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Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Volkswagen Sedans and Hatchbacks

By Jen Burklow  on February 2, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 44,660 model-year 2014-15 Volkswagen Jetta sedans manufactured between March 28 and Nov. 24, 2014; model-year 2014-15 Passat sedans manufactured between April 7 and Nov. 18, 2014; model-year 2015 Golf and GTI hatchbacks manufactured between July 1 and… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Volkswagen Sedans and Hatchbacks

By Jen Burklow  on February 2, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 44,660 model-year 2014-15 Volkswagen Jetta sedans manufactured between March 28 and Nov. 24, 2014; model-year 2014-15 Passat sedans manufactured between April 7 and Nov. 18, 2014; model-year 2015 Golf and GTI hatchbacks manufactured between July 1 and… Read More

Recall Alert: Nearly 38,000 Volkswagen Cars

By Jennifer Newman  on December 31, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Volkswagen is recalling some model-year 2014-15 Jetta sedans manufactured March 28 to Nov. 24, 2014, model-year 2014-15 Passat sedans manufactured April 7 to Nov. 18, 2014, model-year 2014-15 Beetle coupes and convertibles manufactured March 31 to Nov. 27,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta

By Jennifer Geiger  on December 30, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 25,000 model-year 2015 Volkswagen Jetta sedans manufactured between July 11 and Nov. 13, 2014 The Problem: A software glitch could cause the low-beam headlights to turn off when the high-beam headlights are engaged. The light output from… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, Passat

By Matt Schmitz  on November 14, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 400 model-year 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and Passat sedans manufactured between Sept. 23 and Oct. 9 and equipped with manual front seatback recliners The Problem: The seatback recliner retaining bracket may not engage correctly, resulting in unexpected movement… Read More

The Top 10 Worst Car Redesigns Since 2000

By David Thomas  on November 10, 2014

Typically when a car gets redesigned, it gets better. An automaker has likely spent years improving its performance, styling and comfort to make car shoppers take note. A redesigned model can spark sales, and the most successful ones can change… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2013 Volkswagen Jetta, 2012-2013 Beetle

By Matt Schmitz  on October 17, 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly half a million Volkswagen cars, including more than 400,000 model-year 2011-13 Volkswagen Jetta sedans and nearly 42,000 model-year 2012-13 Beetle hatchbacks and convertibles The Problem: A rear or side-rear collision could damage the rear suspension trailing arms;… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Plus

By Matt Schmitz  on September 18, 2014

After missing the mark for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's coveted crashworthiness awards in the 2014 model year, the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta has earned the institute's most prestigious designation, Top Safety Pick Plus. That's thanks to structural improvements and… Read More

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Starts at $17,035

By Kelsey Mays  on August 25, 2014

Volkswagen's refreshed 2015 Jetta starts at $17,035 (all prices include destination). That's up $520 over the 2014 model; the 2015 should be in dealerships by the end of September. The starting price gets you a 2.0-liter four-cylinder base model with… Read More

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

By Matt Schmitz  on June 22, 2014

1. 2014 Nissan Rogue 2. 2014 Honda CR-V 3. 2015 Hyundai Genesis 4. 2015 Subaru WRX STI 5. 2014 Volkswagen Jetta 6. 2014 Audi A6 7. 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class 8. 2014 Infiniti Q50 9. 2014 Toyota Sienna 10. 2014 Subaru… Read More

2014 Volkswagen Jetta Review

By Jennifer Geiger  on May 20, 2014

"The 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SE is an amenable car with enough extras to keep you comfortable, but it doesn't strike much of an emotional chord with me," said Cars.com reviewer Kristin Varela. Check out the review for more. 2014 Volkswagen… Read More