Volkswagen is the original brand within the Volkswagen Group that also contains Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, Seat, Skoda, Ducati and Scania. The brand traces its roots back to Ferdindand Porsche, founder of Porsche, who developed the original Volkswagen Beetle for the German government. The Beetle entered the US market in 1949 and today the Volkswagen brand produces a full line of vehicles including many diesel-powered models.


2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
2016 Volkswagen Tiguan
MSRP:
$24,890
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
21 City / 26 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf R
2016 Volkswagen Golf R
MSRP:
$35,650
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
22 City / 31 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI
MSRP:
$24,995
Engine:
2.0L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 34 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Passat
2016 Volkswagen Passat
MSRP:
$22,440
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 38 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Beetle
2016 Volkswagen Beetle
MSRP:
$19,795
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 34 HWY
2016 Volkswagen Touareg
2016 Volkswagen Touareg
MSRP:
$42,705
Engine:
3.6L V-6
MPG:
17 City / 23 HWY
Suzuki and VW finalize their divorce

Suzuki and Volkswagen have officially ended their partnership after a new settlement resolved the final dispute.
Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Audi announce Takata recalls

Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Audi announced details of their Takata inflator recalls, and the campaigns affect nearly 1.7 million vehicles in the US.
VW diesel scandal wrap up: New Jersey sues, report delayed

A wrap-up of the latest news about the VW diesel scandal: New Jersey sues over fraud, VW delays its own report on the issue, and Audi preps for recalls.
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
$15,000 / 81,300 miles / CA
2013 Volkswagen Beetle
$11,500 / 41,130 miles / CA
2013 Volkswagen Jetta
$11,500 / 47,160 miles / CA
2016 Technology of the Year Finalist: Volkswagen MIB II Infotainment

Modular Infotainment Platform Gets Smartphone Integration

Volkswagen's MIB II is one of our Technology of the Year finalists. The Modular Infotainment Platform enters a new generation with smartphone integration.
Driving a Euro-spec VW Tiguan, and what it means for the US [w/video]
We spend some time with a Euro-spec Volkswagen Tiguan in northern Sweden and get a taste of what's in store for the US-spec car that launches next year.
2016 Volkswagen Passat First Drive
It's not an enthusiast machine anymore, but there's a lot to like about the Volkswagen Passat, especially with some thoughtful updates for model year 2016.
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTE First Drive [w/video]
In the wake of VW's diesel scandal, we test one of the automaker's other fuel-sippers, the Golf GTE plug-in hybrid that's (currently) only available in Europe.
Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Audi announce Takata recalls

Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, and Audi announced details of their Takata inflator recalls, and the campaigns affect nearly 1.7 million vehicles in the US.
Chrysler recalls 112k family-haulers over airbag controllers

A problem discovered with corrosion in the air bag control unit has prompted FCA to recall 112,001 units of the Dodge Journey, Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town and Country, and Volkswagen Routan from the 2008 and 2009 model years.
VW and Audi recall Tiguan and Q5 to replace Takata inflators

VW and Audi will recall the 2015 Tiguan and Q5 to replace the Takata side airbag inflators. There's one report of an injury in a Tiguan.