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2017 Volkswagen Passat: Our View

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 24, 2017

Multimedia system updates, a slew of new advanced safety features and lower fuel costs make the refreshed 2016 Volkswagen Passat much more attractive, even if its styling changes go largely unnoticed. Read More

2017 Volkswagen Passat: Our View

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 24, 2017

Multimedia system updates, a slew of new advanced safety features and lower fuel costs make the refreshed 2016 Volkswagen Passat much more attractive, even if its styling changes go largely unnoticed. Read More

2017 Volkswagen Jetta: Our View

By Fred Meier on April 25, 2017

The Jetta isn't the trendiest or flashiest compact sedan out there (by far), but it's one of the most satisfying to drive. Read More

2017 Volkswagen Jetta: Our View

By Fred Meier on April 25, 2017

The Jetta isn't the trendiest or flashiest compact sedan out there (by far), but it's one of the most satisfying to drive. Read More

Our View: 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

By Brian Wong on December 20, 2016

While there is much to like about the Golf Alltrack, it may not offer enough gains in capability and features to warrant its price premium over the Golf SportWagen it is based upon. Read More

Our View: 2017 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack

By Brian Wong on December 20, 2016

While there is much to like about the Golf Alltrack, it may not offer enough gains in capability and features to warrant its price premium over the Golf SportWagen it is based upon. Read More

Our View: 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Jennifer Geiger on December 19, 2016

Volkswagen has an uphill battle to win back buyers in the wake of its messy diesel-emissions scandal, and the Tiguan is dead weight in that battle: It's cramped, inefficient and irrelevant in a... Read More

Our View: 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan

By Jennifer Geiger on December 19, 2016

Volkswagen has an uphill battle to win back buyers in the wake of its messy diesel-emissions scandal, and the Tiguan is dead weight in that battle: It's cramped, inefficient and irrelevant in a... Read More

Our View: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

By Aaron Bragman on December 9, 2016

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf R takes the sportiness and usefulness of the Golf GTI and turns it up a notch — but not quite enough to justify its higher price. Read More

Our View: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

By Aaron Bragman on December 9, 2016

The 2017 Volkswagen Golf R takes the sportiness and usefulness of the Golf GTI and turns it up a notch — but not quite enough to justify its higher price. Read More

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on June 27, 2001

It's getting plenty long in the tooth, but the amazing thing about the 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio is that it still has plenty of sex appeal. That is, if you're female. Still affordable and st... Read More

The Detroit News's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on June 27, 2001

It's getting plenty long in the tooth, but the amazing thing about the 2001 Volkswagen Cabrio is that it still has plenty of sex appeal. That is, if you're female. Still affordable and st... Read More

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on June 21, 1997

This spring has been a great season for convertibles, cool and dry without the crushing heat that usually keeps tops up and air-conditioners cranked. So a little Volkswagen Cabrio was a welcomed di... Read More

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on June 21, 1997

This spring has been a great season for convertibles, cool and dry without the crushing heat that usually keeps tops up and air-conditioners cranked. So a little Volkswagen Cabrio was a welcomed di... Read More

IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on June 12, 1997

Dedication is doing something for almost 40 years.In the case of German automaker Volkswagen AG, building convertibles is not only dedication, but a heritage.In 1955 the first VW Beetle softtop app... Read More

IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on June 12, 1997

Dedication is doing something for almost 40 years.In the case of German automaker Volkswagen AG, building convertibles is not only dedication, but a heritage.In 1955 the first VW Beetle softtop app... Read More

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on April 11, 1997

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- I should've driven the car here. The 1997 Volkswagen Cabrio Highline. A tiny bubble-bodied convertible. Painted a light, metallic red, which I think has a more exotic ... Read More

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on April 11, 1997

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. -- I should've driven the car here. The 1997 Volkswagen Cabrio Highline. A tiny bubble-bodied convertible. Painted a light, metallic red, which I think has a more exotic ... Read More

IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on August 11, 1996

Volkswagen has a long history of manufacturing convertibles, dating back to the days of the VW "Bug" and a highly styled model called the Karmann Ghia.Karmann still looms large in Volkswagen's... Read More

IndyStar.com's view

By George Moore on August 11, 1996

Volkswagen has a long history of manufacturing convertibles, dating back to the days of the VW "Bug" and a highly styled model called the Karmann Ghia.Karmann still looms large in Volkswagen's... Read More