Buyer's Guide


Volkswagen caters to customers who want something a bit different, with German engineering and a level of refinement that sometimes exceeds that of American and Japanese competitors. In the post-Dieselgate era, VW is trying to win over skeptics with cars like the upcoming ID 4 electric SUV.

Least Expensive: The least expensive Volkswagen is the compact four-door Jetta. If you can resist ticking option boxes and are OK with changing your own gears, you can drive off the lot in a Jetta for around $20,000.

Sportiest: Volkswagen's Golf GTI remain a perennial favorite. With a peppy turbocharged four-cylinder, the GTI is one of the best ways to have automotive fun for around $30,000-$35,000.

Popular: The compact Jetta sedan and the Tiguan compact crossover top sales reports for Volkswagen, followed by the three-row Atlas SUV.

Most Expensive: The highest starting price for a Volkswagen belongs to the large Arteon hatchback; the base model with no options will set you back just under $37,000, and loaded examples sticker for nearly $50,000.

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Overview For 2019, the Volkswagen Atlas gets automatic emergency braking, forward collision warning, and blin...
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Overview Standard Wi-Fi hotspot Standard auto emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffi...
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Overview The SEL trim now rolls on standard 19-inch wheels The SEL Premium trim gets the R-Line exterior desi...
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Overview Now standard: Keyless entry with push-button start, heated front seats, and a sunroof. ...
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