VW Arteon

I sat in the new Arteon at the dealer. Definitely a ton of legroom, even with the front seat set for my 34 inch inseam. BUT, limited headroom in the rear, which should not be a surprise. I was fine, but I have a short torso.

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The B pillar ends up in the same spot for me as in my GTI, right next to my head. Trunk opening is sufficiently large, but the roofline still limits cargo. Worth it, though, as it’s nice and low, and doesn’t seem too large on the outside. Interior is very nice, with dash layout similar to my GTI with sufficient improvements to reflect the passage of time.

I like the frameless windows.

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Overall, worth considering if I wanted a cheap A7, although I suspect that the Stinger GT would get my attention better, but I really wouldn’t want to autocross either, I suspect. Not sure that it should have an “R” on it.

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Still, finally something to look at when getting some service done at the dealer. [Edit: Bonus doggo, even better than a car to distract me! 8 pound terrier mix, 5 years old. Total sweetie.]

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