Archive for the ‘Discontinued Models’ Category
Safety of the Volkswagen TDI post-Emissions Modification
You may remember ‘Dieselgate,’ the recall issued for turbocharged diesel engines on select German automobiles like Audi and Volkswagen. It was a scandal that caused Volkswagen to issue a buyback policy for various 2009-2015 models. Many of those models have now found their way back to used sales lots. For environmentally conscious drivers and diesel engine enthusiasts alike, the question remains…
Is it safe to buy a used Volkswagen with an emissions fixed TDI engine? (more…)
End of Production for the Volkswagen Beetle
The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic cars ever made. It’s been around for seven generations over the span of eight decades. The modern iteration has been continually improved, but unlike other vehicle models, has stayed true to its unique original design. It continues to be a favorite among car-enthusiasts and the casually intrigued alike.
After all these years, and all the success, when and why did Volkswagen stop making the Beetle? (more…)
When Did Volkswagen Stop Making the Routan?
The minivan segment isn’t quite as popular as it once was. Over the years we’ve watched as top automakers discontinue their production of minivans in favor of crossovers and midsize SUVs. As you may remember, Volkswagen had a minivan themselves once upon a time: the Volkswagen Routan. The seven-seater is no longer in production. When did Volkswagen stop making the Routan and why? Find out here! (more…)