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Top Gear’s guide to: Volkswagen

No, it doesn’t mean ‘People’s Car’, it means ‘Properly Built Alternatives To Contemporary Brit Tat’. VW has been responsible for raising the engineering, build and reliability standards of ordinary cars. It’s still up there, but now finds itself surrounded on the podium by more and more genius upstarts.

Volkswagen

Passat

2.0 BiTDI SCR GT 4MOTION 5dr DSG
£35,990

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  • Porsche

    Boxster

    3.8 Spyder 2dr
    £60,459
  • Hyundai

    Tucson

    Premium SE 2.0 CRDi 185PS 4WD
    £30,845
Volkswagen

Golf Alltrack

2.0 TDI 184PS 6Spd DSG 4WD
£30,465
Volkswagen

Golf

2.0 TDI GTD 5dr
£28,285
Volkswagen

Golf

2.0 TSI R 5dr DSG
£33,350
Volkswagen

Polo

1.4 TSI ACT BlueGT 5dr
£18,485