The frameless door system, which uses the power-window system to lock them tight after you close the doors, is also effective in really minimizing wind noise. The rear seatbacks flip forward to expand cargo space when needed; there's also a well-placed pass-through at the armrest; and there are some useful cubbies and bins. With its sweeping roofline, dramatic body detailing,…. The Editorial department is independent of Cars. . And the other is that outward visibility is downright poor--nearly as much so as in low-slung sports cars--with the steeply raked windshield and backlight producing a narrow slit to look out through when making lane changes.
The three-passenger back seat is comfortable, but headroom is tight and the curvy roofline makes entry and exit tougher than you might think. Recall Date 2018-05-16 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. While up close it might look decidedly like a sedan, if you step back and view this model's side profile, it's easy to see why. This contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag. Front-wheel drive is standard; only the 3.
Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover over the steering wheel clock spring if the air bag light is off. Recall Date 2018-03-06 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Units Affected 363713 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's rearview camera mandate was finalized last year and is set to go into effect in three years. The recall began on January 15, 2016. It's a lot of fun to drive, and it's got plenty of great features. On the other hand, there's a lot to love--again provided you don't plan to cram adults in the back seat. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
The mandate will require all vehicles built in the U. Interior trims look and feel luxury-grade, the ride is absorbent and controlled, and the trunk is huge. Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles to make them fully compliant or Volkswagen will repurchase them if necessary, free of charge. But if you're looking for a vehicle that can accommodate a family for long periods, its somewhat cramped interior might convince you to look elsewhere. But if we were to judge a vehicle's price based on its appearance alone, which ones look more expensive than they actually are? Other noteworthy changes then included a rejiggered three-person back seat in earlier model years you'll find a stylish but less practical two-person setup , and upgraded materials for the dash and cabin. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed July 13, 2018.
Recall Date 2016-02-10 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. For those who want more power and all-wheel drive, also offers a 3. Headroom is a bit tight, and you'll either love or hate the somewhat 'scooped up' driving position. New for 2014, the Executive 2. While the design holds its own even today, and it still looks more rakish than the conservative Passat mid-size sedan, it's no longer one of the most daring four-door designs. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.
New for 2014, the Executive 2. Recall Date 2015-08-04 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-078. Volkswagen will notify owners again once parts are available.
Front and rear parking sensors are optional. Front-wheel drive is standard on all trims except for the 3. Ventilated front seats with massage; Park Distance Control; front and rear proximity sensors; premium sound; and a power rear sunshade are among the Executive extras. Recall Date 2017-08-16 Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Frameless doors are among a few details that still give this model some design conversation points. The steering feel itself is a little too light for our tastes in ordinary, around-town driving, although there's just enough weighting on center to give it a relaxed demeanor on the highway.
It is available with a 280-hp, 3. These repairs will be performed free of charge. Volkswagen issued an interim notification to owners on April 12, 2016, and will send a second notification when parts are available. But the interior trims look and feel luxury-grade, the ride is absorbent and controlled, and the trunk is huge. It is offered in 2. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
The interior color pattern, which combines neutral beige and classy black, plus silver from the brushed aluminum accents, drew praise. Its name suggests it… We've all been told not to judge a book by its cover. If the airbag light is on and the steering wheel clock spring requires replacement, dealers will install a new steering wheel clock spring. Other noteworthy changes then included a rejiggered three-person back seat in earlier model years you'll find a stylish but less practical two-person setup , and upgraded materials for the dash and cabin. A six-speed manual is standard on the Sport, though, if that's the way you like it. A backup camera is now included with 2. Notable optional features include 18-inch alloy wheels, headlight washers with heated nozzles, a power moonroof, extended sport bumpers and darkened taillights R-Line models , brushed aluminum trim, ambient lighting, a power rear sunshade, a Dynaudio premium sound system, a massaging driver's seat and ventilated front seats.