Volkswagen

Volkswagen

Tested Volkswagens

Volkswagen (VW) have the largest total of wins since the Towcar of the Year competition started over 35 years ago, with a whopping total of 34 awards!  Six of those awards have been for the overall win - the Santana (1980), Golf (2001 and 2010), Jetta Sport 2.0 TDI DSG (2012 and 2013) Volkswagen Passat Estate Alltrack 2.0TDI 4MOTION 150PS (2017).

Through the 1990s and 2000s, Volkswagen have scooped up many class wins for variants of the Golf, Polo, Jetta, Passat, Touareg, Tiguan and the CC GT. The top perfocrmances continue in 2018 with Volkswagen taking class and category wins with the Amarok Highline 3.0 V6 TDI 4MOTION 224PS Auto. 

Volkswagen Golf GT 2.0TDI 150PS DSG

"Something of a driver’s car, Golf is sporty and eager"

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"Superb all-rounder"

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Volkswagen Golf Estate Alltrack 2.0TDI 4MOTION 184PS DSG

"Another fine performance, you can’t go wrong with one of these….."

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"Stuck like glue to the road"

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Volkswagen Passat Estate Alltrack 2.0TDI SCR 4MOTION 150PS

"Passat continues to set the standard in its class and compares very favourably with larger, more expensive competitors and SUVs"

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"Windows perfectly placed, even for pass-on pitch reverse"

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Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 2.0TSI 4MOTION 180PS DSG

"Intuitive driver ergonomics with clear electric display"

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"Beautifully designed. Phenomenal handling"

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Volkswagen Amarok Highline 3.0 V6 TDI 4MOTION 224PS Automatic

"An impressive utility vehicle with the refinement of a premium 4x4"

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"Superb handling for a pick-up"

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