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VW Passat Estate 2015

New VW Passat range road test report and review

IN 41 years, 22m Passats have been sold worldwide, around 442,000 of them in the UK.

Not only is the latest Mk VIII “all-new”, say VW, but it marks the “biggest-ever jump in changes and features” of a model from them “or any other” car brand.

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VW Golf Estate SE 1.6 TDI BlueMotion road test report and review

VW Golf Estate SE 1.6 TDI BlueMotion road test report and review

THIS estate version of the latest Mk VII Golf, handy for Christmas shopping, is longer, wider and lower than its predecessor and its changed profile gives it a slightly sportier look while its practical virtues remain.

The boot, expandable to 1,620 litres, is 125 litres bigger than before and larger than average for a class which includes the Focus and Astra. The variable floor can be set at two levels above a basement – itself giving extra storage around the skinny spare wheel as well as a space for the canvas luggage cover when it’s not in use.

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newq Polo

Revamped, but unmistakeably a Polo

At first glance, the latest VW Polo doesn’t look radically different. Motoring writer Keith Ward finds out if the Polo is still cool. NOT much looks different at first sight of the new VW Polo, which arrived in UK showrooms this July. Revised headlights and bigger lower air intake at the front, redesigned rear lights and […]

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Golf birthday

Happy birthday VW Golf — a legend

VOLKSWAGEN’S Golf has past a landmark birthday — its 40th!

It merits a celebration. Global sales exceed 30-million. Now in its seventh generation, it is currently Europe’s best selling car of any make, and easily the most popular VW model sold in the UK, well ahead of the Polo and occupying a comfortable fifth place in this country’s top 10, finding a cool 65,000 customers a year.

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Passat

VW adds a bit of Style for Executives!

Volkswagen has introduced two new variants to its popular and best-selling Passat Range. They are the Executive and the Executive Style and are on sale now.

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VW tees up for another round of Golf | Review

ROAD TEST REPORT: New Volkswagen Golf review At the wheel of an all-new Volkswagen model, KEITH WARD tees up for another round of Golf. HERE we go with another round of the Golf.  And it tees off in top form as the fifth best selling model in the UK in the year just ended, narrowly […]

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New Honda Civic records over 60mpg in road test!

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Honda Civic 2.2 i-DTEC ES Achieving 60mpg is still a rarity, but from a 2.2-litre engine? DAVID HOOPER is impressed by Honda’s new Civic and its superb diesel engine. EVER since I first drove a diesel-powered Honda – and met the engineer who designed what was, at the time, a […]

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VWs claim duet of top towcar awards in annual test

A VOLKSWAGEN Jetta was won The Caravan Club’s Towcar of the Year award for the second consecutive year. The diesel-powered 2.0-litre TDI DSG became the first car in the 30-year history of the contest to win the award two years in a row. The VW saloon won the award in the compact car category and […]

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