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Volkswagen has Adolf Hitler to thank for its start. In 1933 Hitler asked Ferdinand Porsche (yes, that Porsche) to discuss the idea of an affordable car that could carry five people. Prototypes appeared shortly and the KdF-Wagen was released in 1938. The KdF-Wagen would later become known as the Beetle and go on to sell in the millions.

Volkswagen Sedan Reviews

2013 Volkswagen Passat Review

2013 Volkswagen Passat Review

Despite the “Americanization” of the Passat being feared by VW fans, consumers have spoken with their wallets. Still, does the made for (and made in) America Passat stack up against more traditional competitors?

Volkswagen Compact Car Reviews

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Review

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Turbo Review

No longer the girly-girl Beetle of recent memory, the more masculine Bug gets more muscle under the hood. But the question still remains: would you be caught driving it?

Volkswagen Crossover Reviews

Volkswagen SUV Reviews

2011 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

2011 Volkswagen Tiguan Review

Set for a refresh next year, the Tiguan doesn’t need a facelift as much as it needs a little extra room and a more affordable price tag.
2011 Volkswagen Touareg Review

2011 Volkswagen Touareg Review

Improved in so many ways, perhaps the biggest change to the Touareg is the price, meaning there’s now very little gap between this Volkswagen and its Porsche sibling.
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan

Is Volkswagen’s entry-level crossover too late and too expensive to compete with the competition from Toyota and Honda, or will the SUV’s build-quality help it carve out a spot in this ultra-competitive segment?

Volkswagen Hybrid Car Reviews

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Review

2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Review

Earlier this year we compared the Volkswagen Jetta TDI to the Toyota Prius in our Ultimate Commuter Car Shootout. But does VW have a more capable rival in its Jetta Hybrid?

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Volkswagen Convertible Reviews

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Review

2013 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible Review

When VW introduced the “new” Beetle back in 1997 it instantly became an icon… for all the wrong reasons. Quickly branded a “chick car,” especially the convertible model, with its latest redesign the bubbly two-door has received more masculine styling but is it enough to attract male buyers or is it still estrogen on wheels?
2009 Volkswagen Eos

2009 Volkswagen Eos

Volkswagen’s hard-top Eos convertible delivers fun and quality German engineering, putting it on par with cars like the BMW 128i Convertible.