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Volkswagen was founded in 1937 and became famous for the Beetle (which was designed by Ferdinand Porsche). Today the German company owns Audi, Bugatti, Skoda, Lamborghini, SEAT and Porsche. Volkswagen has managed to grow its marketshare in Australia substantially over the last decade to take 9th position ahead of Honda with models such as the Golf, Passat, Polo, Touareg & Tiguan. Volkswagen aims to become the world's largest manufacturer and currently sells 14 different models in Australia.

Volkswagen Reviews

2016 Volkswagen Multivan Business Speed Date

Stockholm, Sweden. It was a brief sojourn in the Venice of the North, but I still got a chance to get down to business in the back seat of this big van, because that’s where the action happens.

Volkswagen Transporter T6 Review

The new-generation Volkswagen Transporter has arrived with more efficiency and more technology.

Volkswagen Multivan Generation Six Review

The heritage-inspired Volkswagen Generation Six van harks back to the original Microbus, but brings plenty of modern day technology.

2015 Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Highline Review

The updated 2015 Volkswagen Amarok ute is on sale now - just in time for an onslaught of new utes from rival brands.

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Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI Comparison Review

City cars are enjoying a resurgence in Australia this year, with sales at their highest levels in recent history. Sharp prices, lots of equipment and high quality have been hallmarks of the newest arrivals, while performance hasn’t been forgotten either – as is the case with the reigning champion, the Ford Fiesta ST and the newly arrived Volkswagen Polo GTI...

Five-door hot-hatch comparison : Volkswagen Golf GTI v Peugeot 308 GT v Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV

Read the article here. The Volkswagen Golf GTI has long been the preeminent hot-hatch for keen drivers. But what if you’re after a European small car with a little extra spice, that isn’t the Volkswagen? What are some alternatives? And how close can they get to the benchmark GTI? Taking on the Volkswagen Golf GTI today, we have the Peugeot 308 GT and Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV...

VW Golf 90 TSI Comfortline Review

http://www.caradvice.com.au/346795/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Volkswagen Golf 90 TSI Comfortline hatch review The Volkswagen Golf is a critical darling, and we’re often asked why. It’s a good question. Indeed, it’s rare to see a Golf of any stripe losing in a comparison test to one of its small-car rivals...

Towing with Volkswagen Amarok TDI420 Highline

http://www.caradvice.com.au/325697/?yt_desc - Read the article here. Towing capacities can be a confusing subject. What do the weights mean in the real world? If you have a small SUV, it will likely have a 750kg unbraked capacity - which means pulling a jetski is within your range...

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Volkswagen Comparisons

Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI : Comparison Review

Rarely has Volkswagen’s iconic GTI badge been so humbled as it was in November 2013 when we last put the go-fast Polo in the ring with the Ford Fiesta ST. The big-name fighter with all the pomp and pedigree was made to look overpriced, under-equipped and lacking fun factor compared with the featherweight upstart that so resoundingly reminded us that simplicity and greatness are not mutually exclusive...

Volkswagen Golf GTI v Peugeot 308 GT v Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV : Five-door hot-hatch comparison

The term ‘hot-hatch’ is commonly used to describe a hatchback that straddles the line between performance and practicality. Some skew closer to performance than practicality, while others veer the other way. What happens when you have Volkswagen Golf GTI money, though, but don’t necessarily want to blend in with the tartan-clad German crowd? That’s where the French Peugeot 308 GT and Italian Alfa Romeo Giulietta QV step in...

Peugeot 308 Touring v Volkswagen Golf Wagon : Comparison review

Not everyone wants an SUV and even those who crave one may be better off with a traditional wagon – it is a line we’ve heard before, yet the sales charts scream that the people have spoken otherwise. Neither the Peugeot 308 Touring or Volkswagen Golf Wagon can provide the high driving position of a sports utility vehicle, and likewise they don’t sit high enough that you could slide a baby into a capsule without bending down into the car...

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Volkswagen News

Volkswagen Australia managing director retires, successor named

Volkswagen Australia managing director John White will retire after about two-and-a-half years in the hot seat, effective October 30. His replacement is a familiar face to the local automotive scene, former Porsche Cars Australia sales and marketing director Michael Bartsch (pictured above)...

Volkswagen leads 2015 global sales race ahead of Toyota, GM

At the halfway mark of 2015, Volkswagen leads both Toyota and GM in the quest for the global sales crown. To the end of June 2015, the Volkswagen Group sold a total of 5.04 million vehicles, placing it around 20,000 units ahead of the Toyota family, which managed to shift 5.02 million vehicles in the same timeframe. General Motors remained in third place with 4...

Volkswagen Golf R Wagon priced at $58,990

The Volkswagen Golf R Wagon will cost $58,990 plus on-road costs when it arrives in Australia in September. Volkswagen Australia will offer the Golf R Wagon in limited numbers, and has confirmed each one will arrive here with a special Wolfsburg Edition package that adds a host of unique styling and specification features...

Volkswagen V-Charge pairs automated valet parking with wireless EV charging

Volkswagen is building on its autonomous parking technology with the unveiling this week of the new V-Charge project. Developed together with Bosch and a group of international universities, V-Charge partners remote self-parking technology with a wireless charging system for electric vehicles...

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Volkswagen Owner Reviews

2011 Volkswagen Passat 125 TDI Highline Review

I had this sedan for 3 years now. Build quality was very good with no sign of any rattles or squeaks initially, with time it started rattling and squeaking in the roof and dashboard areas. Dashboard insert was replaced during the short (3 Yr) Warranty period, but now I am stuck with more issues and being unable to pay for the fix...

2012 Volkswagen Golf R Review

I have loved every single day of ownership of my 2013 GOLF R in Rising blue. Being in Real Estate I average between 400-500kms a week so I am impressed with complete urban driving to average between 9.8L and 10.5L to the 100km, mind you I do have a soft foot. The gearbox and engine work well together and the ratio's are well spaced however 6th gear is a tad short for highway cruising I find...

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTi Performance Review

Depending on who you ask, the Golf GTI is either a performance hot hatch bargain or a slow, overpriced, front-drive lemon. It’s fair to say that the truth lies somewhere in between - but spending copious amounts of time reading car websites assures me that is a car that polarises opinion. I’ve now had this car for almost two years and clocked up 20,000km in the process...

2013 Volkswagen Passat 125 TDI Highline Review

I bought this demo car from one of the Vw dealers. Being demo, with very low mileage, this feels like an new car but ideal for long time. It looks sleek, super. It is my first diesel car. Powerful enough. The noise is bigger patrol one, but not as big as I anticipated. With full tank, it well supports city and suburban driving, for 900 KM plus...

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