Volkswagen cars on DesperateSeller.co.uk

You've got your premium brands and your mainstream brands and then you've got Volkswagen. The German marque takes great pride in the classless image, low key styling and the underlying quality of its products. The result for used car buyers are prices that sit slightly above those of mainstream alternatives but residual values that significantly exceed them.

Most popular selling volkswagen models ranked by popularity


Golf car for sale
7,823 cars
Golf car for sale

7,823 available

    From  £300       To  £40,500
Polo car for sale
3,760 cars
Polo car for sale

3,760 available

    From  £400       To  £89,958
Passat car for sale
2,119 cars
Passat car for sale

2,119 available

    From  £189       To  £41,999
Tiguan car for sale
1,531 cars
Tiguan car for sale

1,531 available

    From  £4,495       To  £41,995
Caddy car for sale
1,330 cars
Caddy car for sale

1,330 available

    From  £800       To  £29,980
Transporter car for sale
1,277 cars
Transporter car for sale

1,277 available

    From  £193       To  £44,990
Up! car for sale
1,316 cars
Up! car for sale

1,316 available

    From  £109       To  £18,990
Scirocco car for sale
762 cars
Scirocco car for sale

762 available

    From  £1,995       To  £32,388
Beetle car for sale
613 cars
Beetle car for sale

613 available

    From  £750       To  £28,990
Touran car for sale
582 cars
Touran car for sale

582 available

    From  £1,450       To  £27,990
Touareg car for sale
495 cars
Touareg car for sale

495 available

    From  £2,495       To  £45,990
Cc car for sale
433 cars
Cc car for sale

433 available

    From  £4,200       To  £24,995
Crafter car for sale
325 cars
Crafter car for sale

325 available

    From  £5,500       To  £30,990
Sharan car for sale
286 cars
Sharan car for sale

286 available

    From  £995       To  £35,991
Jetta car for sale
232 cars
Jetta car for sale

232 available

    From  £1,295       To  £23,950
Amarok car for sale
185 cars
Amarok car for sale

185 available

    From  £10,495       To  £44,995
Eos car for sale
121 cars
Eos car for sale

121 available

    From  £2,500       To  £14,995
Fox car for sale
88 cars
Fox car for sale

88 available

    From  £1,000       To  £3,999
Caravelle car for sale
78 cars
Caravelle car for sale

78 available

    From  £5,000       To  £50,000
Arteon car for sale
45 cars
Arteon car for sale

45 available

    From  £27,450       To  £38,990
California car for sale
33 cars
California car for sale

33 available

    From  £29,990       To  £61,680
Bora car for sale
21 cars
Bora car for sale

21 available

    From  £850       To  £4,700
Lupo car for sale
15 cars
Lupo car for sale

15 available

    From  £595       To  £5,995
Multivan car for sale
11 cars
Multivan car for sale

11 available

    From  £18,449       To  £37,907
Camper car for sale
9 cars
Camper car for sale

9 available

    From  £7,350       To  £64,990
Phaeton car for sale
8 cars
Phaeton car for sale

8 available

    From  £3,990       To  £10,995
Corrado car for sale
2 cars
Corrado car for sale

2 available

    From  £8,999       To  £11,990
Lt car for sale
2 cars
Lt car for sale

2 available

    From  £595       To  £5,495

Volkswagen in stats

Popular models: | Golf (33%) | Polo (16%) | Passat (9%) | Tiguan (7%) | Caddy (6%) | Up! (6%) | Transporter (5%) | Scirocco (3%) | Beetle (3%) | Touran (2%)
Popular body styles: | Hatchback (50%) | Estate (14%) | Van (7%) | Saloon (7%) | Coupe (3%) | 4x4 (3%) | People Carrier (3%) | Convertible (2%)
Transmissions: | Automatic (24%) | Manual (76%)
Fuel types: | Diesel (62%) | Electric (0%) | Petrol (36%) | Petrol Electric Hybrid (0%)
Engines: | 1000cc (10%) | 1200cc (9%) | 1300cc (0%) | 1400cc (12%) | 1500cc (1%) | 1600cc (18%) | 1800cc (1%) | 1900cc (2%) | 2000cc (45%) | 2100cc (0%) | 2200cc (0%) | 2300cc (0%) | 2400cc (0%) | 2500cc (1%) | 2800cc (0%) | 2900cc (0%) | 3000cc (2%) | 3200cc (1%) | 3600cc (0%) | 4100cc (1%) | 4200cc (0%) | 4900cc (0%)
Popular colors: | Green | Gold | Brown | Blue | Black
Popular derivatives: Altitude | Bluemotion | Bluemotion 2 | Bluemotion Match | Bluemotion S | Bluemotion Se | Design | Escape | Gt Sport | Gtd | Gti | Gti Edition 35 | Highline | Highline Plus | Luna | Match | Moda | R Line | R32 | Sel | Sport | Sportline | Trendline | Twist | Urban |


A historic view on Volkswagen

At the base of the VW range, the Lupo was replaced by the Fox city car in 2006 but neither has been a massive seller. The Polo supermini is far more commonplace as a second hand car and it's the Mk4 versions that represent particularly good value at the moment. Next comes the all-conquering Golf, available in three-door, five-door, estate and versatile Golf Plus guises. MK4, MK5 and MK6 cars are all well worthy of consideration, each generation having its sporty GTI versions or punchy diesel engines. There's also the Jetta saloon based on the MK5 car, the sleek Scirocco coupe and the Beetle which has its roots with the MK4. Passat used cars are always plentiful thanks to their popularity with fleet operators. The diesel -engined versions make good family transport and the curvy Passat CC launched in 2008 provides the antidote to the standard car's somewhat bland styling. Other pre-owned highlights increasing the range of used second hand Volkswagens include the Touran MPV, the Tiguan compact 4x4 and the Eos, an elegant hard-topped convertible. Volkswagen has even ventured into the top end of the car market with its Phaeton luxury saloon, a car that depreciates violently, and the Touareg luxury 4x4. Both share their architecture with Audi models and are very capable as a result but heavy running costs mean there are cheaper ways to buy a used Volkswagen.

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