2022 Volkswagen Tiguan: First Drive Review

The Tiguan premiered in the U.S. more than 10 ten years ago when Volkswagen entered the compact crossover market for the first time. Although initial sales were slow, the small VW grew in popularity when the second generation arrived in 2016, and eventually the Tiguan blossomed into one of the brand’s best-selling models — in…

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2022 Volkswagen Jetta and Jetta GLI: First Look

A nearly perfect example of proper German engineering, the Jetta has been an important part of the Volkswagen lineup for more than 40 years. Even as crossovers continue to gain in popularity, almost one third of VW’s U.S. sales comes from sedans, and most of those are Jetta sales. Completely redesigned a few years back,…

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2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport: Review

2021 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Last year Volkswagen began selling the 5-seat Atlas Cross Sport, which shares the same 117.3-inch wheelbase with the 7-seat Atlas SUV, although the Cross Sport is 2.8 inches shorter in overall length and sits 2.3 inches lower in height. The rear pillar and rear glass are more steeply raked on…

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“2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium Test Drive

“2021 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium” Easier on the Eyes and More OVERVIEW Volkswagen introduced its mid-size, American-built, three-row family oriented crossover SUV in 2018. It came with a spacious interior featuring three rows and comfortable seating for seven adults and was based on VW’s award-winning Modular Transverse Matrix (MOB) architecture, as the largest, most dynamic…

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2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport SE V6 Test Drive

The 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport V6 SE 4MOTION with Technology R-Line has Excess Where it counts. 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport SE V6 Overview The Volkswagen Atlas was introduced in 2018 as an American-built three-row family-sized crossover SUV with a spacious interior in three rows and comfortable seating for seven adults. It is based on…

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2021 Volkswagen Arteon: First Look

2021 Volkswagen Arteon A few years ago, Volkswagen introduced the all-new Arteon as a brand-new flagship of the automaker’s sedan lineup. With sleek coupelike lines, an elegant interior and the latest high-tech features, the Arteon brought a new level of luxury to the VW line and confirmed that the future of the brand is not…

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION Test Drive

The 2019 Volkswagen Atlas SEL Premium is an impressive SUV great for families.  2019 Volkswagen Atlas SEL 4MOTION OVERVIEW The Volkswagen Atlas was introduced in 2018 as an American-built three-row family-sized crossover SUV with a spacious interior in three rows and comfortable seating for seven adults. It is based on the award-winning Modular Transverse Matrix…

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2019 Volkswagen Atlas 2.0T S Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Automotive demand seems to require that all car manufacturers produce SUVs or crossovers and lately that demand has grown to include a three-row SUV. Volkswagen had two very good two-row SUVs: a compact Tiguan and the luxurious Touareg. Unfortunately, the Touareg wasn’t ringing the VW cash register enough and they…

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2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35 Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer Eagle, Idaho – The clerk in the convenience store looked out the front window admiring the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI 35 we were driving and asked us what a GLI was. We responded, ‘it’s the upper-level Jetta with more performance features and the 35 means it a special model for…

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Volkswagen Passat GT Test Drive

By Barbara & Bill Schaffer To add more pizzazz to the aging Passat, Volkswagen debuted a special GT model designed by the company?s North American engineering hub in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The design was derived from extensive feedback from U.S. customers and dealers….

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