Volkswagen Touareg

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

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

2007-2010 Volkswagen Touareg: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Mar 17 08:36:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 21,000 model-year 2007-10 Volkswagen Touareg SUVs The Problem: The fuel filter flange may crack and allow fuel to leak out, increasing the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source. The Fix: Dealers… Read More

VW Will Buy Back or Fix 3.0-Liter Diesels

By Fred Meier on Wed Feb 01 12:34:02 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Volkswagen has agreed with regulators and the owners group to spend about $1.2 billion to buy back older 3.0-liter V-6 diesel vehicles that violate emissions rules and to fix the newer ones, plus give those owners a cash payment.… Read More

2017 Mid-Size SUV Driving Ranges

By Rick Popely on Wed Jan 18 06:30:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Mid-size SUVs are America's favorite type of family vehicle because they offer what many consider the right amount of passenger and cargo room, at least reasonable fuel economy, enough muscle to haul up to eight people in some… Read More

2016 Mid-Size SUV Driving Ranges

By Rick Popely on Wed Jan 18 06:30:25 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Mid-size SUVs are America's favorite type of family vehicle because they offer what many consider the right amount of passenger and cargo room, at least reasonable fuel economy, enough muscle to haul up to eight people or tow… Read More

Volkswagen's $14.7 Billion Diesel Settlement Gets Preliminary OK

By Fred Meier on Tue Jul 26 12:21:25 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A federal court gave preliminary approval today to the proposed agreement among Volkswagen Group, U.S. and California regulators, 44 states and attorneys for VW owners and lessees to settle claims regarding VW's use of an emissions "defeat device"… Read More

Volkswagen Proposal for V-6 Diesel Emissions Fix Rejected

By Jennifer Newman on Thu Jul 14 10:03:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen Group's proposed emissions recall fix for its 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engines has been rejected by the California Air Resources Board. The proposal, which would have affected 16,000 Audi, Porsche and VW cars in that state, was called… Read More

Volkswagen Adds Rugged Alltrack, Nixes Jetta Hybrid for 2017

By Fred Meier on Fri Jun 24 12:53:54 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Volkswagen is dropping its only hybrid and adding a more rugged-looking, all-wheel-drive Alltrack version of its Golf wagon as it otherwise makes mostly minor tweaks to its lineup for 2017. Related: 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Review Gone is the Jetta… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Mar 24 14:16:28 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 47,000 model-year 2011-16 Volkswagen Touareg SUVs The Problem: A securing clip at the brake pedal hinge may be missing, which could result in the pedal pivot pin moving and the pedal losing guidance. If the problem… Read More