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New VW Base 2.0-Liter Coming for 2018

By Fred Meier on Wed May 31 12:13:08 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM — Volkswagen has a more efficient new version of its turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine for the redesigned 2018 Tiguan going on sale this summer. The engine will also become the new base engine for the 2018 Passat and Beetle,… Read More

New VW Base 2.0-Liter Coming for 2018

By Fred Meier on Wed May 31 12:13:08 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen has a more efficient new version of its turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine for the redesigned 2018 Tiguan going on sale this summer. The engine will also become the new base engine for the 2018 Passat and Beetle,… Read More

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri May 19 13:10:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

Volkswagen: Hello New Jetta, Bye-Bye Beetle?

By Fred Meier on Mon May 08 11:02:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — As Volkswagen scrambles to restructure and cut expenses in the wake of its costly diesel scandal, it looks unlikely that the Beetle will see a new generation. Production of a new Jetta will begin at the end of this year,… Read More

Buyers Show for Last New VW 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on Thu May 04 07:00:22 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Diesel may be dead to Volkswagen, but apparently it's not to diesel's fans. VW got EPA approval March 30 to fix and begin selling about 12,000 brand-new model-year 2015 2.0-liter diesel models that were stranded on dealer lots when… Read More

Which 2017 Cars Have Android Auto?

By Rick Popely on Tue May 02 12:36:45 GMT-06:00 2017

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 Tue May 02 10:50:35 GMT-06:00 2017

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

VW Cleared to Sell 2015 Diesels After Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Mar 30 09:57:11 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Diesel shoppers will soon be able to add certain Volkswagens back to their list, but only a select group of vehicles. The EPA has granted the automaker permission to sell new and used model-year 2015 diesel four-cylinder cars.… Read More

March Madness: Top Cars for Tall People

By Mike Hanley on Mon Mar 13 05:00:20 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — It's not easy being extremely tall. Sure, your odds of playing in the upcoming NCAA basketball tournament would be higher, but being able to dunk at will also means constantly ducking through doors and not being able to… Read More

6 Cars Dr. Seuss Would've Driven

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Mar 02 14:03:21 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Did you eat green eggs and ham for breakfast this morning? It's March 2, aka the birthday of Theodor Geisel — better known as Dr. Seuss. The good doctor would be 113 years old if he were alive… 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