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Which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings?
Fuel economy ratings are the most important for many shoppers considering a new car. Volkswagen is offering a lineup of vehicles that includes several models that offer impressive fuel economy ratings. By pairing many of their vehicles with turbocharged engines, Volkswagen is able to provide an impressive combination of fuel economy and performance. So which 2017 Volkswagen models offer the best fuel economy ratings? (more…)
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vs 2016 Nissan Leaf
With the industry becoming more and more environmentally conscious, the electric vehicle has seen a major rise in popularity. Not only do EVs offer the peace of mind of being far more environmentally friendly than their gasoline-powered counterparts, drivers are further rewarded with amazing savings. Always looking to help their customers get their money’s worth, Volkswagen has developed its own electric version of the popular Golf model. To see how this impressive model stands up against its competition, take a look at our 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf vs 2016 Nissan Leaf comparison. (more…)
On the market for a new vehicle? No doubt you understand the appeal of the mid-size sedan; with its comfortable interior, affordable fuel economy and easy performance, it’s no wonder that it’s one of the top-selling segments in the industry. If you’re weighing your options, we recommend taking a look at the Volkswagen Passat. To give you an idea of what a great deal you’re getting here, we’ve compared the 2016 Volkswagen Passat vs 2016 Toyota Camry. Take a look below who comes out on top between these top competitors. (more…)
2014 VW Touareg vs. 2014 BMW X5 Providence RI
When you’re inching toward the upper reaches of SUV luxury, deciding between two of the finer available models may come down simply to a matter of taste. Perhaps more frequently, the decision may reflect an attraction to a few key factors that push one model ahead of the other. Debating the merits of these two–the 2014 VW Touareg and the 2014 BMW X5–is certainly an exercise in hair-splitting, and hoping to declare a so-called “winner” at the expense of the other is pretty difficult. (more…)
2014 VW Jetta vs. 2014 Toyota Corolla Providence RI
Even though it seems like forever ago, it’s only been about a decade since the compact sedan segment experienced what sportscasters generally refer to as “The Leap.” Prior to the early 2000s, compact cars were, by and large, designed to be practical and that was about it. Cheap interior materials and uninspiring driving dynamics were the norm, and for the bulk of the target audience–students, young families, etc.–that was mostly okay.
Then rising gas prices became nightly-news fodder, and the focus of compact cars shifted greatly. Drivers now wanted cars that had fuel efficiency that wouldn’t gouge them at the pump, but wanted the quality and amenities that could be found in larger, more expensive vehicles. The compact car segment grew up in a hurry, and two models quickly rose to the top. Now, for the new model year, let’s see how far they’ve come: the 2014 VW Jetta and the 2014 Toyota Corolla. (more…)
2014 VW Passat vs. 2014 Nissan Altima Providence RI
Searching for a solid mid-size sedan is a little like buying a dog. You don’t just walk up to a window and say, “I’ll take it,” unless you have little interest in how the next ten or so years will play out. You need to do homework. You need to know how your prospective purchase fits your lifestyle and needs. In comparing two of the finest mid-size sedans available today, 2014 VW Passat and 2014 Nissan Altima, these are alike in many important ways. However, it’s in the minor differences where the Passat, now available at Speedcraft VW near Providence, manages to set itself apart. (more…)
2014 VW CC vs. 2014 Lexus IS 250 Providence RI
Whenever you’re dealing with an automaker with such a reputation for quality craftsmanship as Volkswagen, the competition you face is bound to be from some pretty impressive vehicles in their own right. At Speedcraft VW near Providence, RI, we enjoy competition. But how well do we match up, really? Let’s take a closer look at how one of our more refined models stacks up against its closest competition: The 2014 Volkswagen CC vs. the 2014 Lexus IS 250. (more…)