The most notable update is the more powerful Volkswagen Arteon. The model will receive a 2.0-liter TSI engine and will be more powerful with 32 hp. With the new power plant, its output will grow to 300 hp. and 400 Nm of torque.
In addition to the more powerful engine, the 2022 Arteon gets a new seven-speed DSG gearbox, which replaces the old 8-speed automatic transmission. And the initial SE R-Line will get wireless charging for gadgets, remote parking control and restyled 18-inch alloy wheels. In addition, the mid-range SEL R-Line now comes with all-wheel drive. The updates have raised the starting price of the model by $ 3,000, with the Arteon now asking for a minimum of $ 39,995.
The list of Atlas 2022 modifications was simplified to six trim levels, the brand decided to abandon the basic version S. In the Atlas SE version, an 8-inch digital “tidy”, third-row USB-C ports, etc. appear. Finally, SEL options are now equipped with all-wheel drive, as well as 20-inch wheels. After the disappearance of the initial configuration, the minimum price for the model increased to $ 33,475.
The changes to the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport are almost identical to the changes to the Atlas, as the entry-level S variant has been dropped and the surviving trim levels have received additional equipment.
The debut of the ID.4 electric crossover is also scheduled for 2022. The German automaker is in no hurry to share details. But it is reported that by 2022 the American customers of the brand will receive the updated Jetta and Jetta GLI.
Previously, Volkswagen of America has already unveiled several other 2022 models, including the refreshed Tiguan, as well as the all-new Golf GTI, Golf R and Taos. The company also confirmed that the Passat will be phased out at the end of the 2022 model year. The Germans will release a “farewell” special edition Limited Edition for him.
We also advise you to watch a detailed test drive of the new VW Arteon from the FineAuto team: