Archive for the ‘Volkswagen Awards’ Category

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Won the Popular Mechanics Hatchback of the Year Award

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Side View of Blue 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI

If you desire a compact hatchback that delivers some serious “kick,” then look no further than the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI, with its robust engine, quick acceleration, and pleasing driving dynamics. The 2019 Golf GTI was recently honored by Popular Mechanics magazine, which gave it the “Hatchback of the Year” award for its 2019 Automotive Excellence awards. (more…)

Did any VW models win the KBB 10 Coolest Cars of 2018 award?

Monday, June 11th, 2018
Blue 2018 Volkswagen Golf Driving on a Country Road

The iconic Volkswagen Golf — which has been in production since 1974 — has long been a top choice for the compact car segment, with its pleasing driving characteristics, hatchback versatility, and high fuel economy. The VW Golf has aged well by continuously evolving and improving with each generation, with it retaining its “cool” factor after all of these years. Kelley Blue Book (KBB) recently confirmed this “coolness” when it named it to their 10 Coolest Cars of 2018 list. (more…)

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Wins Motorweek Best Large Utility Award

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
Man Standing next to a White 2018 VW Atlas

The 2018 VW Atlas — an all-new three-row crossover SUV — is an impressive addition to the Volkswagen model lineup, for it’s perfectly suited for adventurous American families, with its abundance of interior space, advanced connectivity and safety features, smooth ride, and advanced all-wheel drive technology. The new Atlas has been heralded by critics, with it earning numerous automotive awards, including the recent Best Large Utility in the 2018 MotorWeek Drivers’ Choice Awards. (more…)

The All-New Atlas and Tiguan Earn the Car Seat Check Honor Roll Award

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
2018 VW Atlas and Tiguan Car Seat Check Honor Roll Award

2018 VW Atlas and Tiguan Car Seat Check Honor Roll Award  

Volkswagen released two exceptional all-new SUVs this year — the 2018 Atlas and 2018 Tiguan. The Atlas is a full-size SUV and the largest Volkswagen ever produced in America. The Tiguan is a compact SUV that received a pleasing redesign for the 2018 model-year, with a sleeker look, more spacious interior and improved performance. The all-new Atlas and Tiguan have been lauded by consumers and critics alike, with both models recently earning the Car Seat Check Honor Roll award.  (more…)

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf named AAA Green Car Guide’s Top Green Vehicle

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Performance improvements made to the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf have helped it to the top of AAA Green Car Guide’s Top Green Vehicle list in the compact car segment. There were 21 other cars reviewed in the same category, but the e-Golf received the highest score in 13 different qualities including slalom handling, visibility, EPA emissions and interior noise. (more…)

2017 VW Golf Named ‘Best Small Car in 2017’

Thursday, April 6th, 2017
2017 VW Golf

If you’ve ever been behind the wheel of the classic Volkswagen Golf, then you know firsthand just how fun it is to drive this affordable compact hatchback. New York Daily News thinks so too because a panel of eight automotive journalists recently named the 2017 VW Golf the ‘Best Small Car of 2017′. (more…)