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
6,291 cars
Golf car for sale

6,291 available

    From  £395       To  £41,500
Polo car for sale
2,723 cars
Polo car for sale

2,723 available

    From  £475       To  £105,200
Passat car for sale
1,949 cars
Passat car for sale

1,949 available

    From  £189       To  £39,990
Tiguan car for sale
1,322 cars
Tiguan car for sale

1,322 available

    From  £4,799       To  £41,990
Transporter car for sale
996 cars
Transporter car for sale

996 available

    From  £193       To  £49,500
Caddy car for sale
924 cars
Caddy car for sale

924 available

    From  £350       To  £29,995
Up! car for sale
882 cars
Up! car for sale

882 available

    From  £109       To  £20,990
Scirocco car for sale
677 cars
Scirocco car for sale

677 available

    From  £1,995       To  £30,999
Touran car for sale
493 cars
Touran car for sale

493 available

    From  £950       To  £28,495
Beetle car for sale
464 cars
Beetle car for sale

464 available

    From  £350       To  £25,950
Touareg car for sale
442 cars
Touareg car for sale

442 available

    From  £3,300       To  £49,990
Cc car for sale
396 cars
Cc car for sale

396 available

    From  £4,750       To  £26,700
Crafter car for sale
304 cars
Crafter car for sale

304 available

    From  £5,950       To  £35,995
Jetta car for sale
219 cars
Jetta car for sale

219 available

    From  £975       To  £22,950
Sharan car for sale
182 cars
Sharan car for sale

182 available

    From  £400       To  £31,490
Amarok car for sale
150 cars
Amarok car for sale

150 available

    From  £10,990       To  £38,995
Eos car for sale
96 cars
Eos car for sale

96 available

    From  £2,795       To  £18,495
Fox car for sale
90 cars
Fox car for sale

90 available

    From  £1,295       To  £3,995
Caravelle car for sale
41 cars
Caravelle car for sale

41 available

    From  £5,978       To  £49,990
Bora car for sale
19 cars
Bora car for sale

19 available

    From  £695       To  £3,995
Lupo car for sale
15 cars
Lupo car for sale

15 available

    From  £750       To  £6,995
Camper car for sale
15 cars
Camper car for sale

15 available

    From  £1,595       To  £47,500
Phaeton car for sale
10 cars
Phaeton car for sale

10 available

    From  £4,990       To  £18,985
California car for sale
16 cars
California car for sale

16 available

    From  £42,000       To  £64,000
Multivan car for sale
3 cars
Multivan car for sale

3 available

    From  £16,945       To  £24,440

Volkswagen in stats

Popular models: | Golf (34%) | Polo (15%) | Passat (10%) | Tiguan (7%) | Transporter (5%) | Caddy (5%) | Up! (5%) | Scirocco (4%) | Touran (3%) | Beetle (2%)
Popular body styles: | Hatchback (50%) | Estate (14%) | Saloon (8%) | Van (7%) | Coupe (4%) | 4x4 (4%) | People Carrier (3%) | Convertible (2%)
Transmissions: | Automatic (24%) | Manual (76%)
Fuel types: | Diesel (69%) | Petrol (31%) | Petrol Electric Hybrid (n/a)
Engines: | 1000cc (8%) | 1200cc (8%) | 1300cc (1%) | 1400cc (10%) | 1500cc (1%) | 1600cc (20%) | 1800cc (1%) | 1900cc (3%) | 2000cc (46%) | 2200cc (0%) | 2300cc (0%) | 2400cc (0%) | 2500cc (1%) | 2800cc (0%) | 3000cc (2%) | 3200cc (1%) | 3600cc (0%) | 4100cc (0%) | 4200cc (0%) | 4700cc (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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