Volkswagen has introduced a collection of adjustments to its lineup for the 2021 mannequin yr in the US.
Beginning with the Arteon, the mannequin receives a minor facelift with styling adjustments in and out.
Full particulars can be introduced nearer to launch, however Volkswagen has beforehand mentioned the US-spec mannequin could have a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 268 hp (200 kW / 272 PS) and 258 lb-ft (349 Nm) of torque. The Arteon will even have a simplified lineup that consists of SE, SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line variants.
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Shifting on, the 2021 Atlas has minor styling adjustments and can supply a 2.0-liter four-engine on high trims and along with all-wheel drive. The engine produces 235 hp (175 kW / 238 PS) and 258 lb-ft (349 Nm) of torque, and is considerably extra gas environment friendly than the three.6-liter VR6 which used to return commonplace on higher-end trims.
The Atlas will even obtain a mid-year replace which is able to see the set up of a new MIB3 infotainment system on all trims besides the bottom S variant. The system options enhanced voice recognition know-how, wi-fi App-Join and an illuminated USB-C port. Different highlights embrace an upgraded navigation system with “simplified and enhanced map designs, intuitive route choices, fast entry to regularly visited areas, and superior route administration.” It additionally helps SiriusXM with 360L which is a mix of each satellite tv for pc and streaming radio.
Final however not least, Atlas SEL and SEL Premium trims could have Journey Help and Emergency Help. Journey Help is a semi-autonomous driving system that makes use of the adaptive cruise management and lane protecting help techniques to speed up, brake and steer the car at speeds as much as 95 mph (153 km/h).
Emergency Help, however, is a security characteristic that may convey the car to halt if the motive force is incapacitated. It screens driver enter and steering wheel hand placement to make sure individuals are paying consideration. If no inputs are detected, the system will present audible and visible warnings in addition to “brake jerks” to get a driver’s consideration. If the motive force fails to reply, the system will slowly convey the car to a halt.
Shifting on, the 2021 Golf carries over and is out there in a single trim that options heated leatherette entrance seats, a panoramic sunroof and 16-inch alloy wheels. The mannequin additionally has heated washer nozzles and a keyless entry system with a push-button ignition.
The Golf GTI is out there in three trims, however 2021 would be the “seventh technology’s ultimate mannequin yr.” Regardless of residing on borrowed time, the hatchback beneficial properties gloss black mirrors and a gloss black rear spoiler. The SE and Autobahn trims additionally sport the brand new MIB3 infotainment system in addition to new 18-inch alloy wheels.
The Jetta SEL and SEL Premium trims acquire the brand new MIB3 infotainment system and so does the Jetta GLI Autobahn. Nevertheless, it seems every little thing else carries over.
The Passat options extra significant adjustments as all 2021 fashions now come outfitted with adaptive cruise management and a a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Moreover, SE trims acquire a sunroof and bigger 18-inch alloy wheels. Lastly, R-Line trims have an adaptive entrance lighting system, a Fender premium audio system and a Uncover Media infotainment system with GPS navigation.
Lastly, the 2021 Tiguan has restyled 17-inch alloy wheels on S and SE trims. The SE variant additionally beneficial properties a brand new MIB3 infotainment system in addition to a newly commonplace adaptive cruise management system with a cease and go. Lastly, the SEL Premium R-Line now has has a typical energy passenger seat.
In fact, the facelifted Tiguan will arrive within the fall of 2021 as a 2022 mannequin.