2019 Volkswagen Arteon vs 2019 Ford Taurus 

2019 VW Arteon exterior front fascia and driver side in front of city vs 2019 Ford Taurus exterior front fascia and passenger side in dark tunnel with lights

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon goes toe to toe with the 2019 Ford Taurus in this comparison. Who knows? You just might be surprised with which one comes out on top. Let’s take a look at the 2019 VW Arteon SE and the 2019 Ford Taurus SE to see which model is in your future.

Perhaps it won’t come as much of a surprise to find out the 2019 Ford Taurus will give you more horsepower than the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon. However, you might want to note the VW Arteon actually does have just a bit more torque than that of the Taurus. So, while it doesn’t really let the Arteon surpass the Taurus in terms of power, it does at least even the playing field just a bit. Despite the power the Taurus brings to the table, it’s actually the Arteon that has the much-desired all-wheel drive. So if you are looking for a vehicle that is good in all sorts of weather and can get around well on a campground or snowy road then you still might want to check out the 2019 Arteon.

2019 VW Arteon


2019 Ford Taurus SE

268 lb & 258 lb.-ft. Horsepower & Torque 288 hp & 254 lb.-ft.
AWD Drivetrain FWD
8-speed atuomatic Transmission 6-speed automatic
Standard Blind Spot Monitoring n/a
Standard Forward Collision Warning n/a
Standard Rear Traffic Alert n/a

Advantages of the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon

If you are looking for standard safety features then the 2019 VW Arteon is the way to go. It has a variety of standard safety technologies like Blind Spot Monitoring, Forward Collision Warning, and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert. Though all of these features are standard on the Arteon, you can’t get any on the 2019 Ford Taurus SE. So, if you are looking for a vehicle with plenty of standard safety features you might want to look into the Arteon instead of the Taurus.

There is much more to learn about the 2019 Volkswagen Arteon than what we can fit into this small chart. Contact us here at Douglas Volkswagen of Summit to learn more about your future vehicle. You can also take it for a test drive to see all the great specs and features for yourself! Don’t forget to check out other research page like this one. You can find the Arteon compared to other competing models posted on our website.