2021 Volkswagen Arteon: SE vs SEL R-Line vs SEL Premium R-Line | Milwaukee

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The Volkswagen Arteon is something very rare: an affordable luxury vehicle. And make no mistake, it is a luxury vehicle. It sports features usually found on vehicles over $50,000, yet it starts just under $37,000. If you’re looking for a refined ride without the bloated price tag, the 2021 Arteon is the answer.

Below, you’ll find our comparison of all three 2021 Volkswagen Arteon trims. The SE, SEL R-Line, and SEL Premium R-Line all have distinct lists of features that set them apart. Keep reading to see which model best fits your preferences.




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SE Features

The SE trim comes standard with wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, SiriusXM satellite radio, HD Radio, Bluetooth, a Wi-Fi hotspot, GPS-linked navigation, the VW Digital Cockpit gauge cluster, and 8-inch touchscreen, and two USB ports. Heated front seats, tri-zone automatic climate control, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, and proximity keyless entry are also standard. Safety-wise, this trim has forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, pedestrian detection, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic, rain-sensing windshield wipers, and a rearview camera.

SEL R-Line Features

The SEL R-Line trim adds remote start, a panoramic sunroof, leather upholstery, and wireless device charging. It also gets numerous driver assistive features, including front and rear parking sensors, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, traffic sign recognition, stop-and-go adaptive cruise control, adaptive headlights, and automatic high beams.

SEL Premium R-Line Features

The SEL Premium R-Line trim is truly luxurious, thanks to ventilated front seats, a messaging driver’s seat, heated rear seats, rear-seat climate controls, and a premium 12-speaker Harman Kardon audio system. A surround-view parking camera system and parallel park assist are also standard. A power trunk lid and standard AWD round out the SEL Premium R-Line.

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