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Comparo
Toyota RAV4 vs. every compact SUV: How they compare on paper

How the new RAV4 stacks up to the CR-V, Rogue, Forester and everything else

How the new RAV4 stacks up to the CR-V, Rogue, Forester and everything else.

Confirmed
VW says half its sales by 2025 will be SUVs, and it plans 30 models

It needs fat SUV profits to fund autonomous and EV development

It needs fat SUV profits to fund autonomous and EV development.

Buying Guide
Compact SUV Comparison: Specs, pics and reviews of every brand's crossover

From CR-V and Cherokee, to RAV4 and Rogue, they're all here.

From CR-V and Cherokee, to RAV4 and Rogue, they're all here.

Comparo
Small 3-row crossover SUVs specifications compared on paper

The most passenger capacity in the smallest package

Confirmed
VW to import a new China-origin compact crossover to U.S.

New ‘Volks-SUV’ coming via Mexico, will bypass Europe entirely

Volkswagen is about to introduce a new compact crossover that will slot underneath the Tiguan, and it won't be sold in Europe. Using the MQB platform, Volkswagen will start building the "Volks-SUV," as it's nicknamed in-house, in China first.

Official
2019 Kia Sorento three-row crossover will start at $25,990

Refined appearance, five trim levels and new standard three rows

Kia's refreshed three-row 2019 Sorento will start at $25,990 and be offered in five trim levels, including all-wheel drive options, when it hits showrooms later this year.

Video
2018 VW Tiguan and Atlas in Yellowstone National Park

These two crossovers provide room to roam

There are very few things in this word that I enjoy more than a road trip through the mountains, so I didn't hesitate when Volkswagen invited us to take their newest SUVs, the Tiguan and Atlas, on a road trip through Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Park.

Opinion
Don't buy that crossover! Buy a cladded wagon instead!

Lifted wagons beat crossovers by several measures — including price

There's a better way.

First Drive
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan First Drive | Imperfect improvement

The competition might still have the edge on VW.

As with the Atlas, the new Tiguan leaves us with mixed feelings.

Report
Volkswagen Touareg is killed off in the US

The less expensive Volkswagen Tiguan will fill the gap in the lineup.

Official
Detroit
The 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan grows up to be a longer three-row crossover

To play in the CUV game, a third row is a big bonus. The handsome new Tiguan has one.

Spy Shots
Possible Volkswagen Tiguan R spied testing at the 'Ring

This hot crossover appears different than the R Line model.

If this is real, we could have a baby Porsche Macan on our hands.

Report
VW's Wolfsburg plant searched for unexploded WWII bombs

Suspicious pieces of metal found by construction workers led to search.

So many bombs were dropped on Germany during WWII that finding unexploded ones near the VW plant isn't unusual.

Report
Volkswagen preparing Tiguan Coupe R

Autocar says VW is planning a 300-hp Tiguan Coupe R based on the styling of the CrossBlue Coupe. It would be the fourth model in the Tiguan line.

Report
VW announces Russian shutdown, cites floundering market

The Russian auto industry is not in a great place right now. A weakened currency, the rouble, is stinging automakers, and in the case of Volkswagen, has prompted a trimming of production.

Recalls
VW recalling 2.64M vehicles worldwide over engine, light issues

Volkswagen is staging a massive, worldwide recall that's already grown from 1.68 million to 2.64 million vehicles and covers three different issues across a number of vehicles. We already reported on 61,000 Tiguans getting recalled over lighting issues - that was just in the US. Globally, however, VW will be recalling 800,000 Tiguans, according to Automotive News, with the focus on CUVs built between 2008 and 2011. The issue with the Tiguan relates to a simple fuse swap, so this is rather unrema

Detroit
Official
Volkswagen breaks 40-year-old sales record in 2012

The last time Volkswagen moved this many vehicles in America in one year, Richard Nixon was still a President in good standing, Let It Be was a radio hit and each car wearing the VW badge boasted an air-cooled engine. That's right, with a grand total of 580,286 vehicles sold in the US last year, the VW Group has broken its own four-decades-old sales record by 2,899 vehicles.

Official
Volkswagen adding R-Line trim to Touareg, Tiguan for 2014

Volkswagen introduced its aggressive R-Line appearance package on the CC and Beetle last year, but later this year, this treatment will also be applied to VW's crossovers, the Tiguan and Touareg. Both sporty-looking utility vehicles will be unveiled next week at the Detroit Auto Show.

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