Volkswagen Passat CC had some great market success after it was released back in 2008. However, in recent years this model is not doing so well at all. Redesigned model with new name CC did not achieve desired expectations. Now they have decided to replace this model with new 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. Speaking of dimension, 2019 Arteon is 191.4-inch long, 73.7-inch wide and 56.2-inch high. VW Arteon 2019 wheelbase is 111.7 inches long. Compared to CC version, new Arteon is 2.4-inch longer and it has 5.2-inch longer wheelbase. Future 2019 VW Arteon will be produced on MQB platform. It will have very aggressive design, which will look amazing. VW will offer three different trim versions: Base, Elegance and R-Line. Base version will include LED headlights, taillights and daytime running lights, 8-inch infotainment system, Digital Cockpit and leather multifunction steering wheel. 2019 Arteon Elegance trim comes with chrome accents both on the exterior and interior, LED taillights with dynamic indicator light function, heated washer jets for the windshield, contrast stitching, heated leather seats and aluminum pedal controls. Arteon R-Line will get R-Line steering wheel, chromed exhaust, R-Line bumper and high-gloss black finish. Arteon will run on either 18- or 19-inch alloy wheels.
2019 Volkswagen Arteon engine performance specs
2019 Volkswagen Arteon engine lineup will consist of three different petrol units. First, we have 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine generating 148 horsepower. Second engine choice is 2.0-liter 4-cylinder unit producing 188 horsepower. Last one is same 2.0-liter engine with improved power output to amazing 276 horsepower. This engine should be mated to 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. These specs are for European version only. On the U.S. market, 2.0-liter engine will generate 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque. Arteon model with this engine in the U.S. will use 8-speed DSG automatic gearbox. Safety systems and features will include adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assist.
2019 Volkswagen Arteon release date and price review
2019 Volkswagen Arteon release date is expected during 2018. Main rivals on the market will be Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 4 Grand Coupe. 2019 Volkswagen Arteon price should be set around $35,000.