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Recall Alert: 420,000 Volkswagen Sedans, SUVs, Convertibles, Hatchbacks and Wagons

By Matt Schmitz on August 14, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 420,000 Volkswagen vehicles, including model-year 2010-14 CC and Passat sedans, and Tiguan SUVs; model-year 2010-13 Eos convertibles and Jetta sedans; model-year 2011-14 Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks; and model-year 2011-13 Jetta SportWagen wagons The Problem: Debris may… Read More

Recall Alert: 420,000 Volkswagen Sedans, SUVs, Convertibles, Hatchbacks and Wagons

By Matt Schmitz on August 14, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 420,000 Volkswagen vehicles, including model-year 2010-14 CC and Passat sedans, and Tiguan SUVs; model-year 2010-13 Eos convertibles and Jetta sedans; model-year 2011-14 Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks; and model-year 2011-13 Jetta SportWagen wagons The Problem: Debris may… Read More

2016 VW Golf, SportWagen, GTI and Jetta Get Top IIHS Safety Rating

By Matt Schmitz on August 12, 2015

A quartet of Volkswagen vehicles has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest rating, Top Safety Pick Plus. Receiving the honor are the 2016 Golf 4-door, Golf SportWagen, Golf GTI 4-door and Jetta when the cars are equipped with… Read More

Five Eco-Friendly Family Cars

By Jennifer Geiger on July 17, 2015

Kids change everything, but having a family doesn't mean you have to run to the dealership and buy a gas-guzzling, three-row SUV. Check out our list of five eco-friendly vehicles that are both fuel-efficient and family-friendly. Related: More Family News… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on June 25, 2015

For many of us in our 40s and older, wagons were the family-haulers of our childhood. Before minivans became popular, a wagon — sometimes with three rows of seats — was the choice for carting a brood around town. The… Read More

Fiat 500L, Kia Soul Make Fun Family Car Short List

By By Carrie Kim on June 16, 2015

It seems like yesterday that my husband and I leased a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta to accommodate our new family, but recently the lease came up and I was ready for a new car. Now that our daughter is entering preschool,… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen Makes Installing Car Seats Easy

By Jennifer Geiger on June 15, 2015

It's no secret that most parents on Cars.com's editorial staff have a big thing for wagons. Volkswagen's newest entry delights with its sleek, anti-minivan styling and choice of peppy and efficient engines, as well as ample passenger room and cargo… Read More

Volkswagen Reveals 2016 Jetta GLI

By Matt Schmitz on June 11, 2015

Volkswagen today unveiled the 2016 Jetta GLI, which returns with a sportier appearance and upgraded features. Essentially the sedan version of the Golf GTI four-door performance hatchback, the Jetta GLI comes with a 2.0-liter direct-injected four-cylinder engine that makes 210… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Photo Gallery (33 Photos)

By Jennifer Geiger on May 12, 2015

Volkswagen's Golf R may be the most powerful production Golf ever -- with a 292-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder and a 4.9-second zero to 60 mph sprint -- but VW showed some restraint with the sporty hatchback's styling. Related: More Photo… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Becomes Golf Argh

By Kelsey Mays on May 6, 2015

There's a lot to like about the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R. The all-wheel-drive hatchback flies around thanks to a reworked version of the GTI's EA888 turbo four-cylinder that cranks out nearly 300 horsepower. Toe the accelerator, and after a moment… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI and Audi A3

By Jennifer Newman on April 27, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,200 model-year 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI and Audi A3 vehicles The Problem: Improper nickel-plating of components within the fuel pump may cause it to fail. If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle won't start, or if the… Read More