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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 Touareg 150TDI Review

The entry-level Volkswagen Touareg packs a lot of value into a solid package. Is it truly premium though?

2016 Volkswagen Transporter Review

The 2016 'T6' Volkswagen Transporter range is vast, and more than sufficient to outgun Euro rivals while chasing the top-selling Toyota and Hyundai...

2016 Volkswagen Caddy Review

The 2016 Volkswagen Caddy range raises the bar in the light van class, but the current range is only half-finished...

2016 Volkswagen Polo Review

The 2016 Volkswagen Polo adds new technology to an already attractive package.

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Volkswagen Videos

Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok

Read the article here. If there was ever a vehicle that typified the work hard / play hard Australian lifestyle, it is the double-cab ute. Tough, practical and pretty cool, these rugged pickups are winning plenty of favour with Australian buyers. But which one is best? We’ve gathered eight of the most popular models together and will put them through their paces over a series of challenges to find Australia’s Best Ute...

2016 Volkswagen Amarok Review — Weipa to Cape York along the Old Telegraph Track

Learn more here. Volkswagen claims that the 2016 Volkswagen Amarok doesn't need a dual-range gearbox to tackle tough terrain. So, we set off on a trek from Weipa in far-north Queensland to the northern tip of Australia at Cape York. The Amarok was pushed through tough terrain and also attempted Gunshot, the famous and hardcore river crossing along the Old Telegraph Track...

2016 Volkswagen Tiguan Walkaround : 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Read the article here. The second-generation Volkswagen Tiguan has been unveiled just ahead of the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Against the tape measure, the new Tiguan is 4.49 metres long, 1.84m wide and rides on a wheelbase that's 2.68m in length. That's around 61mm longer and 30mm wider than the first-gen Tiguan...

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...

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Volkswagen Comparisons

Hyundai Tucson Elite 1.6L v Nissan X-Trail ST-L 4WD v Toyota RAV4 GXL v Volkswagen Golf Alltrack : Comparison review

The recent suite of updates added to the evergreen Toyota RAV4 suggests that the just-released 2016 facelift moves the game forward by a tangible margin for this popular mid-sized SUV range. Sharper styling, a lift in cabin features and finishes, plus improved ride, handling, comfort and safety all carry the collective promise of game-lifting and enhanced value...

Volkswagen Polo v Peugeot 208 : Comparison Review

Until recently, Australians shopping for a new city car on a budget wouldn’t have even bothered kicking tyres in a European brand’s showroom. Light Euro tikes have typically been prohibitively expensive to purchase and frightfully costly to service, making their Japanese or South Korean counterparts the default choice...

Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4x4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia. The 4x4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle...

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Volkswagen News

Volkswagen quality assurance chief resigns

Frank Tuch, Volkswagen Group's head of quality assurance, has quit the company and will be replaced by company veteran Hans-Joachim Rothenpieler. In a statement issued overnight, Volkswagen says that Tuch is leaving the company "at his own request to take on new responsibilities elsewhere, and will continue to serve in an advisory capacity"...

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan to introduce seven-seat, 'coupe' models - report

An expanded range of the newly revealed 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan is on its way, according to reports out of Europe today. The new second-generation Tiguan range will reportedly see the standard five-seat model joined by a longer wheelbase variant with a third row of seating on offer. A more sports-styled model with a tapered coupe-like roofline is expected to follow...

Volkswagen Budd-e electric concept bound for production - report

The all-electric Volkswagen Budd-e microvan concept, unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last month, is reportedly poised to enter production in the near future. In 2011, the world had its first glimpse of Volkswagen’s new microvan concept with the Bulli, which introduced a funky design and retro paintwork that threw back to the T1 Type 2 Kombi’s of the '60s and '70s...

2016 Volkswagen Amarok Atacama: special-edition ute hits Australia

The new 2016 Volkswagen Amarok Atacama is now on sale in Australia, debuting as a special specced-up variant of the TDI400 and TDI420 models. Entering as a successor to the limited-edition Canyon model, the Atacama builds on the Amarok TDI400 and TDI420 Highline variants, bringing a handful of sporty styling tricks to the party - for the same price...

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Volkswagen Owner Reviews

2014 Volkswagen Touareg V6 TDI Review

When my Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (which by the way was a fantastic car and i really don't understand of the negative reports so often stated on this and other sites) was nearing its end of lease, I found myself with no idea as to what to buy next...

2014 Volkswagen Polo GTi Review

Partner and I have had this 2013 MY14 Polo GTI for 18 months now. We both love it. I'm a car nut, we had an Alfa 156 V6 previously and as much as I loved it, reliability and service costs were... Alfa-ish, But still worth it if you ask me, maybe not the Mrs' though. So we wanted new, practical, small-ish, yet still had that x factor/sense of fun and urge when you want it to be fun...

2011 Volkswagen Passat C V6 FSI Review

4 years on and 73,000 klm it has been a great "Drivers" car especially in the open road. The suspension adjustment (comfort, normal, sport) make for confident country driving. Cabin comfort is excellent front and rear while the boot space is ample for 4 people away for the weekend. If you want to program a car to suit you and your needs the CC is great...

2012 Volkswagen Golf GTd Review

Purchased new in 2012 GTD AUTO now 83000km on clock great power and handling comfortable ride in most cases, not a great ride on country roads with 18 inch low profile tyres very choppy but stable. Draw back expensive service costs from vw expensive parts overall wiper blades unless you buy on ebay $ 100 plus fitting but its vw what else can you expect...

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