Side View of Yellow 2019 VW Arteon

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Makes its American Debut

2019 Volkswagen Arteon Debut, Features, and Release Date

Volkswagen has a new addition for the American market for the 2019 model-year — the VW Arteon midsize sedan, which is replacing the discontinued VW CC. There’s much to like about the new Arteon, including its athletic design, excellent performance and driving characteristics, comfortable and roomy interior, and many standard and available premium features.

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon, which made its American debut at the recent Chicago Auto Show, will arrive at dealerships sometime in the summer/early fall of 2018. It will be offered in three grades: SE, SEL, and SEL Premium. Pricing will be announced closer to the launch date.

[Update: Volkswagen is delaying the release of the 2019 VW Arteon. It’s now expected to arrive at dealerships in early 2019.]

Design Highlights of 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

While the 2019 Arteon is the successor to the Volkswagen CC and shares some of its premium qualities, it differentiates from it with its more athletic design, with a wide and planted stance, as well as a more coupe-like profile. Exterior design highlights include a rear decklid spoiler, LED headlights and taillights, frameless side windows, and a chrome grille.

Front View of Yellow 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Steering Wheel, Gauges, and Touchscreen of 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

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The cabin of the Arteon offers a comfortable and refined ride with its plethora of premium features. This includes standard heated front seats, the three-zone Climatronic automatic climate control system, an 8″ touchscreen infotainment system, and leatherette seating. With the new Arteon, you can also get an optional panoramic sunroof, massaging driver’s seat, heated rear seats, and ventilated front seats.

Performance Features of 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon delivers an exhilarating driving experience with its 2.0-liter turbocharged TSI engine, which generates 268-hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. All VW Arteon grades come standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission, as well as the 4Motion all-wheel drive system.

If you live in Torrance or elsewhere in the South Bay of Los Angeles and are interested in submitting a pre-order for the 2019 Arteon, then feel free to contact us at Pacific Volkswagen!