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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 Amarok Sportline V6 review

The Volkswagen Amarok Sportline remains a compelling ute option despite some foibles, because of its ripping V6 diesel engine and full-time 4x4 system.

2019 Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition review

There's more to the Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition than just a sticker pack.

2020 Volkswagen T-Cross 85TSI review

Volkswagen hasn't had an SUV smaller than the Tiguan previously. The T-Cross uses the Polo's platform to create a small SUV with style and presence.

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc 140TSI review

If a Tiguan is too big (or too SUV-like), the Volkswagen T-Roc aims to bridge the gap between hatch and full-blown SUV with a sporty, Golf-sized offering.

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Volkswagen Videos

11 Utes, 1 winner: 2019 Dual-cab ute comparison: Best ute of 2019

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60 It’s the most comprehensive test we’ve undertaken: 11 of Australia’s top-selling double-cab utes compared side-by-side...

FIRST LOOK: The differences between the Volkswagen T-Cross and T-Roc

The Volkswagen T-Cross and T-Roc are coming to Australia, but what are the differences between these two? The T-Cross is the smaller Polo-based vehicle and Australia will get a single front-wheel drive turbocharged three-cylinder petrol variant that produces 85kW of power and 200Nm of torque, mated to a dual-clutch automatic transmission...

2020 Volkswagen T-Cross video review

Next year, Volkswagen Australia will finally have a compact SUV to offer buyers. Will the T-Cross be able to compete with the established players? To find out, Paul Maric takes a first drive.

2020 Volkswagen T-Roc video review

While Volkswagen is incredibly late to the small-SUV party, next year will see the brand potentially pushing quickly ahead in terms of sales given how popular the segment is in Australia. The T-Roc will be backed by a five-year warranty and Volkswagen's new prepaid service plans, which should make it a good buying proposition.

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Volkswagen Comparisons

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...

Best ute 2019 comparison: Ford Ranger v Toyota HiLux v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Isuzu D-Max v Holden Colorado v Volkswagen Amarok v Mazda BT-50 v Mercedes X-Class v Ssangyong Musso XLV v LDV T60

We test 11 of the best double-cab utes on sale in Australia today, including towing, loading, in the city and suburbs, and off-road.

2019 Volkswagen Touareg v Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu comparison

Is Volkswagen's new Touareg enough to take down the segment's best seller?

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Volkswagen News

Skoda EV: First prototype spied

A development prototype believed to be the production version of Skoda's first electric vehicle has been spied at the Nurburgring this week, ahead of a likely debut later next year. "But, wait. It's a Volkswagen Tiguan!" However, this particular Tiguan has been stretched slightly and is wearing stickers that indicate it's running an electric powertrain – we already know Volkswagen is only doing standalone 'ID...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Volkswagen could face record fine, Justice Foster blasts ACCC and VW

Volkswagen’s German head office could be hit with an even bigger fine than the proposed $75 million penalty – already the highest of its type in Australia – for “misleading or deceptive conduct” on diesel vehicles that cheated emissions tests. However, the outcome of the hearing and the total amount of the fine may not be known for months after Justice Foster reserved his decision in the Federal Court in Sydney today...

2021 Volkswagen Golf leaked completely undisguised

We've seen minimally-disguised prototypes, official prototype images and sketches aplenty, but these latest photos show the front and interior of the eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf in all its undisguised glory. These images were posted overnight by Som fanúšik Volkswagenov, a Slovakian Facebook fan group, but it's not clear how the group got hold of these photos...

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Volkswagen Owner Reviews

2019 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI Comfortline review

I bought this car as a first car that'd get me to footy training, uni and little errands whilst still keeping my passion for automobiles alive and not boring me to death - as do many mid-size hatchbacks. After a pool of many cars, I'd ultimately narrowed it down to a used BMW 1 Series, a new Ford Focus and this demo Golf,...

2010 Volkswagen Passat R36 review

Dear wife, I have bought a family car. As we discussed, it is a sensible and mature car. The VW Passat luxury wagon has an auto box that makes it easy to drive, and it has memory seats with heating, and has active lamps. And I got it for the budget of $25k, as requested... Thats how the conversation goes, people...

2017 Volkswagen Polo GTi review

Yes I know, it's another review on another VW... however hear me out, because I actually think it's one of the overlooked gems in the small car market. Admittedly, I did buy this car second hand, which meant I didn't have to cop the usual Euro price premium over its typical rivals. However the car was basically brand new, having done only 5000km and was barely a year old at the time I bought it...

2017 Volkswagen Polo 81 TSI Comfortline review

This Polo is a great little car that I have owned since new for two years now, buying  the little VW as I needed a small, nice-looking, economical and enjoyable car for work and leisure. I have travelled approximately 70000km, which is higher than average. I own a manual 81TSI model with both the sports and safety packages...

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