Volkswagen is bringing a legend back to life. At the beginning of March, the Wolfsburg-based Group will reveal the first fully electric version of a new buggy. Taking its cues from popular American dune buggies, the concept vehicle is based…
Regular readers of this column may remember that I have said in the past that the market for electric cars would probably have two separate take-off points ñ one, a surge in demand as large numbers of buyers start to…
A higher proportion of Volkswagen buyers in Germany chose diesel power last year, compared to other forms of propulsion, with the diesel market share percentage at 43 per cent last year, compared to 39 per cent in 2017.
2019 Diesel Car & Eco Car Used Car Top 50 – Volkswagen’s Golf is in 19th place and is our Best Plug-In Hybrid Car
The Golf’s reputation makes it one of the most sought after used cars, and with suitably high residual values. Despite being around since 2012, the Mk7 still looks fresh, a fact aided by the subtle updates in 2017 that require a spot-the-difference comparison.
If you’ve grown out of a Golf, the Tiguan is the logical next step. In fact, it’s based on the Mk5 hatch, but with SUV bodywork and clever sliding and folding rear seats that boost versatility.
By the time the seventh generation Passat was available, it was a very mature piece of kit, with a polished personality and ultra-conservative styling. With a cavernous boot, the estate is loads more practical and arguably better looking too, so it’s no surprise that they also tend to hold their value a bit better, too.
With the Scirocco no longer in production, used prices are being bolstered as fans of the coupé realise there are few like-for-like competitors now available. The Scirocco certainly holds appeal, not only because of its stylish looks, but because it shares plenty of technology with the esteemed Golf GTD.
While the Fiesta continues to dazzle supermini customers with its driving experience, the last-generation Polo wins over motorists with its classy interior and grown-up motorway manners.
Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company today announced the first formal agreements in a broad alliance that “positions the companies to boost competitiveness and better serve customers in an era of rapid change in the industry”