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 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
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
Volkswagen is working on a new EV

And No, It's Not Just A New E-Golf

Desperate to shake off the stench of Dieselgate, Volkswagen is working on all-new, standalone electric car to take on the Tesla Model 3 and Chevrolet Bolt.
Everything we know about Volkswagen's next Golf

Eighth-Generation Hatch Will Get New Engines, Better Connectivity, And Improved EV Range

We detail what's in store for the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf, which will debut sometime in late 2018.
CARB has 20 days to confirm VW's 3.0-liter TDI emission fix

CARB Must Accept Plan Before Recall Could Start

VW has a recall plan for the 3.0-liter V6 diesel, but CARB and the EPA still need to test the solution before a recall could start.
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2013 Volkswagen Beetle
$11,500 / 41,130 miles / CA
2013 Volkswagen Jetta
$11,500 / 47,160 miles / CA
2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
$16,000 / 81,300 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.
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.
Feds investigating Bosch over TDI scandal

The US Department of Justice is in the early stages of an investigation into supplier Bosch over its potential role in VW's diesel emissions scandal.
VW recalls 92k models from 2015-2016 for camshaft failure

VW is recalling 92k models from 2015 and 2016 in the US because a camshaft lobe can fail and cause the power brakes to stop working. This recall includes the Jetta, Golf, Passat, and Beetle.