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These are the vehicles that owners drive the least

Sportscars, electric cars, and even a luxury vehicle or two

The average American drives over 13,000 miles per year, but some cars barely ever get those miles put on them. Here are the least-driven vehicles in America.

Quick Spin
Driving nearly every VW Golf: Base, GTI, R, Alltrack — what we learned

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.

First Drive
The not-Subaru crossover wagon | 2017 Volkswagen Alltrack First Drive

The Volkswagen of tall wagons

It's not a diesel. Can we stop talking about the diesel thing?

Official
VW Golf SportWagen Limited Edition has extra tech for less

The new VW Golf SportWagen Limited Edition bundles active safety features and parts from the SE trim at a savings to customers.

Recalls
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.

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VW reaches out to diesel consumers with new website

VW has launched a dedicated website to get diesel owners information on which models are affected, when they might be fixed, and other info about what's going on.

Review
2016 Volkswagen Golf TDI SportWagen Review

One Part Golf, One Part Cargo Van

Editor Brandon Turkus tests a 2016 Volkswagen Golf TDI SportWagen while moving into his first home. It might not be a proper moving van, but it's definitely up to the task.

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VW apprentices prep Golf GTI Dark Shine, Variant Biturbo for Worthersee

Volkswagen's apprentices created this 389-hp GTI Dark Shine and Golf Variant Biturbo for the GTI-Treffen at Wörthersee this year, following a long line of impressive intern projects.

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Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Alltrack coming to US in 2016 [w/video]

Did you want a Golf with all-wheel drive but not the high-performance, high-priced Golf R? Volkswagen brings good news with the confirmation that the Alltrack wagon is coming to America sometime next year.

First Drive
2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen First Drive [w/video]

Size Matters

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen takes everything we like about the already fun and functional Golf and stretches it into an even more useful wagon configuration. Here, we test a pair of diesel-equipped examples in Texas Hill Country.

Geneva
Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant burns the oil long and fast

Take one Golf GTD, one Golf SportWagen, dim the lights and put on some Barry White. Nine months later you'll get this: the Volkswagen Golf GTD Variant, revealed at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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2015 VW Golf SportWagen priced from $21,395*

The 2015 VW Golf SportWagen gets a little bigger on the outside but sheds weight and offers new standard features. Prices start at $21,395* for the base model with the 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder and five-speed manual or $24,595 for the least expensive TDI model.

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VW Golf GTD wagon makes us swoon ahead of Geneva reveal

At the Geneva Motor Show this year, Volkswagen will introduce one of its most enticing takes on the Golf yet: a Variant/SportWagon with the go-fast components from its GTD diesel hot hatch. Shame we're never likely to see it here.

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Volkswagen HyMotion says hi in the SportWagen and Passat in LA

Toyota is certainly grabbing attention with the pricing of its Mirai fuel-cell vehicle, but Volkswagen is proving it understands hydrogen too at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show with versions of the Golf SportWagen and Passat that showcase its HyMotion system. The German brand is already testing the technology with a fleet of vehicles in the US.

Paris
2015 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack jacks up onto stage

Subaru has its Outbacks. Volvo the Cross Country models. Audi has Allroad. Volkswagen labels the wagons it ruggedizes for off-roading (or at least soft-roading) under the name Alltrack, and this is the latest.

Report
Next VW CC could get A7-like fastback bodystyle

It appears that despite slowing sales, Volkswagen isn't ready to give up on its dapper CC sedan yet. VW of America CEO Michael Horn says that a sleek, new design is being worked on and could be here in about two years.

Official
Volkswagen's Golf SportWagen has a new name, same utility

Hey, remember the New York Auto Show from a few weeks back? Well, Volkswagen showed off a car that it called a concept, but that was basically a production-ready vehicle. It was called the Golf TDI SportWagen Concept, and we didn't need to exercise our powers of deduction to figure out what car this thinly veiled concept was foreshadowing.

New York
VW Golf TDI SportWagen really is a concept, sort of

We know it doesn't look like a concept, but the Golf TDI SportWagen being shown at today's New York Auto Show is not (yet) a production model. There will indeed be a production car bearing the same name coming to these United States early next year, and it will look very much like the showcar seen above, but there are decisions that still need to be made lying under the wagon's skin before any of that can happen.

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VW Golf TDI SportWagen concept is a taste of delicious things to come

Feast your eyes on the new longroof model of the seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf – something we've already seen with Variant badging overseas. This concept (yes, it really is a concept) previews the next Golf SportWagen that will go on sale in the US in early 2015, and makes its official debut next week at the 2014 New York Auto Show.

Exclusive
VW Jetta refresh coming later this year, SportWagen to become Golf model

Volkswagen is finally set to launch its seventh-generation Golf family in the States this year, but the German automaker's stalwart Jetta sedan will be getting some love, as well. For the 2014 model year, Volkswagen launched a new 1.8-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine in its Jetta (and Passat). But here at the Chicago Auto Show, Vinay Shahani, the company's vice president of marketing, has confirmed to Autoblog that we'll be seeing an updated Jetta before the end of the year. It won