Audi A3

Recall Alert: 136,000 2009-2010 Audi, Volkswagen Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 09 09:15:24 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 136,000 model-year 2009-10 Volkswagen Jetta sedans equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission; model-year 2009 Jetta SportWagen wagons, Eos convertibles, GTI and Rabbit hatchbacks, and Audi A3 cars; and model-year 2010 Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks equipped with a… Read More

Recall Alert: 136,000 2009-2010 Audi, Volkswagen Cars

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jan 09 09:15:24 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 136,000 model-year 2009-10 Volkswagen Jetta sedans equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission; model-year 2009 Jetta SportWagen wagons, Eos convertibles, GTI and Rabbit hatchbacks, and Audi A3 cars; and model-year 2010 Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks equipped with a… Read More

Some VW Diesels Now Have a Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Jan 06 13:19:34 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Federal and state regulators on Friday approved a fix for a significant number of 2015 Volkswagen diesel engines involved in the automaker's ongoing emissions scandal. The affected cars have so-called "Generation 3" EA288 diesel four-cylinder engines: 2015 Volkswagen… Read More

Which 2016 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:31 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Bluetooth technology that allows hands-free use of a cellphone in a car now is almost universal, and the ability to operate smartphone apps through a vehicle's audio system with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay is rapidly heading in that… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Offer In-Car Wi-Fi?

By Rick Popely on Fri Dec 02 06:30:14 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The next frontier for in-car connectivity is Wi-Fi mobile hot spots that allow you to wirelessly connect multiple devices while the car is hurtling down the road. In these cars, SUVs and trucks, a tablet or laptop —… Read More

2017 Audi A3: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on Wed Oct 26 05:30:03 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Most significant changes: Front-wheel-drive models get a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and seven-speed automatic transmission, and all A3 models get new front styling. Price change: Base prices are $300 to $850 higher on the front-drive sedan and $1,000 to… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, which allow operation of… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on Mon Oct 10 05:00:35 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's multimedia system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, which allow operation of… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Volkswagen Golf, Golf GTI, Golf SportWagen and Audi A3

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Oct 07 09:31:10 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 110,000 model-year 2015-16 Volkswagen Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks, Golf SportWagen wagons and Audi A3 luxury cars The Problem: Due to a problem with the suction pump inside the fuel tank, fuel may flow into the… Read More

Recall Alert: 80,000 Audi Convertibles, Coupes, Hybrids, Sedans and SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Sep 26 08:47:12 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 80,000 model-year 2016 Audi TT and A3 convertibles, A3 sedans and A3 e-tron plug-in hybrids; model-year 2016-17 TT coupes; model-year 2017 A4 sedans and Q7 SUVs; and model-year 2015-17 Q3 SUVs The Problem: Vehicles may have… Read More

VW Engineer Pleads Guilty in U.S. Criminal Charges Over Emissions Scandal

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Sep 09 10:48:43 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A Volkswagen engineer has pled guilty to criminal charges from the U.S. Department of Justice related to his role in the automaker's ongoing diesel emissions scandal. The DOJ announced today that engineer James Robert Liang pleaded guilty and… Read More