With a history that dates back to before World War 2, the Volkswagen name was for decades synonymous with its iconic Beetle. A renewed focus on the US market has resulted in new versions of the Jetta and Passat tailored to American needs. Globally Volkswagen is one of the top automakers in the world with the Golf as its most popular nameplate.
1.8T models wear updated front and rear bumpers.
Updated front and rear bumpers. Convertible is now available in a Dune model. R-Line convertible dropped.
Several variants are no longer offered.
New Golf Alltrack features all-wheel-drive, and increased ground clearance.
Lineup simplified to S, SE, SEL, and GLI. Hybrid model no longer available.
Model / equipment changes.
Wolfsburg and Sport models added; R-Line and SE trim levels deleted.
Lux model replaced by Wolfsburg Edition.