Posts from ‘Volkswagen’

Sep
25
2020 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium

2020 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium in Silk Blue Metallic

Quick Spin, Consumer Guide Automotive

2020 Volkswagen Jetta SEL Premium

Class: Compact Car

Miles driven: 339

Fuel used: 11.1 gallons

Sep
11

2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium

2021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium in Aurora Red Metallic (a $395 option)

2015 Audi Q52021 Volkswagen Atlas V6 SEL Premium

Class: Midsize Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 481

Fuel used: 24.5 gallons

Aug
27
Volkswagen Golf TSI

2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI in Tungsten Silver Metallic

VW Golf2020 Volkswagen Golf TSI

Class: Compact Car

Miles driven: 468

Fuel used: 13.2 gallons

Aug
05

Worst Selling Cars of 2020

Point taken: This is a strange time to try and make any sense of auto sales numbers. Pandemic-depressed auto sales plummeted 35 percent in May and were down 25 percent in June. There’s some indication that consumers are becoming accustomed to doing business in the era of social distancing however, as July sales were only down about 20 percent.

Jul
16
2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL in Pacific Blue Metallic

2015 Audi Q52020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport 2.0T SEL

Class: Midsize Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 609

Fuel used: 26.5 gallons

Jul
02
2020 Tiguan

2020 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line in Silk Blue Metallic

2015 Audi Q52020 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL Premium R-Line w/ 4Motion

Class: Compact Crossover SUV

Miles driven: 324

Fuel used: 13.8 gallons

Jun
22
1985 Dodge 600 ES Convertible

1985 Dodge 600 ES

The bad news is that fewer than one of every hundred cars sold in the United States is a convertible. (I will spare you the fractional math required to pass along the number of manual-transmission-equipped convertibles sold on our shores last year, but it’s fewer still.)

Apr
23
2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL

2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL in Reflex Silver Metallic

2020 Infiniti QX60 Luxe2020 Volkswagen Passat 2.0T SEL

Class: Midsize Car

Miles driven: 429

Fuel used: 15.7 gallons

Apr
17
Ford's COVID-19 Efforts, 2020 Infiniti QX80

Consumer Guide Car Stuff Podcast

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Apr
01
Classic Automatic Transmission Ads

1950 Packard

As you likely already know, the manual transmission is all but dead. Nothing drove home this point better than the news that in 2019, pure-electric vehicles outsold vehicles equipped with manual transmissions in the U.S.