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Volkswagen Ranges

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  • Volkswagen e-Golf Hatchback (2014 onwards) Review

    The go-to electric car if you're a first timer

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £33,240 - £33,240
    PROS
    • A great driving experience – comfortable, refined and quick
    • High-quality interior, decent room for driver, passenger and luggage
    • As an introduction to EV driving, it doesn't get much better than this
    CONS
    • Limited range on a full charge – 120 miles maximum
    • Lacking a little bit of design flair compared with rivals
    • They won't be replacing it when the Golf goes out of production
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  • Volkswagen Golf Hatchback (2013 onwards) Review

    It's difficult to fault the excellent Volkswagen Golf

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £18,765 - £33,285
    PROS
    • Spacious and high-quality interior
    • Large range of engines available
    • Lots of trim level choices
    • GTI and R provide thrills
    CONS
    • Styling is a little dull on some models
    • Optional extras can be pricey
    • Growing range of strong competition
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  • Volkswagen T-Cross SUV (2019 onwards) Review

    An enticingly competent choice among so-so small crossovers

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    New price: £0 - £0
    PROS
    • Tough-looking styling sets it apart from the Polo
    • Efficient, peppy range of petrol engines
    • Wealth of personalisation options
    • Plenty of interior flexibility for small families
    CONS
    • Interior plastics feel hard and inexpensive
    • Ride quality can feel unsettled on larger wheels
    • Cabin will be a squeeze for five adults
    • Polo is still cheaper to buy and run
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  • Volkswagen Tiguan (2016 onwards) Review

    Sets the standard for mid-sized SUVs – but at a price

    Parkers rating: 4.4 out of 5 4.4
    New price: £23,990 - £40,125
    PROS
    • Excellent interior space
    • Easy to drive and manoeuvre
    • High quality interior
    • Lots of engine options      
    CONS
    • Expensive compared with rivals
    • Not a true all-terrain car
    • Plain exterior styling
    • Strong rivals better value
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  • Volkswagen T-Roc Cabriolet (2020 onwards) Review

    VW reboots its Cabriolet heritage... with an SUV

    Parkers rating:not rated yet
    New price: £0 - £0
    PROS
    • Traditional SUV attributes with wind-in-the-hair fun
    • Marks a return of convertibles to VW’s line-up
    • It certainly makes a statement
    CONS
    • Less practical than the five-door T-Roc SUV
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Volkswagen is one of the undisputed titans of the automotive industry. It’s the best-selling brand in the Volkswagen Group, which also includes Audi, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, SEAT and Skoda.

It has one of the most comprehensive ranges of cars, commercial vehicles and dealerships in the UK. The VW stable includes the up!, iconic Beetle, Polo, Golf, Jetta, Passat, Scirocco, Touran, Sharan, Tiguan, Touareg, Phaeton, Caravelle and California motorhome.

Volkswagen can trace its roots right back to 1937. The firm was charged with building an affordable ‘Peoples’ Car’ in an effort to mobilise the masses in Germany. During the Second World War the firm switched to building arms, but switched back to cars after British Major Ivan Hirst took charge on behalf of the British Government after the war ended. 

In 1950 the firm expanded production to two vehicles with the introduction of the incredibly popular Type 2, which became known as the ‘Bully’, or Volkswagen Bus. Fast forward to 1973 and the Passat became the first of the new wave of Volkswagens. A year later the first Golf was built, with the iconic Golf GTi following in 1976.