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Volkswagen Eos, Golf A6, GTI, Jetta SportWagen, Rabbit, Audi A3 recalled for braking problem
Volkswagen Eos, Golf A6, GTI, Jetta SportWagen, Rabbit, Audi A3 recalled for braking problem

Volkswagen is recalling a wide range of VW and Audi vehicles from the 2009 and 2010 model years to fix a problem with their antilock braking systems. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 135,683 cars in the U.S. are affected. CHECK OUT: 2018 Honda Odyssey video preview...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Golf (European spec)
Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI, CC, Eos, Passat, Tiguan, Jetta Sportwagen Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

Volkswagen has issued a massive recall for 420,000 CC, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Passat, and Tiguan vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those models could suffer from a flawed component that may prevent a...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen
Redesigned VW Golf SportWagen Makes American Debut At NY Show

If you want a sporty European wagon that doesn't have a luxury-level price tag—or otherwise, one that hasn't been been raised and made rugged for the trail—the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen has been the one and only sport wagon for the mainstream U.S. market for several years now. The...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Golf Variant
2015 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Previewed By VW Golf Variant

We often wonder why Americans aren't a little more tuned-in to the sporty yet economical combination that a good wagon can provide. And here in the U.S., available now, there's no better example than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen--a model that is more engaging to drive than nearly any compact...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen
Volkswagen, Hyundai, Ford Ace Total Value Survey; Detroit Posts Gains

Every year the Strategic Vision marketing firm surveys thousands of American drivers, asking them to rank their rides on hundreds of criteria like fuel economy, technological innovation, warranty, and expected resale value. This year's findings offer good news for hybrid and electric car...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Nissan Altima, November Auto Sales, 2013 Subaru BRZ: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Subaru reveals the 2013 BRZ and we test Nissan's next-generation CVT transmission. Acura might bring a new NSX Concept to the Detroit Auto Show and we review the 2012 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI
2009-2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, 2010-2012 Golf TDI: Recall Alert

Volkswagen is conducting a voluntary recall on certain model year 2009-2012 Jetta and Jetta SportWagen and 2010-2012 Golf models equipped with the 2.0 TDI diesel engine over concerns about a leaking fuel injector. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site puts the...Read More»

2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon
Family Car Advice: The Best Family Wagons For 2011

When it comes to hauling kids, groceries and everyday stuff of life, a good wagon makes the value equation just about every time. The good news for consumers is that automakers, who virtually ditched wagons in favor of SUVs, minivans and crossovers in recent years have seen the light and rekindled...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI
2011 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Won't Join New Jetta Sedan Platform

Love the Jetta SportWagen, but no so enamored of the all-new 2011 Jetta Sedan? Well, you're in luck: straight from the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan first drive, our Executive Editor Marty Padgett has word from within VW that the SportWagen won't be joining the sedan on the new platform. Instead, it...Read More»

2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI SportWagen: Bred To Save?

  When VW offers a "sano" Candy-White Jetta SportWagen TDI for a week-long test, should you sign up? Yes! The TDI badge means there's a 2.0-liter, 140-hp, turbocharged diesel engine under the hood. Mate that mill to a slick six-speed manual transmission, send it down the road on wide 17-inch...Read More»

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid
The Ten Most Fuel-Efficient Cars For '10

Most ordinary gasoline models look like guzzlers next to the hybrids—and a few compact diesel models—that dominate the upper echelon of this year's EPA fuel economy ratings. For instance, according to the EPA's Fuel Economy Guide information released last week, a 2010 Toyota Prius will cost...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen GTI
Volkswagen, Audi Do The Right Thing With Transmission Issue

Volkswagen late last week issued a service program covering several Volkswagen and Audi models equipped with Direct Shift Gearboxes (DSG). In a release, Volkswagen Group of America reported that some owners of vehicles with the DSG transmission have reported “performance issues, due to a faulty...Read More»

Volkswagen Scirocco
VW Scirocco Spotted Stateside

A few months ago, Volkswagen of USA told TheCarConnection.com that the Scirocco hatch-coupe would not come to the U.S. The concern was that the new car would cut into the sales of the GTI. VW may be changing its mind--or maybe it's just teasing all those Scirocco nuts who crave the return of the...Read More»

Jetta Sportwagen Expanding VW's Footprint

Volkswagen hopes to rekindle a little small-wagon love with the launch of the new Sportwagen, which pops onto shoppers' radar in July of this year. At the press introduction in Washington, D.C., this week, VW execs said that the European flair and compact-car appeal of the new Jetta-derived wagon...Read More»

Pic Tease: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen

Had enough of the stream of pics of Volkswagen's pert little Jetta Sportwagen? Too bad -- TheCarConnection.com is in Washington, D.C., to drive the new Jetta and as if by coincidence, Volkswagen released these new shots of the wagon. With the hotness of the wagon market growing, VW convinced itself...Read More»

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