Car and Driver Adds 6 Volkswagen Models to Editors’ Choice List for 2022

March 3rd, 2022 by

Volkswagen recently announced that Car and Driver magazine named the following 2022 models to the publication’s Editors’ Choice list: Golf GTI, Golf R, ID.4, Jetta GLI, Taos, and Tiguan. This list consists of various cars, trucks, crossovers, and SUVs that were tested, rated, and ranked this year.

“These vehicles represent the best of what Volkswagen has to offer and what Americans love to drive. Their combination of smart packaging, safety features, and great driving dynamics, all at a great value, is something we’re proud of, and we’re happy to see them recognized.” – Hein Schafer, Senior Vice President, Product Marketing & Strategy, Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Let’s dive into what stands out about each of these well-rated new Volkswagen models for Brooklyn drivers.

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

The brand new Volkswagen Golf GTI is fun to drive, light, quick, and practical according to Car and Driver. The GTI features an all-new electronic architecture, a new vehicle dynamics system, and added power with a 2.0-liter turbocharged direct-injection EA888 evo4 TSI engine that puts out 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The IQ. DRIVE technology comes standard on the 2022 Golf GTI adding Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Assist, Travel Assist, and Emergency Assist.

2022 Volkswagen Golf R

Car and Driver touted the refined turbocharged engine, handling, and practicality on the brand new Volkswagen Golf R. Other standout features on the 2022 Golf R include new race-inspired content, a horsepower boost, and a 2.0-liter turbocharged direct-injection EA88 evo4 TSI engine.

2022 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

The brand-new Jetta GLI is an affordable compact sedan with upscale standard features and unexpected practicality according to Car and Driver. The model was refreshed for 2022 with new technology and styling, all in one fully loaded trim. Drivers will enjoy new front and rear bumpers, new colors, new wheels, and newly standard features including:

  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
  • Volkswagen Car-Net with in-car Wi-Fi capability

2022 Volkswagen ID.4

Car and Driver included the 2022 ID.4 on the list due to the model’s spacious interior, quiet ride, and solid range per charge. This all-electric SUV is equipped with an 82 kWh battery and is available in either rear-wheel drive with 201-horsepower or all-wheel drive with 295-horsepower. In addition to being named for this list, the new ID.4 also earned accolades with a 2021 Save The Planet Award, Wards 10 Best UX List, and a Top Safety Pick+.

2022 Volkswagen Taos

The new Taos boasts a spacious back seat despite its subcompact designation with ample cargo space, good fuel efficiency, a refined interior, advanced technology, and available 4Motion all-wheel drive. Drivers looking for a quality mid-size SUV option with a lower price tag will be pleased with this model.

Volkswagen Tiguan

Sporty handling, a spacious cabin, and available third-row seating solidified the Tiguan’s position on the Editors’ Choice list this year. The Tiguan is Volkswagen’s best-selling vehicle, and for 2022, this SUV features a sharpened exterior, refined interior, a standard 8-inch Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, and more advanced features.

Visit a Volkswagen dealership in Brooklyn or Queens to get behind the wheel of these award-winning models.

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