2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2018 Chevy Malibu

2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2018 Chevy Mailbu

Are you looking for something fresh and new while also being affordable? Volkswagen has a great option for you! The Volkswagen Arteon is new for 2019 is showing everyone just how far Volkswagen will go to make a fashion statement. It’s not without its competitors though, so how does it compare against another top model? Take a look as we compare the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2018 Chevy Malibu!

The first comparison comes under the hood. While both are sleek machines, it’s the new Arteon that dominates when it comes to performance. With a turbocharged 2.5-liter engine to work with, drivers can expect a lot more power than seen under the hood of the Chevy Malibu. Get some closer comparisons by checking out the table below!

2019 Volkswagen Arteon


2018 Chevy Malibu

268 hp/258 lb-ft Horsepower/Torque 160 hp/184 lb-ft
8-speed automatic Transmission 6-speed automatic
Available All-Wheel Drive Not Available
6 years/72,000 miles Warranty Coverage 3 years/36,000 miles

Specs and Features in the 2019 Arteon

While the performance features are outstanding in the Arteon, the interior features are equally impressive. From the outside, passerby will notice the sleek fastback design which looks similar to higher-end sports cars. Inside, the Arteon gives drivers the comfort and convenience of features like the Dynaudio® premium sound system, which offers high-quality sound at the touch of a button. there’s also active safety features like Automatic Post-Collision Braking, a Blind Spot Monitor, and an Overhead View Monitor. Other specs and features include:

  • Three-zone Climatronic® automatic climate control system
  • Leatherette seating
  • Heated front seats
  • Massaging driver’s seat
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system
  • and much more!

Interested in learning more about the newest member of the Volkswagen family? Now you can! Give us a call here at New Century Volkswagen in Glendale CA or schedule a test drive here on our website. Once you get behind the wheel of the 2019 Arteon, you won’t want to drive anything else!

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