Volkswagen Lists Changes to 2023 Model Year Lineup

VW says each model has been introduced, redesigned or refreshed within the past two model years.

Jim Irwin, Associate Editor

July 22, 2022

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Volkswagen of America announces changes to its car and CUV lineup for the ’23 model year, saying each model has been introduced, redesigned or refreshed within the past two model years.

Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, a customizable high-resolution digital display for traditional dashboard gauges and additional features including fuel economy, navigation and phone connectivity is now standard across the lineup. All models also offer standard or available IQ.Drive driver-assistance technology, a hands-on semi-automated driving system, VW says.

The automaker also says for 2023 all models of the battery-electric ID.4 will be assembled at VW’s plant in Chattanooga, TN. VW will introduce a new entry version with a 62-kWh battery.

Model-year ’23 vehicles arrive in dealer showrooms in late summer.

ARTEON
For the ’23 model year, the Arteon compact luxury car is available in three trims: SE R-Line, SEL R-Line and SEL Premium R-Line. VW adds more standard content for the entry-level SE R-Line, including performance LED headlights, foglights and heated steering wheel, plus cosmetic changes for higher trims.

ATLAS & ATLAS CROSS SPORT
The Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport midsize CUVs are available in five trims for the ’23 model year: SE, SE w/Technology, SEL, SEL R-Line Black and SEL Premium R-Line. For 2023, SE w/Technology models add the 10.25-in. (26-cm) Volkswagen Digital Cockpit Pro.

GOLF GTI
For the ’23 model year, the Golf GTI hatchback – winner of a 2022 WardsAuto Best Interiors and UX award – is available in four trims: S, SE and Autobahn from the prior model year, along with a limited 40th Anniversary Edition, which slots between S and SE. The Mk8 GTI adds performance LED headlights, LED foglights with active cornering lights and minor cosmetic changes.

GOLF R
The Golf R performance hatchback is available in two trims for the 2023 model year: the fully-equipped Golf R from the prior model year, along with a limited Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition. The Mk8 Golf R adds minor cosmetic changes.

ID.4
More details regarding the MY23 battery-electric ID.4 CUV will be announced soon, VW says.

JETTA & JETTA GLI
The Jetta compact car is available in four trims for model year 2023: S, Sport, SE and SEL. The ’23 GLI is offered in one fully-equipped Autobahn trim. After receiving a refresh for MY22, the Jetta family adds minor cosmetic changes and remote start for SE models.

TAOS
For the ’23 model year, the Taos compact CUV is available in three trims: S, SE, and SEL. In the first year following its introduction, VW adds additional content to every Taos trim level. Front Assist (Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring), Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Traffic Alert are now standard. SEL models receive a panoramic sunroof as standard.

TIGUAN
The Tiguan Compact CUV is available in four trims for 2023: S, SE, SE R-Line Black and SEL R-Line. After receiving a refresh for MY22, the Tiguan adds 19-in. black alloy wheels for SE R-Line Black models.

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