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 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
2016 Volkswagen Jetta
2016 Volkswagen Jetta
MSRP:
$17,680
Engine:
1.4L I-4
MPG:
28 City / 40 HWY
Feinberg to offer attractive compensation deals for VW owners

It's A Business Decision, He Says

Kenneth Feinberg has to wait for VW to have a diesel engine emissions fix before he can begin accepting compensation claims from owners. Once that process begins, he expects most people to accept his offer.
Not even VW knows how much the emissions scandal will cost

Volkswagen will delay releasing its 2015 financial report because the company will need more time to figure out the true cost of its diesel emissions scandal.
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.
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2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
$15,000 / 81,300 miles / CA
2013 Volkswagen Jetta
$11,500 / 47,160 miles / CA
2013 Volkswagen Beetle
$11,500 / 41,130 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.
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.
Despite low-cost diesel fix, VW not reducing $7 billion fund

Volkswagen says the solutions for most diesel engines in Europe is simpler than expected, but it won't reduce the $7.1B fund set aside for the purpose.