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Unlike its competitors, VW almost never offers cashback incentives. That doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get a great deal, however. The automaker’s preferred weapon of choice is unadvertised money given to dealers that allows them to provide large discounts. For best results, be sure to shop multiple dealers.
Most 2016 Volkswagen models have completely sold out at this point. In most cases, shoppers should only expect to see 2017 models left on dealer lots. Vehicles like the Jetta and Passat tend to be stocked in the greatest numbers. Niche vehicles like the Beetle and Touareg tend to be harder to find.
Sadly, a major emissions scandal has prohibited the sale of the automaker's TDI diesel models since 2015. At this point, there is still no guarantee that the models will return. VW has already signaled its intention to transition toward plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles in the years ahead.