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4 Fuel-Efficient VW’s for Driving Around Northern Texas


Image via Flickr by Reg Natarajan

Image via Flickr by Reg Natarajan

Maybe you’re planning a trip to Fort Worth to visit the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, or heading to Arlington for a trade show at its convention center. No matter where your Northern Texas travels take you, there are several Volkswagen vehicles that’ll get you to your destination in style, without guzzling gas. Keep reading to learn about several of them.


2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium

Able to get up to 48 miles per gallon on the highway, this cool car has an 150-horsepower engine, plus a Sport driving mode. It also has a parking assistant that beeps when you get too close to an obstacle in the front or rear as you’re trying to squeeze into a tight parking space. A dual-zone climate control feature keeps the cabin at a desirable temperature for picky passengers.

2015 Volkswagen Golf

This cute and capable compact car is available as a plug-in version that goes up to 83 miles on a single charge. Alternatively, if you choose the TSI trim, it gets up to 34 miles per gallon with a manual transmission.

The inside of the 2015 Golf boasts over 57 cubic feet of cargo space, so you’ll have plenty of room for luggage, passengers, and shopping bags. You can also get the 2015 Volkswagen Golf with an available forward collision warning system. When you don’t respond appropriately to an oncoming obstacle, visual and audible alerts urge you to take quick action.

2016 Volkswagen Passat

A mid-sized sedan with a turbo-charged engine under the hood, this vehicle gets up to 38 miles per gallon on the highway. Get it with a smart adaptive cruise control feature that helps you stay a specified distance from the car in front of you. If that vehicle speeds up or slows down, yours automatically responds to keep a constant amount of space between the two vehicles. Also, if you go with the Passat V6 trim, it gets up to 280 horsepower when filled with premium gasoline. The interior auto-dimming rearview mirror takes environmental light changes in stride by minimizing glare.

2015 Volkswagen Touareg

Marketed as an upscale sport utility vehicle, this Volkswagen offers plenty of features to make driving in Northern Texas more enjoyable than ever. With a fuel economy rating of 29 miles to the gallon on the highway, this vehicle has adequate fuel economy to get you where you need to go without constantly stopping for fuel-station fill ups.

It also has an optional automated emergency braking feature so, if you’re on a road trip and don’t respond to something in your path by applying the brakes, the vehicle can do it for you, potentially keeping you and your fellow passengers safe. Also, there’s a touchscreen built into the dashboard as a standard feature, so you’ll get information to guide you on your way.
Now that you’ve learned about these four fuel-efficient Volkswagens, take the next step and schedule your test drive today. Simply contact the dealership and get ready to feel excited about driving again.


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