Timmons Volkswagen Celebrates Multiple Wins in Car and Driver’s 2024 Editors’ Choice Awards

March 10th, 2024 by

Timmons Volkswagen Celebrates Multiple Wins in Car and Driver's 2024 Editors’ Choice Awards

Excitement is in the air at Timmons Volkswagen of Long Beach as we proudly announce Volkswagen of America, Inc.’s latest triumphs in Car and Driver magazine’s prestigious 2024 Editors’ Choice Awards. Six exceptional Volkswagen models—ranging from the sporty Golf GTI to the versatile Tiguan—have been recognized for their outstanding attributes and remarkable driving experiences.

Petar Danilovic, Senior Vice President of Product Marketing & Strategy at Volkswagen of America, Inc., expresses his pride in this accomplishment, stating, “We’re honored to see so many of our models named to the Editors’ Choice list. These vehicles represent the best of what Volkswagen offers and what Americans love to drive.” This sentiment underscores Volkswagen’s commitment to delivering vehicles that embody smart packaging, advanced safety features, and unparalleled driving dynamics, all at an exceptional value.

Car and Driver’s Editors’ Choice list, comprising 138 vehicles from over 500 models tested and evaluated, highlights the top performers in various market segments. Each winner is selected based on its driving performance, technology, practicality, fuel efficiency, and overall value—a testament to Volkswagen’s commitment to excellence across its lineup.

Let’s take a closer look at the Volkswagen models honored in the 2024 Editors’ Choice Awards:

1. Volkswagen Golf GTI: Dubbed as the original hot hatch, the Golf GTI continues to impress with its refinement, style, and playful performance. Available in three main trims—S, SE, and Autobahn—the Golf GTI epitomizes the perfect balance between fun and practicality, starting at an MSRP of $31,965.

2. Volkswagen Golf R: Evolving a legacy of understated performance, the Golf R delivers mighty turbo-four power and hatchback practicality. With new race-inspired content and premium features, the Golf R sets the standard for exhilarating driving experiences, starting at an MSRP of $45,665.

3. Volkswagen ID.4: Volkswagen’s first all-electric SUV, the ID.4, marries purpose-built EV technology with performance, packaging, and value. Offering impressive range and power, the ID.4 embodies Volkswagen’s vision for an electric future, with pricing and details for the 2024 model yet to be announced.

4. Volkswagen Jetta GLI: Combining affordability with German engineering, the Jetta GLI offers spirited performance and advanced technology. Available in two trims—40th Anniversary Edition and Autobahn—the Jetta GLI remains one of the last fun-to-drive sedans under $30k, starting at an MSRP of $28,085.

5. Volkswagen Taos: The compact SUV with a bold exterior design and refined interior, the Taos offers Volkswagen’s signature driving dynamics and advanced technology. With four trims available, including S, SE, SE Black, and SEL, the Taos starts at an MSRP of $23,995.

6. Volkswagen Tiguan: Combining European flair with spaciousness and flexibility, the Tiguan delivers a refined driving experience in the compact SUV segment. With standard IQ.DRIVE driver assistance technology and a mid-model-year update for enhanced connectivity, the Tiguan starts at an MSRP of $28,880.

At Timmons Volkswagen, we are proud to represent a brand that continues to push the boundaries of innovation and excellence. Whether you’re seeking exhilarating performance, advanced technology, or versatile utility, our lineup of award-winning Volkswagen models has something for everyone. Visit us today and experience the thrill of driving a Volkswagen—the choice of editors and drivers alike.