Volkswagen Jetta

We Bought a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI

By Joe Bruzek on February 3, 2016


CARS.COM — Call us crazy, but Cars.com just welcomed the problem child from Volkswagen's diesel scandal to our long-term fleet: a 2013 Jetta SportWagen TDI. Under the hood of model-year 2011 to 2014 SportWagen TDIs is the diesel engine that… Read More

We Bought a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen TDI

By Joe Bruzek on February 3, 2016

CARS.COM — Call us crazy, but Cars.com just welcomed the problem child from Volkswagen's diesel scandal to our long-term fleet: a 2013 Jetta SportWagen TDI. Under the hood of model-year 2011 to 2014 SportWagen TDIs is the diesel engine that… Read More

Can You Still Get Deep Discounts on Volkswagens?

By Kelsey Mays on January 19, 2016

CARS.COM — While Volkswagen's current advertised incentives may seem modest in the wake of the automaker's diesel scandal, the discounts you could find at its dealerships could be significantly more. It's no secret that Volkswagen cranked up the incentives on… Read More

VW Extends $1,000 Goodwill Payments to Touareg Owners

By Matt Schmitz on January 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen announced today that it is extending to the Touareg SUV its $1,000 goodwill offer for owners of diesel vehicles involved in its emissions scandal. This reportedly will add tens of thousands more eligible owners to the nearly… Read More

Used VW Diesel Prices Continue to Decline

By Mike Hanley on December 3, 2015

CARS.COM — Volkswagen rolled out a program that offers cash, dealership credit and extended roadside service to owners of its 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel cars with non-compliant emissions systems in November. It was a thoughtful gesture, but perhaps a bittersweet one… Read More

VW Makes $1,000 Goodwill Offer to Diesel Owners

By Kelsey Mays on November 9, 2015

Volkswagen announced today it would make a $1,000 goodwill offer to owners of diesel four-cylinder cars affected by the automaker's ongoing emission crisis. It's in the form of a $500 Visa prepaid card and a $500 dealership credit that can… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Volkswagen Sedans, Hatchbacks, Convertibles and Wagons

By Matt Schmitz on November 4, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 92,000 model-year 2015-16 Volkswagen Jetta sedans, Beetle hatchbacks, Beetle convertibles, Passat sedans, Golf and Golf GTI hatchbacks, and Golf SportWagen wagons The Problem: The camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump may shear off, resulting in… Read More

VW Launches VIN Tool for Diesel Owners

By Jennifer Newman on October 19, 2015

Volkswagen has updated vwdieselinfo.com, its consumer site for vehicles affected by the diesel crisis, with a vehicle identification number look-up tool to help VW and Audi diesel owners determine if their car is affected by the automaker's diesel scandal. Related:… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, e-Golf and Golf

By Tom Torbjornsen on October 16, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2015 Volkswagen Jetta sedans manufactured between Sept. 8 and Nov. 28, 2014; model-year 2015 Golf hatchbacks manufactured between April 2 and Dec. 3, 2014; and model-year 2015 e-Golf electric hatchbacks manufactured between July 26 and… Read More

VW Diesel Crisis Illustrates Downside of Proprietary Vehicle Software

By By Andy Ihnatko on October 12, 2015

The Volkswagen diesel crisis is an ongoing reminder of the dilemma that proprietary auto software and hardware is presenting for automakers and consumers. In September, VW disclosed that alleged "defeat devices" were installed in 2009-15 VW and Audi diesel cars. How… Read More

VW: Diesel Owners Should Get EPA Mileage After Fix

By Kelsey Mays on October 8, 2015

Volkswagen is still working on fixes for its troubled diesels, its U.S. chief told a congressional subcommittee Thursday, but even without any plans cemented, he said he believes that affected owners should still be able to achieve their cars' EPA… Read More