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 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 Golf
2016 Volkswagen Golf
MSRP:
$18,495
Engine:
1.8L I-4
MPG:
25 City / 37 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
You can't scam VW by buying a dirty diesel now and still get full payout [UPDATE]

Sorry to crush your dreams of riches.

VW's lawyers have naturally put in a clause that will prevent anyone from buying a known dirty TDI from getting the full buyout amount from the OEM.
VW diesel scandal settlement FAQ: The dirty details, cleaned up

You've got Qs, we've got As.

The $15 billion settlement in the VW diesel scandal has a lot of ins and outs. Here's a simple explanation of what's happening.
VW may be eying China for its first battery factory

Green-vehicle emphasis, co-investment puts China at the top of VW's factory list.

Volkswagen may be planning a giant battery-making factory in China, as the automaker looks to expand plug-in fleet.
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Top Gear drag races VW Golf R against McLaren 675LT and Porsche 911

Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.
The Volkswagen GTI was our daily driver of choice
We discuss what we learned from a long-term test of a 2015 Volkswagen GTI. We're really going to miss this one.
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.
Brand new cars are being sold with defective Takata airbags

Some replaced airbags will need to be replaced again.

A new report calls out Toyota, FCA, VW, and Mitsubishi for continuing to sell new vehicles in the US that have defective Takata airbags.
German carmakers recall 630,000 diesel vehicles in Europe

Recalls are coming and a government investigation is just beginning.
Volkswagen recalls Passat TDI for wire sealing problem

A improperly assembled seal for a sensor can lead to fires in the 2012-2014 Passat TDI, and VW is recalling them to fix the problem.