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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.

Available models

Here's a list of the most popular selling Volkswagen models ranked by popularity:


(5569 available)
Volkswagen Golf cars

From: £295
To: £44995


(2734 available)
Volkswagen Polo cars

From: £495
To: £19990


(2153 available)
Volkswagen Passat cars

From: £295
To: £36490


(1402 available)
Volkswagen Tiguan cars

From: £4490
To: £41990


(1015 available)
Volkswagen Transporter cars

From: £193
To: £47995


(946 available)
Volkswagen Up! cars

From: £3795
To: £22035


(766 available)
Volkswagen Caddy cars

From: £999
To: £29995


(724 available)
Volkswagen Scirocco cars

From: £5795
To: £30999


(571 available)
Volkswagen Touran cars

From: £995
To: £28490


(506 available)
Volkswagen Beetle cars

From: £595
To: £34490


(360 available)
Volkswagen Crafter cars

From: £2999
To: £35995


(312 available)
Volkswagen Touareg cars

From: £3490
To: £43678


(272 available)
Volkswagen Jetta cars

From: £1995
To: £20999


(207 available)
Volkswagen Sharan cars

From: £400
To: £28999


(139 available)
Volkswagen Amarok cars

From: £10795
To: £37990


(126 available)
Volkswagen Eos cars

From: £1600
To: £15995


(101 available)
Volkswagen Fox cars

From: £1290
To: £4480


(52 available)
Volkswagen Caravelle cars

From: £3450
To: £53994


(22 available)
Volkswagen Bora cars

From: £795
To: £3995


(11 available)
Volkswagen Camper cars

From: £1895
To: £47500


(11 available)
Volkswagen Phaeton cars

From: £3490
To: £16000


(10 available)
Volkswagen Lupo cars

From: £400
To: £5500


(8 available)
Volkswagen California cars

From: £16488
To: £54990


(7 available)
Volkswagen Cc cars

From: £14289
To: £22491


(4 available)
Volkswagen Lt cars

From: £595
To: £4295


(3 available)
Volkswagen Corrado cars

From: £5995
To: £11990

A historic view on Volkswagen cars

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.

Useful tips on how to sell your motor

As a golden rule, you will get a lot more money by selling your car privately on a website such as DesperateSeller.co.uk than you will by selling it to a dealer. However, what you need to take into consideration is the process itself as it can take up quite a bit of your time. You’ll need to advertise your car, speak with buyers, go out on test drives, negotiate a price and then do all the necessary paperwork. However, if you follow a few simple steps then you can make the process a whole lot smoother. Visit our “Sell My Car” section for more advice on how to sell your car smoothly.

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