New VW Models Have Upped Their Technology Game

Volkswagen pulled out all the stops for their brand new 2020 line-up. Learn how the new VW models have upped their technology game.

Volkswagen continues setting the pace with its electrification and digitization strategy.

The majority of VW 2020 models are expected to be equipped with a series of basic functions that will make driving much safer:

  • Forward collision warning
  • Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian monitoring
  • Blindspot monitor
  • Rear traffic alert.

Furthermore, the brand continues to uphold its commitment to Paris’ climate goals. The vehicles and the company are set to reach a carbon-neutral balance by 2050.


The new Volkswagen Passat combines elegance and comfort with the most innovative technology for safety and comfort. 

The Passat has been re-engineered for driving pleasure. Now, the 2.0 liter turbocharged and direct-injection TSI engine with a new torque converter, as well as new software. These features have boosted performance to the tune of 206 pound-feet of torque.

Considered a classic in the automotive scene, the world offers a wide mechanical range consisting of 4 Diesel engines, three gasoline and one plug-in hybrid. One of its new features is the IQ headlights and the more modern and redesigned bumpers.

Inside, the Digital Cockpit update and the third generation of the MIB3 modular infotainment system stand out. This updated cockpit now includes numerous new connectivity functions such as “Wireless AppConncect”. These functions are easy to use with a new glass touchscreen interface.


As one of the most desired VW 2020 models, the new Volkswagen Atlas is equipped with the newest technology.

SE w/ Technology and R-Line trim models now include standard front and rear Park Distance Control, and also feature an Easy Open liftgate. Thanks to its touchscreen radio and its App Connect infotainment system, you can connect your smartphone and use approved applications on the screen, while also enjoying your favorite music on 6 speakers.

One of the biggest 2020 VW atlas changes is its 8-speed transmission, which can help improve efficiency and performance. Other Volkswagen features include front and rear sculpting designed to absorb shock, as well as a rigid safety box which helps to deflect impact from the driver and passengers.

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Utility and luxury coexist harmoniously in the new 2020 Tiguan. These qualities are expressed in the new mutlifunction steering wheel. Lined with leatherette, the wheel allows the driver to control multiple technological functions, such as mobile calls.

Safety features of the new Tiguan include Front Assist, Side Assist and Rear Traffic Alert – standard across all models.

On the technological side, the Tiguan is now equipped with a new Car-Net telematics system, as well as in-car Wi-Fi. From the SE trim upwards, wireless charging is also a feature.

In addition, the new model achieves lower fuel consumption without decreasing performance, thanks to the engineering of the TSI engines and a more compact and lightweight structure.


The 2020 Volkswagen Arteon has been created to combine cutting-edge design with dynamic handling.

2020 model year changes includes the advanced Car-Net telematics system, as well as in-car Wi-Fi capability. Arteon models now also feature various assistants that improve driving experience.  These include 360-degree vision, parking assistant and distance detector.

So, what next for VW? this line-up of new 2020 models is the cutting edge of design and it’s hard to see where they will go from here. It’s hard to say where you will go with one of these new machines in your control – anywhere the road takes you!