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Choosing the Right Volkswagen for You

Volkswagen cars feature many models and types that are perfectly suited for the roads and traffic in and around Abbotsford, British Columbia.

Choosing the Right Volkswagen

The design features, traction and handling make the VW perfect for Abbotsford’s rainy season as well as the challenges of stop and go urban traffic. If you are in the market for a new car, you should consider the different VW models that are available to Abbotsford area drivers. The various VW models include the rebirth of the classic Beetle for 2014, Passat, Jetta, Eos and Touareg. Note that all prices listed are in Canadian dollars for model year 2014 and mileage provided is in kilometers per litre (km/L).

VW Beetle

The different types of VW Beetles that you may consider for your Abbotsford driving include the TSI/TDI engine Beetles, starting at around $22,675, Convertible for your sporty side at $29,075 and Beetle GSR at $33,635. The Beetle, which is the oldest car made by VW and one of the world’s most produced vehicles. The different types of 2014 Beetles feature engines from 1.8 to 2.0 litres in capacity and the power to deliver 7.2 km/L in city kilometers to up to 6.5 km/L in highway driving. Your Beetle can come loaded with touchscreen navigation for easy mapping as well as a power sunroof and rear spoiler.

VW Passat

The Volkswagen Passat, which first made it to the market in 1973, is now in its 40th year of production. The Passat is nicely priced at $23,975 and is a comfortably designed, German engineer vehicle for Abbotsford’s roads. It features a choice between a 1.8 litre TSI engine, 2.0 litre TDI clean diesel engine and a larger 3.6 litre FSI engine. With the 1.8 litre engine, you can expect 8.7 km/L in the city and 5.7 km/L in highway driving; 6.8 km/L and 4.4 km/L in respective city and highway driving for the 2.0 litre TDI clean diesel engine; and, 10.9 km/L in city and 7.4 km/L in highway driving for the 3.6 litre FSI engine.

VW Jetta

The sporty VW Jetta is the lowest cost VW model listed for 2014 at $14,990 for the standard 1.8 litre TSI Jetta up to $28,490 for the Turbocharged Hybrid. The lower cost Jetta delivers 8.1 city km/L and 5.6 km/L on the highway for its 1.8 litre TSI engine and 6.7 km/L and 4.6 km/L for respective city and highway driving for its 2.0 litre TDI engine. The Jetta GLI, with its 2.0 litre TSI engine, delivers 9.3 km/L in the city and 6.1 km/L on the highway.

VW Eos

If you are looking for a VW model that is on the higher end of the price scale, the sleekly designed VW Eos starting at $39,975 may be the answer for you. The VW Eos compares well with the Audi A3, BMW 2-series and Mercedes-Benz CLA class. The vehicle has a 2.0 litre TSI engine and provides 9.5 km/L in city driving and 6.7 km/L on the highway.

VW Touareg

p>The Touareg is VW’s luxury class SUV that is priced starting at $50,975. This vehicle features a choice between Volkswagen’s 3.0 litre TDI and 3.6 litre FSI engines and a load of luxury features. They include adjustable front seats that can be moved into 8 different positions, touch-screen navigation that features Abbotsford landmarks in 3-D and Bi-Xenon Headlights that have AFS and LED technology. The 3.6 litre FSI engine delivers 12.3 km/L in city driving and 8.8 km/L on the highway while the 3.0 litre TDI engine gives you 10.8 and 6.7 km/L of city and highway miles respectively.

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