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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

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc review: 140TSI Sport

The middle child in the Volkswagen family offers plenty of punch for its pint-sized frame, but in a crowded class, is that enough?

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 110TSI Comfortline review

Does Volkswagen's entry 5+2 SUV strike the balance of all things just right?

2020 Volkswagen T-Cross 85TSI Style review

‘Honey, I shrunk the Tiguan.' Volkswagen’s T-Cross isn’t the cheapest small SUV around, but it also proves to be more than just a high-riding version of the Polo city car on which it’s based.

2020 Volkswagen Touareg towing review: 190TDI Premium

The new Volkswagen Touareg is a very real option for those buyers wanting a premium tow vehicle. We might not be towing a caravan this time, but we test the Touareg out on typical Aussie country roads.

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Volkswagen Videos

Video: 2020 Volkswagen T-Cross 85TSI Style review

Volkswagen’s T-Cross isn’t the cheapest small SUV around, but it also proves to be more than just a high-riding version of the Polo city car on which it’s based.

2020 Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition review

The Final Edition is the last – well, almost the last – offering for the Mk7 Golf R in Australia. And what a fitting farewell it is.

2020 Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI comparison

SToush: Ford's new pocket rocket takes on the Polo GTI...

Video review: 2020 VW T-Roc

Given an unprecedented demand globally, it has taken the local subsidiary a couple of years to convince Germany to send a few small SUVs over to wee-old Australia. This does happen quite a bit, as European manufacturers often allocate hot product to the most profitable markets, which is usually not Australia. Either way, they’re late to the party...

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Volkswagen Comparisons

2020 Ford Fiesta ST v Volkswagen Polo GTI comparison

Same size. Same 147kW of turbocharged power. The new Fiesta ST and Polo GTI are members of a dwindling ‘pocket rocket’ breed of city-sized performance cars. Thankfully, both are great – but for differing reasons.

2020 Toyota RAV4 v Volkswagen Tiguan comparison

The Toyota RAV4 and Volkswagen Tiguan are two of the best mid-sized SUVs you can buy right now. But which model appeals the most in entry-level guise?

2019 BMW X5 xDrive30d v Mercedes-Benz GLE 300d v Volkswagen Touareg Launch Edition comparison

Prospective buyers of big luxury SUVs are spoiled for choice, and here are three of the best. The BMW X5 is an enduring top seller and almost certainly the storied Bavarian brand’s most important model, offering an unmistakable look with dynamic handling...

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Volkswagen News

2021 Volkswagen Transporter 6.1 price and specs: Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan

Details and pricing for the updated Volkswagen Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan 6.1 ranges have been announced, ahead of their showroom arrival in November 2020. The entire line-up now comes with city emergency brake (CEB), crosswind assistance, blind-spot monitoring, rear traffic alert, and multi-collision braking...

Is Volkswagen about to offer electric conversions of its classic cars?

Iconic classic Volkswagen models appear set to become available with the option of converted electric powertrains, if new trademarks filed in Europe are a guide. The classic model names Beetle, Golf, Kubel and, Karmann were all filed with the European Union Intellectual Property Office in late June, this time with the prefix “e-”...

Dieselgate: $13.7 billion payout for US Volkswagen buyers

Volkswagen has paid US$9.5 billion (AU$13.3B) in settlements to American owners caught in the Dieselgate scandal. The US Federal Trade Commission released details of the payout earlier this week, outlining the compensation package for buyers of diesel Volkswagen models who were misled by the car company...

2021 Volkswagen Tiguan X coupe SUV revealed in pre-release images

Images of a new variant of the Volkswagen Tiguan have surfaced online, revealing a third body style option to join the range in Volkswagen’s Chinese line-up. The new Tiguan X shows off a sleeker coupe-SUV profile to slot in alongside the more practical five-seat Tiguan and seven-seat Tiguan Allspace models...

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Volkswagen Owner Reviews

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan 132 TSI Comfortline review

I've had just a week to enjoy my new Tiguan - so this is more a first impressions review, but I have to say so far I'm hugely impressed... mostly. Alright, let's talk about the elephant in the room. Despite loading up with every option available my car has a glaring and unexpected omission. With the sound system off, there's no clock in the cabin...

2004 Volkswagen Bora 2.3l V5 review

A few years ago, we had owned a 2004 Volkswagen Bora V5. It has been 3 years since we let this car go, and I still miss it. It was by far one of the best vehicles I have owned. With plenty of standard equipment, there wasn’t much to fault with the car. This car definitely looked good, especially with the rims that were fitted to mine, which were the same year Audi S4 rims...

2018 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack 132 TSI Premium review

Golf Alltrack. I was on the fence since it was launched years ago. The look and the practicality ticked all the boxes for me, but the haunting DSG saga stopped my desire dead on track. Since then, I have had an XV and the latest Impreza, but the "just enough" power in the Subaru was annoying at best and made my soul screaming for more...

2014 Volkswagen Polo 81TSI Comfortline review

Trying to surprise your wife is not always an easy job. I promised that I would get her a "good" car on the day I set out to find her new wheels. I also proclaimed to her that I would have this sorted in time to be back home by lunch. When we met, she owned a Holden Epica...

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