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2012 Volkswagen Passat and Audi A6 Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Status

The 2012 Volkswagen Passat and 2012 Audi A6 are the newest recipients of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s Top Safety Pick award. The IIHS named these cars Top Safety Picks for earning the top score of Good in front, side, rear and rollover crash tests. Vehicles also have to have standard electronic stability control, which is required by the federal government on all 2012 model-year and newer vehicles. Both the Passat and A6 were redesigned for the 2012 ... continue reading»

Tags: Audi A6, Volkswagen Passat, Model News

Volkswagen, Hyundai Announce Pricing on 2012 Passat and Genesis

Volkswagen and Hyundai announced pricing this week for their new 2012 sedans. The 2012 Volkswagen Passat will start at $19,995 and the 2012 Hyundai Genesis Sedan will start at $34,200. The 2012 Passat’s MSRP is $7,000 less than the 2010 Passat’s $26,995 asking price. Volkswagen says in a statement its new Passat is bigger thanks to an increased wheelbase. The new Passat will be built at Volkswagen’s new plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Volkswagen ... continue reading»

Tags: Volkswagen Passat, Hyundai Genesis, Model News

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