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We choose from sedans, SUVs, wagons, hot hatches, plug-in hybrids and minivans to meet your budget.

What's the best car for $30,000? We choose from sedans, SUVs, wagons, hot hatches, plug-in hybrids and minivans to give you a good place to start your search.

Quick Spin

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.

Opinion

Horse-man of the auto advertising apocalypse.

A case study in how not to launch a brand campaign.

Report

Fandom intensifies.

Really guys, this is starting to be a bit much.

Review
Official

It's the first hybrid Golf GTI.

410-horsepower gasoline engine meets 16-horsepower electric motor.

Report

Once again, the Europeans get all the cool toys.

Look for visual changes to accompany those under the hood.

Official

You'll have to squint to tell it's different.

The new Golf gets more LEDs and bigger screens, and the GTI gets more power.

Recalls

There are actually three separate recalls.

No injuries or deaths have been reported.

Video

C'mon you're sick of Pokemon. This has the GTI.

Official

Volkswagen will build just 400 of these high-performance GTIs, with 100 limited to the German market. The rest will be spread everywhere not called America.

Official

All 20 customer racecars are already spoken for.

The Volkswagen GTI is ready to race. Meet the 330-horsepower GTI touring car racer, which will run in the TCR International Series this year.

Long Term

What we learned from a year-long test of a 2015 Volkswagen GTI.

We discuss what we learned from a long-term test of a 2015 Volkswagen GTI. We're really going to miss this one.

Open Road

First loves are true and deep. For me, she was white as a pearl and her playful demeanor was hidden beneath her squarish figure.

Recalls

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.

Frankfurt

In case you needed further proof that life is not fair, meet the not-for-America Volkswagen GTI Clubsport, a more sporting version of your standard GTI.

Frankfurt

Volkswagen took a whack at a performance hybrid idea, with the 396-hp Golf GTE Sport Concept that hits 62 in 4.3 seconds.