2021 VW ID4 vs Honda CR-V Hybrid

Our choice of vehicles for this SUV comparison test is bound to raise eyebrows. Shouldn’t we compare the new battery-powered 2021 Volkswagen ID4 with another electric car? That’s how our industry has been doing things, but the time is rapidly approaching when Jane and John Consumer will routinely consider electric as anContinue Reading

Volkswagen ID6

The ID4 is Volkswagen’s first crack at a battery-electric SUV. It’s reasonably spacious, comfortable, easy to live with, and packs a decent driving range, too. But some families need an SUV that can seat more than just five. Meet the ID6, the ID4’s bigger sibling. VW recently revealed the ID6 for the ChineseContinue Reading

2022 Volkswagen Taos First Look

By Nick Yekikian – MotorTrend The Volkswagen Group is the largest automaker in the world, and yet it only commands a measly three percent of the U.S. car market. Why so small a piece of such a decent-sized pie? Well, for a long time VW simply didn’t make the sort ofContinue Reading

2022 Volkswagen ID4 EV

By Kelly Lin – MotorTrend A few months ago, we got a glimpse at the Volkswagen ID4 EV’s somewhat vanilla exterior. Well, it looks like the new electric car’s interior follows the same simple-is-better philosophy. In fact, we rather like the clean, uncluttered look, which reminds us of the Tesla Model 3’s pared-backContinue Reading


The all-electric version of the Volkswagen Up, which is the best city car you can buy. The e-Up is also one of the three VW Group city car clones – you can buy an electric Skoda called the Citigo i-EV, or a Seat Mii Electric, sharing exactly the same powertrain. SaidContinue Reading

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan First Look

By Frank Markus – MotorTrends VW’s global bestseller is getting nips, tucks, and fresh technology. You might not guess it to look around on American roadways, but the Volkswagen Tiguan was the brand’s global bestseller of 2019, with nearly a million units moved around the world. The U.S. snapped up 109,572 ofContinue Reading


By Tom Harrison – TopGear In case you missed the news, Mountune tunes Volkswagens now too. So only a few days after it revealed its 325bhp Focus ST, it’s showing off a Mk7.5 Golf GTI with a faintly terrifying 380bhp. While the M330 Focus kit we wrote about last week is justContinue Reading


By Nick Yekikian – MotorTrend You probably still won’t be able to tackle the Rubicon, though. The 2021 Volkswagen Atlas recently got a refresh that brought both better looks and some small interior upgrades, and the swoopier, five-seat Atlas Cross Sport was added to its model lineup. But VW has now added what it’s calling the BasecampContinue Reading