Six Volkswagen Models Named Car & Driver Editor’s Choice for 2024

February 27th, 2024 by

If you’re looking for a new vehicle to elevate your Carlsbad commute and adventures beyond San Marcos, you can’t go wrong with a new Volkswagen vehicle from Herman Cook Volkswagen. What’s more exciting, Car and Driver named six Volkswagen vehicles on the Editor’s Choice list for 2024: the 2024 Volkswagen Golf GTI, Golf R, ID.4, Jetta GLI, Taos, and Tiguan. Learn more about this list and our vehicles, then explore our current inventory to find the latest VW that checks off all your boxes. Our team is standing by if you have any questions.

Car and Driver’s 2024 Editor’s Choice List Details

This exciting list has 138 vehicles—cars, trucks, SUVs, and minivans—from more than 500 models, each tested, rated, and ranked. These vehicles go through a rigorous line of testing and must meet the following criteria to make it onto the coveted list:

  • Vehicles ranked within its market segment vs. competitors
  • How well it fulfills its intended mission
  • Editors’ subjective evaluation of each vehicle’s performance

About the VW Models on the Editor’s Choice List

Let’s see what the editors had to say about the six Volkswagen models that topped the list.

  • Volkswagen Golf GTI— “The original hot hatch continues to thread the needle between fun, practicality, and value with its trademark Teutonic elan.” – Car and Driver
  • Volkswagen Golf R — “Mighty turbo-four power, highly entertaining to drive, hatchback practicality.” – Car and Driver
  • Volkswagen ID.4 — “Generous space and excellent comfort make the ID.4 easy to live with.” – Car and Driver
  • Volkswagen Jetta GLI— “The 228-hp Jetta GLI is one of the last fun-to-drive sedans left in the U.S. for under $30k.” – Car and Driver
  • Volkswagen Taos — “Despite its small stature, the Taos impresses with enough interior space to underscore its practical mission.” – Car and Driver
  • Volkswagen Tiguan — “The Tiguan brings a decidedly European flavor to the crowded compact crossover segment with crisp handling and purposeful styling.” – Car and Driver

Visit Car & Driver to learn more about the Editor’s Choice list.

Test Drive an Editor’s Choice VW Pick Today!

Ready to elevate your Oceanside commute? Make the short drive from Escondido, and our team will help get you behind the wheel of the premium Volkswagen vehicle that’s best suited for your driving needs and lifestyle. Call us when you’re ready to get things started! You can also explore our current offers and get pre-approved for financing before stopping by.

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