VW’s diesel Jetta has long been seen as the fuel sipping alternative to the Prius. Now in its sixth generation, the Jetta gets a mild refresh for the 2015 model year along with a brand-new 2.0L diesel engine for even more fuel savings. In this video I check to see how well convertible child seats […]
With the all-new Tiguan seemingly pushed back to 2016 I got my hands on the current generation Tiguan to see how the best handling compact crossover under $40,000 stacks up. I’ll compare the Tiguan to the RAV-4, CR-V, Escape, Equinox and CX-5 as I explore the exterior, interior, features and hop in the cargo area […]
Until VW’s new infotainment system from the 2015 Golf filters its way down to the rest of the VW lineup the RNS315 system is the top-level system in Volkswagen’s less expensive vehicles like the EOS, Jetta and Tiguan. Today I check out the system in a 2014/2015 Tiguan to see how it stacks up.
On this week’s child review segment I check out the best handling compact crossover under $40,000: the 2014/2015 Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line. Want to know how well child seats fit in the German alternative to the RAV4, CR-V, Escape and more? Join me as I find out.
Until the next generation LCD touchscreen infotainment systems migrates from the 2015 Volkswagen Golf to the Passat, mid-size shoppers get the same RNS-510 system that VW has been using for some time. The base 6.5-inch touchscreen system is joined by 8-speakers, HD Radio and standard Bluetooth for a decent base package. The systems iDevice and […]
Join me as I check out Volkswagen’s biggest Passat ever: the North American Passat. (OK, so they sell it in China too) This generation Passat was designed to compete head on with the Camry, Accord and Fusion when it comes to interior space unlike the last generation Passat in America that was always a half […]
This week I snagged a 2014 Volkswagen Passat and three child seats to see how family friendly the German sedan really is. Thanks to a considerable stretch versus the last generation Passat, this North American (and Chinese market) sedan easily accommodated child seats in every possible configuration. Check out the video to learn more and […]
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI Review and Road Test
2014 Volkswagen RNS 510 Infotainment Review