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Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

Volkswagen Beetle and Passat Win Vincentric Best Value Awards

When you are shopping for a new car, value is likely one of the first things you consider. Which models deliver the most value for the cost? One way to answer this question is to look at awards handed out by companies like Vincentric, which uses carefully collected data — looking at things like fees and taxes, depreciation, and maintenance — to rate the true value of vehicles. Using this data, Vincentric named the Volkswagen Beetle and Passat winners in…

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2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts in Chicago

2020 Volkswagen Passat Debuts in Chicago

The 2020 Volkswagen Passat recently made its debut at the North American International Auto Show, and with a redesigned exterior and interior, new standard driver-assist features, and advanced technology, this elegant sedan is a very compelling option. A new, bold grille, sweeping lines, and sleek coupe styling will make the new Volkswagen Passat one of the most attractive mid-size sedans on the market. It’s both sporty and elegant, boasting sleek details like standard LED headlights and a wide Passat badging…

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IIHS Recommends Volkswagen Vehicles for Teen Drivers

IIHS Recommends Volkswagen Vehicles for Teen Drivers

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has revealed that seven Volkswagen vehicles are considered superior choices for teen drivers. Each of the seven VWs listed by IIHS feature standard electronic stability control, and some are priced as low as under $10,000.   “We know safety is just one of the factors people consider when choosing a vehicle, but we hope parents will give it extra consideration when purchasing a vehicle for a teenager,” said Jessica Cicchino, IIHS vice president for…

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Volkswagen Passat GT Named One of the Top Cars for Your Commute

Volkswagen Passat GT Named One of the Top Cars for Your Commute

If you are like the majority of working Americans, then you have to drive to work every day, which means that you want a car that will make your commute easier and more enjoyable. According to CarGurus, the 2018 Volkswagen Passat GT fits that bill, earning the title of one of its Top Cars for Your Commute. CarGurus included the Passat GT because of its great fuel economy and strong engine. “With 280 horsepower, its powerful 3.6-liter V6 engine has…

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Passat Earns Top Safety Pick Plus

Passat Earns Top Safety Pick Plus

Volkswagens should never be underestimated, especially concerning their safety. And the brand proved this when the 2016 Passat was named IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus. On the 2016 Passat, there’s new front and rear styling that has given it that top safety score. The mid-sized sedan received the top score of “good” across all areas of testing. These wins include the small front overlap crash, the most difficult testing area, as well as an advanced rating for front crash prevention….

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Volkswagen Renewable Fuel Assessment Officially Completed

Volkswagen Renewable Fuel Assessment Officially Completed

Volkswagen recently announced the official wrap up of its Renewable Diesel Evaluation Program in which the brand collaborated with Solazyme Inc and Amryis Inc. The Volkswagen renewable fuel assessment started in 2012 and measured the environmental impacts of the pre-commercial renewable diesel formula with TDI Clean Diesel technology in 2012 Passat and Jetta TDI models. Also during that time, Solazyme tested its Soladiesel RD fuel and Amryis tested a plant-sugar derived renewable diesel formula in the same 2012 Passat and…

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