2016 Volkswagen Ratings, Reviews and Awards

Volkswagen gave its lineup a bit of a shakeup in 2016, taking some models off of the market and refreshing others. The Touareg Hybrid bit the dust and the Passat TDI took a break. VW produced a limit run of its Eos convertible, then discontinued the model. The auto maker's ever-popular Beetle model saw a few changes in 2016, notably a simplification of its lineup. For 2016, the Beetle is available in two models and three trim options: S, SE, and SEL. Model options include the 1.8, which has a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine and the R-Line, which has a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder. As with the Passat, the TDI Beetle is on pause for 2016. The VW car to get the biggest makeover for 2016 is the Jetta. The Jetta GLI underwent a big exterior refresh and now has 18-inch wheels and smoked tail lights.
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Research 2016 Volkswagen models (12)
Beetle Convertible
The 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible returns with every ounce of style drivers expect, plus reconfigured trim levels to give them features they want.
$26,310 - $36,870
MSRP
27 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
$26,310 - $36,870
MSRP
27 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
Beetle Coupe
The 2-door Beetle Coupe is Volkswagen’s biggest icon, and its 2016 version returns with reconfigured trims and more smartphone technology for drivers.
$20,315 - $33,370
MSRP
27 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
$20,315 - $33,370
MSRP
27 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
CC
The 2016 Volkswagen CC offers families the convenience of a sedan with the luxury of an SUV with its six feature-packed trim levels.
$32,435 - $45,220
MSRP
21 - 26 MPG
COMBINED
$32,435 - $45,220
MSRP
21 - 26 MPG
COMBINED
e-Golf
The 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf is an all-electric hatchback with a new trim level and more standard technology for smartphone users.
$29,815 - $36,415
MSRP
116 MPG
COMBINED
$29,815 - $36,415
MSRP
116 MPG
COMBINED
Golf
Designed for fuel efficiency and practicality, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf returns with more technology than ever before to stay competitive in its class.
$19,315 - $28,245
MSRP
N/A MPG
COMBINED
$19,315 - $28,245
MSRP
N/A MPG
COMBINED
Golf GTI
Sportiness and versatility combine to create the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI, returning with two body styles and three trim levels.
$25,815 - $33,550
MSRP
29 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
$25,815 - $33,550
MSRP
29 - 29 MPG
COMBINED
Golf R
The Volkswagen Golf R is a compact, all-wheel drive hatchback boasting 292 horsepower, a sporty look, and a wide and impressive range of standard features.
$36,470 - $39,815
MSRP
26 - 26 MPG
COMBINED
$36,470 - $39,815
MSRP
26 - 26 MPG
COMBINED
Golf SportWagen
Volkswagen’s 2016 Golf SportWagen offers drivers what they know and love about the Golf with the added benefit of more interior and cargo space.
$22,445 - $30,205
MSRP
N/A MPG
COMBINED
$22,445 - $30,205
MSRP
N/A MPG
COMBINED
Jetta Sedan
The 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan offers surprising interior space and a range of peppy engines with excellent fuel economy.
$18,500 - $31,940
MSRP
28 - 45 MPG
COMBINED
$18,500 - $31,940
MSRP
28 - 45 MPG
COMBINED
Passat
Think of the 2016 Volkswagen Passat like the Jetta’s larger sibling, featuring five impressive trim levels with features for every driver’s needs.
$23,260 - $37,655
MSRP
24 - 31 MPG
COMBINED
$23,260 - $37,655
MSRP
24 - 31 MPG
COMBINED
Tiguan
Although every 2016 Volkswagen Tiguan has the same engine, higher level trims have more to offer when compared to the base model.
$25,755 - $37,285
MSRP
23 - 23 MPG
COMBINED
$25,755 - $37,285
MSRP
23 - 23 MPG
COMBINED
Touareg
A family-sized crossover SUV that also has features found in luxury vehicles, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is available in several trims with two engine choices.
$43,615 - $64,155
MSRP
20 - 24 MPG
COMBINED
$43,615 - $64,155
MSRP
20 - 24 MPG
COMBINED
Volkswagen gave its lineup a bit of a shakeup in 2016, taking some models off of the market and refreshing others. The Touareg Hybrid bit the dust and the Passat TDI took a break. VW produced a limit run of its Eos convertible, then discontinued the model. The auto maker's ever-popular Beetle model saw a few changes in 2016, notably a simplification of its lineup. For 2016, the Beetle is available in two models and three trim options: S, SE, and SEL. Model options include the 1.8, which has a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine and the R-Line, which has a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder. As with the Passat, the TDI Beetle is on pause for 2016. The VW car to get the biggest makeover for 2016 is the Jetta. The Jetta GLI underwent a big exterior refresh and now has 18-inch wheels and smoked tail lights.
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