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Volkswagen Introduces Model Range for 2022 for North America

Volkswagen of America has announced its changes for the 2022 model year across the entire lineup.

The brand’s Digital Cockpit is now standard for most 2022 models. The IQ.DRIVE driver assistance tech is available for all – either standard or optional. Earlier this year, a new member joined the Volkswagen family – the Taos SUV.

For 2022 MY, the eighth-generation Golf GTI and Golf R become more powerful and better handled. They also receive an all-new electronic architecture that enables a standard 10.25-inch Digital Cockpit Pro, touch interfaces, 30-color ambient lighting. A head-up display is available. 

Besides, Volkswagen refreshes the styling and equipment of the Tiguan, Jetta, Jetta GLI.

The VW Arteon gets a new, more powerful 2.0-liter TSI engine that delivers 300 hp and 295 lb-ft in pair with a 7-speed DSG transmission with Tiptronic – a replacement to the previous 8-speed automatic gearbox.

2022 Price

ModelTrim Levels AvailableBase Price (USD) incl. Destination Fee  
ArteonSE R-Line, SEL R-Line, SEL Premium R-Line41,190 FWD
45,810 4Motion AWD
AtlasSE, SE w/Technology, SEL, SEL R-Line, SEL R-Line Black (late availability), SEL Premium R-Line34,670 FWD
36,570 4Motion AWD
Atlas Cross SportSE, SE w/Technology, SEL, SEL R-Line, SEL R-Line Black (late availability), SEL Premium R-Line33,970 FWD
35,870 4Motion AWD
Golf GTI S, SE, Autobahn30,540 Manual gearbox 31,340 DSG
Golf RS, SE, Autobahn44,640 Manual gearbox 45,440 DSG
ID.4carries over for the next model year, details will follow 
Jetta, Jetta GLIrefreshed, details will follow 
PassatSE, R-Line, all-new Limited Edition28,290
TaosS, SE, SEL24,190 FWD
26,235 4Motion AWD
TiguanS, SE, SE R-Line Black, SEL R-Line27,190 FWD
28,690 4Motion AWD

The best-selling Volkswagen models in the United States are the Tiguan (37,887 units in Q2 2021), Atlas (24,851 units) and Atlas Sport (14,526 units), Jetta (13,442 sales). The Arteon lags behind – 1,682 cars. The all-new Taos boasts 4,960 sales in the 2nd quarter of the year.

Source: Volkswagen

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