2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2019 Nissan Altima

yellow 2019 vw arteon vs white 2019 nissan altima

Drivers move over and make room for the new full-size sedan on the streets: the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. There is a lot of discussion going on about the Arteon, which is replacing the Volkswagen CC. We already know that the Arteon is prepared for success; it’s the new flagship vehicle of Volkswagen. With that title, we know to expect top tier performance, luxury, and appearance. However, we have yet to see how it compares to other sedans on the market.

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon needs a strong component, so we’re putting it to the test against the 2019 Nissan Altima. Keep reading to see how the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon compares to the 2019 Nissan Altima.

2019 Volkswagen Arteon 


2019 Nissan Altima 

2.0L TSI ® turbocharged  Engine type  2.5L DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder 
8-speed automatic  Transmission type  Xtronic CVT ®  
268 hp  Horsepower  236 hp with VC-turbo engine 
Available 4MOTION ® all-wheel drive  Drivetrain  Front-Wheel Drive on the Altima S 

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As you can see in the chart above, the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon and the 2019 Nissan Altima perform similarly in many ways, with just 32 more horsepower in the Arteon. Performance is important in any vehicle, but there are more aspects to consider such as comfort and technology features.

Luxury and comfort go hand-in-hand, and no part of your vehicle is more responsible for your comfort than the seating. For the Arteon, this means sport seats with available ventilating and driver-massaging features. The base model of the Altima comes with cloth-trimmed seating, and does not have ventilating, heating, or massaging features.

The 2019 Volkwagen Arteon comes with a ton of technology features. Some of these features are for driver assistance such as Adaptive Cruise Control, Light Assist, Rear Traffic Alert, Park Assist, and Area View among others. The 2019 Nissan Altima also has some driver assistance technology and the base model comes with Intelligent Forward Collision Warning and Automatic Emergency Braking. Other technology on the Arteon includes Volkswagen Car-Net ® App-Connect and an available power tilting/sliding panoramic sunroof.

We know that once you’ve done your research, you’ll want a 2019 Volkswagen Arteon for yourself. Unfortunately, they aren’t ready yet. On the bright side, you can reserve one now with Folsom Lake Volkswagen to assure that you’ll be among the first to drive a 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. Follow this link or come visit our sales team to learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon and reserve one today!