictive cruise control. You simply specify your top speed and the system makes sure you don’t exceed it. Also, a minimum distance is always maintained between you and the vehicle in front.

Advanced dynamic cornering light.

Advanced dynamic cornering light illuminates bends in the road before you even start to turn the wheel. This means that you can see – and be seen – much better on winding roads.

Adaptive chassis control DCC.

Sportily, comfortably, normally or in your own individual style: you determine how your Arteon is to drive. Optimised adaptive chassis control DCC continuously reacts to the road and the driving situation. This is extremely pleasant for you as it allows you to enjoy a high level of driving comfort combined with optimum driving dynamics.

Emergency Assist.

The “Emergency Assist” assistance system is activated in the event of an emergency to prevent an accident as far as possible. If it recognises that the driver has been inactive for some time, it attempts to influence the driver and warn the passengers. If there is still no response, the vehicle is guided into the slow lane by the “Side Assist” lane change system and brought to a controlled stop.

Side Assist.

Keep everything in view when changing lane. Even vehicles you can’t see in your exterior mirror or when looking over your shoulder. “Side Assist” alerts you to vehicles up to 70 metres behind you and in the vehicle’s blind spot, which could present a potential danger should you change lane.

Proactive Occupant Protection System.

The proactive occupant protection system acts like a protective guard, within the system’s limits, when it recognises critical situations. Drivers and passengers are protected from a possible accident in a situation such as this, by the front seat belts being tightened to restrain the driver and passenger. Any open windows and the sliding roof are closed until only a small gap is open.

More Assistance Systems.

  • Lane Assist

    The standard Lane Assist function helps to prevent accidents caused by drivers unintentionally wandering out of their lane.

  • XDS

    Pure driving pleasure: the XDS electronic differential lock delivers improved traction and more responsive steering around bends, i.e. more agility during fast cornering.

  • Park Assist

    The optional park and steer assistant Park Assist manoeuvres you elegantly into your parking space. All you have to do is operate the accelerator, the clutch and the brake. The system takes care of the rest.

  • Dynamic Light Assist.

    The optional “Dynamic Light Assist” package optimises illumination of the carriageway by controlling the main beam automatically and ensuring greater visibility on the road.

  • Area View

    Keeping an eye on what’s around: the optional Area View function. Area View feeds live images from around your Arteon straight into the cockpit.

“Rear View” reversing camera.

The “Rear View” reversing camera lets you reverse while looking forward. It conveniently lets you see the area behind the vehicle on the display of the radio or radio-navigation system to cautiously approach obstacles or couple a trailer.


Enjoy first-class communication and navigation options and treat your ears to the optional premium sound system "DYNAUDIO Confidence" in the Arteon.

Discover Pro.

The optional Discover Pro navigation system is the Infotainment system for the especially discerning driver. Special eye-catcher: Noble glas superstructure. With innovative gesture control, it's easy to move around in the main menu or – with a single hand movement – to switch from radio station to radio station or from song to song, for example.

Gesture control.

You’re holding the future in your hand, as you use it to make the swiping movements to operate the “Discover Pro” navigation system. Use gesture control, which is optionally available, to change radio stations, songs, or even photos.

Head-up Display.

The Head-up Display presents key driving information directly in your field of vision. Speed, traffic signs and assistance systems, as well as warning and navigation messages, are pushed directly to the high-quality head-up display on the windscreen.

Mobile Phone Preparation "Premium".

Stay connected while you’re on the road. The Mobile Phone Preparation "Premium" interface meets even the high expectations in terms of comfort. Thanks to the "Bluetooth rSAP” link or SIM-card slot, it can access your mobile phone’s SIM card directly and wirelessly. A link to the vehicle’s own aerial means you always get the best reception*, simply and effectively. And the integrated WLAN function provides Internet access for up to seven different devices.

"DYNAUDIO Confidence".

An audio-visual delight.


Car-Net brings the Internet into your car. Car-Net features a range of practical services and helpful apps. For example, you can stay abreast of the current traffic situation while on the road and remain connected with your Arteon, either via smartphone or from home.

Car-Net App-Connect.

Operate the most important functions of your smartphone from the centre console. Telephony, messaging and music are available at the touch of a button. At Volkswagen, we call this App-Connect. Three innovative technologies that let you integrate smartphone content into the touchscreen of your infotainment system: MirrorLink™, CarPlay™ from Apple and Android Auto™ from Google.

Car-Net "Security & Service".

When is your next service due? How full is the fuel tank? The online Car-Net "Security & Service" package gives you mobile access to important vehicle data and a direct link to the right contact at Volkswagen. With the Emergency Call Service, you are covered even in the event of a serious incident.

Car-Net Guide & Inform.

Stay better informed while on the road with the optional Car-Net Guide & Inform package. For instance, find out in real time whenever a traffic jam is forming or dissipating – your route will be adjusted automatically. The online special search function lets you identify interesting locations nearby, or the nearest parking space or filling station.

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