2021 Volkswagen Arteon Trunk Space and Passenger Space

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Arteon on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 4:03 pm
2021 Volkswagen Arteon red driving past terrace

When picking up a large sedan, if the Volkswagen Arteon doesn’t come to mind, you’re not thinking hard enough. As the most spacious Volkswagen sedan on the market, the Arteon rivals hatchbacks and some crossovers for cargo space. Pass-through cargo space even allows you to expand that cargo space when nobody’s sitting in the back. For more information, be sure to visit McMinnville Volkswagen in McMinnville, Oregon, and continue reading the rest of this post.

How Big is the Trunk in the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

Unlike a lot of sedans with figures in the low or middle teens, the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon has a cargo volume of 27.2 cubic feet. As deep and wide as the trunk is, the best way to hold longer objects is to fold down the back seats. When doing so, you get a little more than double the cargo space. Say hello to 56.2 cubic feet of cargo room. This makes carrying some sports equipment or home improvement materials a lot easier without needing to strap anything to the roof or borrow a different vehicle.

2021 Volkswagen Arteon interior front cabin through passenger window
2021 Volkswagen Arteon interior rear seating row

How Much Space is in the Back of the 2021 Volkswagen Arteon?

The rear volume for the Arteon is listed as 45.7 cubic feet, but that’s not the best way to communicate how riding in the Arteon feels. In models without a sunroof, rear passengers have 37 inches of headroom and 40.2 inches of legroom making tall passengers comfortable. In the back, passengers also have a welcome 54.7 inches of shoulder room.

Is the Volkswagen Arteon a Good Family Car?

The Volkswagen Arteon has strong vibes that speak to 30 somethings and 40 somethings, but it isn’t marketed as a family car very often. It’s well built as a commuter, but rear-seat passengers get their own set of air vents and lots of room. A trim like the SEL Premium R-Line is probably best suited for a full load of passengers thanks to its impressive Harman/Kardon® premium brand sound system. For alternative family vehicles, consider crossovers like the Volkswagen Atlas and the Tiguan, or even the upcoming Taos.

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