When you think Volkswagen, you should be thinking quality, German engineering. The benefit of which is not only superior handling and beautiful lines but also lower maintenance costs. According to a new Vincentric study, several 2021 Volkswagen models rank #1 for lowest maintenance costs. Volkswagen of America is proud to announce that both the Atlas and Jetta model families rank #1 for lowest cost of maintenance in Midsize SUV and Compact Sedan segments respectively. Additionally, Tiguan, Passat and Arteon rate at lower maintenance costs than many of their direct competitors.
Duncan Movassaghi, executive vice-president, Sales and Marketing, Volkswagen of America, Inc says, “It’s a great day when we can announce results like this. The data from this study by Vincentric shows that our brand’s commitment to engineering and quality is paying off. Putting a VW in your driveway is not just a fun decision to make; it’s a smart and sensible one as well.”
The study performed by Vinentric found that these models excellent when it came to lowest cost of maintenance over the first five years of ownership. Specific highlights include:
The Atlas Cross Sport ranked #1 for lowest cost of maintenance in the category, while the entire 2021 Atlas Family have the lowest cost of maintenance among all midsize SUVs.
2021 Jetta ranked #1 for lowest cost of maintenance among compact sedans.
2021 Tiguan has a lower cost of maintenance than competitive models by Honda, Toyota and Subaru in the compact SUV segment.
2021 Passat and Arteon models have lower cost of maintenance than competitive models by Toyota, Honda and Hyundai in the midsize sedan segment.
This could be indicative of the value provided by Volkswagen’s Carefree Coverage, including 2 years of scheduled Carefree Maintenance. Carefree Coverage comes standard on most 2020 and 2021 models and includes 2 years/20,000 miles of scheduled service, 3 years/36,000 miles of roadside assistance, 5 years of Car-Net Remote Access and a 4 years/50,000 miles new vehicle limited warranty.
So now you know. Not only does German engineering confirm high quality parts, superior construction and beautiful styling – but now, it can also save you money. Volkswagen prices and payments are more affordable than ever and with current $0 down offers, there may never be a better time to buy or lease. Check our money-saving lineup at dealership near you.