2021 VW Arteon SE vs 2021 VW Arteon SEL Premium R-Line

 

As a luxury model, you want to know which 2021 Volkswagen Arteon to drive. We choose two of the top options to compare, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line. At Cherry Hill Volkswagen, we will evaluate these two Arteon trim levels based on pricing, performance, features, safety and design.

2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line: Pricing

As the base model, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE features an MSRP of $36,995. On the other end of the spectrum, the range-topping Arteon SEL Premium R-Line costs $46,995.

2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line: Performance

There is only one engine in the VW Arteon lineup. All models include a 268-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder that produces 258 lb-ft of torque. The base model includes front-wheel-drive, which is rated at 22/32 mpg, while the SEL Premium R-Line has all-wheel-drive, so it is rated for 20/31 mpg.


 

2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line: Interior

Both models have room to hold five occupants. The cargo area behind the seats holds 27.2 cubic feet, but you can put these seats down to get 55 cubic feet, which is similar to what's found in an SUV. The base model also comes with synthetic leather and 12-way power, heated seats.

The VW Arteon SE comes standard with the Digital Cockpit, Bluetooth, two USB ports, a Wi-Fi hot spot, satellite radio, HD Radio, an eight-speaker sound system, a navigation system, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and an eight-inch touch screen. It also includes push-button start, tri-zone automatic climate control and proximity keyless entry. The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line adds to that list with a massaging driver's seat, ventilated front seats combined with heated rear seats, a premium 12-speaker Harman Kardon sound system, a third USB port, rear-seat climate controls, a power trunk lid and a heated steering wheel.

2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line: Exterior

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon dimensions are 191″ L x 74″ W x 57″ H, no matter which model you choose. However, the SE trim comes with 18-inch wheels, while the SEL Premium R-Line contains 20-inch wheels instead. Additionally, the base model offers four exterior colors, while the SEL Premium R-Line provides six.


2021 Volkswagen Arteon SE vs. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon SEL Premium R-Line: Safety Features

The 2021 Volkswagen Arteon doesn't have any safety ratings yet. However, both models come with a long list of standard safety equipment. Arteon SE trims include a rearview camera, forward collision warning, pedestrian detection, automatic emergency braking, rear cross traffic alert and blind spot monitoring. The Arteon SEL Premium R-Line also has stop-and-go adaptive cruise control, a surround-view parking camera system, adaptive headlights, parallel park assist, parking sensors, automatic high-beam headlights, lane keep assist, traffic sign recognition and lane departure warning.

Test Drive a New Volkswagen

It doesn't matter what you are looking for, there is a new 2021 Volkswagen Arteon for you. The SE trim is a budget-friendly option but doesn't lack any feature or comfort you desire. However, the Arteon SEL Premium R-Line offers everything you could want, with every bell and whistle for a superior ride. You can compare both of the Arteon models side by side when you stop by our showroom. Start by looking through our inventory to see what's available. Before you head to Cherry Hill Volkswagen, you can also look into the available Arteon lease deals and financing offers, or schedule your test drive. We can't wait to see you behind the wheel of this sleek sedan.


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