2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium Test Drive

?2018 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0TR SEL Premium” VW Extends Tiguan?s Wheelbase and Feature Content The Volkswagen Tiguan made its debut as a 2009 model and was the German automaker?s first compact SUV (actually considered in most circles as a CUV or Crossover Utility Vehicle). The initial impression of the Tiguan, was that it represented a blending…

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S Test Drive

?2017 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T S An Affordable Entry Luxury Sport Utility The Volkswagen Tiguan was the German automaker?s first compact SUV (actually considered in most circles as a CUV or Crossover Utility Vehicle), which first appeared as a 2009 model. The initial impression of the Tiguan, was that it represented a combination of VW?s GTI…

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NWAPA Mudfest 2016 ? Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Shelton, Wash. ? One of our favorite events each year is the annual Northwest Automotive Press Association?s (NWAPA) Mudfest. We were involved in the creation of the annual SUV evaluation and have participated in a majority of the programs during the event?s 22-year history. Mudfest has evolved through the years…

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2015 Volkswagen Full Line Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Middleburg, VA ? Driving most of the 2015 Volkswagen Full Line in one day is kind of like getting a ?State of the brand? report. With such an event, it?s impossible to actually experience the vehicle?s capabilities, especially in the Virginia countryside, which has strictly enforced speed laws and narrow…

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2014 Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0T TSI Test Drive

The 2014 Volkswagen Tiguan is an affordable luxury SUV. The Volkswagen Tiguan was the German automaker’s first compact SUV (actually considered in most circles as a CUV or Crossover Utility Vehicle), which appeared as a 2009 model. The initial impression of the Tiguan was that it represented a combination of VWs GTI or Jetta and their…

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Mudfest 2012 – Part 1

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer After two full days of driving briskly between hundreds of traffic cones, cruising along wooded back roads and wallowing through mud in 25 different SUVs, we marked our ballots for the Northwest Automotive Press Associations SUV of the Year Competition. Appropriated renamed ?Mudfest? after a muddy, mucky inaugural event in…

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