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Volkswagen

VWs are mostly solid, responsive, and fun-to-drive cars, with a more premium feel than their competitors. They typically have agile handling, a firm and comfortable ride, supportive seats, and good fit and finish. The Golf is one of our favorite compact cars to drive, and the GTI is a fun, affordable, and sporty hatchback. New Altas and redesigned Tiguan have revitalized the product line. Reliability has often been a concern for buyers considering a Volkswagen. The company is still embroiled in a scandal stemming from cheating in federal emissions testing with its TDI diesel-powered models.